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Vitamin: Quiz


Question 1: These nutrients facilitate the chemical reactions that produce among other things, skin, ________, and muscle.
Human skullHuman skeletonHead and neck anatomyBone

Question 2: A vitamin is an organic compound required as a ________ in tiny amounts by an organism.
NutritionDietary mineralNutrientOxygen

Question 3: Well-known human vitamin deficiencies involve thiamine (________), niacin (pellagra), vitamin C (scurvy) and vitamin D (rickets).
Obesity hypoventilation syndromeBeriberiObesityFolate deficiency

Question 4: With the support of the Japanese navy, he experimented using crews of two ________; one crew was fed only white rice, while the other was fed a diet of meat, fish, barley, rice, and beans.
Ironclad warshipDreadnoughtBattleshipPre-dreadnought battleship

Question 5: [6] Hopkins and Eijkman were awarded the ________ in 1929 for their discovery of several vitamins.
Stanley Cohen (biochemist)Salvador LuriaNobel Prize in Physiology or MedicineBarbara McClintock

Question 6: One difference was that he had used table sugar (________), while other researchers had used milk sugar (lactose) that still contained small amounts of vitamin B.

Question 7: Others function as ________ (e.g.
NutritionAntioxidantHuman nutritionMetabolism

Question 8: In 1943 Edward Adelbert Doisy and Henrik Dam were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their discovery of ________ and its chemical structure.
Ascorbic acidPyridoxal phosphateVitamin KBiotin

Question 9: [16] ________-soluble vitamins are absorbed through the intestinal tract with the help of lipids (fats).
Trans fatFatFatty acidPolyunsaturated fat

Question 10: B6 (Pyridoxine, Pyridoxal phosphate, ________)
PyridoxaminePyridinePimagedineCofactor (biochemistry)

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