Medicine through time- Prehistory

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1. What - according to the dictionary - is a doctor?

  • A public practitioner whose ability to heal is recognised by the general community
  • A qualified practitioner of medicine or surgery
  • A state employee based in a hospital or surgery
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2. What is 'animism'?

  • The belief that animals have spirits
  • The belief that spirits live in inanimate things
  • The belief that everything has a soul

3. Native American shamans of the 19th century knew of...

  • more than 100 medicinal plants and substances.
  • More than 200 medicinal plants and substances
  • More than 300 medicinal plants and substances

4. Which of these statements is incorrect?

  • Prehistoric people’s beliefs about the cause of illness are unknown.
  • Prehistoric peoples believed that illness occurred when a person's spirit was lost or stolen.
  • Modern Aborigines believed that illness occurred when a person's spirit was lost or stolen.

5. Which of these statements is incorrect?

  • Prehistoric peoples had a concept of a 'healthy' lifestyle
  • Modern Aborigines had some practices that seem 'healthy'
  • Prehistoric people’s ideas about 'healthy lifestyle' are unknown

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