Water Soluble Vitamin Quiz

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Water Soluble Vitamin Quiz


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  • 1. 
    Functions: collagen synthesis (strengthens blood vessel walls, forms scar tissue, matrix for bone growth), antioxidant, restores vitamin E to active form, hormone synthesis, supports immune cell functions, helps in absorption of iron.
    • A. 

      Vitamin A

    • B. 

      Thiamin (B1)

    • C. 

      Riboflavin (B2)

    • D. 

      Vitamin C

  • 2. 
    This vitamin occurs in all nutritious foods in moderate amounts.  Some good sources are pork, ham, bacon, liver, legumes, seeds, whole and enriched grains.
    • A. 

      Folate

    • B. 

      Thiamin (B1)

    • C. 

      Vitamin D

    • D. 

      Calcium

  • 3. 
    Scurvy is a deficiency of:
    • A. 

      Vitamin C

    • B. 

      Biotin

    • C. 

      Folate

    • D. 

      Vitamin B6

  • 4. 
    Beriberi (wet and dry) is caused by a deficiency in:
    • A. 

      Thiamin (B1)

    • B. 

      Vitamin C

    • C. 

      Vitamin B12

    • D. 

      Vitamin D

  • 5. 
    Milk, yogurt, cottage cheese, meat, liver, leafy green veggies, whole grain/enriched breads and cereals are a good source of:
    • A. 

      Vitamin C

    • B. 

      Folate

    • C. 

      Riboflavin (B2)

    • D. 

      Thiamin (B1)

  • 6. 
    Toxicity of what vitamin causes: nausea, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, excessive urination, headache, fatigue, insomnia, aggravation of gout, rashes, interference with medical tests and kidney stones in susceptible people.
    • A. 

      Vitamin B12

    • B. 

      Vitamin C

    • C. 

      Vitamin D

    • D. 

      Folate

  • 7. 
    Citrus fruits, cabbage type veggies, dark green veggies, cantaloupe, strawberries, peppers, lettuce, tomatoes, potatoes, papayas and mangoes are good sources of:
    • A. 

      Thiamin (B1)

    • B. 

      Vitamin B12

    • C. 

      Vitamin C

    • D. 

      Riboflavin (B2)

  • 8. 
    Functions: part of a co-enzyme needed for new cell synthesis.
    • A. 

      Folate

    • B. 

      Pantothenic Acid

    • C. 

      Vitamin B6

    • D. 

      Vitamin B12

  • 9. 
    Pellagra is caused by a deficiency of:  
    • A. 

      Thiamin (B1)

    • B. 

      Niacin (B3)

    • C. 

      Folate

    • D. 

      Vitamin B12

  • 10. 
    Functions: part of a co-enzyme needed in energy metabolism and supports normal vision and skin health.
    • A. 

      Thiamin (B1)

    • B. 

      Riboflavin (B2)

    • C. 

      Vitamin C

    • D. 

      Folate

  • 11. 
    Toxicity of what vitamin causes: masking of Vitamin B12 deficiency.
    • A. 

      Vitamin D

    • B. 

      Vitamin C

    • C. 

      Pantothenic Acid

    • D. 

      Folate

  • 12. 
    Functions: part of co-enzymes needed in energy  metabolism.
    • A. 

      Niacin (B3)

    • B. 

      Vitamin B12

    • C. 

      Thiamin (B1)

    • D. 

      Folate

  • 13. 
    Ariboflavinosis is caused by a deficiency of:
    • A. 

      Riboflavin (B2)

    • B. 

      Thiamin (B1)

    • C. 

      Vitamin B12

    • D. 

      Vitamin B6

  • 14. 
    Functions: part of co-enzyme needed in energy metabolism and supports normal appetites and nervous system function. 
    • A. 

      Vitamin B12

    • B. 

      Vitamin B6

    • C. 

      Vitamin C

    • D. 

      Thiamin (B1)

  • 15. 
    Meats, fish, poultry, liver, legumes, fruits, potatoes and whole grains are good sources of: 
    • A. 

      Vitamin B12

    • B. 

      Biotin

    • C. 

      Pantothenic Acid

    • D. 

      Vitamin B6

  • 16. 
    Toxicity of what vitamin causes: nausea, vomiting,painful flush and rash, sweating, liver damage and impaired glucose tolerance.
    • A. 

      Pantothenic Acid

    • B. 

      Niacin (B3)

    • C. 

      Vitamin C

    • D. 

      Vitamin B6

  • 17. 
    What two vitamins are widespread in foods?
    • A. 

      Pantothenic Acid & Biotin

    • B. 

      Vitamin B12 & Vitamin B6

    • C. 

      Vitamin C & Vitamin D

    • D. 

      Riboflavin (B2) & Biotin

  • 18. 
    Toxicity of this vitamin causes: bloating, depression, fatigues, impaired memory, irritability, headaches, numbness, damage to nerves, convulsions, loss of reflexes and skin lesions.
    • A. 

      Pantothenic Acid

    • B. 

      Riboflavin (B2)

    • C. 

      Vitamin B6

    • D. 

      Thiamin (B1)

  • 19. 
    Functions: a co-factor for several enzymes needed in energy metabolism, fat synthesis, amino acid metabolism, and glycogen synthesis.
    • A. 

      Pantothenic Acid

    • B. 

      Biotin

    • C. 

      Riboflavin (B2)

    • D. 

      Vitamin C

  • 20. 
    Animal products (meat, fish, poultry, cheese, eggs) are a good source of:
    • A. 

      Biotin

    • B. 

      Pantothenic Acid

    • C. 

      Vitamin B12

    • D. 

      Vitamin B6

  • 21. 
    Asparagus, avocados, leafy green veggies, beets, legumes, seeds, liver, enriched breads, cereal, pasta and grains are good sources for:
    • A. 

      Folate

    • B. 

      Pantothenic Acid

    • C. 

      Niacin (B3)

    • D. 

      Biotin

  • 22. 
    Functions: part of a co-enzyme needed in energy metabolism.
    • A. 

      Pantothenic Acid

    • B. 

      Biotin

    • C. 

      Vitamin C

    • D. 

      Vitamin D

  • 23. 
    Functions: part of co-enzyme needed in new cell syntheses and helps maintain nerve cells.
    • A. 

      Biotin

    • B. 

      Vitamin B12

    • C. 

      Vitamin B6

    • D. 

      Vitamin C

  • 24. 
    Water retention is caused by toxicity of what vitamin?
    • A. 

      Vitamin C

    • B. 

      Riboflavin (B2)

    • C. 

      Biotin

    • D. 

      Pantothenic Acid

  • 25. 
    Functions: part of co-enzyme needed in amino acid and fatty acid metabolism,helps convert trytophan to niacin and to serotonin and helps make red blood cells.
    • A. 

      Vitamin B6

    • B. 

      Vitamin C

    • C. 

      Biotin

    • D. 

      Riboflavin (B2)