Do You Know About Islamic Medicine? Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which was NOT one of the anesthesias?
    • A. 

      Poppy

    • B. 

      Lettuce seeds

    • C. 

      Hot water

    • D. 

      Snow

  • 2. 
    'Cupping', one of the most common remedies used in Islamic Medicine, is also known as.....
    • A. 

      Hijama

    • B. 

      Cauterization

    • C. 

      Fermerization

  • 3. 
    What is cupping?
    • A. 

      The process of heating metal or iron and pressing it against skin to close large wounds.

    • B. 

      Placing a cup full of strong medicines onto the skin of a sick person, and leaving it there for over 8 hours.

    • C. 

      Small insects would be placed on the wound, and encouraged to bite it.

    • D. 

      Placing a cup on the skin of an ill person, and removing all air out of the cup to cause a vacuum.

  • 4. 
    Muslims believe that ___% of pains and illnesses start with blood not being to get anywhere in the body. 
    • A. 

      40

    • B. 

      70

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      90

  • 5. 
    What is the Latinized name for Ibn Sina?
    • A. 

      Avicenna

    • B. 

      Ir-Alwahz

    • C. 

      Sibrana

    • D. 

      Abu Bakr

  • 6. 
    Who was the author of the 'Book Of Healing' and the "Canon Of Medicine'?
    • A. 

      Zawhari

    • B. 

      Al Razi

    • C. 

      Abu Bakr

    • D. 

      Avicenna

  • 7. 
    Who greatest medieval surgeon to have appeared from the Islamic World? You could search it up....
    • A. 

      Zahrawi

    • B. 

      Abu Bakr

    • C. 

      Ibn Zuhr

    • D. 

      Ibn Al-Baitar

  • 8. 
    Which doctor was born in Zaragoza in what is today Spain and died in Fes, Morroco in 1138. You could search it up....
    • A. 

      Abu Bakr

    • B. 

      Mehmet Oz

    • C. 

      Avempace

    • D. 

      Ibn Al Khatib

  • 9. 
    Estimate how many hospitals were there in Baghdad by the 12th century.
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      60

    • C. 

      100

    • D. 

      40

  • 10. 
    Islamic doctors were ahead of the other countries, based on their medical knowledge and expertise....
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Was hanging lumps of raw meat in various parts of a city, to see where it rotted most slowly, a method of finding the right place for a hospital? This is a bonus question, take a guess if you like, or search it up......
    • A. 

      No

    • B. 

      Yes

  • 12. 
    Who was the first doctor to sew up cuts and use casts?This is a bonus question, take a guess if you like, or search it up......
    • A. 

      Mrs. Prince

    • B. 

      Abu-Mashar

    • C. 

      Al-Razi

    • D. 

      Ibn-al-Nafis

  • 13. 
    What did the main hospitals have attached to them?This is a bonus question, take a guess if you like, or search it up......
    • A. 

      Libraries

    • B. 

      Auditoriums

    • C. 

      Housing

    • D. 

      A, B, and C

  • 14. 
    Where were Islamic hospitals built? This is a bonus question, take a guess if you like, or search it up......
    • A. 

      Baghdad

    • B. 

      Damascus

    • C. 

      Cairo

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    Which person became a doctor when he was only 18?This is a bonus question, take a guess if you like, or search it up......
    • A. 

      Ibn Sina

    • B. 

      Mr. McDormand

    • C. 

      Al-Razi

    • D. 

      Mr. Grassa

  • 16. 
    What were the Islamic doctors especially good at treating? This is a bonus question, take a guess if you like, or search it up......
    • A. 

      The flu

    • B. 

      Eye problems

    • C. 

      Tuberculosis

    • D. 

      Smallpox

  • 17. 
    What did Ibn-Rushd discover?This is a bonus question, take a guess if you like, or search it up......
    • A. 

      That no one catches smallpox twice.

    • B. 

      The circulation of the blood.

    • C. 

      That emotional stress could produce symptoms of physical illness.

    • D. 

      That disease might be spread by water.

  • 18. 
    Why did Ibn Sina die at the age of 58?This is a bonus question, take a guess if you like, or search it up......
    • 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.

  • 19. 
    What did the Muslims discover?     
    • A. 

      The Muslims invented algebra.

    • B. 

      The Arabs also borrowed the symbols 0 through 9 from Hindu scholars in India.

    • C. 

      Muslims perfected the use of the Greek astrolabe.

    • D. 

      Arabs were considered the founders of chemistry.

    • E. 

      Muslim scientist discovered that the Earth was flat.

  • 20. 
    Did you enjoy this? This is also graded...no its not, we just want to know.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Kind of....could have been better.