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Tobacco Smoking - A Brief Quiz

WARNING: Doing this quiz cannot seriously damage your health but smoking can. 10 Questions.

 
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Which year did Professor Richard Doll publish the results of his research in the "British Medical Journal" showing a close link with smoking and cancer?

  • 1950
  • 1960
  • 1970
  • 1980

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Which substance found in tobacco is highly addictive especially when smoked?

  • Carbon Monoxide
  • Tar
  • Nicotine
  • Opiates

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The expression "smoking", to describe inhalation of tobacco smoke, was not used until the late 18th century.What was it called before then?

  • Breathing smoke
  • Eating smoke
  • Sucking smoke
  • Drinking smoke

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Which country is the top consumer of tobacco?

  • China
  • Indonesia
  • Russia
  • Greece

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What is inhaling smoke from a nearby smoker commonly called?

  • Secondary smoking
  • Involuntary smoking
  • Passive smoking
  • Free smoking

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When was the first "No Smoking Day" held in the UK, in 1984?

  • New Year's Day
  • Ash Wednesday
  • Good Friday
  • August Bank Holiday

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When were cigarette machines finally banned outright from all public areas in the UK?

  • October 1990
  • October 1995
  • October 2002
  • October 2011

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Serious, chronic diseases, directly linked to smoking, can be found in which part of the body?

  • Lungs
  • Heart
  • Blood Vessels
  • All Three

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How many deaths directly related to smoking does "The World Heath Organisation" estimate happened during the 20th century?

  • 100 million
  • 80 million
  • 75 million
  • 50 million

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What is the Latin name for the annual, flowering plant commonly called the "tobacco plant"?

  • Zinnia
  • Gloxinia
  • Nicotinia
  • Faginnia

 

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