History GCSE Edexcel Medicine Through Time

Question 1 of 20

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When was Louis Pasteur's Germ Theory published?

Select one of the following:

  • 1861

  • 1864

  • 1866

Question 2 of 20

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What happened in 1865?

Select one of the following:

  • John Snow discovers that cholera is caused by contaminated water

  • Elizabeth Garrett-Anderson passes her exams at Middlesex University

  • Joseph Lister first uses carbolic spray to prevent infection in wounds during surgery

Question 3 of 20

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When did the National Health Service open?

Select one of the following:

  • 1942

  • 1938

  • 1941

  • 1948

Question 4 of 20

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When did Wilhelm Rontgen discover x-rays?

Select one of the following:

  • 1892

  • 1896

  • 1894

  • 1895

  • 1882

Question 5 of 20

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What was the Beveridge Report and when was it published?

Select one of the following:

  • 1942- it recommended that sewers were built in London

  • 1941- it suggested that people needed to take more action to improve public health

  • 1942- it recommended a free NHS

Question 6 of 20

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When was William Harvey's book published?

Select one of the following:

  • 1625

  • 1648

  • 1624

  • 1628

  • 1654

  • 1621

Question 7 of 20

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When did the Black Death hit Britain?

Select one of the following:

  • 1347-1348

  • 1344-1348

  • 1348-1349

  • 1345-1346

Question 8 of 20

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When was Hippocrates born?

Select one of the following:

  • 455BC

  • 440BC

  • 460BC

  • 450BC

Question 9 of 20

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When did Gerhard Domagk use Sulphonamide Prontosil to treat his daughter's blood poisoning?

Select one of the following:

  • 1920

  • 1925

  • 1940

  • 1935

  • 1930

Question 10 of 20

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When did the first successful heart transplant take place?

Select one of the following:

  • 1965

  • 1967

  • 1964

  • 1966

  • 1941

  • 1952

Question 11 of 20

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Who was born in 1510?

Select one of the following:

  • Vesalius

  • ParĂ©

Question 12 of 20

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Who performed the first successful heart transplant?

Select one of the following:

  • Christopher Barnard

  • Christiaan Bernard

  • Christopher Bernard

  • Christiaan Barnard

  • Christian Bernard

Question 13 of 20

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What did Ehrlich do?

Select one of the following:

  • Developed the 2nd Magic Bullet- Sulphonamides

  • He discovered the first Magic Bullet- Salvarsan 606

Question 14 of 20

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When was inoculation first brought to England?

Select one of the following:

  • 1720

  • 1717

  • 1719

  • 1718

  • 1721

  • 1714

Question 15 of 20

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When did Koch discover the Anthrax microbe?

Select one of the following:

  • 1865

  • 1872

  • 1875

  • 1871

  • 1880

  • 1885

  • 1854

Question 16 of 20

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When was the Company of Surgeons which improved standard for surgical training set up?

Select one of the following:

  • 1765

  • 1730

  • 1735

  • 1740

  • 1750

  • 1770

  • 1745

Question 17 of 20

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Who was the first to discover Scarlet Fever?

Select one of the following:

  • John Snow

  • William Harvey

  • Thomas Sydenham

  • Emil Von Behring

Question 18 of 20

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When did Dutch clock maker Anthony van Leeuwenhoek invent the microscope?

Select one of the following:

  • 1661

  • 1692

  • 1687

  • 1693

  • 1691

Question 19 of 20

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When did the Romans leave Britain?

Select one of the following:

  • 430 AD

  • 425 AD

  • 410 AD

  • 445 AD

  • 400AD

Question 20 of 20

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During which period was the Renaissance at its height?

Select one of the following:

  • 1460-1600

  • 1450-1600

  • 1400-1550

  • 1450-1700

  • 1400-1600

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