Health Quiz: Test Your Health IQ

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Health Quiz: Test Your Health IQ

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the name of the disease in man arising out of Vitamin B1 deficiency ?
    • A. 

      Scurvy

    • B. 

      Beriberi

    • C. 

      Pellagra

    • D. 

      Gingivitis

  • 2. 
    The deficiency of which of the following group of nutrients affects the skin ?
    • A. 

      Iron, Iodine, Zinc, Potassium

    • B. 

      Riboflacin, Niacin, Pyridoxine, Pantothenic Acid

    • C. 

      Vitamin K, Calcium, Fluorine, Copper

    • D. 

      All the three

  • 3. 
    What does niacin deficiency cause ?
    • A. 

      Acne

    • B. 

      Scurvy

    • C. 

      Boils

    • D. 

      Pellagra

  • 4. 
    What are the effects of Vitamin B6 deficiency ?
    • A. 

      (a) Beriberi

    • B. 

      (b) Scurvy

    • C. 

      (c) Dermatomyoma

    • D. 

      (d) Certain types of Eczema

  • 5. 
    Which of the following diseases is associated with Vitamin C deficiency ?
    • A. 

      Psoriasis

    • B. 

      Scurvy

    • C. 

      Pellagra

    • D. 

      Vitiligo

  • 6. 
    What does Vitamin K deficiency lead to ?
    • A. 

      Problem in digestion

    • B. 

      Problem in Blood Coagulation

    • C. 

      Problem in Calcium Metabolism

    • D. 

      All the three

  • 7. 
    Using purgatives on a regular basis is harmful to health. Which deficiency does it cause ?
    • A. 

      Iron

    • B. 

      Potassium

    • C. 

      Iodine

    • D. 

      Chromium

  • 8. 
    Deficiency of Vitamin D gives rise to :
    • A. 

      Rheumatism

    • B. 

      Arthritis

    • C. 

      Hernia

    • D. 

      Rickets

  • 9. 
    What is the condition known as, in which the body does not get its fair share of nutrients, either from starvation, or as a result of poor absorption :
    • A. 

      Marasmus

    • B. 

      Malnutrition

    • C. 

      Kwashiorkor

    • D. 

      Malnutrition & Marasmus

  • 10. 
    Night blindness drying of the conjunctiva, dry and scaly skin and loss of hair are some of the symptoms of :
    • A. 

      Vitamin K deficiency

    • B. 

      Vitamin A deficiency

    • C. 

      Iron deficiency

    • D. 

      Folic acid deficiency

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