What Do You Know About Hippocrates?

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What Do You Know About Hippocrates? - Quiz

Greece is known for being the cradle of Western civilization but also the cradle of modern philosophy. We owe a lot to the great minds and people of science who lived in ancient Greece and one of them is Hippocrates. Hippocrates is better known as the father of modern medicine. So, how much do you know about him? Take our quiz and find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When was he born?
    • A. 

      20 BC

    • B. 

      460 AC

    • C. 

      460 BC

    • D. 

      300 BC

  • 2. 
    What's his most notable title?
    • A. 

      The world's first explorer

    • B. 

      The father of history

    • C. 

      The father of Science

    • D. 

      The father of Western medecine

  • 3. 
    Who is considered to be Hippocrates' biographer?
    • A. 

      Soranus of Ephesus

    • B. 

      Plato

    • C. 

      Socrates

    • D. 

      Herodotus

  • 4. 
    Who were his students?
    • A. 

      Sophocles and Archimedes

    • B. 

      Megas Alexandriou and Ptoleme

    • C. 

      Pericles and Drasco

    • D. 

      Thessalus, Drasco, Polybus

  • 5. 
    What was the finding of his studies?
    • A. 

      That diseases were caused naturally by the gods.

    • B. 

      That diseases were caused because of superstition and gods.

    • C. 

      That diseases were caused naturally and not because of superstition and gods.

    • D. 

      That diseases were caused naturally by the change in weather

  • 6. 
    What were the 2 schools of medicine in Ancient Greece?
    • A. 

      Pyrho and Carneades

    • B. 

      Knidian and Koan

    • C. 

      Plotinus and Porphyry

    • D. 

      Cicero and Sextus Empiricus

  • 7. 
    What was the focus of the Koan school?
    • A. 

      Focus was on the patient care and prognosis, not diagnosis.

    • B. 

      Focus was on the symptoms and not the cause.

    • C. 

      Focus was on what the patient thought and not the symptoms

    • D. 

      Focus was diagnosis

  • 8. 
    What was 1 of the strengths of Hippocratic medicine?
    • A. 

      Cure

    • B. 

      Diagnosis

    • C. 

      Prognosis

    • D. 

      The use of herbs

  • 9. 
    What was the particularity of Hippocratic medicine?
    • A. 

      That it demanded a lot of patience.

    • B. 

      That it had rigorous practice.

    • C. 

      That it had strict professionalism, discipline, and rigorous practice.

    • D. 

      That it had discipline, and rigorous practice.

  • 10. 
    Which finger disease is referred to as Hippocratic fingers?
    • A. 

      Tremor

    • B. 

      Gangrene

    • C. 

      Athritis

    • D. 

      Clubbed fingers

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