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Minerals In The Body

A quiz about minerals in the human body. 10 Questions.

 
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1

What is the most abundant mineral in the body?

  • Calcium
  • Magnesium
  • Iron

2

Which vitamin improves calcium absorption?

  • D
  • C
  • B1

3

Almost 2/3 of this mineral is found in hemoglobin, the protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen to tissues.

  • Iron
  • Copper
  • Iodine

4

This is a mineral that regulates body volume, concentration and acid-base balance. Balance is intertwined with that of sodium.

  • Chloride
  • Magnesium
  • Selenium

5

This mineral is essential for the production of thyroid hormones and is often added to table salt.

  • Iodine
  • Flouride
  • Chromium

6

This mineral is important to dental and bone health and greatly improves resistance to cavities.

  • Flouride
  • Iodine
  • Magnesium

7

Rickets is a disease caused by a deficiency of what mineral?

  • Calcium
  • Magnesium
  • iron

8

A deficiency in which mineral results in growth failure?

  • Zinc
  • Chromium
  • Selenium

9

Which mineral is involved in the processes that make glucose available for energy?

  • Chromium
  • Sodium
  • Molybdenum

10

This is a mineral that is important for nerve function, bone maintenance, growth and blood formation.

  • Copper
  • Manganese
  • Sodium

 

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