Salivary Glands Questions: Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    Mumps becomes more painful when the parotid gland decreases the secretion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The submandibular gland provides about 25% of the resting salivary volume.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The duct for the parotid gland is located opposite the maxillary 2nd premolar.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The parasympathetic nervous system controls salivary gland secretion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Major salivary glands are purely or mostly mucous in nature.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Major salivary glands are compound tubuloalveolar glands.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 7. 
    The glands of von ebner are found around the base of the fungiform papillae.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The __________ gland is located lateral, postrior and medial to the ramus.
    • A. 

      Parotid

    • B. 

      Submandibular

    • C. 

      Sublingual

    • D. 

      Lingual

  • 9. 
    Submandibular gland.
  • 10. 
    Sublingual gland.
  • 11. 
    Parotid gland.
  • 12. 
    Gland of von ebner
  • 13. 
    Anterior lingual gland.
  • 14. 
    The submandibular gland is also called the:
    • A. 

      Submaxillary

    • B. 

      Mandibular

    • C. 

      Sublingual

    • D. 

      Lingual

  • 15. 
    The opening of the duct for the parotid gland is the _____________ muscle.
    • A. 

      Lateral pterygoid

    • B. 

      Zygomatic

    • C. 

      Masseter

    • D. 

      Buccinator

  • 16. 
    Where does the submandibular duct open into the mouth?
    • A. 

      Lingual to the mandibular canine

    • B. 

      Along the sublingual fold

    • C. 

      Onto the sublingual caruncle

    • D. 

      Opposite the mandibular 2nd molar

  • 17. 
    Which structure does not have minor salivary glands?
    • A. 

      Tongue

    • B. 

      Anterior hard palate

    • C. 

      Labial mucosa

    • D. 

      Buccal mucosa

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is not true of minor salivary glands?
    • A. 

      Less branching

    • B. 

      Short ducts

    • C. 

      Fewer duct openings

    • D. 

      Keep mucous membranes moist

  • 19. 
    The ________ gland';s duct opens into the vestibule opposite the maxillary 2nd molar.
    • A. 

      Parotid

    • B. 

      Submandibular

    • C. 

      Sublingual

    • D. 

      Buccal

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    Which of the following glands is mostly serous with some mucous acini?
    • A. 

      Buccal

    • B. 

      Sublingual

    • C. 

      Parotid

    • D. 

      Submandibular

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 21. 
    The submandibular gland opens into the oral cavity.
    • A. 

      Opposite the maxillary 2nd molar

    • B. 

      On the sublingual caruncle

    • C. 

      At the base of the labial frenum

    • D. 

      B and c

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 22. 
    The serous glands of von ebner are found:
    • A. 

      In the cheek

    • B. 

      In the palate

    • C. 

      In the floor of the mouth

    • D. 

      In the tongue

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 23. 
    The nerve supply to all salivary glands comes from the:
    • A. 

      Autonomic nervous system

    • B. 

      Parasympathethic nervous system

    • C. 

      Sympathetic nerous system

    • D. 

      A and b

    • E. 

      A and c

  • 24. 
    Which of the following major salivary glands has more than one duct?
    • A. 

      Parotid

    • B. 

      Submandibular

    • C. 

      Sublingual

    • D. 

      Both a and b

    • E. 

      Both a and c

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