History Of Medicine Online Quiz

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History Of Medicine Online Quiz

Who was the principal god of medicine in ancient Greek? Who was the popular anatomist of the Renaissance period? Do you know where is Galon blood formed? Check out our online quiz and learn interesting facts as you play.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The homeopathic remedies, according to Hahnemann, are pharmacologically activated during:
    • A. 

      Dilution

    • B. 

      Concentration

    • C. 

      Succussion

    • D. 

      Inspection

  • 2. 
    The amount of blood going to the heart, according to Harvey:
    • A. 

      Equivalent to the amount of food ingested

    • B. 

      Clearly inferior to the amount of food ingested

    • C. 

      Equivalent to the amount of water drunk

    • D. 

      Clearly superior to the amount of food ingested

  • 3. 
    The direction of blood flow in the arteries and the veins was ascertained by Harvey through:
    • A. 

      Direct human dissection

    • B. 

      Differential blood compression with a tourniquet

    • C. 

      Bloodletting

    • D. 

      Cupping

  • 4. 
    Lady Montague was the first to introduce in England the vaccination procedure. This statement is:
    • A. 

      Right

    • B. 

      Wrong

    • C. 

      Right only for young animals

    • D. 

      Right for animals of all ages

  • 5. 
    During the first recorded outbreak, syphilis was was less dangerous than in later periods. This sentence is:
    • A. 

      Wrong

    • B. 

      Right

    • C. 

      Wrong since the first epidemic had a similar impact to the later

    • D. 

      Not established

  • 6. 
    Which was one of the first known statements about a moral conduct of physicians which was based on the respect for all human life?
    • A. 

      The Asclepious oath

    • B. 

      The Platonic oath

    • C. 

      The Hippocratic oath

    • D. 

      The Socrates oath

  • 7. 
    The most important organ for psychic activity in Hippocratic medicine was
    • A. 

      The heart

    • B. 

      The brain

    • C. 

      The lungs

    • D. 

      The spleen

  • 8. 
    Which was the turning point under the name of "neolithic revolution"?
    • A. 

      Discovery of fire

    • B. 

      Increase size of the skull

    • C. 

      Transition from hunting and gathering to agriculture and domestication

    • D. 

      Trepanation of the skull to remove "evil spirits"

  • 9. 
    Which temperament is associated with yellow bile humor
    • A. 

      Sanguine

    • B. 

      Phlegmatic

    • C. 

      Bilious or choleric

    • D. 

      Melancholic

  • 10. 
    According to Galen blood was formed in
    • A. 

      The kidneys

    • B. 

      The liver

    • C. 

      The brain

    • D. 

      The spleen

  • 11. 
    Medieval Arabic medicine was based on
    • A. 

      Galenic-Hippocratic doctrine

    • B. 

      Greek mythology

    • C. 

      Tissue medicine

    • D. 

      Organ pathology

  • 12. 
    The heritage of ancient culture has reached us through (delete the wrong answer)
    • A. 

      The invasion of population from Germany or/and Eastern Europe during the medieval age (Barbarian invasion)

    • B. 

      Preservation of the Greek heritage in Constantinople and the Byzantine world

    • C. 

      Translation in Arabic

    • D. 

      Translation in Latin from Greek and Arabic in the scriptoria of the medieval monasteries

  • 13. 
    The principal god of medicine in ancient Greek world was
    • A. 

      Hippocrates

    • B. 

      Asclepious

    • C. 

      Hygieia

    • D. 

      Galen

  • 14. 
    According to sources the first human dissection for anatomical purposes was preformed by
    • A. 

      Hippocrates

    • B. 

      Galen

    • C. 

      Leonardo da Vinci

    • D. 

      Herophilus and Erasistratus

  • 15. 
    The most important anatomist of the Renaissance period was
    • A. 

      Giovan Battista Morgagni

    • B. 

      Vesalius

    • C. 

      Camillo Golgi

    • D. 

      Mondino de' Liuzzi

  • 16. 
    The theory of blood circulation was formulated by
    • A. 

      William Harvey

    • B. 

      Aristotle

    • C. 

      Galen

    • D. 

      Celsus

  • 17. 
    Who was the first to write that the world is a book written in mathematical language?
    • A. 

      Hippocrates

    • B. 

      Galileo

    • C. 

      Einstein

    • D. 

      Newton

  • 18. 
    Who introduced the term "cells" to define the small microscopic spaces of the cork?
    • A. 

      Matthias Schleiden

    • B. 

      Robert Koch

    • C. 

      Robert Hooke

    • D. 

      Robert Brown

  • 19. 
    The Chinese theory of acupuncture is based on?
    • A. 

      Blood circulation in the body

    • B. 

      Lymph circulation in the body

    • C. 

      Continuous flux of vital energy through meridians

    • D. 

      Pneuma (air) circulating in the nerves

  • 20. 
    Who formulated the theory of evolution by natural selection
    • A. 

      Jean-Baptiste de Lamarck

    • B. 

      Erasmus Darwin

    • C. 

      J-J-Rousseau

    • D. 

      Charles Darwin

  • 21. 
    Who discovered insulin?
    • A. 

      Watson and Crick

    • B. 

      Banting and Best

    • C. 

      Koch and Pasteur

    • D. 

      Halsted and Hanses

  • 22. 
    Giovanni Battista Morgagni is considered the founder of the
    • A. 

      Humoral pathology

    • B. 

      Tissue pathology

    • C. 

      Molecular pathology

    • D. 

      Organ pathology

  • 23. 
    Who introduced the term "syphilis"?
    • A. 

      Voltaire

    • B. 

      Gerolamo Fracastoro

    • C. 

      Robert Koch

    • D. 

      Agostino Bassi

  • 24. 
    Which is the most accepted theory of the origin of syphilis?
    • A. 

      Viral theory

    • B. 

      American origin theory

    • C. 

      European origin theory

    • D. 

      Italian origin theory

  • 25. 
    Who was the second scientist ti introduce the procedure of vaccination?
    • A. 

      Luigi Sacco

    • B. 

      Edward Jenner

    • C. 

      Napoleon

    • D. 

      Louis Pasteur

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