1. Classify Food ?
  2.  Differentiate ‘Kwashiorkor’ and ‘Marasmus’  ?
  3. What are the major prevention and treatments for protein deficiency diseases ?
  4. Tabulate Functions, Diseases induced due to deficiency and its treatment and prevention of ; Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5
  5. Write an account on diseases induces due to deficiency of Minerals and its treatment & prevention ?

Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Which of the following food components give energy to our body?

A. Proteins

B. Vitamins

C. Minerals

D. Carbohydrates

2. Which of the following food items provides dietary fiber?

A. Pulses

B. Wholegrain

C. Fruits and vegetables

D. All of the above 

3. The mode of obtaining food for growth, energy, repair, and maintenance is called ?

A. Carbohydrate

B. Nutrition

C. Calorie

D. Fatty acid

4. Which components of food are called body builder?

A. Carbohydrates 

B. Proteins

C. Vitamins

D. Minerals

5. The most essential nutrient for a woman during her initial stages of pregnancy to prevent birth defects?

A. Thiamine

B. Folic acid

C. Vitamin C

D. Vitamin E

6. Blindness is mainly caused due to the deficiencies of_______?

A. Vitamin A

B. Vitamin B

C. Vitamin C

D. Vitamin E

7. Which of the following diseases is caused by protein deficiency ?

A. Anaemia

B. Kwashiorkor

C. Hypothyroidism

D. All of the above

8. Which of the following vitamin deficiency causes Beriberi ?

A. Vitamin B1

B. Vitamin B2

C. Vitamin B6

D. Vitamin B12

9. Which of the following is a fat-soluble vitamin ?

A. Vitamin B

B. Vitamin C

C. Vitamin B12

D. Vitamin K

10. Which of the following diseases is caused by the deficiency of Niacin ?

A. Scurvy

B. Rickets

C. Pellagra

D. Pernicious anemia

11. The diseases induced due to deficiency of vitamin D is….… ?

A. Rickets

B. Beri- beri

C. Scurvy

D. Pellagra

12. Which vitamin is also known as niacin ?

A. Vitamin B3

B. Vitamin E

C. Vitamin B5

D. Vitamin D

13. Name the vitamin which functions as hormone as well as visual pigment?

A. Thiamine

B. Riboflavin

C. Retinal

D. Folic acid

14. All are vitamin deficiency diseases except…….. ?

A. Marasmus

B. Scurvy

C. Rickets

D. Beri beri

15. The condition of inflammation and cracking of skin at corners of mouth is …… ?

A. Pellagra

B. Scurvy

C. Cheilosis

D. Rickets


  1. D. Carbohydrates
  2. D. All of the above
  3. B. Nutrition
  4. B. Proteins
  5. C. Vitamin C
  6. A. Vitamin A
  7. B. Kwashiorkor
  8. A. Vitamin B1
  9. D. Vitamin K 
  10.  C. Pellagra
  11.  A. Rickets
  12.  A. Vitamin B3
  13.  C. Retinal
  14.  A. Marasmus
  15.  C. Cheilosis

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