1. What name is given to the period 410-1100AD, a significant period of regress in the history of medicine?
The Middle period
The Dark Ages
The Light Ages
2. Which church was dominant in western europe 500-1500AD?
The Protestant church
The Baptist church
The Methodist church
The Roman Catholic Church
3. Who banned dissection in 1300AD stopping much medical progress dead in its tracks?
The Archbishop of Canterbury
4. Which organisation took over education in the Middle Ages?
The Ministry for education
The Roman Catholic church
5. Where did the Church teach that disease came from?
from evil spirits
from germs and microbes
as a punishment from God
6. What happened to Roman public health systems?
they were maintained and flourished
they went in decline because of weak government, poor education and lack of money
7. Whose medical ideas did the church support?
8. What was the "divine right of kings"?
the right for the King to have a special pew in church
The belief that monrachs were chosen by God and had special religious powers, the people had a religious duty to obey them
9. Why was the church against dissection?
because they believed it would prevent a person ascending to heaven
they didn't think it would help much
10. Studying the urine, bloodletting and the use of leeches were all medieval treatments based on whose ancient theory?
11. what deadly plague engulfed Europe wiping out one third of the population in the 1340's?
The Black Death
The Black plague
The Black Adder
12. I am a herbalist who used to treat the peasants when they were ill in medieval villages, who am I?
the Wise woman
13. I cut your hair, remove your cataracts, lance your boils, remove warts and pull your teeth, who am I?
a medieval barber surgeon
my worst nightmare
the wise woman
14. What was an apothecary?
a house of religious worship
an early form of hospital
a place to buy drugs and medicine
15. Where was the only place you could have found some degree of public health system in the Middle ages?
in the peasant villages
in the towns
in the monasteries
16. Who were the flagellants?
a medieval musical group
A religious group who believe they could make God take the Black death away if they punished themselves enough
a group of travelling doctors in the 1340's
17. There were two types of plague, one was bubonic, what was the other?
18. Who discovered the mild antispetic qualities of wine by trial and error in the early 13th century?
monks in a medieval monastery
Galen and Hippocrates
Hugh of Lucca and Theoderic
19. Which of the following was NOT blamed for the Black Death?
fleas and rats
20. Roughly when did the Medieval period end?