Tobacco and Smoking Questions:
Question: What is true about tobacco?
(a) It is a native plant of Tropical America
(b) Tobacco is obtained from dried and curved leaves of Nicotina tobacum and Nicotina rustica
(c) Tobacco was first used by the Red Indians of America
(d) All of these
Question: ‘Bhang‘ and ‘Ganja‘ are
(a) Extract of hemp plant – Cannabis sativa
(b) Ripe poppy fruits and leaves
(c) Dried leaves, flowers and buds of Cannabis indica plant
(d) None of these
Question: Tobacco smoke contains
(a) Carbon dioxide tar, Nicotine
(b) Nicotine, CO, polycyclic aromatic compound and tar
(c) Nicotine and CO
(d) Nicotine and tar
Question: Smoking addiction is harmful because it produces polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, which cause
(a) Reduction in oxygen transport
(b) Increase in blood pressure
(d) Retardation of growth of foetus
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Question: Tobacco inhalation causes
(a) Stimulation of nerve induction and cough depressant
(b) Heart diseases and low blood pressure
(c) Inhibits the oxygen carrying capacity and increases the transportation of carbon dioxide
(d) Nerve stimulation, heart diseases, decrease in oxygen carrying capacity, lung cancer, chronic bronchitis etc
Question: Addiction to tobacco is caused by the presence of
Question: The use of nicotine causes
(a) Lung cancer, epilepsy, psychosis
(b) Lung cancer, mouth cancer, epilepsy
(c) Lung cancer, mouth cancer, chronic bronchitis
(d) All of these
Question: The use of tobacco originated in
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Question: Tobacco smoke contains carbon monoxide which
(a) Reduces the oxygen-carrying capacity of blood
(b) Causes gastric ulcers
(c) Raises blood pressure
(d) Is carcinogenic
Question: In heavy smokers, the alveoli of the lungs are enlarged and damaged, which reduces the surface area for the exchange of respiratory gases. This condition is called
Question: Which one of the following is most carcinogenic present in tobacco smoke?
Question: Nicotine acts as a stimulant because it mimics the effect of
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Question: Carcinogenic agent is
(a) X–ray radiation
(b) U.V. radiation
(d) All these
Question: Cancer can be caused by the use of
Question: Which component of tobacco smoke is carcinogenic?
(c) Carbon monoxide
(d) Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
Question: Which of the following is a heartening thing, according to the author ?
(a) People who have had a heart attack stop smoking
(b) It takes only six months for any person to quit smoking
(c) Smoking carries the risk of heart attack for six months
(d) None of these
Question: Which of the following statements is/are FALSE in the context of the passage ?
A. Passive smokers are not free from the risk of heart diseases
B. Intake of certain medicines helps recover pain and stiffness in legs caused by smoking
C. Younger people are immune to the disastrous effects if their regular smoking is under control.
(a) A and B only
(b) B & C only
(c) B only
(d) C only
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Question: What is Passive smoking ?
(a) Giving up the habit of smoking abruptly
(b) Exhaling smoke by non-smokers
(c) Unintended intake of smoke exhaled by smokers
(d) Smoking cigarettes which are harmless in nature (5) None of these
Question: The effects of passive smoking are more and more prominently observed among ––––
(a) the children
(b) the smokers
(c) wives of smokers
Question: Which of the following is NOT mentioned in the passage as a likely result of smoking by women during pregnancy ?
(a) Death of baby before birth
(b) Death of baby after birth
(c) Survival of baby with some abnormality
(d) Abnormal delay in childbirth
Question: Which of the following is considered by the author as a matter of ‘grave concern’ ?
(a) Inordinate delay in appearance of symptoms of hazards of smoking
(b) Long time required to give up the habit of smoking
(c) Manifestation of deadly diseases like cancer, bronchitis, etc.
(d) Lack of awareness of people regarding the hazards of smoking
Question: Which factor prevents people from realizing the extent of the threat of smoking hazards?
(a) Their lack of awareness of civic responsibilities
(b) Their firm belief that they are not immune to these hazards.
(c) The less disastrous effect of tobacco-related diseases.
(d) The long span of time required for giving up smoking
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Question: The young feel that they are immune to the hazardous effects of smoking because,
(a) these effects of smoking are not visible within a short time span.
(b) they do not realize that they are heading towards disaster.
(c) they find a great thrill in acquiring the habit of smoking.
(d) the link between smoking and its disastrous effects cannot be established.
Question: Cigarette smoking exposes one to __
(a) Sulphur dioxide
(b) Carbon dioxide
(c) Nitrogen peroxide
(d) Carbon monoxide
Question: The last sentence of the third para, “One cannot have both” means
(a) active smoking and passive smoking
(b) smoking and risk of heart diseases
(c) threat to the individual and also to the family
(d) freedom from health hazards and active smoking
Question: Which of the following is NOT true in the context of the passage ?
(a) Passive smokers don’t smoke but they inhale smoke
(b) Effects of smoking are visible only after a prolonged period
(c) Passive smokers are also prone to heart disease
(d) None of these