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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?
B1
B12
B5
B4

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 reproduction
Cell regeneration
Cell excretion
Cell metabolism

Question 3:


To which of these groups of substances do the B vitamins belong?
Water-soluble
Fat-soluble
Non-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?
Respiratory
Digestive
Cardio-vascular
Immune

Question 5:


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

Question 6:


Vitamin B2 has which of these interesting properties?
It is can be absorbed only through the skin.
It can be found in all three physical conditions of matter.
It is fluorescent under UV light.
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.
False
True

Question 8:


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

Question 9:


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

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?
Kidneys
Heart
Liver
Gall-bladder

Question 12:


Vitamin B12 is a set of complex chemical compounds synthesized in nature only by this group of organisms.
Plants
Bacteria
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 B12
Vitamin B9
Vitamin B7
Vitamin B15

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
B9 and B12
B4 and B1
B6, B2 and B12

Question 15:


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

 


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