MCQs of Oral Pathology (2)

11. Dens In dente occurs most commonly in the:
a. Maxillary canines
b. Mandibular premolars
c. Mandibular second molars
d. Maxillary lateral incisors
e. All incisors
Key: d

12. Paralysis of the tongue is referred to as:
a. Ankyloglossia
b. Glossoplegia
c. Macroglossia
d. Pyroglossia
e. Geographic tongue
Key: b

13. An abnormal disease in the flow of Salive is called?
a. Ptyalism
b. Trismus
c. Xerostomia
d. Salivation
e. Sialadenitis
Key: c

14. The cells most frequently found In a Granuloma are:
a. Mast cells
b. Giant cells
c. Lymphocytes
d. Neutrophils
e. RBCs
Key: c

15. A cyst occurring under the tongue, caused by obstruction of a salivary gland duct, is called a:
a. Follicular cyst
b. Dentigerous cyst
c. Ranula
d. Dermoid cyst
e. Epidermoid cyst
Key: c

16. The most common benign tumor occurring In the oral cavity Is the:
a. Papilloma
b. Adenoma
c. Fibroma
d. Hemangioma
e. Lipoma
Key: c

17. The most common malignancy found In the oral cavity is:
a. Basal cell carcinoma
b. Transitional cell carcinoma
c. Melanoma
d. Squamous cell carcinoma
e. Adenocarcinoma
Key: d

18. The excessive formation of scar tissue is called:
a. Fibroma
b. Myxoma
c. Keloid
d. Myoma
e. Carcinoma
Key: c

19. Failure of the tuberculum impar to retract prior to fusion of the lateral halves of the tongue results In:
a. Median rhomboid glossitis
b. Cleft (bifid) tongue
c. Geographic tongue
d. Scrotal tongue
e. Sarcoma of tongue
Key: a

20. Atrophy of the pharyngeal and gastric mucosa, kollonychias (spoon nails). and predisposition to oral carcinoma In postmenopausal women are features of:
a. Iron deficiency anemia
b. Pernicious anemia
c. Sturge-Weber-Dimitri syndrome
d. Plummer-Vinson syndrome
e. Trisomy 21
Key: d

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