Vitamins and Minerals are essential elements present in the human body. Most of the vitamins need to be consumed by the use of external sources, mainly food. But very rare of them, like vitamin D, is produced by the body. Vitamin D is created by capturing and converting sunlight through human skin.
Do you also face problem in remembering all the vitamins, minerals, after all, they are too many?
Here is a quiz based on these essential elements in the body. Test your knowledge.
1. Which among the following is/are water-soluble vitamins?
A fundamental question isn’t it? Well, other than Vitamin C, Vitamin B is also water-soluble.
2. Which among the following is/ are fat soluble Vitamin?
Vitamin B12, Biotin also called Vitamin B7, and Thiamin aka vitamin B1 are Water-soluble Vitamins. Vitamin A, Vitamin D, Vitamin E, Vitamin K are fat soluble vitamins.
3. Which Vitamin’s common name is folic acid?
Vitamin B9 is commonly called folic acid or folate. B6 and B12 have no other common name as such, and B5’s common name is Pantothenic Acid.
4. Major minerals are found in the body in more considerable amount. Which among the following is categorized as major minerals?
Major minerals are those which are present in your body in a more considerable amount as compared to traced minerals. Some of the major minerals are Calcium, Chloride, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Sodium. Copper is a trace mineral.
5. Which among the following can be categorized as trace mineral?
Were you confused with the options? Oops! We tried to confuse you. Well, Chromium is the only trace mineral in the above options. Some other trace minerals are Iron, Iodine, Floride, Manganese and Copper.
6. What is the function of Fluoride in a human body?
Fluoride primary task is to strengthen bones, and it also wards off tooth decay. Copper helps in the creation of hemoglobin. Zinc aids in a blood clot and bolsters the immune system.
7. Deficiency of vitamin B12 can make your vision blurry. Which among the following is a good source of it?
Vitamin B12 is an essential Vitamin, and its deficiency can make your vision blurry or you can turn anemic. Sore tongue, fatigue, mood swings are other symptoms that you may have because of the inadequacy of this vitamin. B12 is found in tuna fish, beef, sardines, cheese, milk products.
8. Which vitamin deficiency causes Night blindness?
Vitamin A deficiency can cause Night Blindness. A person with night blindness can have poor vision in dim or low light or may not be able to see at night.
9. Which among the following is rich in Vitamin K?
. Vitamin K’s good source are mainly greens, kale, spinach, broccoli, and many similar foods.
10. A low level of blood calcium is also called?
Hypocalcemia is the low level of blood calcium. Calcium deficiency can cause muscle cramps, overly active reflexes etc. It can also make the nervous system highly irritable. Osteoporosis is the condition where bones weaken or become fragile. Hyperthyroidism is a condition where too much thyroid hormone is produced.
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