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Quiz 3

Instructions: For multiple-choice questions, circle the appropriate letter (e.g., "a", "b", "c", etc.). For true-false questions, circle "True" or "False."

  1. The most comprehensive provisions to end the international trafficking in amphetamines are contained in one of the following conventions.

a) The 2003 Convention against Transnational Organized Crime

b) The 1988 Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances

c) The 1971 Convention on Psychotropic Substances

d) The 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs

  1. The 1988 UN Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances requires countries that are party to the treaty to:

a) Criminalize and punish all forms of illicit drug production, trafficking, and money laundering

b) Control chemicals that can be used to process illicit drugs

c) Cooperate in international efforts regarding the drug trade

d) All of the above

  1. What organization is the central agency in the UN system that is responsible for developing international drug control policy?

a) Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND)

b) 1988 UN Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substance


d) United Nations Security Council


  1. Afghanistan is one of the major producers of ___________? (fill in the blank)

a) Cocaine

b) Heroin

c) Ecstasy

d) LSD

  1. The vast bulk of cocaine comes from the Andean region.



  1. Which of the drugs below is conventionally known as a synthetic drug?

a) Cocaine

b) Methamphetamine

c) Hashish

d) Heroin

  1. According to the Firearms Protocol, arms trafficking refers to trafficking in firearms and _____________. (fill in the blank)

a) Ammunition

b) Bombs

c) Personnel

d) Firearms licenses

  1. Contrary to the other forms of organized crime that were analysed in the Module, there is no universally accepted definition of wildlife and forest crime.



  1. As a widely recognized "vehicle of criminal law," CITES makes it a crime to buy and sell protected species in the domestic market.



  1. According to the World Health Organization, medical products that deliberately/fraudulently misrepresent their identity, composition or source are known as falsified medical products. What does identity mean in this context?

a) Quantity of active substance

b) Labelling or packaging

c) Violation of intellectual property rights

d) All of the above

e) None of the above

  1. According to the available information, it is predominantly innovator (and not generic) medical products which are falsified.



  1. Trafficking in persons is "the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring, or receipt of persons, by means of threat or use of force or other forms of coercion (…) to achieve the consent of a person (…) for the purposes of exploitation (…) [such as] the prostitution (…) and other forms of sexual exploitation, forced labour or services, slavery or practices similar to slavery, servitude or _____________." (fill in the blank)

a) Removal of organs

b) Pornography

c) Humiliation

d) Debt bondage

  1. Smuggling of migrants includes the transportation of people _______. (fill in the blank)

a) Using coercion, against their will

b) Across borders for a fee

c) As part of legal migration

d) None of the above

  1. Trafficking in persons requires forcibly moving people across national borders.



[Answer key: 1. c. 2. d; 3. a; 4. b; 5. true; 6. b; 7. a; 8. true; 9. false; 10. b; 11. false; 12. a; 13. b; 14. false]

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