General Knowledge Questions for BCS – Medical Discoveries. Part-2

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 General Knowledge Questions for BCS – Medical Discoveries


 

 

Question:          Who discovered the ‘benefits of chloroform surgery’?

Answer:            Sir James Simpson in 1847.

 

Question:          In 1816, an instrument for listening to the sound made by the heart and lungs was discovered. What was it and who was the discoverer?

Answer:            René Laennec discovered the stethoscope in 1816.

 

Question:          Who discovered the Anti-Rabies Vaccine in 1882?

Answer:            Louis Pasteur.

 

Question:           Who was the Founder of Homoeopathy?

Answer:              C.F.S. Hahnemann.

 

Question:          Which Indian doctor discovered a cure for Kala-azar (Visceral Leishmaniasis)?

Answer:            Dr. U.M. Brahmachari.

 

Question:          Who first isolated bacilli?

Answer:            Robert Koch in 1885.

 

Question:          Who invented the Bifocal lens?

Answer:            Benjamin Franklin in 1780.

 

Question:          When was the Iron-Lung invented?

Answer:            The Iron-Lung was invented by Philip Drinker of Harvard, USA in 1929.

 

Question:         What did J.B. Priestley discover in 1774?

Answer:            Oxygen.

 

Question:         Which operation was pioneered by Dr. Christian Barnard in 1967?

Answer:            Heart Transplant.

 

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