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Tobacco Questionnaire

Pick the correct answer for each question.

1. Smoking is harmful only if you smoke for a long time -- 20 to 30 years or more.


2. If you smoke a pack a day for one year, it will cost you about:


3. Nicotine in tobacco is highly addictive.


4. Spit tobacco is a safe and non-addictive alternative to cigarettes.


5. Which of the following chemicals are found in cigarette smoke?

Ammonia (used to clean toilets)
Cyanide (used to kill rats)
Formaldehyde (used to preserve dead frogs)
All of the above

6. More than 80% of smokers start before they turn:

18 years old
21 years old
25 years old

7. How many young people become new smokers each day?


8. Tobacco kills more people each year than which of the following causes of death?

Illegal drugs
Car crashes
All of the above

9. Within two days of quitting smoking, your sense of taste and smell are greatly improved.


10. What is the number one source of pollution on California beaches?

Oil slicks
Hospital waste
Cigarette butts

Check your answers.

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