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Allen Carrs Easy Way Quiz 2 - Quiz

This quiz is based on Chapter 15-28 (pg. 68-145)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What negative impact can smoking restrictions have on the smoker?

    • A.

      Smoking restrictions do not exist.

    • B.

      Smoking restrictions make smokers believe that every cigarette is precious.

    • C.

      Smoking restrictions make smoking seem more exclusive and fun.

    • D.

      Smoking restrictions make it harder to smoke a cigarette.

    Correct Answer
    B. Smoking restrictions make smokers believe that every cigarette is precious.
    Explanation
    pg. 69

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  • 2. 

    Allen Carr considers a smoker who can afford it, doesn't believe it injures their health and isn't worried about the social stigma which of the following?

    • A.

      Combination smoker

    • B.

      Chain smoker

    • C.

      A liar

    • D.

      Confirmed smoker

    Correct Answer
    D. Confirmed smoker
    Explanation
    pg. 71

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following deals does Allen Carr claim to offer confirmed smokers, and they do not take the deal?

    • A.

      Smoker pays Allen the cost of one year of smoking right now and he will provide free cigarettes for the rest of the smokers life.

    • B.

      Allen pays smoker the cost of cigarettes for one year if they promise to quit.

    • C.

      Allen washes the smokers car every day for a year if they quit smoking.

    Correct Answer
    A. Smoker pays Allen the cost of one year of smoking right now and he will provide free cigarettes for the rest of the smokers life.
    Explanation
    pg. 72 - "It becomes apparent..., that this is the first time they have ever considered smoking as a lifetime expense..."

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  • 4. 

    What example does Allen Carr share about smokers who seem unconcerned with the health risks of smoking?

    • A.

      Smokers argue they could also step under a bus tomorrow

    • B.

      Smokers argue that smoking is actually good for them

    • C.

      Smokers argue that they are immune to the health risks

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Smokers argue they could also step under a bus tomorrow
    Explanation
    pg. 77 -

    "ME: Aren't you worried about the health risks?
    SMOKER: No. I could step under a bus tomorrow."

    "The smoker goes to a lot of trouble not to step under a bus, and the odds are hundreds of thousands to one against it happening. Yet the smoker risks the near certainty of being crippled by smoking and seems oblivious to the risks."

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  • 5. 

    Allen Carr suggests that smokers see the health hazards of smoking as a hit-or-miss affair, a game of Russian roulette, or a maybe I won't get it phenomenon. However, the fact is that... 

    • A.

      It takes 10 years of smoking to have any negative health hazards

    • B.

      The deterioration to your health is already happening

    • C.

      There are no health risks to smoking

    Correct Answer
    B. The deterioration to your health is already happening
    Explanation
    pg. 80

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  • 6. 

    Smoker's cough is a disease.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    pg. 78 - it is a symptom.

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  • 7. 

    When smokers cough it is because their lungs are trying to get rid of the cancer-triggering tars and irritants contained in tobacco smoke.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    pg. 78

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  • 8. 

    The tobacco industry argues against the idea that smoking causes lung cancer, heart disease, emphysema, etc.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    pg. 83 - "Their argument goes something like this: because we know that many things (possibly thousands) might contribute to the formation of cancer cells, it is impossible to blame one thing (i.e. the cigarette), so long as even one of these other so-called confounding factors is also present. You can never be certain, they argue , which caused the cancer."

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  • 9. 

    Smoking damages your immune system.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    pg. 84

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  • 10. 

    How does smoking affect your blood?

    • A.

      It thickens your blood

    • B.

      It turns your blood a brownish color

    • C.

      Both thickens and turns your blood brownish

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Both thickens and turns your blood brownish
    Explanation
    pg. 85

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  • 11. 

    Smoking decreases energy levels.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    pg. 89

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  • 12. 

    How many advantages of being a smoker does Allen Carr list?

    • A.

      0

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      6

    Correct Answer
    A. 0
    Explanation
    See Chapter 21 - pg. 98

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  • 13. 

    How does Allen Carr describe the willpower method of quitting?

    • A.

      The method that makes the smoker feel that he or she is making a sacrifice

    • B.

      When control is exerted to do something or restrain impulses to smoke

    • C.

      The best method to quit smoking

    • D.

      The method that makes the smoker feel in control

    Correct Answer
    A. The method that makes the smoker feel that he or she is making a sacrifice
    Explanation
    pg. 101

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  • 14. 

    It is not possible to crave nicotine years after it has left the body.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    pg. 108

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  • 15. 

    Relapse is so common among people who quit using willpower because:

    • A.

      They don't have enough willpower

    • B.

      They weren't ready to quit

    • C.

      They are still addicted to nicotine

    • D.

      They never remove the desire to smoke

    Correct Answer
    D. They never remove the desire to smoke
    Explanation
    pg. 103

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  • 16. 

    There is no such thing as "just one" cigarette.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    pg. 109, 117, 118

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  • 17. 

    According to the journal Tobacco Control, twelve-month success rates using pure willpower with no education, motivation or support range from:

    • A.

      22-25%

    • B.

      13-17%

    • C.

      7-10%

    • D.

      2-5%

    Correct Answer
    D. 2-5%
    Explanation
    pg. 110

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  • 18. 

    Why is cutting down a bad way to attempt to quit? (Check all that apply):

    • A.

      You keep the "little monster" alive, but are only feeding him on restricted bases. This forces you to experience the "big monster" - the psychological "craving" to smoke - more often and with more intensity

    • B.

      You spend you whole life looking at your watch, wishing your life away waiting for the next cigarette

    • C.

      You have the worst of all worlds. You have to use will-power as if you were quitting, but for all your effort and trouble, you don't even get to be a non-smoker!

    • D.

      You could get sick by altering your nicotine levels

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. You keep the "little monster" alive, but are only feeding him on restricted bases. This forces you to experience the "big monster" - the psychological "craving" to smoke - more often and with more intensity
    B. You spend you whole life looking at your watch, wishing your life away waiting for the next cigarette
    C. You have the worst of all worlds. You have to use will-power as if you were quitting, but for all your effort and trouble, you don't even get to be a non-smoker!
    Explanation
    pg. 112-113

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  • 19. 

    The chemical withdrawal during sleep is less compared to when awake.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    pg. 114 - "Most smokers go between eight and ten hours every night without a cigarette and it doesn't bother them. Interestingly, many of them couldn't do this during the day... Yet the withdrawal we experience is identical, regardless of whether we're awake or asleep."

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  • 20. 

    Which of the following are reasons why casual smokers remain casual smokers rather than regular or chain smokers? (Check all that apply):

    • A.

      Fear: They are terrified of the consequences of smoking and think by limiting their intake they are limiting risk

    • B.

      Money: They cannot afford to smoke more or resent paying for something they don't enjoy so they limit their intake in an attempt to control cost

    • C.

      Lack of opportunity: Many people won't smoke in their car, at work or at home so that only leaves a limited number of opportunities to smoke

    • D.

      Fear of loss of control: They hate smoking and live in fear of becoming hooked, even through they already are

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Fear: They are terrified of the consequences of smoking and think by limiting their intake they are limiting risk
    B. Money: They cannot afford to smoke more or resent paying for something they don't enjoy so they limit their intake in an attempt to control cost
    C. Lack of opportunity: Many people won't smoke in their car, at work or at home so that only leaves a limited number of opportunities to smoke
    D. Fear of loss of control: They hate smoking and live in fear of becoming hooked, even through they already are
    Explanation
    pg. 124

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  • 21. 

    The "Relapser" is a casual smoker who was previously a heavier smoker but feels he can't do without altogether. This smoker usually falls into a couple of categories. Which of the following is NOT one of those categories?

    • A.

      The five-a-day smoker

    • B.

      The morning-only or evening-only smoker

    • C.

      I only smoke on special occasions smoker

    • D.

      I smoke openly whenever I want to smoker

    Correct Answer
    D. I smoke openly whenever I want to smoker
    Explanation
    pg. 125

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  • 22. 

    According to the Smoke Free Movies  website, between May 2002 and April 2003, what percent of top grossing PG-13 films featured smoking scenes?

    • A.

      100%

    • B.

      82%

    • C.

      51%

    • D.

      24%

    Correct Answer
    B. 82%
    Explanation
    pg. 131

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  • 23. 

    Most smokers acknowledge that smoking is antisocial.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    pg. 136-137

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  • 24. 

    Smoking kills around 5 million people every year. It is by far the leading cause of preventable death in every developed country in the world.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    pg. 139

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  • 25. 

    Getting the timing right to quit smoking is important. What are some consideration you should take when choosing a time to quit?

    • A.

      Identity time when smoking appears most important to you

    • B.

      Anticipate if there is an upcoming event or occasion that might cause you to fail

    • C.

      Both of the above

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Both of the above
    Explanation
    pg. 140

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  • 26. 

    Fill in the blank: "The experience of cutting down does help to explode one of the myths about smoking because it clearly illustrates that smoking is only ____________ after a period of abstinence. Once you see that, it becomes very obvious that we are not enjoying the cigarette itself, but the ending of the state of misery of needing it."

    • A.

      Pleasurable

    • B.

      Disgusting

    • C.

      Bad for you

    • D.

      Cool

    Correct Answer
    A. Pleasurable
    Explanation
    pg. 117

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  • 27. 

    Allen Carr describes that smoking is unremitting. What does he mean by that?

    • A.

      You never get a day off or a break

    • B.

      It is unrewarding

    • C.

      The desire to smoke comes and goes

    • D.

      None of the above.

    Correct Answer
    A. You never get a day off or a break
    Explanation
    pg. 119 - "The cigarette has you by the throat and, as long as you remain a smoker, it never lets go. You never get a day off, or even a couple of hours off. It doesn't matter if it's twenty below outside , or if you have a cough or cold, or if you're on a plane or at the movies - it never lets up and gives you a break."

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  • 28. 

    "In order to make it easy to stop smoking, there are certain fundamentals to get clear in your mind." Which of the following are included in that list of fundamentals (Check all that apply):

    • A.

      There is nothing to give up

    • B.

      There is no such thing as just one cigarette

    • C.

      In a smoking context, there is nothing unique or different about you

    • D.

      You must use willpower

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. There is nothing to give up
    B. There is no such thing as just one cigarette
    C. In a smoking context, there is nothing unique or different about you
    Explanation
    pg. 120

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  • 29. 

    Which of the following is NOT a type of casual smoker as defined by Allen Carr?

    • A.

      The Relapser

    • B.

      One who smokes the very occasional cigarette or cigar, almost always as social situations

    • C.

      The Beginner

    • D.

      Someone who smokes a limited number of cigarettes every day. Never more or less. (ex: Someone who smoked for 12 years, but never had more or less than 2 cigarettes per day, but was unable to quit)

    • E.

      All of the above are types of casual smokers

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the above are types of casual smokers
    Explanation
    pg. 125-128

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  • 30. 

    When you are physically fit you can enjoy the highs more and cope with the lows better.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    pg. 145

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