GCSE History. Prehistoric and Egypitian Quiz

This quiz is based on two small topics in the Medicine through time unit: Prehistoric people, and Egyptians. Please take 5 minutes to complete it and give me your feedback too. i hope it helps you revise :) And good luck with your exam :D

  • Created by: Lily
  • Created on: 02-06-11 10:12
Define the term 'Nomadic'
People who moved from place to place (no fixed settlement)
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How do historians know that Prehistoric people were nomadic?
evidence from prehistoric people is widely scattered
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What is trephining?
drilling a hole in the head to let out evil spirits
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Who was the medicine man?
a man who helped cure people from illnesses by using various methods
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Prehistoric people encased a broken arm in clay and left it to set hard in the sun to treat it. true/false?
True
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What were burns treated with in the prehistoric period?
Cooling sap
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If the medicine man could not cure a person, what would be his reasoning?
the patient has upset the spirits
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is it true or false that Egyptian priests washed at least 3 times a day?
True
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Egyptians had drainage systems. true/false?
False
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it was common for both men and women to have long hair in the Egyptian period?
False
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a kind of paper called papyrus was made from what?
reeds
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what was the god Ptah responsible for? / what did he do?
he spoke all the names of the things in the world and then they existed
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Why did Religion improve the Egyptians medical knowledge?
Belief in the afterlife. Mummification allowed them to look inside the body
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The Egyptians made a theory up using the River Nile? True/false?
True
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The River Nile increased widespread trade links and what else?
healthy crops
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What was the treatment for a child dying (as a last resort)
swallowing a skinned mouse
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Egyptians were more _____ than Prehistoric people.
logical
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How do historians know that Prehistoric people were nomadic?

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evidence from prehistoric people is widely scattered

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What is trephining?

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Who was the medicine man?

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Prehistoric people encased a broken arm in clay and left it to set hard in the sun to treat it. true/false?

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Comments

ayesha malik

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really helpful for remembering key things

thanks :)

EL

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shame it doesn't tell you the right answers but overall good

aaliyah

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hi  i would like to know the correct answers to this quiz. 

thnks

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