EXERCISES, LESSON 3
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer the following exercises by marking the lettered response that
best answers the question, or by completing the incomplete statement, or by writing the
answer in the space provided at the end of the question.
After you have completed all the exercises, turn to "Solutions to Exercises" at the
end of the lesson, and check your answers. For each exercise answered incorrectly,
reread the material referenced after the answer.
What is the meaning of topography of the mouth?
a. Anatomy of the mouth.
b. Pattern of arrangement of parts of the mouth.
Surface configuration of the mouth.
d. Both b and c above.
If a person clenches his teeth and inserts the index finger into the mouth, moving
the finger upwards and downwards as far as the tissue of the cheeks and lips will
comfortably permit, the person will be exploring the:
b. The vestibule of the mouth.
d. The gums.
The mouth is the first subdivision of the digestive system and has two parts, one
of which is the oral vestibule. The vestibule is the space that:
a. Includes the tongue and is lingual to the teeth.
b. Is posterior to the teeth.
Lies between the lips, cheeks, and teeth.
d. Includes the palate and the pharynx.