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81. The most important disadvantage of acrylic denture base is_______________?

A. porosity
B. Shrinkage
C. Tooth breakage
D. Water absorption

82. Radio opacity to composite resins is rendered by_______________?

A. Silica glass
B. Organic matrix
C. Barium glass and strontium glasses
D. Fluoride particles

83. Acrylic (cold cure)______________?

A. Melts at 100°C
B. Softens at 100°C
C. Still requires heat for polymerization
D. Produces heat during polymerization

84. Use of dimethyl-P-toluidine is indicated for_______________?

A. Thermal polymerization of acrylic
B. Chemical polymerization
C. Retarding the polymerization reaction
D. To inhibit the action of benzoyl peroxide

85. If curing occurs at temperature more than 100°C porosity results in which area of denture______________?

A. Hard thick central area
2. Thin Palatal area
3. Thin area of flanges
4. Porosity is uniformly distributed

86. All of the following statements about the differences between self-polymerizing acrylic resins and heat-cured resins are true EXCEPT______________?

A. The former have a lower molecular weight
B. The former have higher residual monomer content
C. The former are more porous
D. The former have greater transverse strength

87. Deformation that is recovered upon removal of an externally applied force or pressure is known as_____________?

A. Young’s modulus
B. Plastic strain
C. Elastic strain
D. Flexural strain

88. Coefficienty of thermal expansion of tooth enamel is closest to_______________?

A. Slicate cement
B. Composite
D. Polycarboxylate

89. The forces that hold atoms together are called_____________?

A. Primary forces
B. Secondary forces
C. Cohesive forces
D. Ionic forces

90. A material which partially transmits light & partially scatters it________________?

A. Reflector
B. Translucent
C. Transparent
D. Opaque


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