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Question 1 of 20
How early was tobacco cultivated?
Question 2 of 20
Where was tobacco first cultivated?
Question 3 of 20
True or false: Tobacco was believed to protect people from plague.
Question 4 of 20
What percentage of the tobacco plant is made up of nicotine?
Question 5 of 20
How much of the 8 to 20 milligrams of nicotine in a cigarette is absorbed by the body?
Question 6 of 20
Which is the quickest way to get nicotine into the body?
Question 7 of 20
True or false: The brain is pretty much the first stop for nicotine once it enters your body.
Question 8 of 20
What is the half-life for nicotine in the human body?
Question 9 of 20
It's believed that nicotine may block the release of what hormone?
Question 10 of 20
How many chemicals are present in a tobacco plant?
Question 11 of 20
The small proteins the body creates in response to nicotine are called what?
Question 12 of 20
What is one disease for which nicotine may actually serve a therapeutic purpose?
Question 13 of 20
Roughly what percentage of people who try to quit smoking are successful?
Question 14 of 20
What percentage of all deaths in the United States each year are due to cigarette smoking?
Question 15 of 20
When a person smokes, how long does it take nicotine to reach the brain?
Question 16 of 20
How many Americans successfully quit smoking each year?
Question 17 of 20
How much money does the tobacco industry spend each year marketing its cigarettes?
Question 18 of 20
On average, non-smokers live how many more years than smokers?
Question 19 of 20
Worldwide, tobacco use kills how many people each year?
Question 20 of 20