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GK Questions on Vitamins

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MCQ on Vitamins:

Ques. The people dependent exclusively on maize diet, are more likely to suffer from
(a) Rickets
(b) Pellagra
(c) Beri-beri
(d) Dysentery
Ans. (b)

Ques. Which Vitamin requires Cobalt for its activity ?
(a) Vitamin B12
(b) Vitamin B4
(c) Vitamin A
(d) Vitamin B10
Ans. (a)

Ques. Which of these vitamins is found in quan­tity in sunflower oil?
(a) B12
(b) C
(c) B9
(d) E
Ans. (d)

Ques. Cod liver oil is a rich source of
(a) Iodine
(b) Vitamin A
(c) Vitamin B
(d) Vitamin C
Ans. (b)

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Ques. Water soluble vitamins are
(a) Vitamin A, B and C
(b) Vitamin B and C
(c) Vitamins C and D
(d) None of these
Ans. (b)

Ques. Vitamin D is synthesized  in skin, by the action of sunlight on
(a) Cholesterol
(b) 7-hydroxy cholesterol
(c) Cephano-cholesterol
(d) Ortho-phenoxy cholesterol
Ans. (b)

Ques. Deficiency of vitamin C causes
(a) Anaemia
(b) Rickets
(c) Scurvy
(d) Xerophthalmia
Ans. (c)

Ques. Which of the following is a good and rich source of vitamin C?
(a) Milk
(b) Radish
(c) Mango
(d) Lemon Juice
Ans. (d)

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Ques. The richest sources of vitamin B12 are
(a) Rice and hen’s egg
(b) Carrot and chicken’s breast
(c) Goat’s liver and Spirulina
(d) Chocolate and green gram
Ans. (c)

Ques. Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) deficiency leads to
(a) Beri–beri
(b) Night blindness
(c) Rickets
(d) Scurvy
Ans. (a)

Ques. Antihaemorrhagic vitamin is
(a) Vitamin A
(b) Vitamin B
(c) Vitamin C
(d) Vitamin K
Ans. (d)

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Ques. Which of the following vitamin is needed for the coagulation of blood
(a) B
(b) C
(c) K
(d) E
Ans. (c)

Ques. Which of the following is a fat soluble vitamin
(a) Thiamine
(b) Folic acid
(c) Ascorbic acid
(d) Tocopherol
Ans. (d)

Ques. Fat soluble vitamins are
(a) Vitamin A, B and C
(b) Vitamin A, B and D
(c) Vitamin A, D and E
(d) Vitamin C and D
Ans. (c)

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Ques. Deficiency of vitamin  causes …… disease in human beings
(a) Cataract
(b) Myopia
(c) Hyperopia
(d) Night-blindness
Ans. (d)

Ques. Rhodopsin is synthesised with the help of
(a) Vitamin A
(b) Vitamin B12
(c) Vitamin D
(d) Vitamin B6
Ans. (a)

Ques. Which vitamin gets destroyed by heating
(a) Vitamin A
(b) Vitamin E
(c) Vitamin C
(d) Vitamin K
Ans. (c)

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Ques. Which of the following is not a source of vitamin A
(a) Carrot
(b) Mango
(c) Apple
(d) Yeast
Ans. (d)

Ques. “Hyperkeratosis” is caused due to the excess of which vitamin
(a) Vitamin A
(b) Vitamin B12
(c) Vitamin C
(d) Vitamin K
Ans. (a)

Ques. This vitamin is also known as “Castle’s extrinsic factor
(a) Vitamin B6
(b) Vitamin K
(d) Vitamin B2
(d) Vitamin B12
Ans. (d)

Ques. One form of ascorbic acid is commonly known as which vitamin?
(a) D
(b) A
(c) B
(d) C
Ans. (d)

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Ques. Continuous bleeding from an injured part of body is due to deficiency of
(a) Vitamin A
(b) Vitamin B
(c) Vitamin K
(d) Vitamin E
Ans. (c)

Ques. The vitamin nicotinamide can be synthesized in our body from
(a) Tyrosine
(b) Valine
(c) Tryptophan
(d) Phenyl alanine
Ans. (c)

Ques. Wound healing is enhanced by a vitamin
(a) A
(b) C
(c) D
(d) E
Ans. (b)

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Ques. Which vitamin is destroyed by ultraviolet rays?
(a) A
(b) D
(c) E
(d) K
Ans. (c)

Ques. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched
(a) Vitamin B1 – Beri-beri
(b) Vitamin B5 – Pellagra
(c) Vitamin B12 – Pernicious anaemia
(d) Vitamin B6 – Loss of appetite
Ans. (d)

Ques. Vitamins are
(a) Inorganic substances that cannot be synthe-sised by animal
(b) Inorganic substances that can be synthe-sized by animal
(c) Organic substances that cannot be synthe-sised by animal
(d) Organic substances that can be synthesised by animal
Ans. (c)

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Ques. Vitamin E is also known as
(a) Decalcifying vitamin
(b) Antisterility vitamin
(c) Prothrombin vitamin
(d) Antihaemophilic vitamin
Ans. (b)

Ques. A man having deficiency of vitamin C should take
(a) Milk
(b) Milk and eggs
(c) Carrots
(d) Citrus juice
Ans. (d)

Ques. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched
(a) Vitamin B6 – Beri–beri
(b) Vitamin C – Scurvy
(c) Vitamin B5 – Pellagra
(d) Vitamin B12 – Pernicious anaemia
Ans. (a)

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Ques. Why is vitamin B1 included in the human diet?
(a) It helps the digestion of other compounds
(b) It acts as a hormone
(c) It acts as an antigen
(d) It acts as a coenzyme
Ans. (d)

Ques. The blood of an anaemic person contains unusually large number of immature nucleated RBCs. Which of the following would you suggest as dietary supplement to improve his condition
(a) Proteins
(b) Vitamin B12 and folic acid
(c) Vitamin K
(d) Iron
Ans. (b)

Ques. Function of vitamin D is
(a) To regulate and absorb the calcium and phosphorus
(b) To effect the calcification directly
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) None of the above
Ans. (c)

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Ques. Which of the following is the correct match
(a) Vitamin A – calciferol
(b) Vitamin E – tocopherol
(c) Vitamin D – thiamine
(d) Vitamin K – ascorbic acid
Ans. (b)

Ques. Vitamins are commonly called
(a) Macro-nutrients
(b) Micro-nutrients
(c) Growth factors
(d) All the above
Ans. (c)

Ques. Vitamin A was discovered by
(a) McCollum and Davis
(b) Funk
(c) Hopkin
(d) Eijkmann
Ans. (a)

Ques. The function of vitamin A is
(a) To maintain the integrity of epithelial tissue
(b) To regulate the growth of the body, specially the skeletal and connective tissue
(c) To help the body from prevention of infections
(d) All of the above
Ans. (d)

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Ques. Which one of the following is antioxidant vitamin
(a) Vitamin C, E, A
(b) Vitamin B1, B4
(c) Vitamin A, D, E
(d) Vitamin B3, B5
Ans. (a)

Ques. Which one of the following is the best source for vitamin A (Antixerophthalmic)
(a) Apples
(b) Carrots
(c) Honey
(d) Peanuts
Ans. (b)

Ques. Vitamin E helps in
(a) Maintaining the lipid membrane healthy
(b) Maintaining the steroid harmone level in blood
(c) The prevention of skin disorders
(d) The prevention of bleeding disease
Ans. (b)

Ques. Term “vitamin” was given by
(a) James Lind
(b) Sterling
(c) Funk
(d) J.C. Drummond
Ans. (c)

Ques. Which of the following does not belong to vitamin B group
(a) Riboflavin
(b) Nicotin
(c) Cyanocobalamine
(d) Tocopherol
Ans. (d)

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Ques. Synthesis of vitamin A in the body takes place in
(a) Blood
(b) Pancreas
(c) Spleen
(d) Liver
Ans. (d)

Ques. Vitamin is synthesised by one of the following with the help of sunlight
(a) Skin
(b) Gall bladder
(c) Liver
(d) Pancreas
Ans. (a)

Ques. Which of the following vitamins is water soluble as well as an anti-oxidant?
(a) Vitamin B1
(b) Vitamin A
(c) Vitamin D
(d) Vitamin C
Ans. (d)

Vitamins, benefits and their source:

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