Fat-Soluble Vitamins Reference Table Quiz

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Which vitamin is known for its role in eye health and night vision?

Vitamin A

What deficiency can result in night blindness and drying of the conjunctiva & cornea?

Vitamin A

Which vitamin is important for blood-clotting and bone integrity?

Vitamin K

Deficiency of which vitamin can lead to rickets in children and osteomalacia in adults?

Vitamin D

Which vitamin acts as an antioxidant and maintains membrane integrity?

Vitamin E

What is a consequence of excess dietary intake and excess synthesis of Vitamin K?

Increased bleeding from impaired coagulation

Which symptom is associated with excess consumption of Vitamin E?

Physical weakness or fatigue

What can result from the deficiency of Vitamin K in infants?

Hemolytic anemia and hyperbilirubinemia

What role does Vitamin A play in bone development?

Supports both osteoblasts and osteoclasts in bone development.

Which vitamin is known for its cholesterol metabolism function?

Vitamin K

Which condition can be associated with damage to the medial dorsal nucleus of the thalamus and mammillary bodies due to alcohol abuse?

Hyperemesis

Which nutrient deficiency is linked to a condition characterized by macrocytic, megaloblastic anemia and hypersegmented polymorphonuclear leukocytes?

Vitamin B12

Excess intake of which substance could potentially mask a Vitamin B12 deficiency?

Raw egg whites

Deficiency of which nutrient can lead to swollen gums, bruising, and petechiae?

Vitamin C

What neurological symptoms are associated with Vitamin B12 deficiency?

Depression, confusion, dementia

Which nutrient is a cofactor for methionine synthase and L-methylmalonyl CoA mutase?

Vitamin B9 (Folate)

What is the characteristic symptom of scurvy?

Poor wound healing

What nutrient deficiency is responsible for glossitis and elevated homocysteine levels?

Vitamin B9 (Folate)

Which vitamin is known for causing facial flushing and gastrointestinal problems when taken in excess?

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)

Which nutrient is synthesized by microorganisms and has a very large reserve pool stored in the liver?

Vitamin B12

What nutrient deficiency leads to kidney stones (oxalate) and osmotic diarrhea?

Vitamin C

Which vitamin is a cofactor for dehydrogenase reactions involving Alphaketoglutarate DH, Pyruvate dehydrogenase, and Transketolase?

Niacin (B3)

Which vitamin is a constituent of NAD+ and NADP+ used in redox reactions and is derived from tryptophan?

Riboflavin (B2)

Which vitamin is essential for the synthesis of CoA, fatty acid synthase, and is a component of flavoproteins used as cofactors in redox reactions?

Pantothenic Acid (B5)

Which vitamin is converted to pyridoxal phosphate (PLP), a cofactor used in transamination and decarboxylation reactions, and is important for the synthesis of neurotransmitters?

Pyridoxine (B6)

Which vitamin is necessary for hydroxylation of proline and lysine in collagen synthesis and facilitates iron absorption by reducing it to Fe2+?

Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)

Deficiency of which vitamin can lead to glossitis, slowed growth, and breakdown leading to ATP depletion?

Thiamin (B1)

Excess intake of which vitamin can result in high serum [Lactic Acid], angular stomatitis, and dermatitis?

Niacin (B3)

Which vitamin deficiency can lead to pellagra, characterized by confusion, diarrhea, dermatitis, and dementia?

Niacin (B3)

Which vitamin deficiency can result in microcytic hypochromic anemia, muscle wasting, and polyneuritis?

Thiamin(B1)

Deficiency of which vitamin can result in Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome, characterized by confusion, ataxia, and memory loss?

Thiamin(B1)

What symptom is associated with excess consumption of Vitamin E?

Hair loss

Test your knowledge of fat-soluble vitamins with this reference table quiz. Learn about the functions, sources, deficiencies, and excess of Vitamin A and Vitamin D, including their interactions with other nutrients.

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