Living a Smoke-free Life Quiz

  1. Which of the following are the harmful effects that smoking can cause to your body?


    “That is correct! It is a fact that smoking is the leading cause behind various chronic conditions and cancers, such as those listed above. It is hence recommended that you stop smoking now and seek help from your doctor on ways to quit this harmful habit.”
    “Incorrect. It is a fact that smoking is the leading cause behind various chronic conditions and cancers, such as those listed above. It is hence recommended that you stop smoking now and seek help from your doctor on ways to quit this harmful habit.”
  2. Choose an option below to complete the sentence:

    If you are a smoker, you are ___ times more likely to die from cancer.


    “That is correct! Extensive medical research has proven that the toxic substances in cigarettes cause one to be at least four times more at risk of developing and dying from cancer.”
    “Incorrect. Extensive medical research has proven that the toxic substances in cigarettes cause one to be at least four times more at risk of developing and dying from cancer.”
  3. Is the following statement true or false?

    “Smoking causes impotence and decreases sperm count.”


    “That is correct! The toxic substances in cigarettes are detrimental to the body and will affect sperm count and the virility of men, especially when the man smokes over a long period of time.”
    “Incorrect. The toxic substances in cigarettes are detrimental to the body and will affect sperm count and the virility of men, especially when the man smokes over a long period of time.”
  4. Is the following statement true or false?

    “Smoking during pregnancy increases the risk of miscarriage, premature delivery, stillbirth, infant death and low birth weight.”


    “That is correct! Unborn fetuses are most susceptible to the harmful toxics found in cigarettes. A mother who smokes during pregnancy does not just harm her own body but also affect the health of the foetus.”
    “Incorrect. Unborn fetuses are most susceptible to the harmful toxics found in cigarettes. A mother who smokes during pregnancy does not just harm her own body but also affect the health of the foetus.”
  5. Is the following statement true or false?

    “90 percent of deaths from chronic lung disease are due to smoking.”


    “That is correct! The risk of lung cancer increases with the number of cigarettes smoked and the time over which smoking has occurred. This risk decreases after each year of successful smoking cessation.”
    “Incorrect. The risk of lung cancer increases with the number of cigarettes smoked and the time over which smoking has occurred. This risk decreases after each year of successful smoking cessation.”
  6. Is the following statement true or false?

    “Your risk of dying from heart disease is 70 percent higher if you smoke.”


    “That is correct! Smoking is one of the risk factors of heart disease, a condition whereby the walls of the coronary arteries are narrowed by cholesterol deposits. Tar and nicotine found in cigarettes are also deposited along the walls of the arteries, narrowing them even further.”
    “Incorrect. Smoking is one of the risk factors of heart disease, a condition whereby the walls of the coronary arteries are narrowed by cholesterol deposits. Tar and nicotine found in cigarettes are also deposited along the walls of the arteries, narrowing them even further.”
  7. Is the following statement true or false?

    “I already have a smoking related disease, there is no point in quitting smoking anymore.”


    “That is correct! It is never too late to quit smoking. Even if you have a smoking related disease, stopping smoking now will prevent the disease from becoming worse.”
    “Incorrect. It is never too late to quit smoking. Even if you have a smoking related disease, stopping smoking now will prevent the disease from becoming worse.”
  8. Is the following statement true or false?

    “When you stop smoking, you will get major and immediate health benefits.”


    “That is correct! Your body starts to repair itself within the first 30 minutes of you stopping smoking. The longer you delay smoking another cigarette, the more you decrease the risk of you developing smoking-related diseases like heart attacks, strokes and cancers.”
    “Incorrect. Your body starts to repair itself within the first 30 minutes of you stopping smoking. The longer you delay smoking another cigarette, the more you decrease the risk of you developing smoking-related diseases like heart attacks, strokes and cancers.”
  9. Which of the following health benefit will you see after you have stopped smoking for 24 hours?


    “That is correct! After you have stopped smoking for 24 hours, the risk of you having a heart attack decreases. After one year, this risk will reduce by half.”
    “Incorrect. After you have stopped smoking for 24 hours, the risk of you having a heart attack decreases. After one year, this risk will reduce by half.”
  10. If you smoke a packet of 20 cigarettes daily, what is the amount of savings you will make if you stop smoking for a year?


    “That is correct! The average price of a 20-stick packet of cigarettes is S$10. During a year of not smoking, you will save more than $3500! That is enough for you and your loved one to go on a trip to Sydney, Australia! Find out how to stop smoking today at any of our nine polyclinics.”
    “Incorrect. The average price of a 20-stick packet of cigarettes is S$10. During a year of not smoking, you will save more than $3500! That is enough for you and your loved one to go on a trip to Sydney, Australia! Find out how to stop smoking today at any of our nine polyclinics.”