MCQ on Vitamins and Minerals

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MCQ on Vitamins and Minerals

1. Number of essential vitamins required by  human body for functioning is.

a. 12

b. 13

c. 15

d. 22

2. The human body cannot synthesize which of the following vitamins?

a. Vitamin A

b. Vitamin K

c. Vitamin C

d. All of the above

3. Which of the following minerals is responsible for growth and body weight?

a. Iodine

b. Calcium

c. Phosphorous

d. All of The Above

4. Which of the following vitamins is a water-soluble vitamin?

a. Vitamin A

b. Vitamin D

c. Vitamin C

d. Vitamin K

5. —————– aids in the control of blood volume and pressure?

a. Iron

b. Iodine

c. Sodium

d. Phosphorous

6. Which of the following is an example of a macro mineral?

a. Sodium

b. Calcium

c. Chloride

d. All of the above

7. Excessive intake of calcium in our diet results in ___________.

a. Stroke

b. Diarrhoea

c. Constipation

d. Kidney stones

8. Which of the following vitamins is referred to as a fat-soluble vitamin?

a. Vitamin B

b. Vitamin E

c. Vitamin C

d. Vitamin B2

9. Onions, broccoli, fresh fruits, milk, eggs, are good sources of _________.

a. Phosphorus

b. Sodium

c. Iodine

d. Both (b) and (c)

10. Passion fruit and pomegranate are rich in which mineral?

a. Phosphorous

b. Calcium

c. Manganese

d. None of the above

11. Which of the following food source are the best sources of vitamin A?

a. Sweet potato

b. Poultry

c. Legumes

d. Dairy products

12. Vitamin-D deficiency can cause

a. Beri-beri

b. Rickets

c. Cataract

d. Pernicious anemia

13. Common food sources of Vitamin A are:

a. Milk, eggs, butter, cheese, cream, and liver

b. White sugar, honey, and sugar cane

c. Broccoli, apricots, cantaloupe, carrots, sweet potato, spinach

d. Both A and C

14. _________ helps in the regulation of blood volume and blood pressure.

a. Iron

b. Iodine

c. Sodium

d. Phosphorous

15. Name a substance that makes a vitamin metabolically ineffective?

a. Anti-vitamin

b. Antioxidants

c. Cynocobalamine

d. Riboflavinosis

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MCQ on Vitamins and Minerals