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The B Vitamins

written by: eyez2k1ss
 
Learn some interesting facts about this important group of vitamins vital for many of the processes in our body.

Question 1:


The B vitamins group was once thought to be a single vitamin. There are now eight officially recognized B vitamins referred to as vitamin B complex. Which of the following is not a vitamin from the B group?
B4
B5
B1
B12

Question 2:


The vitamins from the B complex have many functions but generally play most important role in which of these processes of the human body?
Cell excretion
Cell reproduction
Cell regeneration
Cell metabolism

Question 3:


To which of these groups of substances do the B vitamins belong?
Non-soluble
Water-soluble
Fat-soluble
Alcohol-soluble

Question 4:


Which of these is not among the systems of the human body that vitamins of the B group mainly benefit?
Immune
Respiratory
Cardio-vascular
Digestive

Question 5:


Which is the only B vitamin that cannot be obtained from plant products?
B1
B6
B7
B12

Question 6:


Vitamin B2 has which of these interesting properties?
It can be found in all three physical conditions of matter.
It is fluorescent under UV light.
It is can be absorbed only through the skin.
It melts at more than 10 000 degrees C.

Question 7:


Vitamin B6 is widely distributed in foods and its relatively stable form enables it to remain unchanged even when the products are cooked.
True
False

Question 8:


The folic acid, a compound especially important during periods of rapid cell division and growth, is commercially known under what name?
Vitamin B7
Vitamin B12
Vitamin B1
Vitamin B9

Question 9:


Which of the following is true about the sources of vitamin B5?
It is found only in plant products.
It is found in a large variety of foods.
It is found only in animal products.
It is synthesized in the skin under the influence of the sun rays.

Question 10:


B1, a vitamin participating in many important cellular processes, is synthesized by animals, plants and some bacteria.
False
True

Question 11:


Niacin, also known as vitamin B3 or nicotinic acid, is a vitamin that can be synthesized by which organ?
Heart
Liver
Kidneys
Gall-bladder

Question 12:


Vitamin B12 is a set of complex chemical compounds synthesized in nature only by this group of organisms.
Bacteria
Plants
Animals
Fungi

Question 13:


This vitamin of the B complex, popular also under the name vitamin H, is not included in the recommended daily intake by some health organizations.
Vitamin B7
Vitamin B9
Vitamin B15
Vitamin B12

Question 14:


Megaloblastic anemia is a type of anemia in which among the bone marrow's red blood cells start to appear many immature and dysfunctional ones. The deficiency of which two vitamins of the B complex group causes this disorder?
B1 and B2
B4 and B1
B6, B2 and B12
B9 and B12

Question 15:


Biotin deficiency (the lack of vitamin B7) is a rare nutritional disorder that occurs in people from this age group.
Infants
All of these
Elderly people
Adults

 


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