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  • 1. 

    What was Florence Nightingale's nickname?

    • A.

      Lady And The Tramp

    • B.

      Lady With The Lamp

    • C.

      Lady In Red

    • D.

      Lady With Grace

    • E.

      Lady With The Needle

    Correct Answer
    B. Lady With The Lamp
    Explanation
    The Times state: She is a ‘ministering angel’ without any exaggeration in these hospitals, and as her slender form glides quietly along each corridor, every poor fellow's face softens with gratitude at the sight of her. When all the medical officers have retired for the night and silence and darkness have settled down upon those miles of prostrate sick, she may be observed alone, with a little lamp in her hand, making her solitary rounds.

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  • 2. 

    Where is Florence Nightingale buried?

    • A.

      Boston, Massachusetts

    • B.

      Washington D.C.

    • C.

      Paris, France

    • D.

      Geneva, Switzerland

    • E.

      Hampshire, England

    Correct Answer
    E. Hampshire, England
    Explanation
    She is buried in the graveyard at St. Margaret Church in East Wellow, Hampshire.

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  • 3. 

    What does Florence Nightingale's method of nursing include?

    • A.

      Making sure all patients were in separate rooms.

    • B.

      Making sure all patients were given respect, had clean air and water, bandages were replaced and good reports were kept to document the illnesses.

    • C.

      Taking care of the patients in the cheapest way possible.

    • D.

      Saving the strongest patients and letting the weakest ones die.

    • E.

      Dressing all the nurses in uniforms so they looked like doctors.

    Correct Answer
    B. Making sure all patients were given respect, had clean air and water, bandages were replaced and good reports were kept to document the illnesses.
    Explanation
    Nightingale’s systemic approach to health care (with a major role for prevention, clean air and water, decent housing and good infant care), a range of institutions from hospitals to convalescent hospitals and long-term care facilities for persons with incurable diseases or disabilities.

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  • 4. 

    What medals did Florence Nightingale receive?

    • A.

      Royal Red Cross First Class

    • B.

      Order of Merit

    • C.

      Geneva Cross

    • D.

      Badge of a Lady of Grace of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem

    • E.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the above
    Explanation
    Florence Nightingale received multiple medals for her contributions in the field of nursing. She was awarded the Royal Red Cross First Class, which is a prestigious honor for exceptional services in military nursing. She also received the Order of Merit, a high-ranking British honor awarded for distinguished achievements. In addition, she was given the Geneva Cross, a symbol of humanitarian work, and the Badge of a Lady of Grace of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem, recognizing her commitment to the care of the sick and injured. Therefore, the correct answer is "All of the above."

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  • 5. 

    During which war was Florence Nightingale put in charge?

    • A.

      Crimean War

    • B.

      World War I

    • C.

      Civil War

    • D.

      Vietnam War

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Crimean War
    Explanation
    She is famous as the leader of the nurses who took care of British soldiers in hospital during the Crimean War, 1854-56.

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  • 6. 

    During the Crimean War, how many nurses joined Florence Nightingale to care for the soldiers?

    • A.

      100

    • B.

      12

    • C.

      50

    • D.

      38

    • E.

      5

    Correct Answer
    D. 38
    Explanation
    During the Crimean War, Florence Nightingale was joined by 38 nurses to care for the soldiers.

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  • 7. 

    What professions did Florence Nightingale hold?

    • A.

      Nurse, statistician, writer

    • B.

      Nurse, cook, accountant

    • C.

      Nurse, soldier, writer

    • D.

      Nurse, engineer, writer

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Nurse, statistician, writer
    Explanation
    Florence Nightingale held the professions of nurse, statistician, and writer. As a nurse, she is known for her pioneering work in the field of nursing during the Crimean War. She also played a significant role in improving healthcare and sanitary conditions in hospitals. Nightingale was also a statistician, using data and statistics to advocate for healthcare reforms and improve patient outcomes. Additionally, she was a prolific writer, publishing numerous books and articles on nursing and healthcare.

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  • 8. 

    What religion did Florence Nightingale practice?

    • A.

      Catholic

    • B.

      Southern Baptist

    • C.

      Christian Universalist

    • D.

      Johovah's Witness

    • E.

      Jewish

    Correct Answer
    C. Christian Universalist
    Explanation
    Florence Nightingale practiced the Christian Universalist religion. Christian Universalism is a theological belief that all individuals will eventually be reconciled with God and granted salvation. This belief rejects the concept of eternal damnation and emphasizes the love and mercy of God for all people. Nightingale's practice of Christian Universalism aligns with her compassionate and caring nature, as she dedicated her life to nursing and serving others.

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  • 9. 

    How did Florence Nightingale learn about nursing?

    • A.

      Learned in public school

    • B.

      Taught by parents

    • C.

      Read books

    • D.

      Secretly went to a nursing school in Germany

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. Secretly went to a nursing school in Germany
    Explanation
    Florence Nightingale learned about nursing by secretly going to a nursing school in Germany. This suggests that she did not learn about nursing in public school, was not taught by her parents, did not solely rely on reading books, and did not have any other alternative means of learning about nursing.

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  • 10. 

    During which war did the United States ask for Florence Nightingale's assistance in setting up military hospitals?

    • A.

      World War II

    • B.

      Crimean War

    • C.

      World War I

    • D.

      Civil War

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. Civil War
    Explanation
    During the Civil War, the United States asked for Florence Nightingale's assistance in setting up military hospitals. Florence Nightingale is widely known as the founder of modern nursing and her expertise was sought after to improve the medical care provided to soldiers during the war. She implemented sanitary measures and reformed nursing practices, significantly improving the conditions and care in military hospitals during the Civil War.

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