History Of Medicine Quiz [001]

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The earliest documented medical information is Edwin Smith Papyrus

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The Edwin Smith Papyrus is an ancient Egyptian medical text that dates back to the 16th century BCE. It is considered the earliest known medical document and provides valuable insights into the medical practices and knowledge of the time. The papyrus contains detailed descriptions of various injuries and their treatments, making it a significant historical document in the field of medicine. Therefore, the statement that the earliest documented medical information is the Edwin Smith Papyrus is true.

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  • 2. 

    Which is not correct regarding Hippocrates?

    • A.

      He lived in the ancient Rome

    • B.

      He is the father of Western medicine

    • C.

      He lived between c. 460 – c. 370 BCE

    • D.

      He lived in the ancient Greece

    Correct Answer
    A. He lived in the ancient Rome
  • 3. 

    Choose the wrong statement

    • A.

      Hippocrates was from Corcica

    • B.

      Hippocratic Oath is named after Hippocrates

    • C.

      Finger clubbing is also called Hippocratic fingers

    • D.

      Hippocratic Corpus, a body of work is associated with Hippocrates and his students

    Correct Answer
    A. Hippocrates was from Corcica
  • 4. 

    True or False, Andreas Vesalius published his antomical findings in the book De Humani Corporis Fabrica

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Andreas Vesalius was a renowned anatomist who indeed published his anatomical findings in the book De Humani Corporis Fabrica. This book, published in 1543, revolutionized the field of anatomy with its detailed illustrations and accurate descriptions of the human body. Vesalius' work marked a significant shift from relying on ancient texts to conducting direct observations and dissections, making him a pioneer in the field of modern anatomy.

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  • 5. 

    This statement "Whenever the act of Medicine is loved, there is also love of humanity" is attributed to

    • A.

      Hippocrates

    • B.

      Imhotep

    • C.

      Andreas Versalius

    • D.

      John Snow

    Correct Answer
    A. Hippocrates
    Explanation
    The statement "Whenever the act of Medicine is loved, there is also love of humanity" is attributed to Hippocrates. This is because Hippocrates, often referred to as the "Father of Medicine," emphasized the importance of treating patients with compassion and care. He believed that the practice of medicine should be driven by a genuine love for humanity, and this philosophy has had a significant influence on the field of medicine throughout history.

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  • 6. 

    True or false, the word DOCTOR is derived from the Latin word docere which mean to teach

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The word DOCTOR is indeed derived from the Latin word "docere" which means "to teach". In Latin, a doctor was someone who had acquired knowledge and expertise in a particular field and was able to teach others. Over time, the term doctor came to be associated specifically with medical professionals who have completed their education and are authorized to practice medicine. Thus, the statement "the word DOCTOR is derived from the Latin word docere which means to teach" is true.

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