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61. Which one of the following is used as filler in composite resins ?

A. Quartz
B. Silicates
C. Zinc particles
D. Aluminium

62. The chemical used to etch enamel is_______________?

A. Zinc oxide
B. Methyl methacrylate
C. Phosphoric acid
D. Eugenol

63. Which of the following procedure is indicated to produce cross-linking in the polymerization of linear chains of acrylic_______________?

A. Addition of grain refining agents
B. Addition of difunctional monomers
C. Increasing the amount of heat required for linear polymerization
D. Incorporation of terminating agents

64. For photo-curing the composite resin the light source______________?

A. Should be held at a millimeter distance from the restoration
B. Need no protection while in use
C. Will cure composite upto a depth of 5 millimeter thickness
D. Is fiber optic

65. In self-cure acrylic resin, activator is_____________?

A. Toluidine
B. Quaternary ammonium compound
C. Benzoyl peroxide
D. Tertiary amine

66. Marginal leakage related to temperature change occurs to the greatest extent with_______________?

A. Amalgam alloy
B. Unfilled resin
C. Composite resin
D. Direct filling gold

67. Acrylic resins were first introduced as a denture base material in______________?

A. 1925
B. 1937
C. 1951
D. 1956

68. What is the disadvantage of using composites as restorative material ?

A. Increased thermal conductivity
B. Decreased wear resistance
C. Decreased thermal conductivity
D. None of the above

69. The % of free monomer in a heat – cured acrylic resin is_______________?

A. 3% to 5%
B. 8% to 10%
C. 0.2% to 0.5%
D. 0.6% to 0.8%

70. Inadequate pressure application during flasking_______________?

A. Increases vertical dimension
B. Causes teeth to be shrunken in investment
C. Causes poor quality of colour
D. Causes fracture of denture


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