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MCQs On Vitamins For Competitive Exams JKSSB, NEET

Before jumping to solve MCQs on vitamins for competitive exams, revise the data tabulated below.

VitaminScientific NameDefeciency
Vitamin ARetinolNight blindness
Vitamin B1ThiamineBeri-beri
Vitamin B2RiboflavinRetarded growth, bad skin
Vitamin B3Niacinpellagra. Pellagra includes the triad of dermatitis, dementia, and diarrhea 
Vitamin B5Pantothenic Acidfatigue, insomnia, depression, irritability, vomiting, stomach pains
Vitamin B6Pyridoxineperipheral neuropathy, seborrheic dermatitis, glossitis, and cheilosis, and, in adults, depression, confusion, and seizures.
Vitamin B7Biotinalopecia and scaly erythematous dermatitis
Vitamin B9Folic Acidfolate-deficiency anemia, Birth defects innew born baby if mother has defeciency
Vitamin B12CobalaminAnaemia
Vitamin CAscorbic acidScurvy
Vitamin DCalciferolRickets/Osteomalacia
Vitamin EtocopherolNerve and Muscle damages
Vitamin KPhylloquinoneExcessive bleeding due to injury

Quiz On Vitamins For Competitive Exams JKSSB, NEET


Which of the following is a function of Vitamins?

  1. They provide energy to the body.
  2. They act as the store house of energy.
  3. They protect and insulate our body organs.
  4. They help in maintaing good bones and in boosting immunity.

They help in maintaing good bones and in boosting immunity.


Eating the liver of a polar bear can cause:

  1. Vitamin A poisoning
  2. Vitamin B poisoning
  3. Vitamin K poisoning
  4. Vitamin E poisoning

Vitamin A Poisoning


Which of the following is not a fat soluble vitamin?

  1. Vitamin A
  2. Vitamin B
  3. Vitamin D
  4. Vitamin K

Vitamin B. Vitamins A, D, E, K are fat souluble and you can remember them as FADEK.


Defeciency of Vitamin B leads to;

  1. Beri Beri
  2. Scurvy
  3. Osteomalacia
  4. Excessive bleeding.

Beri Beri


Which of the following vitamins is necessary for formation of clots?

  1. Ascorbic acid
  2. phylloquinone
  3. Tocopherol
  4. Retinol

Phylloquinone


What is the scientific name of Vitamin B1?

  1. Thiamine
  2. Biotin
  3. Folic acid
  4. Cobalamin

Thiamine


Vitamins often act as:

  1. Co enzymes
  2. Halo enzymes
  3. Apo enzymes
  4. Co factors

Co enzymes


Which of the following is not true about Vitamin D.

  1. It is also known as Sunshine Vitamin
  2. It is necessary for Calcium absorption.
  3. It is known as Calciferol.
  4. It a water soluble vitamin.
  5. Its defeciency can lead to rickets.

“It is a water soluble vitamin” is a wrong statement about Vitamin D.


Which of the following vitamins exists in diverse forms?

  1. Vitamin A
  2. Vitamin B
  3. Vitamin C
  4. Vitamin D

Vitamin B


The vitamin given to pregnant women to prevent birth defects in the baby is:

  1. Vitamin B1
  2. Vitamin B3
  3. Vitamin B9
  4. Vitamin B7

Vitamin B9. Vitamin B9 is also known as Folic Acid and it is given to all the pregnant women in their earlier months of pregnancy to prevent the birth defects in a baby.


Which vitamin is also known as Biotin?

  1. Vitamin B1
  2. Vitamin B3
  3. Vitamin B9
  4. Vitamin B7

Vitamin B7


Which of the following is not true about Vitamin E?

  1. It is also known as Pyridoxine.
  2. It is also known as “beauty” vitamin.
  3. It is a fat soluble vitamin.
  4. Its defeciency leads to muscle and nerve damages.

“It is also known as Pyridoxine” is a wrong statement about Vitamin E


Which vitamins are produced by gut bacteria?

  1. Vitamins A and K
  2. Vitamins B and K
  3. Vitamins E and K
  4. Vitamins A and B

Vitamins B and K


Who has the most chances of developing Vitamin C defeciency/scurvy?

  1. Pregnant Women
  2. Malnourished children
  3. Covid patients
  4. heavy drinkers and smokers

Heavy drinkers and smokers

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