WONDER #2465: What is Acupuncture?

Question 1 of 3

What was the main idea of this Wonder?

  1. Acupuncture may help treat headaches and back pain.
  2. Practices like acupuncture and Tai Chi are based on the movement of Qi.
  3. Some people use acupuncture to treat the common cold.
  4. Acupuncture is the practice in Traditional Chinese Medicine of using needles on pressure points to treat health issues.

Question 2 of 3

In Traditional Chinese Medicine, what is Qi?

  1. The pressure points targeted by acupuncture
  2. The life force or energy that flows through the body
  3. The practice of using acupuncture during surgery
  4. Qi means the same thing as acupuncture

Question 3 of 3

Which of these is NOT practiced in Traditional Chinese Medicine, according to this Wonder?

  1. Homeopathy
  2. Acupuncture
  3. Tai Chi
  4. Herbal medicine

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