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

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

3. What was used to treat disease

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

4. How much change in medicine and treatement

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

5. What did people think caused disease?

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


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