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History of Healthcare Quiz


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Which of the following invented the microscope?

A. Louis Pasteur

B. Anton Van Leeuwenhoek

C. Joseph Lister

D. Edward Jenner


Which of the following founded the American Red Cross?

A. Clara Barton

B. Florence Nightingale

C. Joseph Lister

D. Edward Jenner


Which of the following created the first nursing school in London?

A. Clara Barton

B. Florence Nightingale

C. Joseph Lister

D. Edward Jenner


Computer technology was FIRST introduced into healthcare during which century?

A. 18th Century

B. 19th Century

C. The Renaissance

D. 20th Century


Which of the following time periods had the most advances in medicine and healthcare?

A. Dark Ages

B. 19th Century

C. The Renaissance

D. 20th Century


Which of the following developed the smallpox vaccine?

A. Louis Pasteur

B. Anton Van Leeuwenhoek

C. Joseph Lister

D. Edward Jenner


Known as the “Father of Modern Surgery” because he recognized that surgical tools should be sterilized between patients.

A. Louis Pasteur

B. Anton Van Leeuwenhoek

C. Joseph Lister

D. Edward Jenner


True or False: The life span has continued to increase since ancient times.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


The oath created as a code of conduct for doctors is known as:

A. Pasteurization Oath

B. Barton Oath

C. Hippocratic Oath

D. Fleming Oath


Which of the following ancient cultures believed in treating the patient as a whole and used therapies such as acupuncture?

A. Chinese

B. Greeks

C. Romans

D. Egyptians


Which of the following invented the stethoscope?

A. Louis Pasteur

B. Rene Laennec

C. Hippocrates

D. Edward Jenner


Which of the following are known as the “Father of Medicine”?

A. Louis Pasteur

B. Clara Barton

C. Hippocrates

D. Edward Jenner


Which of the following time periods are known as the “Rebirth of the Science of Medicine”?

A. Dark Ages

B. 19th Century

C. The Renaissance

D. 21st Century


Which of the following ancient civilizations were the first to create health records?

A. Chinese

B. Greeks

C. Romans

D. Egyptians




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