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2. Archaeological evidence of trephining in prehistoric times...

  • Proves that prehistoric people performed brain surgery
  • Suggests that prehistoric surgeons tried to remove evil spirits
  • Shows that prehistoric surgeons tried to cure epilepsy

3. Which of the following is not true?

  • Prehistoric people could not mend broken bones well
  • Australian Aborigines in recent times could mend broken bones well.
  • Australian Aborigines in recent times could stitch up wounds.

4. Which of these statements is incorrect?

  • Prehistoric peoples believed that illness occurred when a person's spirit was lost or stolen.
  • Modern Aborigines believed that illness occurred when a person's spirit was lost or stolen.
  • Prehistoric people’s beliefs about the cause of illness are unknown.

5. Who delivered medical services in prehistoric times, as far as we know?

  • Witchdoctors
  • Priests
  • Tribal chiefs

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