Medicine in Britain, c.1250- Present - QUIZ

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A juicy revision quiz covering all the medicine through time content studied for GCSE

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Question 1

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When did the Black Death first hit Britain?
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  • 1348
  • 1448
  • 1665
  • 1338

Question 2

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When was the first British Printing Press?
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  • 1500s
  • 1480s
  • 1470s
  • 1510s

Question 3

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When did Vesalius publish 'The fabric of the Human Body"?
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  • 1643
  • 1558
  • 1543
  • 1598

Question 4

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When was Harvey's "On the motion of the Heart Published"?
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  • 1722
  • 1628
  • 1634
  • 1716

Question 5

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When was the Royal Society founded?
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  • 1750
  • 1734
  • 1660
  • 1710

Question 6

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When did the Great Plague hit London?
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  • 1555
  • 1665
  • 1664
  • 1669

Question 7

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When was Sydenham's "Medical Observations" published?
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  • 1670
  • 1659
  • 1672
  • 1676

Question 8

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When did Jenner publish his vaccination findings?
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  • 1628
  • 1798
  • 1784
  • 1794

Question 9

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When did James Simpson discover Chloroform?
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  • 1847
  • 1823
  • 1837
  • 1855

Question 10

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When was the Smallpox Vaccine made compulsory?
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  • 1865
  • 1848
  • 1853
  • 1851

Question 11

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When was John Snow's report "On the Mode of Communication of Cholera" published?
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  • 1876
  • 1872
  • 1855
  • 1869

Question 12

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What year did Florence Nightingale publish "Notes on Nursing"?
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  • 1859
  • 1867
  • 1848
  • 1869

Question 13

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When did Pasteur publish the Germ Theory?
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  • 1858
  • 1861
  • 1871
  • 1856

Question 14

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When did the government of Benjamin Disraeli pass the Public Health Act?
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  • 1848
  • 1856
  • 1875
  • 1863

Question 15

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When did Robert Koch identify Anthrax Spores?
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  • 1876
  • 1880
  • 1877
  • 1884

Question 16

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When did Wilhelm Rontgen discover X-Rays?
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  • 1891
  • 1898
  • 1903
  • 1895

Question 17

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What year did Ehrlich and Hata discover the first Magic Bullet, Salvarsan 606?
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  • 1913
  • 1909
  • 1907
  • 1911

Question 18

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When did Alexander Fleming discover Penicillin?
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  • 1928
  • 1930
  • 1925
  • 1921

Question 19

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In what year did Domagk discover the second Magic Bullet, Prontosil?
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  • 1926
  • 1931
  • 1932
  • 1929

Question 20

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During which years did Florey and Chain purify Penicillin?
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  • 1930-42
  • 1938-40
  • 1928-36
  • 1936-42

Question 21

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When did the government launch a Diphtheria vaccination campaign?
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  • 1940
  • 1946
  • 1937
  • 1944

Question 22

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When was the NHS founded?
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  • 1843
  • 1948
  • 1950
  • 1953

Question 23

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What does NHS stand for?
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  • National Health Service
  • National Hummingbird Salutation
  • Northern Hemisphere Service
  • Naval Health Structure

Question 24

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When did Crick and Watson discover the structure of DNA?
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  • 1952
  • 1950
  • 1953
  • 1956

Question 25

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When was the Government's first Polio vaccination campaign?
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  • 1956
  • 1949
  • 1951
  • 1953

Question 26

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When were cigarette adverts banned from television?
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  • 1986
  • 1965
  • 1980
  • 1974

Question 27

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When did Christian Barnard complete the first heart transplant?
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  • 1967
  • 1970
  • 1965
  • 1973

Question 28

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When was the Human Genome project completed?
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  • 2001
  • 1999
  • 2003
  • 2000

Question 29

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When was smoking banned in public places?
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  • 2005-6
  • 2009
  • 2006-7
  • 2004

Question 30

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What is the name of the theory developed in Ancient Greece to explain illness and later developed by Galen?
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  • Miasma theory
  • The theory of Opposites
  • The theory of the four humours
  • Spontaneous Generation

Question 31

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What is the name for the time period of great medical change in the 16th and 17th centuries?
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  • The Dark Ages
  • The Renaissance
  • Industrial Britain
  • The Reformation

Question 32

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What was the name of the group that was set up to enable educated people to discuss scientific ideas?
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  • The Royal Scoiety
  • The Medical Society
  • The Scientific Association
  • The Society of London

Question 33

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The theory that illness is caused by bad smells is called...
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  • Miasma
  • Spontaneous Generation
  • Uroscopy
  • The theory of the four humours

Question 34

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What is the name of Jenner's discovery?
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  • Magic Bullet
  • Inoculation
  • Vaccination
  • Blood Transfusions

Question 35

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Who was the first female to qualify as a doctor in Britain?
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  • Elizabeth Garrett Anderson
  • Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
  • Florence Nightingale
  • Sarah Nelmes

Question 36

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Who developed Pasteur's work further in 1875?
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  • Crick and Watson
  • Koch
  • Florey and Chain
  • Fleming

Question 37

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What is the name given to drugs that stop infections caused by bacteria?
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  • Antibiotics
  • Antibacterial
  • Antiseptic
  • Anaesthetics

Question 38

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What disease did the first Magic Bullet cure?
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  • Measles
  • Syphilis
  • Anthrax
  • All of them!

Question 39

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Who paid for water to be pumped into London in 1609?
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  • Bazalgette
  • James 1
  • Hugh Myddleton
  • Francis Chadwick

Question 40

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In what year was the Great Stink?
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  • 1858
  • 1860
  • 1857
  • 1861

Question 41

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Who died after an overdose of chloroform?
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  • Joseph Lister
  • James Chadwick
  • Hannah Greener
  • Edith Anderson

Question 42

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What substance did Lister use to limit infection?
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  • Penicillin
  • Sodium Citrate
  • Carbolic Acid
  • Laughing Gas

Question 43

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What was the name of the surgeon who developed plastic surgery during WW1?
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  • Liston
  • Gilles
  • French
  • Grayson

Question 44

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What did Landsteiner discover, and in what year?
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  • 1974
  • The link between smoking and lung cancer
  • Third Magic Bullet
  • 1901
  • Blood Groups
  • 1860
  • The link between health and poor living conditions
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