Harvey Cushing Trivia Quiz: Neurosurgeon, Pathologist & Writer

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Harvey Williams Cushing was a renowned American neurosurgeon, pathologist, writer, and draftsman. He was a pioneer of brain surgery, the first exclusive neurosurgeon, and the first person to describe Cushing's disease. Here are ten quiz questions about Harvey Cushing:

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Which school did Harvey Cushing attend that influenced his interest in science and medicine?

  • Harvard University

  • Yale University

  • Johns Hopkins University

  • Cleveland Manual Training School

What did Harvey Cushing develop during his time in Baltimore?

  • The method of operating with general anesthesia

  • The method of operating with spinal anesthesia

  • The method of operating with local anesthesia

  • The method of operating with epidural anesthesia

In which war did Harvey Cushing serve as a major in the U.S. Army Medical Corps?

  • World War I

  • World War II

  • Korean War

  • Vietnam War

Where was Harvey Cushing buried after his death?

  • New York City

  • Boston

  • Cleveland

  • Philadelphia

Which disease did Harvey Cushing describe?

  • Alzheimer's disease

  • Parkinson's disease

  • Cushing's disease

  • Huntington's disease

What was Harvey Cushing's profession?

  • Neurosurgeon

  • Cardiologist

  • Gynecologist

  • Ophthalmologist

Who was Harvey Cushing's mentor during his residency in surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital?

  • William Stewart Halsted

  • Charles Scott Sherrington

  • Emil Theodor Kocher

  • Edward Revere Osler

In which city was Harvey Cushing born?

  • New York City

  • Cleveland

  • Boston

  • Philadelphia

What is the rank that Harvey Cushing attained in the U.S. Army during World War I?

  • Major

  • Lieutenant colonel

  • Colonel

  • General

What was the name of the biography that Harvey Cushing wrote in three volumes?

  •  Life of William Shakespeare

  • Life of Benjamin Franklin

  • Life of Sir William Osler

  • Life of Isaac Newton


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