MCQs on Vitamins

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MCQs on Vitamins

Vitamins are organic compounds that people require in small amounts. Most vitamins must be obtained from food because the body either does not produce them or produces only a small amount.

MCQs of Vitamins

1. The cause of acute or short-term vitamin A poisoning is

a. Eating the liver of Mule deer

b. Eating the liver of Buffalo

c. Eating the liver of Ostrich

d. Eating the liver of Polar bear

2. Which of the following food sources contains the most vitamin C?

a. Parsley

b. Broccoli

c.  Black currants

d. Orange juice

3. Which of the following vitamins aids in the formation of blood clots?

a. Vitamin A

b. Vitamin C

c. Vitamin D

d. Vitamin K

4. What is the leading cause of childhood blindness worldwide?

a. Glaucoma

b. Cataracts

c. Colour blindness

d. Vitamin A deficiency

5. Which of the following vitamin deficiencies is responsible for Beriberi?

a. Vitamin B1

b. Vitamin B2

c. Vitamin B6

d. Vitamin B12

6. Who is most likely to develop scurvy due to a lack of?

a. A pregnant woman

b. A malnourished child

c. A long-time alcoholic

d. A person with the eating disorder anorexia nervosa

7. Which of the following vitamins acts as a hormone as well as a visual pigment?

a. Thiamine

b. Retinal

c. Riboflavin

d. Folic acid

8. Megaloblastic anaemia is caused by which this following nutrient deficiencies?

a. Folic acid

b. Niacin

c. Pyridoxine

d. Cobalamin

9. Which of the following vitamins is fat-soluble?

a. Vitamin B

b. Vitamin C

c. Vitamin B12

d. Vitamin K

10. Which of the following diseases is caused by a Niacin deficiency?

a. Scurvy

b. Rickets

c. Pellagra

d. Pernicious anaemia

11. Which of the following vitamins acts as a precursor to hormones?

a. Vitamin A

b. Vitamin C

c. Vitamin D

d. Vitamin K

12. Which of the following is a coenzyme A component?

a. Retinol

b. Pyridoxine

c. Retinoic acid

d. Pantothenic acid

13. Which of the following vitamins also goes by the name cobalamin?

a. Vitamin B11

b. Vitamin B2

c. Vitamin B6

d. Vitamin B12

14. Which of the following statements about ascorbic acid is false?

a. It shows antioxidant activity

b. It is a strong reducing agent

c. It can be synthesized in the body

d. Involved in the hydroxylation of prolyl- and lysyl- residues of collagen

15. Which of the following vitamins functions as a coenzyme?

a. Vitamin A

b. Vitamin C

c. Vitamin B

d. All of the above

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