Prehistoric history

Question 1 of 10

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Prehistoric people .....

Select one of the following:

  • did not know about the inner workings of the body

  • may not have known about the inner workings of ther body

Question 2 of 10

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Prehistoric burials...

Select one of the following:

  • suggest that people of the time knew about bone structure

  • Did show that people of the time knew about bone structure

Question 3 of 10

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We can presume that prehistoric people knew about the flesh and inner organs of the body because archaeologists have found evidence of...

Select one of the following:

  • Mummification

  • Cannibalism

  • Dissection

Question 4 of 10

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What is 'animism'?

Select one of the following:

  • The belief that animals are gods

  • The belief that everything is alive

  • The belief that spirits live in inanimate objects

Question 5 of 10

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Which of these statements is incorrect?

Select one of the following:

  • Modern Aborigines believed that illness occurred when a person's spirit was lost or stolen.

  • Prehistoric peoples beliefs about the cause of illness are unknown.

  • Prehistoric peoples believed that illness occurred when a person's spirit was lost or stolen.

Question 6 of 10

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Which of the following is not true?

Select one of the following:

  • Austrialian Aborigines in recent times could mend broken bones well.

  • Prehistoric people could not mend broken bones well

Question 7 of 10

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Trephinning is...

Select one of the following:

  • removing a portion of a person's skull

  • letting a demon out of the head

Question 8 of 10

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Archaeological evidence of trephinning in prehistoric times...

Select one of the following:

  • suggests that prehistoric surgeons tried to remove evil spirits

  • suggests that prehistoric surgeons performed brain surgery

Question 9 of 10

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What evidence can prove that prehistoric surgeons were able to perform trephinning operations successfully?

Select one of the following:

  • The person had more than one hole

  • The skull re-grew

Question 10 of 10

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Which of the following would have been available to prehistoric surgeons?

Select one of the following:

  • blood tranfusions

  • good intentions

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Prehistoric history

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This is a multiple choice questionnaire concerning Prehistoric times GCSE EDEXCEL MEDICINE THROUGH TIME

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