SSC General Science & Technology Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-1

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    Which of the following vitamins and deficiency diseases is not correctly matched?

    Vitamin A Night blindness

    Vitamin B1 Pellagra

    Vitamin D Deformities

    Vitamin K Hemorrhage

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    [b] Pellagra is a vitamin deficiency disease most frequently caused by a chronic lack of niacin (vitamin B3) in the diet. It can be caused by decreased intake of niacin or tryptophan, and possibly by excessive intake of leucine. It may also result from alterations in protein metabolism in disorders such as carcinoid syndrome. A deficiency of the amino acidlysine can lead to a deficiency of niacin, as well.

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