Early Medical History Review Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which group of people were responsible for the earliest recording of health care?
    • A. 

      Greeks

    • B. 

      Romans

    • C. 

      Americans

    • D. 

      Egyptions

  • 2. 
    Name some examples of ancient treatments still in use today?
  • 3. 
    What diseases of ancient times are still treated today?
  • 4. 
    In ancient times what was believed to cause disease and illness?
    • A. 

      Bugs

    • B. 

      Animals

    • C. 

      Evil Spirits

    • D. 

      The Land

  • 5. 
    What contibution to medicine did Hippocrates make?
    • A. 

      Classified Diseases

    • B. 

      Wrote a text on herbal medicine

    • C. 

      Created the first scalpel

    • D. 

      Explained the importance of magical cures

  • 6. 
    What was one of the early names given to the person now known as a dentist?
    • A. 

      Puller

    • B. 

      Keeper of the Teeth

    • C. 

      Helper of the Teeth

    • D. 

      Mad Man

  • 7. 
    What is the "title" commonly given to Hippocrates?
    • A. 

      Doctor of Ethics

    • B. 

      Father of Medicine

    • C. 

      Inventor of Modern Medicine

    • D. 

      Dr. Do Good

  • 8. 
    In what ways did the Greeks and Romans encourage public health?
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