Allen Carr's Easy Way Quiz 3

30 Questions | Total Attempts: 100

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This quiz is based on Chapter 29-Final Instructions (pg. 146-217)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Smokers are deprived of all the following, EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Health

    • B. 

      Money

    • C. 

      Nicotine

    • D. 

      Courage

    • E. 

      Freedom

  • 2. 
    Stopping smoking does not lead to weight gain.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which is an example of a false incentive?
    • A. 

      My family and I can have a great vacation on the money I will save

    • B. 

      I'll be able to afford a better car

    • C. 

      Making a family bet or pact

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 4. 
    With a pact to quit together, a downfall can be when one or mare participants fail, it gives the other participants the excuse to stop. They have no motivation to stay stopped. What is this called?
    • A. 

      Bad apple phenomenon

    • B. 

      Rotten apple theory

    • C. 

      Ripe fruit theory

    • D. 

      Cooked fruit phenomenon

  • 5. 
    In Chapter 32, the Easy Way to Stop Smoking, Allen Carr gives you instructions to quit. How many steps does he provide?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      1

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is NOT part of the Easy Way to Stop Smoking?
    • A. 

      Make the decision that you are never going to smoke again

    • B. 

      Don't mope about it. Rejoice

    • C. 

      Both of the above are part of the Easy Way to Stop Smoking

  • 7. 
    Fill in the blanks: "Therefore the key to making it easy is to make your decision __________ & ___________. Not to hope you have kicked it, but to know you have. Never doubt or question your decision. In fact, celebrate it."
    • A. 

      Spontaneously, final

    • B. 

      Wishy, washy

    • C. 

      Certain, spontaneous

    • D. 

      Certain, final

  • 8. 
    There are a couple of essential points and it is necessary to get them clear in your mind before you start (quitting). (Check all that apply):
    • A. 

      It is a drug addiction and disease

    • B. 

      Realize that you can do this

    • C. 

      There is absolutely nothing to give up

    • D. 

      There is no such thing as one cigarette

    • E. 

      Separate the disease (i.e. the chemical addiction) from the frame of mind of being a smoker or non-smoker. Embrace the opportunity!

  • 9. 
    Fill in the blank: When quitting, "it is essential to start with ________________."
    • A. 

      The correct frame of mind

    • B. 

      A friend who is also quitting

    • C. 

      Willpower

    • D. 

      Nicotine replacement therapy

  • 10. 
    How many days does it take to become 100% nicotine free?
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      7

  • 11. 
    How long can it take for your mind and body to become fully accustomed to the absence of nicotine and many of the other thousands of chemicals present in tobacco smoke?
    • A. 

      1 week

    • B. 

      3 weeks

    • C. 

      6 weeks

    • D. 

      10 weeks

  • 12. 
    After stopping smoking, there may be certain events that may trigger the thought of a cigarette. Why?
    • A. 

      You lack willpower

    • B. 

      You still have nicotine in your system

    • C. 

      You previously associated this specific event with smoking, and "I want a cigarette" became a conditioned reflex

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    After you quit, how can you counter condition your response of wanting a cigarette during events you previously associated with smoking?
    • A. 

      Replace the fear and confusion caused by the brainwashing with hard facts. Get it clear in your mind: you don't need to smoke.

    • B. 

      Have just one cigarette

    • C. 

      With willpower

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    When quitting, should you try not to think about smoking?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 15. 
    Any smoker, regardless of age, sex, intelligence or profession, can find it easy and enjoyable to stop [smoking].
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    According to Allen Carr, should you use substitutions such as gum, candy pills, patches and chocolate?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Sometimes

  • 17. 
    What are the two main reasons for failure with the Easyway method? (Check 2)
    • A. 

      Lack of willpower

    • B. 

      Influence of other smokers

    • C. 

      Having a bad day

    • D. 

      You miss the smell

  • 18. 
    Using substitutions makes it harder to quit, not easier because they perpetuate the myth that you have given something up and that you need to replace it with something else.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Nicotine Replacement Therapy has negative impacts on the psychology of the quitter. Which of the following is NOT one of those negative impacts?
    • A. 

      It convinces the smoker that the physical withdrawal from nicotine is so bad that he/she needs a patch or gum to handle it.

    • B. 

      It perpetuates the notion that the smoker is giving something up.

    • C. 

      It can make you incredibly drowsy and therefore unable to perform normal daily tasks.

  • 20. 
    What was the original purpose of the drug, Zyban, before it was used as a cessation aid?
    • A. 

      Bood pressure medication

    • B. 

      Sleeping pill

    • C. 

      Pain reliever

    • D. 

      Anti-depressant

  • 21. 
    Both Zyban and NRT manufacturer's advocate fairly intensive counseling as a critical element of their programs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Nicotine speeds up the metabolism significantly.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    When you quit, what should you do with all of your smoking materials?
    • A. 

      Remove all smoking items from your house, car, office, etc.

    • B. 

      Get rid of everything but 1 cigarette as a reminder

    • C. 

      Keep them all close, just in case

    • D. 

      Have a friend hang on to them for you

  • 24. 
    When does the moment of revelation usually take place?
    • A. 

      About 3 days after a smoker stops

    • B. 

      About 3 weeks after a smoker stops

    • C. 

      About 3 months after a smokers stops

    • D. 

      About 3 years after a smoker stops

  • 25. 
    With the right frame of mind the whole [quitting] process is enjoyable right from the beginning.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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