History Medicine Through Time Quiz

*Medicine through time, gcse, aqa

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1. How did William Harvey prove that the heart was a pump?

  • Dissected live cold-blooded animals whose hearts beat slowly so he could see the movement of each muscle in the heart
  • He used Hippocrates written knowledge as a guide
  • Plenty of practice and knowledge as an army surgeon
  • He stole dead bodies and dissected on them
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2. What was the channel theory based on and what time period was it from?

  • The river Nile; Ancient Rome
  • The River Colorado; Medieval
  • The river Nile; Ancient Egypt
  • The River Congo; renaissance

3. What part of the body was left alone during the mummification process by the Egyptians?

  • Lungs
  • Heart
  • Brain
  • Liver

4. What factor played the most important role in the discovery of penicillin?

  • War
  • Teamwork
  • Chance
  • Government

5. Who mass produced penicillin?

  • British Government
  • Florey and Chain
  • American Government
  • Crick and Watson


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