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2. Who was John Hunter? (Renaissance)

  • The person who discovered the use of chloroform
  • The person who discovered that blood was pumped around the body in a circular motion
  • A famous surgeon and anatomist
  • A famous Physician

3. The Four Humours theory was a theory...

  • that stated they caused diseases
  • which stated that they needed to be eliminated in order to remain healthy
  • which stated that they needed to be balanced in order to create a healthy body
  • which stated that they needed to be unbalanced in order to create a healthy body

4. What did the 1875 Public Health act do?

  • Nothing. It didn't exist. There was only one public health act, established in 1848.
  • Brought together a range of acts covering sewage and drains, water supply, housing and disease
  • Created the Central Board of Health
  • Set up work houses to feed young children who couldn't afford to eat.

5. What caused the Black Death?

  • Rodents with fleas that carried bacteria
  • God being angry with his people
  • Bad smells, from an overflowing privy or rotten food
  • Sewers

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