Andreas Vesalius Quiz

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  • 1. 
    What is Andreas Vesalius' common nickname?
    • A. 

      The Corpse Technician

    • B. 

      The Father of Human Anatomy

    • C. 

      Tomb Raider

    • D. 

      Mike Myers


  • 2. 
    Vesalius did not receive criticism from his new experiments.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 3. 
    Vesalius preferred what method of teaching?
    • A. 

      Lecture

    • B. 

      Internet Investigations

    • C. 

      Bringing in other anatomy specialists

    • D. 

      Public Dissections


  • 4. 
    Many of his experiments were performed on what type of corpse?
    • A. 

      Executed Criminals

    • B. 

      His deceased family members

    • C. 

      A monkey

    • D. 

      Students who questioned his authority


  • 5. 
    All of the following are true EXCEPT...
    • A. 

      Vesalius pioneered the actual study of the human body

    • B. 

      Many of his discoveries were advanced for his time

    • C. 

      He also dissected animals to make conclusions about humans

    • D. 

      Much of his work is still accurate and in use in schools today


  • 6. 
    Vesalius assembled what and donated it to the University of Basel, which can still be found today.
    • A. 

      A skeleton

    • B. 

      A motorcycle

    • C. 

      A full human body


  • 7. 
    Anatomy is the study of what?
    • A. 

      The Human Body

    • B. 

      Ants

    • C. 

      The heart

    • D. 

      Animals


  • 8. 
    Andreas Vesalius moved from the University of Paris to where?
    • A. 

      Oxford

    • B. 

      Harvard

    • C. 

      University of Padua

    • D. 

      NMC


  • 9. 
    Vesalius challenged the work of a previous scientist, who dissected animals instead of humans and came to many incorrect conclusions about the body.
    • A. 

      Darwin

    • B. 

      Galen

    • C. 

      Frederik von Dissectasaurous

    • D. 

      Al Pacino


  • 10. 
    Vesalius’ discovery of the important differences between species also helped usher in the science of what?
    • A. 

      Physiology

    • B. 

      Biology

    • C. 

      Comparative Anatomy

    • D. 

      Singing like Usher


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