Vitamin A: Fat-Soluble Vitamin Deficiency and Toxicity Symptoms


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Which of the following best describes rhodopsin?

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1. Which form of vitamin A is found in animal-based foods and easily absorbed by the body?

2. Which of the following is the result of toxic levels of vitamin A in a pregnant woman?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Vitamin A is important, but too much or too little can be a serious problem. This quiz tests you on some of the symptoms related to vitamin A toxicity.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This vitamin A quiz tests your ability to:

  • Define rhodopsin
  • Recall the form of vitamin A found in animal-based foods
  • Remember what toxic levels of vitamin A in a pregnant women could lead to
  • Recognize the term that means abnormal dryness of the eyes due to a vitamin A deficiency
  • Know what symptom(s) could occur as a result of preformed vitamin A being taken in high amounts

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw from relevant information found in the lesson on vitamin A deficiency and toxicity symptoms
  • Defining key concepts - accurately define related phrases such as rhodopsin
  • Information recall - remember the knowledge you've acquired about vitamin A deficiency and toxicity

Additional Learning

If you're keen to learn more, the lesson, Vitamin A: Fat-Soluble Vitamin Deficiency and Toxicity Symptoms, covers the following objectives:

  • Explain the different forms of vitamin A
  • Examine night blindness as related to vitamin A
  • Explore what it means for vitamin A to be a fat-soluble vitamin