Part 2 - MCQs on Benign and Malignant tumors of oral cavity


# Carcinoma of lip :
A. Occurs mostly in females
B. Metastases easily
C. Occurs mostly in the lower lip
D. Is mostly basal cell type

# On stretching the cheek, the lesion disappears in :
A. Leukoplakia
B. Focal hyperkeratosis
C. Leukoedema
D. Typhoid

# The most common precancerous lesion for oral malignancy is :
A. Chronic hypertrophic candidiasis
B. Leukoplakia
C. Dental ulcers
D. Atrophic glossitis

# Satellite lesion with locally invasive property is seen in :
A. Chronic hypertrophic candidiasis
B. Leukoplakia
C. Dental ulcers
D. Hemangioma

# The most common site for metastasis from carcinoma of cheek :
A. Brain
B. Regional lymph nodes
C. Lung
D. Liver

# During oral examination of a 57 year old man, a large keratotic patch that covers the entire palate is noted. Some red spots are also seen in the patch. The patient most likely is a :
A. Pipe smoker
B. Cigar smoker
C. Snuff chewer
D. Tobacco chewer

# The most reliable single histologic criterion for diagnosis of oral squamous cell carcinoma is:
A. Invasion
B. Degeneration
C. Pleomorphism
D. Encapsulation

# Which of the following has been implicated due to sunlight ?
A. Basal cell carcinoma
B. Lymphoepithelioma
C. Junctional nevus
D. Verruca vulgaris

# Commonest site for Carcinoma of tongue is :
A. Lateral margin
B. Tip of tongue
C. Posterior one third
D. Ventral surface

# Which of the following viruses are not implicated in human malignancies ?
A. Epstein - Barr Virus
B. Herpes Simplex virus type 1
C. HTLV - 1
D. Papilloma virus

# A non painful, slowly enlarging benign neoplasm appears as a submucosal lump and exhibits pseudoepitheliomatous hyperplasia in the overlying epithelium, is most probably :
A. Fibroma
B. Rhabdomyoma
C. Granular cell tumor
D. Papilloma

# Which of the following is caracterized by Cafe-au-lait spots, non-encapsulation and potential for malignant transformation ?
A. Neurilemmoma
B. Neurofibroma
C. Traumatic Neuroma
D. Solitary Plasmocytoma

# Oral hairy leukoplakia is seen in which of the following conditions ?
A. AIDS
B. Hepatitis B
C. Smoker's keratitis
D. Candidiasis

# The most common malignancy of the oral cavity is :
A. Basal cell carcinoma
B. Transitional cell carcinoma
C. Melanoma
D. Squamous cell carcinoma

# The oral mucosa becomes rigid, blanched and opaque in which of the following conditions ?
A. Pemphigus vulgaris
B. Lupus erythematosus
C. Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
D. Submucous fibrosis

# Which of the following is most likely to be fatal ?
A. Osteochondroma
B. Giant cell tumor
C. Paget's disease
D. Multiple myeloma

# The sign or symptom most suggestive of metastatic disease is :
A. Paraesthesia
B. Sudden swelling
C. Root resorption
D. Diffuse radiolucency

# Kaposi's sarcoma is a tumour of :
A. Blood vessels
B. Reticuloendothelial system
C. Striated muscles
D. Smooth muscles

# Acanthosis with intraepithelial vacuolation and hyperparakeratosis is seen in :
A. Hairy tongue ( lingua villosa )
B. Hyperplastic candidiasis
C. Speckled leukoplakia
D. Desquamative gingivitis

# Increased incidence of squamous cell carcinoma of the skin is due to all except :
A. Ultraviolet radiation
B. Actinic keratosis
C. Alcohol
D. None of the above

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