Historical People In Healthcare

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is the "Father of Medicine"?
    • A. 

      Sir Alexander Fleming

    • B. 

      Anton Van Leeuwenhoek

    • C. 

      Hippocrates

    • D. 

      Ben Carson

  • 2. 
    Who invented the microscope to view microorganisms that cause disease?
    • A. 

      Anton Van Leeuwenhoek

    • B. 

      Hippocrates

    • C. 

      Wilhelm Roentgen

    • D. 

      Jonas Salk and Albert Sabin

  • 3. 
    Who developed a vaccination for smallpox in 1796, a discovery that led to preventive medicine in public health?
    • A. 

      Ben Franklin

    • B. 

      Edward Jenner

    • C. 

      Robert Koch

    • D. 

      Joseph Lister

  • 4. 
    Who invented bifocals and found that colds could be passed from person to person?
    • A. 

      Ben Franklin

    • B. 

      Louis Pasteur

    • C. 

      Christian Barnard

    • D. 

      Francis Crick and James Watson

  • 5. 
    Who invented Penicillin?
    • A. 

      Rene Laennec

    • B. 

      Joseph Lister

    • C. 

      Sigmund Freud

    • D. 

      Sir Alexander Fleming

  • 6. 
    Who invented the first telescope?
    • A. 

      Rene Laennec

    • B. 

      Elizabeth Blackwell

    • C. 

      Claud Bernard

    • D. 

      Florence Nightingale

  • 7. 
    Who was the first female physician in the Us?
    • A. 

      Boris Yegorov

    • B. 

      Florence Nightingale

    • C. 

      Elizabeth Blackwell

    • D. 

      Anton Van Leeuwenhoek

  • 8. 
    Founder of "Modern Nursing"
    • A. 

      Florence Nightingale

    • B. 

      Elizabeth Blackwell

    • C. 

      Clara Barton

    • D. 

      Boris Yegorov

  • 9. 
    Germ theory proved miccroorganisms caused disease. Discovered rabies vaccine and that heat could destroy germs.--pasteurization. (Microbiology)
    • A. 

      Robert Koch

    • B. 

      Louis Pasteur

    • C. 

      Sigmund Freud

    • D. 

      Ben Carson

  • 10. 
    1st doctor to use a antiseptic during surgery?
    • A. 

      Christian Barnard

    • B. 

      Jonas Salk and Albert Sabin

    • C. 

      Joseph Lister

    • D. 

      Dr. George Nicholas Papan Icolaau

  • 11. 
    Formed the American Red Cross
    • A. 

      Clara Barton

    • B. 

      Florence Nightingale

    • C. 

      Elizabeth Blackwell

    • D. 

      Boris Yegorov

  • 12. 
    Developed the culture plate method to identify pathogens. Isolated the bacterium that causes tuberculosis.
    • A. 

      Wilhelm Roentgen

    • B. 

      Robert Koch

    • C. 

      Ben Carson

    • D. 

      Claus Bernard

  • 13. 
    Discovered X-Rays?
    • A. 

      Sigmund Freud

    • B. 

      Ben Carson

    • C. 

      Dr. George Nicholas Papan Icolaau

    • D. 

      Wilhelm Roentgen

  • 14. 
    His studies were the basis for psycology and psychiatry?
    • A. 

      Jonas Salk and Albert Sabin

    • B. 

      Sigmund Freud

    • C. 

      Ben Carson

    • D. 

      Ben Franklin

  • 15. 
    Discovered Polio Vaccine?
    • A. 

      Jonas Salk and Albert Sabin

    • B. 

      Edward Jenner

    • C. 

      Hippocrates

    • D. 

      Christian Barnard

  • 16. 
    Described the structure of DNA
    • A. 

      Robert Koch

    • B. 

      Sir Alexander Fleming

    • C. 

      Edward Jenner

    • D. 

      Francis Crick and James Watson

  • 17. 
    1st successful heart transplant was done by?
    • A. 

      Christian Barnard

    • B. 

      Ben Carson

    • C. 

      Edward Jenner

    • D. 

      Robert Koch

  • 18. 
    Did surgerie to seperate conjoined twins?
    • A. 

      Jonas Salk and Albert Sabin

    • B. 

      Francis Crick and James Watson

    • C. 

      Sir Alexander Fleming

    • D. 

      Ben Carson

  • 19. 
    Found philosopher of the pep smear?
    • A. 

      Boris Yegorov

    • B. 

      Dr. George Nicholas Papan Icolaau

    • C. 

      Sir Alexander Fleming

    • D. 

      Elizabeth Blackwell

  • 20. 
    First physician in Space?
    • A. 

      Ben Carson

    • B. 

      Louis Pasteur

    • C. 

      Boris Yegorov

    • D. 

      Edward Jenner

  • 21. 
    Founder of Modern Physiology?
    • A. 

      Claud Bernard

    • B. 

      Joseph Lister

    • C. 

      Wilhelm Roentgen

    • D. 

      Christian Barnard