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Minerals (Biochemistry) Question and Answers-Page first

Minerals problems


  • 1. Which of the following is correct?

  • Options
  • A. Cobalt is part of vitamin B12.
  • B. Cobalt will not replace the need for vitamin B12 in humans
  • C. Both (a) and (b)
  • D. Cobalt will replace the need for vitamin B12 in humans
  • Discuss
  • 2. Manganese is needed for

  • Options
  • A. normal bone structure
  • B. reproduction and functioning of central nervous system
  • C. both (a) and (b)
  • D. muscle strengthening
  • Discuss
  • 3. Consumption of which nutrient leads to the multiplication of oral bacteria?

  • Options
  • A. Fat
  • B. Carbohydrate
  • C. Protein
  • D. Fluoride
  • Discuss
  • 4. Manganese is a key component of all of the following enzymes except

  • Options
  • A. arginase
  • B. pyruvate carboxylase
  • C. ceruloplasmin
  • D. Mn-superoxide dismutase
  • Discuss
  • 5. Which trace mineral is a component of the enzyme that activates vitamin A in the eye?

  • Options
  • A. Zinc
  • B. Iron
  • C. Iodine
  • D. Chromium
  • Discuss
  • 6. What condition is caused by iodine deficiency during pregnancy and is characterized by stunted growth, deafness, and mental retardation?

  • Options
  • A. Cretinism
  • B. Keshan disease
  • C. Multiple sclerosis
  • D. Crohn's disease
  • Discuss
  • 7. Which group is most often affected with copper deficiency?

  • Options
  • A. Elderly woman
  • B. Alcoholics
  • C. Active toddlers with limited
  • D. Preterm infants food variety
  • Discuss
  • 8. Which of the following vitamin is essential for the absorption of calcium from the intestinal tract?

  • Options
  • A. Vitamin D
  • B. Vitamin E
  • C. Vitamin B12
  • D. Vitamin B6
  • Discuss
  • 9. Examples of goitrogenic foods are __________ and __________ .

  • Options
  • A. turnips and corn
  • B. rutabagas and okra
  • C. raw cabbage and turnips
  • D. cassava and lettuce
  • Discuss
  • 10. Which of the following mineral is involved in protein metabolism and oxidation reactions?

  • Options
  • A. Molybdenum
  • B. Manganese
  • C. Magnesium
  • D. calcium
  • Discuss

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