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vitamins MCQ
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Vitamins MCQ with Answers

1. The Hemorrhagic disease of newborns is caused to the deficiency of
A Vitamin A
B Vitamin B12
C. Vitamin K
D Vitamin B6

2. Which of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
A. Vitamin B6 – Beriberi

B Vitamin B12 – Pernicious anemia
C Vitamin B4- Pellagra
D Vitamin C- scurvy

3. The Vitamin C or Ascorbic acid prevents
A. Antibody synthesis
B. Rickets
C. Scurvy
D. Pellagra

4. Scurvy is due to the deficiency of
A. Vitamin A
B. Vitamin D
C. Vitamin C
D. Vitamin B

5. Xerophthalmia in man is caused by the deficiency of
A. Vitamin K
B. Vitamin D
C. Vitamin C
D. Vitamin A

6. Nyctalopia (Night Blindness) is caused by deficiency of
A Vitamin D
B. Vitamin A
C Vitamin B12
D Vitamin E

7. Pellagra is caused due to the deficiency of
A. Nicotinic acid/ Vitamin B3
B Ascorbic acid/ Vitamin C
C Panthothenic acid
D Folic acid

8. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
A Vitamin B2- Pellagra
B. Vitamin B6- Bed beri
C Vitamin C- Scurvy
D Vitamin 82- Pernicious Anaemia

9. Which one of the following is a fat-soluble vitamin and its related deficiency disease?
A. Retinol- Xerophthalmia
B Ascorbic acid- Scurvy
C Calciferol- Pellagra
D Cobalamine-Beri beri

10. Continuous bleeding from an injured part of the body is due to a deficiency of
A. Vitamin E
B. Vitamin A
C. Vitamin K
D. Vitamin B

11. This vitamin acts as anti-oxidant
A Vitamin D
B Vitamin K
C. Vitamin E
D Vitamin A

12. Which one of the following is correctly matched?
A Vitamin D – Riboflavin
B Vitamin B – Calciferol
C. Vitamin E – Tocopherol
D Vitamin A – Thiamine

13. Vitamin E prevents
A Formation of Vitamin D in Skin
B Secretion of Superfluous enzymes
C Absorption of harmful enzymes
D. Keratinisation of epidermal cells

14. Folic acid and pantothenic acid are vitamins belonging to the group
C. B-complex

15. Osteomalacia in adults is caused due to the deficiency of
A Vitamin E
B. Vitamin D
C Vitamin C
D Vitamin A

16. Vitamin K is required for
A Change of fibrinogen to fibrin
B Formation of thromboplastin
C. Synthesis of prothrombin
D Change of prothrombin into thrombin

17. Castle intrinsic factor is connected with internal absorption of
A Thiamine
B Riboflavin
C Pyridoxin
D. Cobalamine

18. Calcium deficiency in the body occurs in the absence of
A. Vitamin D
B Vitamin A
C Vitamin E
D Vitamin C

19. Vitamins often act as
A. Coenzyme
B Apoenzyme
C Cofactor
D Haloenzyme

20. Megaloblastic anemia is caused by the deficiency of
A Iron
B Vitamin B6
C Protein
D. Folic acid

21. The richest source of B12
A. Goat liver and Spirulina
B Chocolate and green grains
C Carrot and chicken breast
D Rice and egg

22. A steroid vitamin is
C. E

23. To which of the following families do folic acid and pantothenic acid belong?
A Vitamin A
B Vitamin C
C. Vitamin B Complex
D Vitamin K

24. The first person to discover vitamins was
A Jenner
B. Funk
C Mellanby
D Calvin

25. What is the disease caused by Thiamin deficiency
A. Nyctalopia
B Beri Beri
C Rickets
D Scurvy

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