NEET Zoology Digestion and Absorption Questions Solved

Which of the following is mismatched ?

(a) Vitamin-K           -- Beri-beri

(b) Vitamin-D           -- Rickets

(c) Vitamin-C            -- Scurvy

(d) Vitamin-A            -- Xerophthalmia

Audio Explanation:

(a) Beri-beri is caused by the deficiency of vitamin-B (thiamine). Vitamin-K is also known as antihaemorrhagic factor. The main sources of vitamin-K are green leafy vegetables such as cauliflower, cabbage, spinach, etc.

It is also found in animal sources like egg yolk, liver, etc. Vitamin-K is essential for blood clotting and
deficiency of it causes haemorrhage.

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