The Dental Anatomy quiz.
Creating a web page or blog post that contains links to dental health activities for students? If so, please include this quiz.
Questions list for the Dental Anatomy quiz.
Here’s a listing of each of the questions you’ll be asked when you take the Dental Anatomy quiz. If you’d like to do some studying about teeth and jaws before you take the exam, you can find the lesson materials you need on our
Dental Anatomy lesson – Terms and definitions page.
For each quiz question, an arrow in the picture will point to a dental anatomical feature. You will be asked to identify it. The possible answers for the questions are: Tooth Enamel, Tooth Dentin, Cementum, Dental Pulp, Pulp Chamber, Periodontal Ligament, Gum Tissue, Bone, Tooth Crown, Tooth Neck, Tooth Root(s). Good luck with the exam!
You’ll be asked: Name the part of a tooth that the arrows point to.
- Question #1: This is the soft tissue that surrounds the teeth and covers the jaw bones.
- Question #2: The bulk of a tooth is composed of this mineralized tissue.
- Question #3: This is a hollow area inside a tooth that is occupied by soft tissues, including blood vessels and nerve tissue.
- Question #4: This calcified substance covers the surface of a tooth’s root(s).
- Question #5: This is the portion of a tooth that is anchored in the jaw bone. Different types of teeth have one, two or even three of these.
- Question #6: This soft tissue is contained inside a tooth. In part, it is composed of nerve tissue and blood vessels.
- Question #7: This is the hardest and most highly mineralized type of tissue found in the human body.
- Question #8: A tooth’s roots are encased in this type of calcified tissue.
- Question #9: This is the portion of the tooth that lies above the gum line.
- Question #10: This soft tissue binds a tooth to the bone that surrounds its roots.
- Question #11: This the portion of a tooth where its crown and root(s) merge.