Histology is the science and study of tissues. Histo means a tissue, while Logy means science. By studying oral histology and embryology, you will gain a strong foundation in oral biology. The topic you study will focus on the development and structure of cells and tissues, the stages of tooth development and maturation. Different parts of a tissue, like cells, intercellular substance, tissue fluids, and the different parts of a human tooth, like enamel, dentin, dental pulp. Academic Task provides Oral Histology MCQs with answers. All these teeth histology MCQs are chosen from trusted and best reference books on oral histology. These histology MCQs are also helpful for the preparation of interviews, entrance examinations, other competitive examinations, and certifications for all Experienced, Freshers and Students. Also, check MCQs on Oral Pathology here.

21. A purine which is found in saliva is_______________?

A. Uric acid
B. Thymine
C. Adenosine
D. Hypolithinium

22. Acid neutralizing substance in saliva_____________?

A. NH3
B. Carbonate
C. Bicarbonate
D. Chlorides

23. Total volume of saliva secreted by submandibular gland daily is______________?

A. 750 ml
B. 450 ml
C. 1500 ml
D. 1000 ml

24. Wharton’s duct drains the_______________?

A. Pancreas
B. Parotid
C. Lacrimal gland
D. Submandibular gland

25. Sublingual gland is a_____________?

A. Mixed gland
B. Serous gland
C. Mucous gland
D. Present in root of tongue

26. The content of saliva include all except____________?

A. Amylase
B. Urea
C. Lysoenzyme
D. Lipase

27. Of the total amount of saliva secreted by all the salivary glands, about 60% is secreted by the_____________?

A. Parotid glands
B. Sublingual glands
C. Submandibular glands
D. None of the above

28. Carmalt’s glands are______________?

A. Major salivary glands
B. Minor salivary glands (Retromolar)
C. Minor salivary gland ( lingual)
D. Taste Buds

29. The function of myoepithelial cells may be______________?

A. Initiating contraction
B. Support for the end piece during active secretion of saliva
C. Provide signals to the acinar secretary cells for structure organization
D. All of the above

30. An enzyme present in saliva which causes cell wall lysis____________?

A. Lysozhyme
B. Peroxidase
C. Lactoferin
D. Hyaluronidase

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