HEALTH RESEARCH

Nicotine Quiz

By Floria, Barbara,Wheeler, Brooke 
 | 
May 07, 2019

Take the Nicotine Quiz 

Nicotine is one of the main chemicals in tobacco. Nicotine is the main reason that smoking and other forms of tobacco are so addictive. Even though most tobacco users know that tobacco is bad for them, they find it hard to quit because of nicotine's effect. Non-tobacco e-cigarettes, hookahs, vaping pens, and Juul devices also have a lot of nicotine in them.

1. Nicotine causes which of these changes in the body?
2. What happens when nicotine enters the brain?
3. How does dependence on nicotine develop?
4. What's the most common reason for not quitting?
5. A water pipe (hookah), is a safer way to smoke tobacco because it gives you less nicotine.
6. Medicines are available that can help you quit your dependence on nicotine.
7. Which has less nicotine than cigarettes?
8. Self-help materials are the best way to quit using nicotine.

Updated:  

May 07, 2019

Sources:  

Harmful effects of nicotine. Mishra A. Indian J Med Paediatr Oncol. 2015;36(1):24-31., Vitality magazine/October 1999

Reviewed By:  

Eric Perez MD,Marianne Fraser MSN RN,Raymond Kent Turley BSN MSN RN