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Snuff: Quiz


Question 1: A fictional representation of this is in ________'s novel Things Fall Apart, where the Igbo villagers are regular snuff-takers long before they ever encounter the first British missionaries.
Chinua AchebeKenyaNigeriaIgbo people

Question 2: ________ Urban VIII threatened to excommunicate snufftakers, and in Russia in 1643, Tsar Michael set the punishment of removal of the nose for snuff use.
Pope John Paul IIPope Benedict XVICatholic ChurchPope

Question 3: A floral-scented snuff called "English Rose" is provided for members of the ________ at public expense due to smoking in the House being banned since 1693.
House of Commons of the United KingdomPolitics of the United KingdomElections in the United KingdomParliament of the United Kingdom

Question 4: Oral snuff, in the form of dipping tobacco and snus is banned from all countries of the European Union except Romania, Sweden and ________, where the sale of snus is legal.

Question 5: In ________, snuff boxes ranged from those made in very basic materials, such as horn, to highly ornate designs featuring precious materials made using state of the art techniques.
EuropeBalkansEastern EuropeWestern Europe

Question 6: In 1561 Jean Nicot, the French ambassador in ________, Portugal, sent snuff to Catherine de' Medici to treat her son's persistent migraines.

Question 7: federal ________ on tobacco, created in 1794.
TaxTax havenIncome taxExcise

Question 8: However, elsewhere use persisted; King Louis XIII of France was a devout snufftaker, and by 1638, snuff use had been reported to be spreading in ________.
Time in ChinaChinaReligion in ChinaProvince (China)

Question 9: Called dipping tobacco, it is similar to snus, a Swedish tobacco product, and it is possible that this type of snuff originated in Sweden or ________[citation needed].
DenmarkNordic countriesScandinaviaDenmark–Norway

Question 10: Snuff is ground or pulverized ________, which is generally insufflated or "snuffed" through the nose.
NicotianaTobacco smokingTobaccoTobacco products

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