Vitamins in Nutrition Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is a person with pernicious anemia lacking that makes it difficult to absorb vitamin B12?

Question 2 2. Select the symptom(s) that characterize thiamin toxicity.

Question 3 3. Which of the following conditions is described as vitamin D deficiency in adults that is characterized by a softening of the bones?

Question 4 4. We know that vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin. Therefore, which of the following is a TRUE statement?

Question 5 5. What is the term used to describe a type of anemia in which the red blood cells are large and immature, reducing the blood's ability to transport oxygen?

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Question 6 6. John has been feeling gloomy and lethargic for the past 2 weeks. He also noticed that his hair is thinning. His doctor asked him to take blood and urine tests. What is most likely to be the conclusion of the tests?

Question 7 7. Select the symptom that is associated with pyridoxine (B6) toxicity.

Question 8 8. Because vitamin K helps your body use calcium to build strong bones, a deficiency could leave a person more susceptible to _____.

Question 9 9. How does vitamin E prevent free radicals from damaging cells?

Question 10 10. Older adults might suffer from B12 deficiency due to an inflammation of the stomach lining that interferes with the secretion of stomach acids and enzymes. What is this condition called?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is TRUE about beriberi and Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome?

Question 12 12. _____ is a condition associated with vitamin C deficiency. It is characterized by tooth loss, bleeding gums, joint pain and bleeding under the skin.

Question 13 13. In Beriberi, neurological symptoms may be present due to the fact that the body cannot make sufficient neurotransmitters when thiamin levels are low. What are neurotransmitters?

Question 14 14. Jane has been taking high amounts of preformed vitamin A. Which of the following would NOT be a symptom Jane might experience as a result of preformed vitamin A toxicity?

Question 15 15. How is vitamin K related to blood clotting?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is a symptom associated with riboflavin deficiency?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is NOT true of vitamin C?

Question 18 18. What function(s) does folate (B9) help with?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is FALSE regarding riboflavin?

Question 20 20. Which of the following best describes rhodopsin?

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Question 21 21. Which vitamin plays an important role in blood clotting?

Question 22 22. Which of the following vitamins convert energy from the nutrients you eat into ATP?

Question 23 23. Jane is pregnant and her physician recommended that she consume more folate. Which of these foods would NOT provide Jane with folate?

Question 24 24. Which of these bone-weakening conditions, characterized by a bowing of the legs, can happen to children who are deficient in vitamin D?

Question 25 25. Which of the following sets contains two vitamins that are antioxidants?

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Question 26 26. Pellagra is a condition that is associated with a deficiency in _____.

Question 27 27. How are water soluble vitamins different from fat soluble vitamins?

Question 28 28. Your friend Ana, who consumes a vegan diet, has not been feeling well lately; she has been suffering from numbness and tingling in the hands and feet, weakness, and confusion. What could be the cause of her symptoms and why?

Question 29 29. Collagen is a connective tissue that helps hold your bones and teeth in place. Which of the following vitamins plays an important role in the synthesis of collagen?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is FALSE about vitamin E?

Vitamins in Nutrition Chapter Exam Instructions

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