History Medicine Through Time Quiz

*Medicine through time, gcse, aqa

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1. Which city became the centre of all medical knowledge under the Greeks and Romans?

  • Vesalisina
  • Alexandria
  • Calarini
  • Epidaurus
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2. What was Florence Nightingale's belief about the cause of disease?

  • Dirty rooms
  • Miasma
  • Germ Theory
  • Overcrowded houses

3. 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

4. Who founded the Tria prima theory?

  • Paracelsus
  • Avicenna
  • Vesalius
  • Hippocrates

5. Which time period did they believe that God sent the black death for their sins as a punishment?

  • Ancient Egypt
  • Ancient Rome
  • Medieval Western Europe
  • Renaissance


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