If you are being attacked by an assailant or a vicious dog, pepper spray can be a life saver. Take this quiz to learn more about pepper spray.
Question 1 of 20
When did law enforcement bodies start to use pepper spray?
Question 2 of 20
Why would an individual want to use pepper spray?
Question 3 of 20
What is the main component of pepper spray?
Question 4 of 20
How long does it take to work from the moment you spray it?
Question 5 of 20
After much exposure to pepper spray, what are the long-term effects?
Question 6 of 20
Which of these are true about capsaicin, the active compound in pepper spray?
Question 7 of 20
What are the three spray patterns of aerosol canisters?
Question 8 of 20
What do pepper sprays have to prevent accidental triggering of the spray?
Question 9 of 20
How does capsaicin affect the body so strongly?
Question 10 of 20
Aside from an intense burning sensation, what else might happen to your throat upon exposure to pepper spray?
Question 11 of 20
What effect does pepper spray have on the environment?
Question 12 of 20
Why is using pepper spray a controversial issue?
Question 13 of 20
Pepper spray contains the oil oleoresin capsicum. What is the best method of washing it off?
Question 14 of 20
Why should you avoid touching an affected area?
Question 15 of 20
If you get pepper spray in your eyes, what should you do?
Question 16 of 20
You have your own personal pepper spray on hand to fend off attack. What should you carry with you in case of an accident?
Question 17 of 20
According to U.S. law, what is the position regarding carrying pepper spray for personal use?
Question 18 of 20
Is pepper spray allowed in war, according to international agreements?
Question 19 of 20
In which country do you need a legal permit to carry your own pepper spray?
Question 20 of 20