Do You Know About Islamic Medicine? Trivia Quiz

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Do You Know About Islamic Medicine? Trivia Quiz

Medicine was an essential part of medieval Islamic culture. Islamic medicine is the science of medicine developed and written in Arabic, which was built on the theoretical and practical knowledge. This is a multiple choice question. Take your time and answer all the questions. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What were the Islamic doctors especially good at treating?
    • A. 

      The flu

    • B. 

      Eye problems

    • C. 

      Tuberculosis

    • D. 

      Smallpox

  • 2. 
    What two groups did Islamic doctors divide drugs into?
    • A. 

      Positive and negative

    • B. 

      Good and bad

    • C. 

      Expensive and cheap

    • D. 

      Simple and compound

  • 3. 
    Where were Islamic hospitals built?
    • A. 

      Baghdad

    • B. 

      Damascus

    • C. 

      Cairo

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Did participating in the second pillar, praying, apply to everyone?
    • A. 

      No. It only applied to the healthy.

    • B. 

      Yes. It applied to the sick and the healthy.

    • C. 

      No. It only applied to the sick.

    • D. 

      It didn't apply to anyone because it was illegal for them to pray.

  • 5. 
    What did the main hospitals have attached to them?
    • A. 

      Libraries

    • B. 

      Auditoriums

    • C. 

      Housing

    • D. 

      A, B, and C

  • 6. 
    Who was the first doctor to sew up cuts and use casts?
    • A. 

      Mrs. Prince

    • B. 

      Abu-Mashar

    • C. 

      Al-Razi

    • D. 

      Ibn-al-Nafis

  • 7. 
    Why did Ibn Sina die at the age of 58?
    • A. 

      Because he had strept throat.

    • B. 

      Because he commited suicide.

    • C. 

      Because he had stomach cramps, possibly cancer.

    • D. 

      Because a plague spread through the city he lived in.

  • 8. 
    Which Muslim doctor significantly affected the ideas of Medieval doctors in western Europe?
    • A. 

      Avenzoar

    • B. 

      Avicenna

    • C. 

      Rhazes

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    The people of which city first realised that sexually transmitted diseases were infectious?
    • A. 

      Baghdad

    • B. 

      Rome

    • C. 

      Venice

  • 10. 
    Who is famous for his work on diseases including smallpox and measles?
    • A. 

      Al-Khwarizmi

    • B. 

      Al-Razi

    • C. 

      Ibn Sina

    • D. 

      Al-Zahrawi

    • E. 

      Ibn Rushd

  • 11. 
    Who wrote 'The Book of Optics' and helped develop the scientific method?
    • A. 

      Ibn Sina

    • B. 

      Al-Nafis

    • C. 

      Ibn Rushd

    • D. 

      Al-Zahrawi

    • E. 

      Al-Haytham

  • 12. 
    What doctor specialized in surgery and is sometimes called the 'Father of Surgery'?
    • A. 

       Al-Khwarizmi

    • B. 

      Al-Razi

    • C. 

      Ibn Rushd

    • D. 

      Al-Zahrawi

    • E. 

      Al-Haytham