These days, everyone has some form of anatomical knowledge, even at a very basic level. Some people take great interest in the minutiae of the human body, going on to become surgeons, doctors, and researchers who further our collective knowledge. Whether you spend all your free time scouring anatomical textbooks or are happy with your ninth-grade biology training, who not try your hand at our anatomy quiz and see if we can guess your level of education? So crack your metacarpals and square your scapula -- test your anatomical know how and see how you do!
Let us introduce you to the Listicle Liege, the Article Aficionado, the one and only Nathan. Since creating his first photo collage at the age of five with images clipped from his mom’s Chatelaine magazines (all of them), it’s been nearly impossible to stem this one’s tide of visual learning. Be it the annals of history or the latest celeb gossip, Nathan has probably researched it, likely already has a folder of relevant photos on his desktop, and definitely learned a lot of interesting facts to go with those images. Whereas most well-read adults have bookshelves full of classic literature, Nathan’s stacks are composed of National Geographic and TIME special editions and a curated section of first-grade readers (for inspiration). If you prefer picture books to wordy novels, listicles by Nathan are right up your alley.
Although there have been many forms of anesthesia throughout history, it wasn't until 1842 that William Edward Clarke used it for the first time in Western surgical practice. At the time, Clarke was an undergraduate student in Rochester, New York. He administered ether, through inhalation, in advance of a dental extraction. Today, this might seem insignificant, but until that moment all surgeries had been performed without anesthetic. That meant that surgical procedures were limited to what a patient could handle before flailing or dying of shock. Most surgeries at the time were amputations. Even then, an amputation was considered a last resort, when death was near inevitable. The advent of ether as a general anesthetic paved the way for surgeons to take on more invasive procedures, like tumor removal and heart surgery, saving more lives than ever before.
Our personality quizzes are set up a little differently than your basic trivia quiz, but you’ve probably seen their kind around. Rather than having to choose the right answer from a list of multiple choice options, in this case, there is no “right answer”! (Two plus two will always be four, but every Golden Girls character is equally awesome.
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