Medicine through time - Greek medicine and treatment (1000BC-0BC)

Greek ideas about medicine and treatement. Included in this quiz is key individuals, ideas about causes and treatement of disease, amount of change in ideas and key dates.

1. What were the four humours?

  • Black bile, yellow bile, phlegm and saliva
  • Black bile, yellow bile, phlegm and blood
  • Black bile, green bile, urine and blood
  • Black bile, green bile, phlegm and blood
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2. How much change in medicine and treatement

  • Complete new ideas
  • Hardly any
  • No change
  • Bit of change

3. What was used to treat disease

  • Bleeding, praying, mass murdering Jews and herbal remedies
  • Bleeding, purging, praying and herbal remedies
  • Beating themselves, praying, bleeding, purging and herbal remedies
  • Using opposites, bleeding, praying, purging and herbal remedies

4. What did people think caused disease?

  • Bacteria
  • Imbalance of four humours
  • Inheritance
  • Micro organisms

5. When did Hippocrates create the theory of the four humours?

  • 800BC - c725BC
  • 560BC - c490BC
  • 1000BC - c935BC
  • 460BC - c370BC
  • 670BC - c590BC

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