History Medicine Through Time Quiz

*Medicine through time, gcse, aqa

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1. What were the three main problems in surgery?

  • Pain, blood, Infection
  • Infection, death, pain
  • Pain, bleeding, disease
  • Death, blood, infection
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2. What part of the body was left alone during the mummification process by the Egyptians?

  • Lungs
  • Liver
  • Heart
  • Brain

3. What type of lifestyle did the aboriginees (prehistoric) live?

  • Religious lifestyle
  • Nomadic
  • Healthy and clean
  • Spiritual lifestyle

4. 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 stole dead bodies and dissected on them
  • He used Hippocrates written knowledge as a guide
  • Plenty of practice and knowledge as an army surgeon

5. What was the channel theory based on and what time period was it from?

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


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