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Considering the growth of the face in all three

planes, growth ceases; last in which direction?

A. Antero posterior. B. Sagittal.
C. Transverse. D. Vertical.

Which of the following is known as "cornucopia"
of mandible
Condylar cartilage
Lateral pterygoid cartilage
Alveolar process
Ramus of mandible

Alizarin red complexes with the following
A. Calcium B. Magnesium
C. Fluoride D. Sodium

Development of the face occurs primarily
a) 2-3 weeks in utero b) 3-6 weeks in utero
c) 4-8 weeks in utero d) After 8 weeks in

Growth site of the mandible is In the
a) Body b) Ramus
c) Condylar cartilage d) Coronoid process

What is Intramatrix rotation
Movement of core of mandible in relation to
anterior cranial base
Movement of mandibular plane in relation to
anterior cranial base
Movement of core of mandible in relation to
Movement of mandibular plane in relation to

A hand wrist radiograph may be used in
orthodontics for an accurate determination of
A. Skeletal maturity B. Chronological age
C. Both D. Dental age

Closure of intermaxillary suture- occurs at age
A. 15 yrs B. 3 yrs C. 9 yrs D. 12 yrs

Closure of spheno occipital synchondrosis
occurs at
A. 6 yrs B. 12 yrs
C. 18 yrs D. 25 yrs

The hard palate begins to develop
a) 4
week in utero b) 6th week in utero
c) 8
week in utero d) 10
week in utero

The "V" principle of growth is best illustrated by
a) Body of the mandible
b) Mandibular symphysis
c)Mandibular ramus
d) Spheno-occipital synchondrosis

Most structures of adult face develop from
and 2
branchial arch
and 3
branchial arch
and 4
branchial arch
and 3
branchial arch

Maxilla develops by
a) Endochondral bone formation
b) Intramembranous bone formation
c)Cartilage replacement and
intramembranous bone formation
All of the above

Which of the following is considered to be most
stable of all of craniofacial skeleton structures?
A. Basicranium B. Neurocranium
C. Cranial vault D. Sphenoid bone

Who proposed the Nasal septum theory of
craniofacial growth?
A. Moss B. Sicher C. Vander Lindn D.

Cartilage differ from bone in that it grow by ?
A. Appositional growth pattern
B. Interstitial growth pattern
C. Growth of the cells in lacunae.
D. None

The pharyngeal muscle which forms a part of
buccinator mechanism is
a) Palatopharyngeus b) Middle constrictor
c) Inferior constrictor d) Superior constrictor

More than 90% of the growth of the brain or
cranial vault is achieved by:
A. 12 years of life B. 5 years of life
C. 18 years of life D. 21 years of life.

In the development of face which is the last to
grow or show development
A. Width B. Depth
C. Width and depth D. Height

Functional matrix theory was hypothesized by-
A. Scott B. Sicher C. Petrovic D. Moss