Nutrition And Wellness Vitamin Vocabulary Quiz

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  • 1. 
    An essential nutrient needed in tiny amounts to regulate body process
    • A. 

      Provitamin

    • B. 

      Vitamin

    • C. 

      Fortified

    • D. 

      Toxicity

  • 2. 
    Vitamins, specifically A,D,E, and K that are stored in and dissolve in fats
    • A. 

      Fat-soluble vitamin

    • B. 

      Water-soluble vitamin

    • C. 

      Night blindness

    • D. 

      Fortified food

  • 3. 
    A substance that reacts with free radicals to protect other substances from the harmful effects of the free radicals
    • A. 

      Antioxidant

    • B. 

      Free radical

    • C. 

      Rickets

    • D. 

      Osteomalacia

  • 4. 
    A poisonous condition
    • A. 

      Toxicity

    • B. 

      Osteomalacia

    • C. 

      Osteoporosis

    • D. 

      Rickets

  • 5. 
    A vitamin, specifically C and the B-complex Vitamins, that dissolve and are transported throughout the body by water, thus needing daily replenishment
    • A. 

      Water-soluble vitamin

    • B. 

      Fat-soluble vitamin

    • C. 

      Provitamin

    • D. 

      Coagulation

  • 6. 
    A vitamin E deficiency condition that is sometimes seen in premature babies and is characterized by broken red blood cells, resulting in weakness and listlessness
    • A. 

      Erthrocyte hemolysis

    • B. 

      Coagulation

    • C. 

      Scurvy

    • D. 

      Beriberi

  • 7. 
    Health-enhancing nonnutrient compounds in plant foods that are active in the body and at a cellular level
    • A. 

      Phytochemicals

    • B. 

      Provitamins

    • C. 

      Pellagra

    • D. 

      Collagen

  • 8. 
    A protein substance in the connective tissue that holds cells together
    • A. 

      Collagen

    • B. 

      Pernicious anemia

    • C. 

      Coenzyme

    • D. 

      Antioxidant

  • 9. 
    Highly reactive, unstable single oxygen molecules which can generate a harmful chain reaction that damages tissue
    • A. 

      Free radical

    • B. 

      Antioxidant

    • C. 

      Coenzyme

    • D. 

      Pellagra

  • 10. 
    The surface cells that line the outside of the body, they cover the eyes, and line the passages of the lungs, intestines and reproductive tract
    • A. 

      Epithelial cells

    • B. 

      Antioxidants

    • C. 

      Free radicals

    • D. 

      Pernicious body cells

  • 11. 
    A non-protein compound that combines with an enzyme to form an active enzyme system
    • A. 

      Coenzyme

    • B. 

      Provitamin

    • C. 

      Night blindness

    • D. 

      Collagen

  • 12. 
    The niacin deficiency disease which is characterized by diarrhea and dermatitis and can lead to dementia and death
    • A. 

      Pellagra

    • B. 

      Night blindness

    • C. 

      Scurvy

    • D. 

      Beriberi

  • 13. 
    A food that has on or more nutrients added (usually after the nutrient is lost because of processing)
    • A. 

      Fortified

    • B. 

      Osteomalacia

    • C. 

      Scurvy

    • D. 

      Prettified

  • 14. 
    A vitamin D deficiency disease in adults that causes the bones to become soft and misshapened
    • A. 

      Osteomalacia

    • B. 

      Rickets

    • C. 

      Provitamination

    • D. 

      Scurvy

  • 15. 
    Compounds that are not vitamins but that the body can convert into the active form of the vitamins
    • A. 

      Provitamins

    • B. 

      Vitamins

    • C. 

      Water-soluble vitamins

    • D. 

      Fat-soluble vitamins

  • 16. 
    A condition when the cells in the eyes adjust slowly to dim light, causing vision to become poor
    • A. 

      Night blindness

    • B. 

      Toxicity

    • C. 

      Osteoporosis

    • D. 

      Osteomalacia

  • 17. 
    The blood clotting process that stops bleeding
    • A. 

      Coagulation

    • B. 

      Scurvy

    • C. 

      Rickets

    • D. 

      Free radical

  • 18. 
    A deficiencey disease in children caused by a lack of vitamin D and characterized by soft, misshapen bones
    • A. 

      Rickets

    • B. 

      Osteomalacia

    • C. 

      Scurvy

    • D. 

      Pernicious Anemia

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