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Nursing pharmacy Topic wise MCQs

The Oral Cavity and Salivary Glands MCQs

1. The following tissues are lined by keratinised stratified squamous epithelium except:

  1. A. Hard palate
  2. B. Soft palate
  3. C. Lips
  4. D. Gingiva

2. Fordyce’s granules are composed of the following:

  1. A. Sebaceous glands
  2. B. Sweat glands
  3. C. Fibrous tissue
  4. D. Epithelial hyperplasia

3. Patients of AIDS have the following type of oral leukoplakia:

  1. A. Speckled
  2. B. Nodular
  3. C. Hairy
  4. D. Wrinkled

4. The most common gross pattern of carcinoma of oral cavity is:

  1. A. Papillary
  2. B. Nodular
  3. C. Ulcerative
  4. D. Scirrhous

5. The following type of dental cyst is more often associated with development of ameloblastoma:

  1. A. Radicular cyst
  2. B. Dentigerous cyst
  3. C. Primordial cyst
  4. D. Gingival cysts

6. Which of the following conditions is not associated with oral pigmentation?

  1. A. Addison’s disease
  2. B. Lichen planus
  3. C. Albright syndrome
  4. D. Haemochromatosis

7. The pseudocartilage or matrix in mixed salivary tumour is a product of:

  1. A. Connective tissue mucin
  2. B. Ductal epithelial cell origin
  3. C. Myoepithelial cell origin
  4. D. Combination of all mucins

8. Most common malignant salivary gland tumour is:

  1. A. Malignant mixed tumour
  2. B. Mucoepidermoid carcinoma
  3. C. Adenoid cyst carcinoma
  4. D. Adenocarcinoma

9. The most common malignant salivary gland tumour in children is:

  1. A. Acinic cell tumour
  2. B. Adenoid cystic carcinoma
  3. C. Mucoepidermoid carcinoma
  4. D. Adenocarcinoma

10. Malignant salivary gland tumour that commonly spreads along the nerves is:
A. Malignant mixed salivary tumour
B. Mucoepidermoid carcinoma
C. Acinic cell carcinoma
D. Adenoid cystic carcinoma

11. All of the following have strong association with oral squamous cell carcinoma except:

  1. A. Tobacco smoking
  2. B. Chronic alcoholism
  3. C. Submucosal fibrosis
  4. D. HPV 16 and 18

12. Secondary dentin is:
A. Reaction of the tooth to carious process
B. Mature form of dentin
C. Dentin formed with ageing
D. Mineralised primary dentin

13. Most common cyst arising from dental tissues is:

  1. A. Radicular cyst
  2. B. Dentigerous cyst
  3. C. Eruption cyst
  4. D. Gingival cyst

14. All the following are patterns of ameloblastoma except:

  1. A. Follicular
  2. B. Plexiform
  3. C. Granular
  4. D. Spindle

15. Which one of the following autosomal dominant disorders is characterised by the formation of multiple gastrointestinal polyps along with pigmented lesions around the oval cavity?

  1. A. Cowden disease
  2. B. Gardner syndrome
  3. C. Peutz-Jeghers syndrome
  4. D. Rotor syndrome

Answers Key
1) = B, 2) = A, 3) = C, 4) = C, 5) = B, 6) = B, 7) = C, 8) = B, 9) = C, 10) = D, 11) = C, 12) = A, 13) = A, 14) = D, 15) = C

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