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Nutrition in Animals questions and answers:

Ques. Enzymes which acts similarly are called as
(a) Isoenzymes
(b) Cofactor
(c) Coenzymes
(d) All the above
Ans. (a)

Ques. Mental retardation in children suffering from galactosemia can be avoided by
(a) Giving them more milk
(b) Giving them milk free diet
(c) Giving them milk fortified with vitamins
(d) Giving them more proteinous diet
Ans. (b)

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Ques. Certain vitamin B acts as
(a) Enzymes
(b) Coenzymes
(c) Digestive enzymes
(d) Hormones
Ans. (b)

Ques. Which one of the following is most essential for growth and formation of new cells
(a) Proteins
(b) Sugar
(c) Vitamins
(d) Minerel salts
Ans. (a)

Ques. Excess intake of food calories, specially food with little water, sugar, honey and ghee causes
(a) Hypercholesterolmia
(b) Kwashiorkar
(c) Bleeding disease
(d) Obesity
Ans. (d)

Ques. When a piece of bread is chewed it tastes sweet because
(a) The sugar contents are drawn out
(b) Saliva converts starch into maltose
(c) It does not taste sweet
(d) The taste buds are stimulated by chewing
Ans. (b)

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Ques. Vitamins, we must consume daily are
(a) Fat soluble
(b) Water soluble
(c) (a) and (b) both
(d) None of these
Ans. (b)

Ques. Which should not be eaten too much during hot months
(a) Vitamins
(b) Fats
(c) Mineral salts
(d) Proteins
Ans. (b)

Ques. Balanced diet includes
(a) Proteins and vitamins
(b) Carbohydrates, fats and proteins
(c) Carbohydrates, fats, proteins and vitamins
(d) Carbohydrates, fats, proteins, minerals, vitamins and water
Ans. (d)

Ques. If a person decides to live exclusively on a diet of milk, eggs, bread, he would suffer from
(a) Night blindness
(b) Scurvy
(c) Goitre
(d) Rickets
Ans. (b)

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Ques. To get sufficient carbohydrates one should take
(a) Meat
(b) Rice
(c) Carrots
(d) Ground nuts
Ans. (b)

Ques. Hernia is a disease where there is
(a) Descend of intestine into inguinal canal
(b) Hardening in the muscles
(c) Weakening of thigh
(d) Weakening of intestine
Ans. (a)

Ques. One of the following minerals is responsible to regulate your heart beats
(a) Sulphur
(b) Sodium
(c) Potassium
(d) Iron
Ans. (b)

Ques. Main difference between brown fat and white fat is that the cells of brown fat
(a) Are  multicoloured
(b) Have more mitochondria
(c) Are polygonal in shape
(d) All the above
Ans. (b)

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Ques. Besides having C, H, O which of the following also contains etc.
(a) Protein
(b) Fat
(c) Carbohydrate
(d) Vitamin
Ans. (a)

Ques. What does the doctor advise to the patients suffering from high blood cholesterol?
(a) Red mutton with fat layer
(b) Vegetable and margerin
(c) Vegetable oil such as ground–nut oil
(d) Pure deshi ghee or butter
Ans. (c)

Ques. The main use of salt in the diet is to
(a) Make the food more tasty
(b) Produce in small amounts the hydrochloric acid required for the digestion of food
(c) Ease the process of cooking
(d) Increase the solubility of food particles
Ans. (b)

Ques. Animals consuming only plant materials are referred as
(a) Herbivores
(b) Carnivores
(c) Omnivores
(d) Insectivores
Ans. (a)

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Ques. Milk protein is
(a) Rennin
(b) Casein
(c) Galactose
(d) Glycine
Ans. (b)

Ques. Enzymes, vitamins and hormones can be classified into a single category of biological chemicals because all of these
(a) Enhance oxidative metabolism
(b) Are conjugated proteins
(c) Are exclusively synthesized in the body of a living organism as at present
(d) Help in regulating metabolism
Ans. (d)

Ques. The most important food element for growth and repair of tissue is
(a) Glucose
(b) Proteins
(c) Vitamins
(d) Calcium
Ans. (b)

Ques. Average kilocalorie of energy needed by woman is
(a) Less than man
(b) More than man
(c) Equal to man
(d) Cannot be predicted
Ans. (a)

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Ques. Riboflavin is essential in our diet, as it is required for the synthesis of
(a) TPP
(c) NAD
(d) FAD
Ans. (d)

Ques. A doctor advises a person to have more meat, butter, milk, eggs in his diet. The person is
(a) Suffering from scurvy
(b) Cannot see in dark
(c) Suffering from rickets
(d) Suffering from Kwashiorkor disease
Ans. (d)

Ques. Cow’s milk is slightly yellowish in colour due to the presence of
(a) Carotene
(b) Riboflavin
(c) Xanthophyll
(d) Xanthophyll and carotene
Ans. (b)

Ques. Starch and cellulose are compounds of many units of
(a) Amino acids
(b) Glycerol
(c) Simple sugars
(d) Fatty acids
Ans. (c)

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Ques. A patient of diabetes mellitus excretes glucose in urine even when he is kept on a carbohydrate free diet. The most likely reason for that is
(a) Amino acids are catabolised in the liver to form sugar
(b) Amino acids are discharged in the blood stream from the liver
(c) Fats are catabolised to form glucose
(d) None of these
Ans. (c)

Ques. Lactose is composed of
(a) Glucose + fructose
(b) Glucose + glucose
(c) Glucose + galactose
(d) Fructose + galactose
Ans. (c)

Ques. The fundamental requirement of food is for
(a) Growth
(b) Hunger
(c) Repair
(d) Metabolism
Ans. (a)

Ques. Which reserve food a starving man first consumes
(a) Fat
(b) Protein
(c) Glycogen
(d) Vitamin
Ans. (c)

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Ques. Beri–beri was discovered by
(a) Funk
(b) G.E. Foxan
(c) Eijkman
(d) Admiral Takaki
Ans. (c)

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