Cmb 151 Module 1 Unit 1 Knowledge Check

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  • 1. 

    This civilization used a document called the Great Herbal that contained more than a thousand drugs.

    • A.

      Egypt

    • B.

      India

    • C.

      China

    • D.

      Greece

    Correct Answer
    C. China
    Explanation
    China is the correct answer because it is well-known for its ancient herbal medicine practices. The Great Herbal, also known as the Bencao Gangmu, is a famous Chinese medical text that contains information on over a thousand drugs and their uses. This document is considered a significant contribution to traditional Chinese medicine and reflects China's long history of herbal remedies and pharmacology.

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  • 2. 

    This civilization understood the value of cleanliness and hygiene to medicine.

    • A.

      Egypt

    • B.

      Rome

    • C.

      China

    • D.

      Greece

    Correct Answer
    D. Greece
    Explanation
    Greece is the correct answer because ancient Greek civilization placed a strong emphasis on cleanliness and hygiene, recognizing their importance in maintaining good health. Greek physicians like Hippocrates believed in the concept of "hygiene" and advocated for practices such as regular bathing, exercise, and clean drinking water. They also emphasized the importance of cleanliness in medical procedures and surgical practices. This understanding of cleanliness and hygiene contributed significantly to the development of medicine in ancient Greece.

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  • 3. 

    This civilization established the first methods of sanitation:

    • A.

      Rome

    • B.

      Greece

    • C.

      China

    • D.

      Egypt

    Correct Answer
    A. Rome
    Explanation
    Rome is the correct answer because they were pioneers in developing advanced methods of sanitation. They constructed an extensive network of aqueducts and sewage systems to provide clean water and remove waste from the city. The Romans also built public baths and toilets, promoting personal hygiene and public health. Their innovative sanitation practices greatly contributed to the overall cleanliness and well-being of the population, setting a precedent for future civilizations to follow.

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  • 4. 

    ______ is known as the father of medicine.

    • A.

      Aristotle

    • B.

      Hippocrates

    • C.

      Galen

    • D.

      Rhazes

    Correct Answer
    D. Rhazes
  • 5. 

    His major contribution to medicine was distinguishing smallpox from measles.

    • A.

      Aristotle

    • B.

      Hippocrates

    • C.

      Galen

    • D.

      Rhazes

    Correct Answer
    D. Rhazes
    Explanation
    Rhazes, also known as Muhammad ibn Zakariya al-Razi, was a Persian physician and polymath who made significant contributions to medicine. One of his major contributions was distinguishing smallpox from measles. He carefully observed and documented the symptoms and characteristics of both diseases, enabling a clear differentiation between the two. This distinction was crucial in understanding and treating these illnesses effectively, leading to advancements in the field of medicine.

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  • 6. 

    ____ developed a more accurate anatomical novel based on his dissections of corpses.

    • A.

      Versalius

    • B.

      Harvey

    • C.

      Galen

    • D.

      Rhazes

    Correct Answer
    A. Versalius
    Explanation
    Versalius developed a more accurate anatomical novel based on his dissections of corpses.

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  • 7. 

    _____ introduced the microscope to medicine.

    • A.

      Jenner

    • B.

      Laenne

    • C.

      Leuwenhoek

    • D.

      Fahrenheit

    Correct Answer
    C. Leuwenhoek
    Explanation
    Leuwenhoek introduced the microscope to medicine. He was a Dutch scientist who is credited with the invention of the microscope and made significant contributions to the field of microbiology. Leuwenhoek's microscope allowed for the observation of microorganisms for the first time, revolutionizing the study of medicine and paving the way for further advancements in the field.

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  • 8. 

    _____ developed the first permanently implantable artificial heart.

    • A.

      Safar

    • B.

      Jarvik

    • C.

      Colton

    • D.

      Cohen

    Correct Answer
    B. Jarvik
    Explanation
    Jarvik developed the first permanently implantable artificial heart.

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