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MCQ on Vitamins

Vitamins
      1. The first person to discover vitamins was 
a) Jenner
b) Funk
c) Calvin
d) Mellanby
           2. Scurvy is due to the deficiency of
a) Vitamin A
b) Vitamin B                                                                                                                                                                                           
c) Vitamin D
d) Vitamin C
3.  Osteomalacia in adults is caused due to the deficiency of
a) Vitamin A
b) Vitamin E
c) Vitamin D
d) Vitamin C
4. Xerophthamia in man is caused by the deficiency of
a) Vitamin K
b) Vitamin A
c) Vitamin D
d) Vitamin C
5. Cobalt containing vitamin is
a) Vitamin B2
b) Vitamin B6
c) Vitamin B12
d) Vitamin B6
6. Which of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
a) Vitamin B4- Pellagra
b) Vitamin B12 - Pernicious anaemia
c) Vitamin C- scurvy
d) Vitamin B6 - Beriberi
7.  Vitamins often act as
a) apoenzymes
b) holoenzymes
c) co fators
d) co enzymes
8. Castle intrinsic factor is connected with internal absorption of
a) Pyridoxine
b)Riboflavin
c) Thiamine
d) Cobalamine
9. A steroid vitamin is
a) A
b) D
c) E
d) K
10. Vitamin E prevents
a) Formation of Vitamin D in Skin
b) Secretion of Superfluous enzymes
c) Keratinisation of epidermal cells
d) Absorption of harmful enzymes

Answers
  1. b) Funk
  2. d) Vitamin C
  3. c) Vitamin D
  4. b) Vitamin A
  5. c) Vitamin B12
  6. d) Vitamin B6 - Beriberi
  7. d) co enzymes
  8. d) Cobalamine
  9. b) D
  10. c) Keratinisation of epidermal cells

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