Question of The Day14-10-2020

Which of the following pairs is not matched correctly?

(Vitamins)

(Chemical names)

1. Vitamin D

Calciferol

2. Vitamin C

Riboflavin

3. Vitamin B1

Retinol

Answer

Correct Answer : b ) 2 and 3 only

Explanation :

Vitamins are organic substances that we require in adequate quantities for good health. The human body cannot synthesize vitamins; therefore, various food sources need to be consumed to fulfill the requirement.

Some of the vitamins and their chemical names are as follows:

  • Vitamin A - Retinol
  • Vitamin B1 - Thiamine
  • Vitamin B2 - Riboflavin
  • Vitamin B3 - Niacin
  • Vitamin B12- Cyanocobalamin
  • Vitamin C - Ascorbic Acid
  • Vitamin D – Calciferol

Hence, (b) is the correct answer.

Questions related to Biology are generally asked in exams like UPSC CSE, State PCS, SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, SSC CPO, RRB NTPC, NDA, CDS, etc.

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