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Postby athar1984 » Wed Oct 26, 2011 12:11 pm

Semester Fall 2011
“Introduction to Psychology (PSY101)”
Assignment No. 01 Marks: 20

You are supposed to conduct a survey on following topic.

Survey Topic

“Smoking Behavior”

Purpose of this Survey

The purpose of this survey is to explore the smoking trend and smoking related behaviors.

Objectives of the Survey

The main objectives of the current research work are as follows.

1. To study the trend of smoking
2. To determine the age in which mostly people start smoking
3. To explore the contributing factors they may predict smoking habits of youngsters.
4. To highlight the factors which trigger one’s urge to smoke.


Select any 05 people who smoke cigarettes and get filled up the given questionnaire from them.



Smoking Questionnaire:

Place a check in front of age group:
____ 18 – 20 ____ 21 – 24 ____ 25 – 30 ____ 31 – 34 ____ 35 – older

i) Gender: _______ M________F
ii) Education: ________________
iii) Married ________ Unmarried___________

1) Does one or more of your parent(s) or guardian(s) currently smoke? ____ Yes ____no

2) If yes in number 1 and 2, how many members of your immediate family (parents, uncles,
siblings and grandparents) smoke? ______

3) Do you smoke cigarettes? ____ Yes ____no
4) At what age did you begin smoking? ____________

5) Why did you begin smoking? (Enlist three main reasons)


6) Approximately how many cigarettes do you smoke?

__________Cigarettes per day

7) What are the three main reasons you continue to smoke?


8) Name the three places you smoke most often.


9) What triggers your urge to smoke?


10) Have you ever thought about the health related problems caused by smoking?
______ Yes _____ No

11) Have you ever tried to quit smoking? ____ Yes ____ No

12) If YES, how many times? ________

13) Do you feel you could stop smoking whenever you wanted to? ____ Yes ____No

Note: You are supposed to get filled up this questionnaire and send the filled copy along
with your assignments as it contains 5 marks.

Instructions for report making:

Following are the steps you are supposed to follow while compiling your report.

1. Introduction

Introduce your project. For instant you can write about psychological survey methods,
benefits of using survey research etc. Also write why you are conducting this survey.
Note: The words of introduction section should not exceed 100 words. (3 marks for

2. Methodology/procedure

Illustrate the procedure which you adapted to conduct this survey.
Note: The words of this section should not exceed 100 words. (2 marks for procedure).

3. Results

Prepare tables/pie charts to represent the percentage of your results.
(3 marks for tabular presentation)

4. Report

This is the most important part of your report. Manage and analyze obtained data. Keeping in
view the “Objectives” of this survey, compile a comprehensive report according to the
acquired results and your analysis. (One single space typed page)
Note: (7 marks for report writing section but marking will be depend on the quality of
produced work)

Important Tips
1. This Assignment can be best attempted from the knowledge acquired after
watching video lecture no. 08 to lecture no 09 and reading handouts as well as
recommended text book).
2. Video lectures can be downloaded for free from

Opening Date and Time October 26, 2011 At 12:01 A.M. (Mid-Night)
Due Date and Time November 01, 2011 At 11:59 P.M. (Mid-Night)
Note: Only in the case of Assignment, 24 Hrs extra / grace period after the above mentioned
due date is usually available to overcome uploading difficulties which may be faced by the
students on last date. This extra time should only be used to meet the emergencies and above
mentioned due dates should always be treated as final to avoid any inconvenience.
Important Instructions:

Please read the following instructions carefully before attempting the assignment solution.


• Make sure that you upload the solution file before the due date. No
assignment will be accepted through e-mail once the solution has been
uploaded by the instructor.

Formatting guidelines:

• Use the font style “Times New Roman” and font size “12”.
• It is advised to compose your document in MS-Word 2003.
• Use black and blue font colors only.
Solution guidelines:

• Use APA style for referencing and citation. For guidance search “APA
reference style” in Google and read various website containing
information for better understanding or visit ... APA01.html
• Every student will work individually and has to write in the form of an
analytical assignment.
• Give the answer according to question, there will be negative marking
for irrelevant material.
• For acquiring the relevant knowledge don’t rely only on handouts but
watch the video lectures and use other reference books also.

Rules for Marking

Please note that your assignment will not be graded or graded as Zero (0) if:

• It has been submitted after due date
• The file you uploaded does not open or is corrupt
• It is in any format other than .doc (MS. Word)
• It is cheated or copied from other students, internet, books, journals etc…

______________________ Good Luck ______________________
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Re: PSY101_1st_Assignment

Postby Tehmeena Naseer » Mon Oct 31, 2011 9:57 pm

Anyone provide solution please.Tomorrow's last date..................
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Re: PSY101_1st_Assignment

Postby Ali Bhai » Tue Nov 01, 2011 7:45 pm

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