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Q. Through the bloodborne pathogen standard, the occupational safety and health
administration directs
activity for each of the following except one. Which one is the exception?
a. Using barrier techniques
b. Using material safety data sheets
c. Obtaining hepatitis B vaccines
d. Communicating hazards to employees
e. Performing housekeeping
Q. Stress and illness are often related. The best description of their relationship is which
of the following?
a. Stress is primary cause of illness
b. Illness is adaptation to stress
c. Stress is a psychological reaction
d. They often occur together but are casually unrelated
e. Stress is contributory to illness and illness is usually stressful
Q. On the basis of diagnostic test results, a dentist classifies a group of patients as
being free from
disease. These results possess high
a. Sensitivity
b. Specificity
c. Generalizability
d. Repeatability
Q. In pursuit of what the dentist believes is best for the patient, the dentist attempts to
control patient
behavior. This is known as
a. Autonomy
b. Competence
c. Maleficence
d. Paternalism
Q. Most epidemiologic studies indicate that gingivitis in children is relatively common. A
strong positive
association between specific nutritional deficiencies and the presence of periodontal
disease in children
and adults has been demonstrated.
1. both r true
2. both r false
3. 1st true, 2nd false
4. 1st false , 2nd true Q. In assessing patient’s dental fears, the dentist should use each of the following
factors except one.
Which one is the exception?
a. Verbal statements
b. Physiological responses
c. Behavior
d. Personality
Q. HIPAA was designed to
A) ensure the security and privacy of health information
B) provide insurance coverage for providers
C) increase hospital testing ability
D) encourage employees to stay in their jobs to retain insurance coverage
Q. information about subjects in a study included their ethnicity. what level of
measurement is ethnicity?
1. ordinal
2. nominal
3. ratio
4. Interval

Q. A patient after extraction says”Thank you,that wasent as bad as i expected,but my
sister told me that
the first night after having a tooth pulled is very painful.What if the medication u gave
me isnt strong
enough!?Choose the most appropriate answer.
1)Did she make you feel worried about that?
2)It sounds like you are worried that you might not have enough pain relief when ur
3)I understand your concern
4)Dont worry i’ll give you plenty of pain medication
5)it sounds like your sister had a unusually bad experiance.Dont let other worry
you,you’ll be just fine. Q. The most important concept of C.E.A. Winslow’s definition of public health is:
To encourage mental and physical efficiency
Promotion through organized community effort
Individuals acting alone can solve any problem
The science and art of preventing disease
( C.E.A. Winslow, characterized public health practice as the science and art of DISEASE
PREVENTION, prolonging life, and promoting health and well-being THROUGH
organized community effort.)
Q. A moderately mentally challenged 5-year-old child becomes physically combative.
The parents are
unable to calm the child. Which action should the dentist take?
Force the nitrous oxide nosepiece over the child’s mouth and nose.
Hand over mouth exercise (HOME).
Discuss the situation with the parents.
Firm voice control.
Q. Which of the following is the principal nonverbal cue that two or more people can
use to regulate
verbal communication?
eye contact
gentle touch
facial expressions
Q. In an experiment comparing the effectiveness of new flouride gel verses an older
flouride gel, a null
hypothesis is rejected when
1) a chi square is zero
2) a chi square is high
3) a chi square is low
4) the experimental and control groups have similar results
( If you have higher chi-square, there is a high likely chance of your p-value being less
than 0.05, so in that case you reject your null hypothesis.)
Q. On a prepayment basis, dental patients receive care at specified facilities from a
limited number of
dentists. This practice plan is classified as which of the following?
Closed panel
Open panel
Group practice
Solo practice Q. Which of the following computer databases contain references to dental literature
electronically ?
3)Dental Abstracts
4)Index to dental Literature
Q. The measure of the quality of care provided in a particular setting is called:
Quality assurance
Quality evaluation
Quality assessment
Quality inspection
Q. Which of the following is a social enforcer for a child?
a. Dentist provides toothbrush kit
b. Allows child to watch his favorite tv show
c. Provide the child with stickers of his best cartoons
d. Pat on the back of the child’s shoulder
Q. Which is not a part of classical conditioning:
1. Acquisition
2. Equilibration
3. Discrimination
4. Generalization
5. Extinction
6. Spontaneous recovery
Q. The following were the scores for six dental students in their restorative dentistry
exam :
56, 64, 68,46, 82,86.
Therefore the median is_____________
Q. Which of the following may be used to disinfect gutta percha points?
1)Glass bead
3)Chemical solutions
4)Dry heat Q. Correlation analysis shows that as the income of population increases, the number of
decayed teeth
decreases. Therefore, an expected value for this correlation coefficient (r) would be –
Q. Which federal agency protects the health of Americans and provides essential human
None of the above
Q. Which is the most important feature of systematic desensitization?
Muscle relaxation
Diaphragmatic breathing
Cognitive restructuring
Q. Which statement is incorrect about behavior change?
a.Shaping is a behavior change strategy in which the patient learns though
b.The behavioral model consists of antecedents, behaviors, and consequences.
c.Goals are long-term targets, whereas objectives are reachable steps along the way.
d.Positive consequences will strengthen a behavior and negative consequences will
weaken it.
e.Consequences of today’s behavior will affect behavior tomorrow.
Q. network model is often used in
1. D-IPA
2. D-HMO
3. D-PPO Q. If a dentist is stuck with a needle while treating an HIV-infected patient, which
should he perform?
a.Stop work and apply hypochlorite 1:10 to the finger for 5 minutes
b.Stop work, compress the affected area, and apply hypochlorite
c.Antiretroviral therapy
d.Stop work, compress the affected area, and wash with soap and water
Q. The substitution of a relaxation response for an anxiety response using a relaxation
strategy such as
diaphragmatic breathing when one is exposed to a feared stimuli is called?
1)Progressive muscle stimulation
4)Systematic desensitization
Q. When a patient expresses anger about a physician’s colleague,
which of the following statements would be the most appropriate
a. Why are you so aggravated over something so trivial?
b. Before I ask any questions, please calm down.
c. What concerns do you have about how you were treated?
d. Why don’t we go talk to Dr. X about your anger?
Q. A patient has difficulty inhibiting the gag reflex during x-ray procedures. The patient
is asked to take
an x-ray packets home and practice holding the packet in his mouth for increasingly
longer periods.
Which technique is being used?
Graded exposure
Behavioral control
Systematic desensitization
Q. Which is not correct about stress?
a. Predictability-less predictability causes more stress.
b. Controllability – less controllability causes the more stress.
c. Familiarity-less familiarity causes more stress.
d. Positive situations are less stressful than negative situations.
e. Imminence-more imminent situations are more stressful. Q. The following component of a scientific article provides the reader with detailed
information regarding
the study design:
A. Introduction
B. Background
C. Literature review
D. Methods
E. Abstract
Q. incidence of untreated coronal caries is higher in
causcasians or african american or identical for both
Q. A patient says that, “Even if there is some pain, it will be brief. I have effective
methods of coping.”
The patient reminds himself of this during dental procedures. This patient’s statement
exemplifies which
Self-efficacy induction
Relaxation statement
Rational response
Systematic desensitization
Q. Ryan white care act provides dental care to HIV + / AIDS individual. They get their
funds via
1. NIH
Q. A student performs a complicated symphony, and he becomes less anxious each
time he performs.
Which phenomenon is this?
Systematic desensitization
Covert conditioning
Cognitive restructuring
Psychoeducation Q. 5 year survival rate of oropharyngeal cancer is
Q. OSHA standard for mercury is
1. 1mg per cubic meter for 8 hr work shift
2. 0.1 mg cubic meter for 4 hr work shift
3. 0.5 mg cubic meter for 8 hr work shift
4. 0.05 mg cubic meter for 4 hr work shift
Q. Percentage of USA with Community water fluoridation
a. 40%
b. 60%
c. 80% it is 67-74
Q. Prevalance of subgingival calculus in US ADULTS as suggested by surveys is
Q. percentage of DFS is more in
– cacucasians , hispanics , blacks, asians
Q. outliers control
standard deviation
Q. Contaminate sharps must be handled in such ways except for
a.The container must be labeled
b.The container has a metal case
c.The container has to be non puncturable
d.The container must be closable.
Q. Which is the acceptable CDC water quality in a dental office?
<250 CFU/mL
<500 CFU/mL
<125 CFU/mL
<700 CFU/mL Q. Which is the best question to ask a slightly nervous child?
1.Are you worried about pain?
2.Are you nervous?
3.”Why can’t you be quiet?”
4.”Can you tell me what is bothering you?” Are you worried about the needle?”
Q. Test result which erroneously assigns an individual to a specific diagnostic or
reference group, due
particularly to insufficiently exact methods of testing is known as:
A false negative test
A true negative test
A false positive test
A true positive test
Q. Gi index – ordinal , right?
Q. Which term listed below measures the proportion of those without disease who
are correctly identified by a negative test:
Q. A 38-year-old man is fearful of injections. First, you show him the syringe. You talk
about the
characteristics of the needle. You then place the needle in his mouth with the cap on
and simulate the
procedure with the cap on. You then simulate the procedure with the cap off.
Eventually, you proceed
with the injection. What method is being used to reduce fever?
1.Cognitive control
2.Systematic desensitization
5.Behavior modification
Q. if there is an article and if you want to underatand the definition of
Dependent and independent, which part of the article you look:
Summary (its introduction or background in which u describe ur hypothesis definitions of
dependant and independant variables,
innovations, specific aims… define variables in introduction, methods of variable
recording is in method section)
Q. Researches showed to remove plaque from the resident’s teeth more effectively with
toothbrushes than with manual ones. What is the independent variable in this study?
1) The gingival health of the residents
2) The amount of plaque present on the resident’s teeth
3) The type of toothbrush used
4) Time of day that brushing took place
5) How long teeth were brushed
Q. 70 percent dentists become anxious with anxious dental patients.
True /false
Q. Obtaining informed consent hold true in each of the following cases except:
1. A conscious mentally competent patient.
2. A pregnant patient
3. In emergency cases
4. None of the above
Q. Providing and explaining the informed consent to the patient in understandable
terms is considered a
duty of:
1. The office receptionist
2. Dental assistant
3. Resident
4. Attending dentist
Q. In the section of a scientific aritcle,the researcher interprets and explains the results
obtained in?
2)summary and conclusion
3) discussion
5)none of the above Q. HOME is an example of:
1. Positive reinforcement
2. Negative reinforcement
3. Positive punishment
4. Negative punishment
Q. Restoring a carious tooth relieved the toothache in a patient which further motivated
him to perform
better oral health care. This is a type of
1. Positive reinforcement
2. Negative reinforcement
3. Positive punishment
4. Negative punishment
Q. One of your patient is having a dental problem that is not under your capability and
you are referring
that patient to a specialist,this type of behavior comes under which of the following
Q. what do we watch in a patient during dental dental treatment to find out if he’s in
1) saliva
2) hair
3) lips
4) eyes
5) eye brows
Q. Women have a lower survival rate of cancer of the lip..T/F?
Q. Dental waterline should be flushed at beginning of day for
1.30 sec
2.45 sec
3.60 sec
Q. 1 L of 1 ppm of NaF contains how many G flouride? Ans:0.5 Q. what is the difference between flooding and systemic desensitlization?
Ans. Systemic desensitization uses a hierarchy of slowly increasing the anxiety
provoking stimuli like from least anxiety
provoking to most allowing the pt to use his coping skills.
In flooding there is a intense prolonged exposure to a feared stimulus at a time wherein
the pt uses coping skills to deal with the exposure.
In simple language systemic desensitization is step by step increase stimulus
And In flooding, it is everything at a single step
Q. While extracting a maxillary molar, you lose a root down the maxillary sinus which
cannot be retracted
at the moment. You do not inform the patient of the incident. Which code of ethical
principle did you
1. Beneficence
2. Non malifecence
3. Patient Autonomy
4. Veracity
5. Justice
Q. Which will aid in the cognitive appraisal of a threat?
1.Adaptability, preventability, inevitability, and constancy
2.Controllability, familiarity, predictability, and imminence
3.Interference, adaptability, longevity, and reactance
4.Validity, reliability, adaptability, and predictability
5.Accountability, reliability, validity, and familiarity
Q. Which of the following are necessary for a test to be accurate?
Q. when patient have to pay from his pocket??
third pary payment
Q. A dentist is doing research on 5 unrelated patient with different background. He record data
…… is doing what kind of research?
a. clinical trial
b. cohort
c. Cross sectionalQ. how does parent of special needs child feel most of the time?
Q. which of the following MOST accurately explains how biofeedback works
a. it reduced cognitive dissonance
b. it stimulates the sympathetic nervous system
c. it relax and to some extent hypnotizes the patient
d. it distracts and engages the patient in an active coping task.
e. it enables the patient to gain control of certain physiological function
(Biofeedback therapy involves training patients to control physiological processes such as
muscle tension, blood pressure, or heart rate.
These processes usually occur involuntarily, however, patients who receive help from a
biofeedback therapist can learn how to completely manipulate them at will.
Biofeedback is typically used to treat chronic pain, urinary incontinence, high blood pressure,
tension headache, and migraine headache. )
Q. According to ADA publication entitled principles of ethics and code of professional conduct,
adentist can announce specialization in which of the following?
a. implantology
b. hospital dentistry
c. aesthetic dentistry
d. dental public health
e. geriatric dentistry
Q. What does the Weight and height stand for in recordings? Ans: Ratio

Q. where you can find dental literature online?
b. lexus
c. Dental town
d. google
Q. Which of the following exhibits the MOST personal behavior by the dentist
A. leaning toward the patient
B. facing directly toward the patient
C. being seated 2 feet from the patient
D. touching the patient gently on the arm
Q. which is the acronym for a patient management system?
a. recruit
b. success
c. optimum

Q. persistent and repetitions questions asked by an 8 years old patient during treatment are ?
a. attempted to delay treatment
b. medication of hyperactivity
c. sign that child may be autistic
d. expression of the child curiosity about the treatment.

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