Do You Know Your Vitamins?

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Do You Know Your Vitamins?

Our body needs Vitamins to function properly. Without vitamins in our system, the effect can be complicating. How well do you know your vitamins? Take this quiz to prove your knowledge of vitamins.  


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When is an organic compound said to be a vitamin?
    • A. 

      A. When the organism cannot break down

    • B. 

      B. When the organism is moving

    • C. 

      C. When the organism cannot synthesize the compound in sufficient quantities

    • D. 

      D. When the organic compound develops

  • 2. 
    Ascorbic acid is a vitamin used by?
    • A. 

      A. Humans, but not for most other animals

    • B. 

      B. Plants

    • C. 

      C. All animals

    • D. 

      D. Some Plants

  • 3. 
    Vitamin D is essential for what class of people?
    • A. 

      A. For people who are sick

    • B. 

      B. For people who are diabetic

    • C. 

      C. For people who do not have adequate skin exposure to sunlight

    • D. 

      D. For people who have malaria

  • 4. 
    Is supplementation important for the treatment of certain health problems?
    • A. 

      A. No

    • B. 

      B. Absolutely

    • C. 

      C. Not sure

    • D. 

      D. No idea

  • 5. 
    How many vitamins are universally recognized at present?
    • A. 

      A. Four

    • B. 

      B. Ten

    • C. 

      C. Twenty

    • D. 

      D. Thirteen

  • 6. 
    Vitamins are classified by what?
    • A. 

      A. Their structure

    • B. 

      B. Both mechanical and electrical properties

    • C. 

      C. Both biological and chemical activity

    • D. 

      D. All of the above

  • 7. 
    How many biochemical functions do Vitamins have?
    • A. 

      A. Five

    • B. 

      B. Six

    • C. 

      C. Few

    • D. 

      D. Diverse

  • 8. 
    The largest number of vitamins, the B complex vitamins, functions as what?
    • A. 

      A. Parasite cofactors

    • B. 

      B. Enzyme cofactors

    • C. 

      C. Cells cofactors

    • D. 

      D. Sugar factor

  • 9. 
    When was the first commercial yeast-extract vitamin B complex and semi-synthetic vitamin C supplement tablets sold?
    • A. 

      A. Mid-1920s

    • B. 

      B. Mid-1930s

    • C. 

      C. Mid-1950

    • D. 

      D. Mid-1940

  • 10. 
    The following are sources of Vitamin A except;
    • A. 

      A. Milk

    • B. 

      B. Fish

    • C. 

      C. Liver

    • D. 

      D. Bone

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