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Simple but Important GK questions: Vitamins

Vitamins and Chemical Names

Vitamin A =>> Retinol

Vitamin B1 =>> Thiamine

Vitamin B3 =>> Niacin

Vitamin B5 =>> Pantothenic acid

Vitamin C =>> Ascorbic acid

Vitamin D =>> Calciferol

Vitamin E =>> Tocoferol

Vitamin K  =>>  Phylloquinone

Vitamin B2 =>> Riboflavin

Vitamin B7 =>> Biotin

* Vitamin B9  =>>  Folic acid 

* Vitamin B12  =>>  Cyanocobalamin

Frequently asked questions about Vitamins

* 1. The study of Vitamin is known as ?
Answer: Vitaminology

* 2. Which Vitamin is known as the anti-infective vitamin ?
Answer: Vitamin A

* 3. What is the source of Vitamin A in Leafy vegetables ?
Answer: Carotene

* 4. Which is the pigment giving yellow colour to Milk ?
Answer: Carotene

* 5. Which is the Vitamin giving yellow colour to Milk ?
Answer: Vitamin B2 

* 6. Unpolished rice is a rich source of which vitamin ?
Answer: Thiamine (Vitamin B1)

* 7. Which Vitamin is used for ELISA test (AIDS) ?
 Answer: Vitamin B7 (Biotin)

 * 8. Which Vitamin contains Cobalt ?
Answer: Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin)

* 9. Which Vitamin helps to heal wound ?
Answer: Vitamin C

* 10. Which Vitamin helps in blood clotting ?
Answer: Vitamin K

* 11. Which Vitamin helps immunity of body ?
Answer: Vitamin C

* 12. Which is the first artificially synthesized Vitamin ?
Answer: Vitamin C

Vitamin deficiency diseases

1. Anaemia is caused by Deficiency of ?
Answer: Vitamin B12

2. Scurvy is caused by Deficiency of ?
Answer: Vitamin C

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  1. ** Vitamin B5=>> Panthothetic acid
    ** Vitamin B3=>> Niacin

    small mistake there..

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  3. Which vitamin helps in the absorption of Calcium?

    Answer: Vitamin D

  4. Eating a diet rich in vitamin C may slow the progression of cataract -- a condition that may lead to blindness.

  5. Which are antioxidant vitamins??


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