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

  • 560BC - c490BC
  • 670BC - c590BC
  • 460BC - c370BC
  • 800BC - c725BC
  • 1000BC - c935BC
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2. How much change in medicine and treatement

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

3. What was used to treat disease

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

4. What did people think caused disease?

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

5. Name the key individual in this time period

  • Hippocrates
  • Galen
  • Vesalius
  • Harvey


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