UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-3

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    Consider the following statements about nutrients.
    1. Fats give much more energy as compared to the same amount of carbohydrates.
    2. Proteins are needed for the growth and repair of our body and they are called as building blocks of body.
    3. Vitamins give much more energy than both fats and carbohydrates combined.
    Which of the statement(s) given above is /are correct?

    A)  1 and 3

    B)  2 and 3            

    C)  Only 2             

    D)  1 and 2

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    [d] The first two statements are correct. Vitamins help in protecting our body against diseases. They also help in keeping our eyes, bones, teeth and gums healthy. They can be divided into different categories and are known by different names. Some of these are Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Vitamin E and K. There is also a group of vitamins called Vitamin B-complex. Our body needs all types of vitamins in small quantities. Vitamin A keeps our skin and eyes healthy. Vitamin C helps body to fight against many diseases. Vitamin D helps our body to use calcium for bones and teeth.

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