MCQs of Oral Pathology


1. A pear-shaped radlolucency causing displacement of the roots of vital maxillary lateral and cuspid teeth Is characteristics of:
a. Globulomaxillary cyst.
b. Apical periodontal cyst.
c. Primordial cyst.
d. Nasoalveolar cyst
e. Lateral Periodontal Cyst
Key: a


2. Lesion that characteristically occurs on the alveolar ridges of Infants is:
a. Congenital lymphangioma
b. Fordyce granules
c. Bohn’s nodules
d. Mite sponge news
e. Retrocuspid papilla
Key: c

3. Features of familial multiple neurofibroma with café-au-laft spots of the skin are typical of:
a. Von Recklinghausen’s disease of skin
b. Peget’s disease of skin
c. Hereditary ectodermal dysplasia
d. Familial fibrous dysplasia
e. Papillion Lefevre Syndrome
Key: a

4. The chemical disintegration of enamel is referred to as:
a. Abrasion
b. Attrition
c. Erosion
d. Hypoplasia
e. Pitting
Key: c

5. Mottled enamel is produced by:
a. Syphilis
b. Febrile diseases
c. Fluorine
d. Acids
e. Tuberculosis
Key: c

6. The structures of enamel that are more resistant to the actions of acids are:
a. Enamel cuticles
b. Enamel lamellae
c. Enamel rods
d. Interprismatic substance of enamel
e. Ameloblast
Key: a

7. The most common route by which infection may reach the pulp Is through:
a. The blood stream
b. Traumatic injuries
c. Dental caries
d. Erosion
e. Periosteum
Key: c

8. The cells responsible for root resorption are:
a. Fibroblasts
b. Cementoblasts
c. Oesteoblasts
d. Osteoclasts
e Odontoblast
Key: d

9. Dry socket Is a form of
a. Osteomyelitis
b. Osteitis
c Osleoma
d. Periostitis
e. Granuloma
Key: d

10. Inflammation of the lips Is referred to as:
a. Stcmataibs
b. Glossitis migrican
c. Cheilitis
d. Vincent Angina
e. Sialadenitis
Key: c

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