Vitamin A Quiz
Not just for “wascally wabbits!”
You have probably heard that eating carrots is good for your eyesight, but do you know what vitamin that’s found in Bugs Bunny’s favorite food helps keep your vision healthy?
Here is a chance to test your knowledge of Vitamin A. Grab a pencil and paper and jot down your answers to these five True or False questions plus a bonus question. Then click on the Answers button to see how well you did and what your score means.
TRUE or FALSE Question #1. In addition to being good for your eyes, Vitamin A is necessary for healthy skin and mucous membranes.
TRUE or FALSE Question #2. Your body can convert beta-carotene, the orange pigment in carrots and other yellow and orange vegetables, to usable Vitamin A.
TRUE or FALSE Question #3. Corn is a good source of Vitamin A.
TRUE or FALSE Question #4. There is no upper limit established for Vitamin A since you can’t get too much of this vitamin.
TRUE or FALSE Question#5. Liver is an excellent animal source of Vitamin A because it is a storage site for this vitamin.
Vitamin A Quiz - TRUE or FALSE Bonus Question: “Retinol,” an ingredient used in skin creams is a form of Vitamin A.
Deficiency linked to poor economic conditions.
In general, people who live in developed countries, where healthy eating is more doable, get enough Vitamin A. However, those suffering from eating disorders or living in poverty may not be eating enough food to get sufficient Vitamin A from their diet. In underdeveloped countries Vitamin A deficiency is a serious problem and a major cause of blindness and disease.
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