Fat Soluble Vitamins sample questions

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Fat Soluble Vitamins sample questions
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  1. List the fat-soluble vitamins
    • vitamin A
    • vitamin D
    • vitamin E
    • Vitamin K
  2. Which food substance can be converted to vitamin A in the body?
    Beta-carotene
  3. Which is NOT amoung the features of the fat-soluble vitamins?
    Transported permanently to the liver and adipose tissue
  4. Which statement describes as association of vitamin A and vision?
    Light causes retinal to shift from a cis to a trans configuration
  5. All of the following organs are required for the complete synthesis of activated vitamin D except
    A. skin
    B. kidney
    C. intestines
    D. liver
    C. intestines
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. What is the name of the vitamin D-deficiency disease in adults?
    osteomalacia
  7. Which of the following enables much of the world's population to maintain adequate vitamin D status?
    A. outdoor exposure of the skin to sunlight
    B. wide availability of low-cost fish products
    C. wide availability of food assistance programs
    D. World Health Organization distribution of vitamin D capsules
    A. outdoor exposure of the skin to sunlight
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. Which conditions or diseases are known to be causes by a deficiency of the same nutrient?
    A. hemolytic anemia and large-cell type anemia
    B. Kwashiorkor and fibrocystic breast disease
    C. osteomalacia and rickets
    D. xerophthalmia and breath pentane release
    C. osteomalacia and rickets (vitamin D)
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. The main function of vitamin E in the body is to act as an...
    antioxidant
  10. Which disorder may result from vitamin E deficiency in humans?
    A. rickets
    B. xerophthalmia
    C. muscular dystrophy
    D. erythrocyte hemolysis
    D. erythrocyte hemolysis
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. Which food is a major source of vitamin E in the diet?
    A. vegetable oils
    B. meats
    C. citrus fruits
    D. milk and dairy products
    A. vegetable oils
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. In what chief capacity does vitamin K function?
    blood clotting
  13. The major form of vitamin K in foods is known as...
    phylloquinone

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