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 did people think caused disease?

  • Bacteria
  • Micro organisms
  • Imbalance of four humours
  • Inheritance
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2. How much change in medicine and treatement

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

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

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

4. Name the key individual in this time period

  • Harvey
  • Hippocrates
  • Vesalius
  • Galen

5. What were the four humours?

  • Black bile, green bile, urine and blood
  • Black bile, yellow bile, phlegm and saliva
  • Black bile, yellow bile, phlegm and blood
  • Black bile, green bile, phlegm and blood


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