Principle of Health Science Quiz


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What did the primitive humans think caused illness and disease?

A. bugs

B. plants

C. supernatural spirits

D. blood


What oath do doctors have to take?

A. Galen’s Oath

B. The Vesalic Oath

C. The Hippocratic Oath

D. The patients Oath


Edward Jenner recorded the anatomy of the body

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Galen did which job In Pergamum which helped him understand anatomy?

A. Doctor to the Emperor

B. Butcher

C. Mummy Maker

D. Doctor of the Gladiator


Who Invented X-Rays?

A. Davinci

B. Lister

C. Jenner

D. Roetgen


Which individual discovered the heart pumped blood around the body?

A. Harvey

B. Sydenham

C. Vesalius

D. Pare


Penicillin was discovered in 1928 by
A. Sir Alexander Fleming
B. Dr. Philippe Pinel
C. Sigmund Freud
D. William Roentgen


Who were the first to use acupuncture therapies?

A. Greeks

B. Romans

C. Chinese

D. Egyptians


Who is the father of medicine?

A. Pare

B. Hippocrates

C. Nightingale

D. Blackwell


When studying in Alexandria, how did Galen discover more details of anatomy?

A. Entered tombs and looked at bodies.

B. Doctor to Gladiators

C. Doctor to Emperor

D. Made Mummies


Founder of modern nursing.
A. Benjamin Franklin
B. Sir Alexander Fleming
C. Clara Barton
D. Florence Nightengale


Safer surgery using nitrous oxide and chloroform were discovered in what century

A. 16th century

B. 18th century

C. 19th and 20th

D. 21st century


Doctors today swear the Hippocratic Oath. What to they promise?

A. Charge a fair amount

B. To do no harm

C. Work for free

D. Do what the patient wants.


Galen lived in the Roman Empire. Where was he born?

A. Greece

B. Rome

C. Egypt

D. Gaul


Who is the father of microbiology?

A. Hippocrates

B. Da Vinci

C. Jenner

D. Pasteur


Acceptance of dissection of the body, invention of the printing press, and a renewed interest in medicine:

A. Middle ages

B. Dark Ages

C. Renaissance

D. Egyptians


An example of a personal characteristic that is needed for the health field is?

A. Patience

B. keep closed stance

C. horseplay

D. don’t talk to anyone


When females are getting ready for work you should keep ________________ to a minimum?

A. socks

B. perfume

C. shoes

D. hair cleaning


Described the diagnosis and treatment of over 200 diseases and was known as the “God of Medicine” 
A. Galen
B. Avicenna
C. Imhotep 
D. Hippocrates 


Who is the founder of the Red Cross?

A. Florence Nightingale

B. Elizabeth Blackwell

C. Clara Barton

D. Queen Elizabeth




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