NBDE Part 1 – Dental Anatomy And Occlusion Questions With Answer Keys

Question 11: Which of the following histological technique is used generally for observing various structures of the dental enamel?

A. Decalcified section followed by Hematoxylin and eosin staining

B. Ground sections

C. Hematoxylin and eosin staining

D. Alcian blue staining

Answer & Explanation

Answer: [B]


Question 12: Which of the following term is used to describe a tooth in which three cusps are arranged in a form of a triangle?

A. Haplodont

B. Triconodont

C. Tritubercular

D. Bunodont

Answer & Explanation

Answer: [C]


Question 13: Which of the following teeth present in the permanent dentition is NOT considered as succedaneous teeth?

A. Incisor

B. Canine

C. Premolar

D. Molar

Answer & Explanation

Answer: [D]


Question 14: Which of the following tooth is most commonly involved with developmental anomaly known as ‘Dens-in-Dente’?

A. Maxillary lateral incisors

B. Mandibular lateral incisors

C. Maxillary premolars

D. Mandibular premolars

Answer & Explanation

Answer: [A]


Question 15: Which of the following term mentioned are correctly matched with their meanings?

A. Antimeres – corresponding teeth in the two quadrants of the jaws

B. Dryopithecus pattern – when mesiolingual cusp joins distobuccal cusp along floor of the central fossa

C. Heterodont – presence of different groups of teeth

D. All of the above

Answer & Explanation

Answer: [D]

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