Vitamins and Minerals

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Question # 1  Which vitamin functions in forming a blood clot?

    A) A
    B) E
    C) K
    D) B
    E) all of the above

Question # 2  Which of the following statements is NOT true concerning mineral metabolism?

    A) Sodium and potassium are needed for maintaining osmotic balances.
    B) Zinc is important in building strong bones and teeth.
    C) Sodium and potassium are needed for muscle and nerve functioning.
    D) Iron is needed for building cytochromes and heme groups.
    E) all the statements are true

Question # 3  Lack of which element can lead to thyroid problems?

    A) iron
    B) iodine
    C) calcium
    D) zinc
    E) magnesium

Question # 4  The element needed for blood clotting, nerve transmission, and bone and tooth formation is

    A) iron.
    B) iodine.
    C) calcium.
    D) zinc.
    E) magnesium.

Question # 5  A deficiency of which vitamin produces rickets in children and osteomalcia in adults?

    A) A
    B) B
    C) C
    D) D
    E) E

Question # 6  A deficiency of vitamin C may give rise to

    A) beriberi.
    B) scurvy.
    C) pellagra.
    D) hypothyroidism.
    E) all of the above

Question # 7  Beriberi is a deficiency disease related to which of the following vitamins?

    A) A
    B) B1 (thiamine)
    C) C (ascorbic acid)
    D) B2 (riboflavin)
    E) niacin

Question # 8  Pellagra is a deficiency disease related to which of the following vitamins?

    A) A
    B) B1 (thiamine)
    C) C (ascorbic acid)
    D) B2 (riboflavin)
    E) niacin

Question # 9  Which of the following vitamins is fat-soluble and can be stored in the body?

    A) A
    B) B1 (thiamine)
    C) C (ascorbic acid)
    D) B2 (riboflavin)
    E) niacin

Question # 10  Scurvy is a deficiency disease related to which of the following vitamins?

    A) A
    B) B1 (thiamine)
    C) C (ascorbic acid)
    D) B2 (riboflavin)
    E) niacin

Question # 11  Lack of which element can lead to goiter?

    A) iron
    B) iodine
    C) calcium
    D) zinc
    E) magnesium

Question # 12  The constituent of hemoglobin whose absence leads to anemia is

    A) iron.
    B) iodine.
    C) calcium.
    D) zinc.
    E) magnesium.