Premolar Anatomy And Functions! Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 
    The function of premolars are to pierce, tear, and ________.
  • 2. 
    Maxillary first premolars are __________ (larger/smaller) than maxillary second premolars.
  • 3. 
    Mandibular first premolars are ________(larger/smaller) than mandibular second premolars.
  • 4. 
    The shape of the buccal view of premolars is called __________.
  • 5. 
    Checkmark all of the general features that associate with premolars:
    • A. 

      3 roots

    • B. 

      2 roots

    • C. 

      1 root

    • D. 

      Shorter crown than anteriors

    • E. 

      Vertical buccal ridge

    • F. 

      Root concavities

    • G. 

      Cusp of Carabelli

  • 6. 
    Maxillary premolars can penetrate sinuses.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Maxillary second premolars always have one root.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Maxillary premolars are centered over the root(s).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    In maxillary first premolars, the buccal cusp is ________ higher/level/shorter in comparison to the lingual cusp.
  • 10. 
    Which surface of the maxillary first premolars contains a root concavity & a more rounded crown outline?
    • A. 

      Distal

    • B. 

      Mesial

    • C. 

      Buccal

    • D. 

      Lingual

  • 11. 
    In maxillary second premolars and mandibular premolars, the lingual cusp is smaller than the buccal cusp.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The big buccal cusps of mandibular premolars can be mistaken for a ______________.
  • 13. 
    The mandibular first premolar has the shorter root.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Mandibular first premolars have a CEJ that's more occlusal on the ______ surface.
    • A. 

      Mesial

    • B. 

      Distal

    • C. 

      Lingual

    • D. 

      Buccal

  • 15. 
    Mandibular second premolars are also known as bicuspids.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The lingual cusp(s) of mandibular second premolars are ________ than the buccal.
    • A. 

      Larger

    • B. 

      Wider

    • C. 

      Smaller

    • D. 

      Sharper

  • 17. 
    In a 3 cusp type mandibular second premolar, the ML cusp is ______ than the DL cusp.
    • A. 

      Shorter & rounder

    • B. 

      Sharper & shorter

    • C. 

      Wider & shorter

    • D. 

      Wider & longer

  • 18. 
    3rd most commonly missing teeth.
    • A. 

      #13 & #29

    • B. 

      #20 & #29

    • C. 

      #28 & #12

    • D. 

      #12 & #5