Vitamin B Quiz


1) Which B vitamin is involved with the production of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine?

Folic acid (B9)

Thiamine (B1)

Niacin (B3)

2) Why are deficiencies in pantothenic acid and biotin so rare?

These B vitamins occur in a range of food products

Sunlight is used to produce these B vitamins at the skin

Both these B vitamins are produced by bacteria in the stomach

3) Which type of people are most likely to suffer from a deficiency in cyanocoblamin (B12)?



Women during pregnancy

4) Which of these B vitamins is not involved with the production of red blood cells?

Pyridoxin (B6)

Cyanocobalamin (B12)

Riboflavin (B2)

5) A deficiency in which B vitamin leads to pellagra?

Folic acid (B9)

Pyridoxin (B6)

Niacin (B3)

6) What would be a good source of Riboflavin (B2)?


Green vegetables


7) What B vitamin is associated with carboxylation reactions in the body?


Pantothenic acid

Niacin (B3)

8) Are B vitamins water or fat soluble?

Water soluble

Fat soluble

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