World GK MCQs

World Famous Historical Figures in Medicine MCQs with Answers

Who is known as the father of modern medicine?
a) Hippocrates
b) Louis Pasteur
c) Alexander Fleming
d) Florence Nightingale
Answer: a) Hippocrates

Who discovered penicillin, the first widely used antibiotic?
a) Hippocrates
b) Louis Pasteur
c) Alexander Fleming
d) Florence Nightingale
Answer: c) Alexander Fleming

Who developed the first successful vaccine for smallpox?
a) Hippocrates
b) Louis Pasteur
c) Edward Jenner
d) Florence Nightingale
Answer: c) Edward Jenner

Who is known as the founder of modern nursing?
a) Hippocrates
b) Louis Pasteur
c) Alexander Fleming
d) Florence Nightingale
Answer: d) Florence Nightingale

Who developed the theory of the circulation of blood?
a) Hippocrates
b) Louis Pasteur
c) Alexander Fleming
d) William Harvey
Answer: d) William Harvey

Who discovered the X-ray?
a) Wilhelm Roentgen
b) Louis Pasteur
c) Alexander Fleming
d) Florence Nightingale
Answer: a) Wilhelm Roentgen

Who developed the concept of antiseptic surgery?
a) Hippocrates
b) Joseph Lister
c) Alexander Fleming
d) Florence Nightingale
Answer: b) Joseph Lister

Who discovered the polio vaccine?
a) Hippocrates
b) Louis Pasteur
c) Albert Sabin
d) Florence Nightingale
Answer: c) Albert Sabin

Who is credited with the discovery of insulin for the treatment of diabetes?
a) Charles Best
b) Frederick Banting
c) Alexander Fleming
d) Florence Nightingale
Answer: b) Frederick Banting

Who developed the first successful vaccine for rabies?
a) Hippocrates
b) Louis Pasteur
c) Alexander Fleming
d) Florence Nightingale
Answer: b) Louis Pasteur

Who is known for the development of the first artificial heart?
a) Christiaan Barnard
b) Louis Pasteur
c) Alexander Fleming
d) Florence Nightingale
Answer: a) Christiaan Barnard

Who is considered the founder of modern surgery?
a) Hippocrates
b) Louis Pasteur
c) Joseph Lister
d) Florence Nightingale
Answer: c) Joseph Lister

Who is known for the discovery of the structure of DNA?
a) James Watson
b) Francis Crick
c) Alexander Fleming
d) Florence Nightingale
Answer: b) Francis Crick

Who is considered the father of psychoanalysis?
a) Sigmund Freud
b) Louis Pasteur
c) Alexander Fleming
d) Florence Nightingale
Answer: a) Sigmund Freud

Who is known for the development of the first successful kidney transplant?
a) Hippocrates
b) Joseph Murray
c) Alexander Fleming
d) Florence Nightingale
Answer: b) Joseph Murray

Who developed the first vaccine for hepatitis B?
a) Baruch Blumberg
b) Louis Pasteur
c) Alexander Fleming
d) Florence Nightingale
Answer: a) Baruch Blumberg

Who is known for the development of the first successful organ transplant (kidney)?
a) Hippocrates
b) Joseph Murray
c) Alexander Fleming
d) Florence Nightingale
Answer: b) Joseph Murray

Who discovered the first effective treatment for syphilis?
a) Paul Ehrlich
b) Louis Pasteur
c) Alexander Fleming
d) Florence Nightingale
Answer: a) Paul Ehrlich

Who is known for the development of the first vaccine for hepatitis A?
a) Maurice Hilleman
b) Louis Pasteur
c) Alexander Fleming
d) Florence Nightingale
Answer: a) Maurice Hilleman

Who is credited with the discovery of the first effective treatment for tuberculosis?
a) Hippocrates
b) Robert Koch
c) Alexander Fleming
d) Florence Nightingale
Answer: b) Robert Koch

Who developed the first successful vaccine for yellow fever?
a) Max Theiler
b) Louis Pasteur
c) Alexander Fleming
d) Florence Nightingale
Answer: a) Max Theiler

Who is known for the discovery of the Rh factor in blood typing?
a) Karl Landsteiner
b) Louis Pasteur
c) Alexander Fleming
d) Florence Nightingale
Answer: a) Karl Landsteiner

Who developed the first successful treatment for leprosy?
a) Paul Brand
b) Louis Pasteur
c) Alexander Fleming
d) Florence Nightingale
Answer: a) Paul Brand

Who is known for the development of the first vaccine for human papillomavirus (HPV)?
a) Ian Frazer
b) Louis Pasteur
c) Alexander Fleming
d) Florence Nightingale
Answer: a) Ian Frazer

Who is credited with the discovery of the first effective treatment for malaria?
a) Ronald Ross
b) Louis Pasteur
c) Alexander Fleming
d) Florence Nightingale
Answer: a) Ronald Ross

Who is known for the development of the first successful cochlear implant?
a) Graeme Clark
b) Louis Pasteur
c) Alexander Fleming
d) Florence Nightingale
Answer: a) Graeme Clark

Who developed the first vaccine for human papillomavirus (HPV)?
a) Ian Frazer
b) Louis Pasteur
c) Alexander Fleming
d) Florence Nightingale
Answer: a) Ian Frazer

Who is known for the development of the first successful treatment for HIV/AIDS?
a) David Ho
b) Louis Pasteur
c) Alexander Fleming
d) Florence Nightingale
Answer: a) David Ho

Who developed the first successful treatment for Parkinson’s disease?
a) Oliver Sacks
b) Louis Pasteur
c) Alexander Fleming
d) Florence Nightingale
Answer: a) Oliver Sacks

Who is known for the discovery of the first effective treatment for cholera?
a) John Snow
b) Louis Pasteur
c) Alexander Fleming
d) Florence Nightingale
Answer: a) John Snow

Who developed the first successful vaccine for meningitis?
a) Albert Sabin
b) Louis Pasteur
c) Alexander Fleming
d) Florence Nightingale
Answer: a) Albert Sabin

Who is known for the development of the first successful treatment for multiple sclerosis?
a) Terry Wahls
b) Louis Pasteur
c) Alexander Fleming
d) Florence Nightingale
Answer: a) Terry Wahls

Who developed the first vaccine for whooping cough (pertussis)?
a) Pearl Kendrick
b) Louis Pasteur
c) Alexander Fleming
d) Florence Nightingale
Answer: a) Pearl Kendrick

Who is known for the development of the first successful treatment for cystic fibrosis?
a) Paul Quinton
b) Louis Pasteur
c) Alexander Fleming
d) Florence Nightingale
Answer: a) Paul Quinton

Who developed the first successful treatment for hemophilia?
a) Judith Graham Pool
b) Louis Pasteur
c) Alexander Fleming
d) Florence Nightingale
Answer: a) Judith Graham Pool

Who is known for the discovery of the first effective treatment for peptic ulcers?
a) Barry Marshall
b) Louis Pasteur
c) Alexander Fleming
d) Florence Nightingale
Answer: a) Barry Marshall

Who developed the first successful treatment for epilepsy?
a) Wilder Penfield
b) Louis Pasteur
c) Alexander Fleming
d) Florence Nightingale
Answer: a) Wilder Penfield

Who is known for the development of the first successful treatment for breast cancer?
a) George N. Papanicolaou
b) Louis Pasteur
c) Alexander Fleming
d) Florence Nightingale
Answer: a) George N. Papanicolaou

Who developed the first successful treatment for erectile dysfunction?
a) Virag R.
b) Louis Pasteur
c) Alexander Fleming
d) Florence Nightingale
Answer: a) Virag R.

Who is known for the development of the first successful treatment for Alzheimer’s disease?
a) Alois Alzheimer
b) Louis Pasteur
c) Alexander Fleming
d) Florence Nightingale
Answer: a) Alois Alzheimer

 

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