Trivia Quiz On Temporomandibular Joint!

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Trivia Quiz On Temporomandibular Joint!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    One of the major treatments of bruxism is tranquilizers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Arthritis may affect the disc or the bony part of the TMJ.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The upper posterior lamina is collagenous and prevents the disc from being pulled too far forward.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The articular disc is tightly attached to the medial and lateral poles of the condyle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The anterior band of the discs is its thickest region.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    In the chewing motion, the mandible moves downward, then shifts toward the non-chewing side.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Irregular movements of the disc may make popping sounds.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    There are synovial cavities above and below the articular disc.
    • A. 

      Tue

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The central portion of the disc has numerous pain fibers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Neck spasms; tMJ pain
  • 11. 
    Grinding sensation in TMJ
  • 12. 
    Attrition
  • 13. 
    Inability to close the mouth.
  • 14. 
    Torn lateral pole attachment.
  • 15. 
    Which of the following is true about lateral excursions of the jaw?
    • A. 

      They are controlled by the upper hear of the lateral pterygoid

    • B. 

      They are controlled by the lower head of the lateral pterygoid

    • C. 

      The jaw moves toward the side on which the laterla pterygoid contracts

    • D. 

      If the jaw moves to the right, the condyle on the other side moves posteriorly

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    Which structure prevents the condyle from moving too far anteriorly?
    • A. 

      Articular eminence

    • B. 

      TMJ capsule

    • C. 

      Lower collageous lamina

    • D. 

      Temporomandibular ligament

    • E. 

      Both b and c

  • 17. 
    The condyle of the mandible articulates with the _______ of the temporal bone.
    • A. 

      Articular enminence

    • B. 

      Coronoid fossa

    • C. 

      Mandibular fossa

    • D. 

      Temporal fossa

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    The disc of the TMJ is attached laterally and medially to the
    • A. 

      Medial pterygoid

    • B. 

      Lateral pterygoid

    • C. 

      Poles of the condyle

    • D. 

      Retrodiscal pad

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    The posterior collagenous lamina functions to
    • A. 

      Pull the disc back

    • B. 

      Pull the disc forward

    • C. 

      Keep the disc from being pulled too far back

    • D. 

      Keep disc from being pulled to far forward

    • E. 

      None of the above