Cash Cab Vitamin Edition 2009

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Cash Cab Vitamin Edition 2009

Get in the cab--the Cash Cab. . . See how well you can answer the following vitamin trivia questions!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Without the presence of this vitamin your blood would be unable to clot.
    • A. 

      Vitamin D

    • B. 

      Vitamin K

    • C. 

      Niacin

    • D. 

      Vitamin C

  • 2. 
    Vitamin D helps the body to absorb _______________________.
    • A. 

      Calcium

    • B. 

      Protein

    • C. 

      Carbohydrates

    • D. 

      Fat

  • 3. 
    This antioxdant vitamin promotes good vision, especially in low light situations.
    • A. 

      Vitamin B12

    • B. 

      Vitamin C

    • C. 

      Vitamin D

    • D. 

      Vitamin A

  • 4. 
    Vitamin E is important for the formation of ___________ and also helps the body make use of _________________.
    • A. 

      Carbohydrates; protein

    • B. 

      Red blood cells; vitamin K

    • C. 

      Leukocytes; simple sugars

    • D. 

      Fat cells; liver enzymes

  • 5. 
    What are water-soluble vitamins?
    • A. 

      These vitamins are composed mostly of water.

    • B. 

      These vitamins need to be consumed with at least 32-ounces of clear fluid to be processed.

    • C. 

      These vitamins are readily stored by the body and can remain indefinitely.

    • D. 

      Vitamins that don't get stored in your body. They travel through your bloodstream. Whatever the body doesn't use comes out when you urinate.

  • 6. 
    What is true about fat-soluble vitamins?
    • A. 

      They are stored in the liver.

    • B. 

      Vitamins A, D, E and K are included.

    • C. 

      They wait around in body fat until your body needs them.

    • D. 

      All of the above are correct.

  • 7. 
    What is the best way to make sure you are getting all the vitamins your body requires?
    • A. 

      Eat a healthy, well-balanced diet.

    • B. 

      Weigh yourself daily.

    • C. 

      Drink 8-12 glasses of water each day.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 8. 
    It is important for people who are taking warfarin (a blood-thinner) to consistently maintain their intake of this vitamin or foods containing this vitamin.
    • A. 

      Thiamine

    • B. 

      Vitamin C

    • C. 

      Vitamin K

    • D. 

      Vitamin D

  • 9. 
    Increasing exposure to sunlight will increase the level of this vitamin within the body.
    • A. 

      Vitamin C

    • B. 

      Vitamin D

    • C. 

      Vitamin B12

    • D. 

      Vitamin A

  • 10. 
    Vitamin C is important for the synthesis of this important structural component of blood vessels, tendons, ligaments and bone.
    • A. 

      Polycytes

    • B. 

      Carotene

    • C. 

      Collagen

    • D. 

      Hemoglobin

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