NBDE Part I Dental Ethics MCQ With Answer Key

NBDE Part I Dental Ethics MCQ With Answer Key

Ethics is a branch of philosophy.It is defined as the systematic study of what is right and good with respect to character and conduct. Similarly, Dental ethics can be described as the moral duties and obligations of a dentist towards his/her patients, professional colleagues, and society.


Question 1: While taking informed consent from a patient in a dental clinic which of the following statement is not included in the informed consent

A. Description of the proposed treatment

B. The foreseeable risks

C. The benefits and prognosis of the proposed treatment

D. The costs of the proposed treatment

Answer & Explanation

Answer: [D]

 

Question 2: The dentist has diagnosed grossly carious mandibular third molar in a patient and recommended specific treatment for a patient and remains on the premises while the patient is being treated. This type of dental supervision is known as:

A. Indirect supervision

B. General supervision

C. Personal supervision

D. Direct supervision

Answer & Explanation

Answer: [D]

 

Question 3: What is meant by an abuse of a child?

A. Physical abuse

B. Sexual abuse

C. Emotional abuse

D. All of the above

Answer & Explanation

Answer: [D]

 

Question 4: According to Dental ethics, Beneficence can be defined as  that a dentist is obliged to:

A. Preserve a healthy dentition unless it compromises the well-being of other teeth

B. Participate in legal and public health-related matters

C. Give the highest quality of service of which he or she is capable

D. All of the above

Answer & Explanation

Answer: [D]

 

Question 5: “Self Governance” is referred to which principle in the code?

A. Veracity

B. Justice

C. Autonomy

D. Beneficence

Answer & Explanation

Answer: [C]


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