Answers for ”The risk of cigarette smoke” with explanations

Just Leave your name and email here, we will send all IELTS update to you. No spam and adverts, that's a promise.

Question 15-17:
15. B (para 2, first 5 lines: “In addition to being responsible for more than 85 per cent of lung
cancels, smoking is associated with cancers of, amongst others, the mouth, stomach and
kidneys, and is thought to cause about 14 per cent of leukemia and cervical cancers. In
1990, smoking caused more than 84,000 “deaths, mainly resulting from such problems as
pneumonia, bronchitis and influenza. „Smoking, it is”)

16. A (para 7, line 3-4: “Carbon monoxide, for example, competes with oxygen in red blood
cells and interferes with the blood‟s ability to deliver me-giving oxygen to, the heart”)

17. C (para 7, line 5-6: “Nicotine and other toxins in cigarette smoke activate small blood
cells called platelets, which increases the ,likelihood of blood clots, thereby affecting
blood”)

Question 18-21:
18. NO (para 2, last 4 lines: “from such problems as pneumonia, bronchitis and influenza.
„Smoking, it is believed, is responsible for 30 per cent of all deaths from cancer and
clearly represents the most important preventable cause of cancer in countries like the
United State today”)

19. NOT GIVEN

20. YES (para 4, last 3 lines: “years. It has been calculated that 17 per cent of cases of lung
cancer can be attributed to high levels of exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke during
childhood and adolescence.”)

21. NOT GIVEN

Question 22-24:
22. E (para 5, first 3 lines: “A more recent study by researchers at the University of
California at San Francisco (UCSF) has shown that second-hand cigarette smoke does
more harm to non-smokers than to smokers. Leaving aside the philosophical question
of”)

23. G (para 5, last 3 lines: “whether anyone should have to breathe someone else’s cigarette
smoke, the report suggests that the smoke experienced by any people in their daily lives
is enough to produce substantial adverse effects on person‟s heart and lungs.”)

24. H (para , first 4 lines: “The report, published‟ in the Journal of the American medical
Association (AMA), was based on the researchers‟ own earlier research but also includes
a review of studies over the past few years. The American Medical Association
represents about half of all US doctors and is a strong opponent of „smoking”)

Question 25-28:
25. A (para 6, line 3-7: “review of studies over the past few years. The American Medical
Association represents about half of all US doctors and is a strong opponent of „smoking.
The study suggests that people who smoke cigarettes are continually damaging their
cardiovascular system, which adapts in, order to compensate for the effects of smoking. it
further states that people who do not smoke do not have”)

26. B (para 5, last 4 lines: “to non-smokers than to smokers. Leaving aside the philosophical
question of whether anyone should have to breathe someone else’s cigarette smoke, the
report suggests that the smoke experienced by any people in their daily lives is enough to
produce substantial adverse effects on person‟s heart and lungs”)

27. B (para 9, last 3 lines: “be similar to that being taken against illegal drugs and AIDS
(SIDA). The UCSF researchers maintain that the simplest and cost-effective action is to
establish smoke-free work places, schools and public states”)

28. C (para 3, line 1-6: “Passive smoking, the breathing in of the side-stream smoke from the
burning of tobacco between puffs or of the smoke exhaled by a smoker, also cause a
serious health risk. A reported published in 1992 by the US Environment Protection
Agency (EPA) emphasized the health dangers, especially from side-stream smoke. This
type of smoke contains more, smaller particles and is therefore more likely to be
deposited deep in the lungs.”)

Leave your vote

122394 points
Upvote Downvote
More

Leave a Comment

close

Ad Blocker Detected!

Please disable the ad blocker for this website. >>open Chrome.>>>Go to easy-ielts.com>>>To the left of the web address, click Lock or Info .>>>To the right of "Ads," click the Arrows . >>>Choose Always allow on this site.>>>Reload the webpage.

Refresh

Add to Collection

No Collections

Here you'll find all collections you've created before.