Vitamins and Coenzymes – Section 1

1. The symptoms of retinol excess are

A. bone fragility
B. nausea
C. weakness
D. all of these

Correct Answer: D. all of these

2. Main function of insulin hormone is to

A. increase glycogen in liver
B. decrease glycogen in liver
C. increase blood sugar
D. decrease blood sugar

Correct Answer: D. decrease blood sugar

3. Ascorbic acid acts as an

A. reducing agent
B. oxidizing agent
C. oxidizing and reducing agent both
D. none of the above

Correct Answer: A. reducing agent

4. A deficiency of thiamin produces the disease known as

A. beri-beri
B. scurvy
C. cataract
D. anemia

Correct Answer: A. beri-beri

5. Acyl carrier protein (ACP) plays an important role in the biosynthesis of

A. fatty acids
B. amino acids
C. sugars
D. carbohydrates

Correct Answer: A. fatty acids

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