Master Herbalist - Qp1

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Master Herbalist - Qp1

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  • 1. 
    Hippocrates, the Greek “father of medicine”, considered illness to be a natural rather than a supernatural phenomenon.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    ______ was an influential force in the future development of chemistry, conventional medicine, herbal medicine and homoeopathy.
    • A. 

      Paracelsus

    • B. 

      Galen

    • C. 

      Hippocrates

    • D. 

      Culpeper

  • 3. 
    From the early 18th century, the chemical laboratory began to regularly supplant Mother Nature as the source of medicines.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The invention of printing in the ______ century changed the face of herbal medicine in Europe.
    • A. 

      13th

    • B. 

      14th

    • C. 

      15th

    • D. 

      16th

  • 5. 
    ______ practitioners seek patterns of disharmony, which are expressions of imbalance between yin and yang.
    • A. 

      Ayurvedic

    • B. 

      Chinese

    • C. 

      Western

  • 6. 
    Research into native herbs has led to the use of certain plants in conventional medicine.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    ______  work on Materia Medica is considered to be the most valuable source of information on the botany of the ancient herbalists.
    • A. 

      Barton

    • B. 

      Eresios

    • C. 

      Plinius

    • D. 

      Dioscorides

  • 8. 
    Who first classified foods into hot cold, dry or damp categories in around 420 BC?
    • A. 

      Dioscorides

    • B. 

      Galen

    • C. 

      Kai-shek

    • D. 

      Hippocrites

  • 9. 
    The “germ theory of disease”, holds that illness springs from contact with an infectious organism.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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