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Deficiency Disease Quiz


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People who have a problem caused by too much or too little of a nutrient in their diets are said to suffer from __________.

A. Starvation

B. Malnutrition


Infection and bleeding of gums can be prevented by having foods rich in ___________.

A. Iron

B. Calcium

C. Vitamin C


Lack of exposure to sunlight may lead to deficiency of this ______________.

A. Vitamin D

B. Vitamin K

C. Vitamin E


The vitamin synthesized by human skin using sunlight is

A. A

B. E

C. K

D. D


Deficiency of __________ causes Night blindness.

A. Vitamin B1

B. Vitamin D

C. Vitamin A


A lack of iron can cause __________. This causes tiredness and shortness of breath.

A. Kwashiorkor

B. Anemia

C. Scurvy

D. Rickets


__________ is caused by a lack of vitamin C, and causes painful joints and bleeding gums.

A. Kwashiorkor

B. Night blindness

C. Scurvy

D. Rickets


Night blindness happens because of Deficiency of Vitamin A

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Ram has poor visibility in the night due to lack of vit.A in his diet.True/False

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


What kind of disease do you get from a lack of calcium and vitamin D?

A. kwashiorkor.

B. rickets.

C. scurvy.


Having foods rich in this vitamin will prevent Beriberi disease.

A. Vitamin A

B. Vitamin C

C. Vitamin B1


__________ causes weak bones that do not form properly, and can be caused by a lack of calcium and vitamin D.

A. Kwashiorkor

B. Anemia

C. Scurvy

D. Rickets


The deficiency diseases can be prevented by having ___________.

A. Junk food

B. Balanced diet rich in fresh fruits and vegetables

C. Lots of water


If you suffer from Anaemia you should eat foods rich in _____.

A. Vitamin A and C

B. Calcium and Phosphorus

C. Iron and Vitamin B12


Less of proteins and carbs lead to

A. Night blindness

B. Kwashiorkor

C. Pellagra


People who lack a nutrient for a long time can suffer from a deficiency disease.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Identify the disease and name the deficiency that causes it?

A. Kwashiorkar, caused due to deficiency of proteins

B. Kwashiorkar, caused due to deficiency of proteins and carbohydrates

C. Marasmus, caused due to deficiency of proteins

D. Marasmus, caused due to deficiency of proteins and carbohydrates


Having foods rich in this vitamin will prevent Beriberi disease.

A. Vitamin A

B. Vitamin C

C. Vitamin B1


Having iodized salt regularly in your food will help in the prevention of __________.

A. Goitre

B. Anaemia

C. Rickets


Deficiency of which nutrient leads to this disease?

A. Vitamin A

B. Vitamin D

C. Vitamin C


Meat, seafood eggs are rich in

A. Vit.C

B. Vit.B complex

C. Vit.A


Stunted growth and stomach shrinkage are the symptoms of this deficiency disease.

A. Kwashiorkor

B. Marasmus

C. Anaemia




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