About Vitamins

Following are some of the multiple choice questions on the Vitamins with answers that will help the students in developing their knowledge.

Vitamins MCQ

1. Which of the following vitamins are soluble in water?

  • A
  • C
  • D
  • E

2. Which of the following statement is incorrect?

  • Vitamin deficiency causes diseases
  • Excess vitamin intake is harmful
  • Vitamins contain amino groups
  • Vitamins can be produced by plants

3. Which of the following compounds is usually not produced by the human body?

  • Hormones
  • Nucleic acids
  • Vitamins
  • Enzymes

4. Which of the following vitamins are produced by symbiotic bacteria in humans?

  • Vitamin-A and B
  • Vitamin-B and K
  • Vitamin-D
  • Vitamin-E

5. Which one of the following vitamins can be synthesized by humans?

  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin B
  • Vitamin E

6. Vitamins are____________

  • Macro Nutrients
  • Micro nutrients
  • Essential Amino acids
  • Non essential Amino acids

7. Which of the following is the scientific name of Vitamin K

  • Ascorbic acid
  • Tocopherol
  • Phytonadione
  • Pantothenic Acid

8. Weakness in muscles and increase in the fragility of red blood cells is caused due to the __________.

  • Deficiency of vitamin A
  • Deficiency of vitamin E
  • Deficiency of vitamin C
  • Deficiency of vitamin D

9. Which of the following is a water-soluble vitamin?

  • Vitamin B1
  • Vitamin B2
  • Vitamin C
  • All of the above

10. Which of the following food source are the best sources of vitamin A?

  • Poultry
  • Sweet potato
  • Dairy products
  • Legumes

11. Which of the following vitamins has a coenzyme function?

  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B
  • Vitamin C
  • All of the above

12. Which of the following vitamins is also known as cobalamin?

  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin B2
  • Vitamin B11

13. Which of the following vitamins serves as a hormone precursor?

  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin D
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin K

14. Which of the following is a fat-soluble vitamin?

  • Vitamin B
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin K

15. Which of the following vitamin functions as both, hormone and visual pigment

  • Retinal
  • Thiamine
  • Riboflavin
  • Folic acid

16. Who is most likely to develop scurvy – A vitamin C deficiency?

  • A malnourished child
  • A pregnant woman
  • A long-time alcoholic
  • A person with the eating disorder anorexia nervosa

17. Which is the leading cause of blindness in children worldwide?

  • Glaucoma
  • Cataracts
  • Vitamin A deficiency
  • Colour blindness

18. Which of the following food sources has the highest levels of vitamin C?

  • Orange juice
  • Black currants
  • Parsley
  • Broccoli

19. Which of the following is the most essential nutrient for a woman during her initial stages of pregnancy to prevent birth defects?

  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
  • Folic acid
  • Thiamin

20. The cause of short-term or acute vitamin A poisoning is due to

  • Eating the liver of Buffalo
  • Eating the liver of Mule deer
  • Eating the liver of Ostrich
  • Eating the liver of Polar bear

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