Tooth Morphology Trivia Exam! Quiz

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Tooth Morphology Trivia Exam! Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The ______________ are the smallest teeth in the permanent dentition. Give the specific name of the teeth and not the teeth numbers. 
  • 2. 
    When referring to the permanent canines, which of the following features apply? 
    • A. 

      Commonly called the "eye teeth"

    • B. 

      Can be a slightly more yellow color than the other teeth in the dentition

    • C. 

      Root is very short

    • D. 

      Usually the last teeth to be lost

    • E. 

      Canines are part of the posterior dentition

    • F. 

      The meisal cusp slope on the canine is usually shorter than the distal

    • G. 

      Sometimes referred to as "cuspids"

    • H. 

      Typically has a bifurcated root

  • 3. 
    This tooth has two cusps.  One is a buccal cusp and one is a lingual cusp.  It also has two roots.
    • A. 

      Maxillary first molar

    • B. 

      Mandibular second premolar

    • C. 

      Maxillary first premolar

    • D. 

      Mandibular first molar

  • 4. 
    This tooth erupts around age 6-7 and erupts distal to the primary mandibular second molar.
    • A. 

      Maxillary first molar

    • B. 

      Mandibular second premolar

    • C. 

      Maxillary second premolar

    • D. 

      Mandibualr first molar

  • 5. 
    These teeth are large mesiodistally and have very rounded labial surfaces when viewed from the incisal aspect. 
    • A. 

      Maxillary central incisors

    • B. 

      Mandibular lateral incisors

    • C. 

      Maxillary lateral incisors

    • D. 

      None of the answers are correct

  • 6. 
    The incisal edge of a newly erupted central and lateral incisor can have rounded extensions called __________. 
  • 7. 
    The crown of the maxillary first molar is shorter than that of the second molar.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The Maxillary third molars are teeth numbers _________.
    • A. 

      1 and 2

    • B. 

      17 and 32

    • C. 

      16 and 17

    • D. 

      1 and 16

  • 9. 
    Which mandibular molar has roots that are larger and more divergent?
    • A. 

      Mandibular first molar

    • B. 

      Mandibular second molar

    • C. 

      Neither the first nor the second has divergent roots

  • 10. 
    The mandibular second premolar can has three cusps or two cusps.  The most common form is the ____________________.
    • A. 

      Two cusp

    • B. 

      Three cusp

    • C. 

      Each one is fairly commoon

  • 11. 
    Which Maxillary premolar has a buccal and lingual cusp that is almost the same height?
    • A. 

      First

    • B. 

      Second

    • C. 

      Both the First and the Second

  • 12. 
    When identifying a Mandibular lateral incisor, you could look for which of the following anatomical features?
    • A. 

      It has a centered cingulum

    • B. 

      Mesial side is longer than the distal

    • C. 

      It is tooth numbers 23 and 25

    • D. 

      It is larger than the central

  • 13. 
    The tooth that has a long well-formed buccal cusp and a non-functioning lingual cusp is the ________.
    • A. 

      Maxillary second premolar

    • B. 

      Mandiublar first premolar

    • C. 

      Mandibular second premolar

    • D. 

      Mandibular first molar

  • 14. 
    When identifying a Maxillary first molar, which one of the following anatomical features could you use to identify?
    • A. 

      Bifurcated

    • B. 

      Four cusps

    • C. 

      Cusp of Carabelli

    • D. 

      Two roots

  • 15. 
    Using the Universal numbering system, tooth numbers 3 and 14 would be which teeth?
    • A. 

      Mandibular first molars

    • B. 

      Maxillary second molars

    • C. 

      Mandibular second premolars

    • D. 

      Maxillary first premolars

    • E. 

      Maxillary first molars

  • 16. 
    Which of the following teeth is non-succandenous?
    • A. 

      Mandibular premolars

    • B. 

      Mandibular central incisors

    • C. 

      Maxillary first and second molars

    • D. 

      Maxillary canines

  • 17. 
    The tooth that varies in a form more than any other tooth except third molars, is the __________.
    • A. 

      Maxillary central incisor

    • B. 

      Canines

    • C. 

      Maxillary lateral incisor

    • D. 

      Maxillary first premolar

  • 18. 
    A large space seen between two teeth within the same arch is called a _____________.
    • A. 

      Diastema

    • B. 

      Mamelon

    • C. 

      Imbrication

    • D. 

      None of the answers are correct

  • 19. 
    The maxillary canine has a sharper cusp tip than the mandibular canine. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The maxillary tooth that has a buccal cusp that is long and sharp so that it can assist the canine in tearing the food is the ______________.
    • A. 

      Maxillary lateral incisor

    • B. 

      Maxillary first premolar

    • C. 

      Maxillary second premolar

    • D. 

      Maxillary central incisor

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