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Vitamin A

Vitamin A:(Retinol)
                                Vitamin A is an essential vitamin required for vision, gene transcription, boosting immune function, and great skin health. A deficiency in vitamin A can lead to blindness and increased viral infection, however deficiency is only considered a problem in developing countries where it is a leading cause of blindness in children. Over consumption of vitamin A can lead to jaundice, nausea, loss of appetite, irritability, vomiting, and even hair loss. The current percent daily value for Vitamin A is 5000 international units (IU). Below is a list of foods high in Vitamin A.

Vitamin A Rich Foods Portion Vitamin A (IU) %DV
Beef Liver (cooked) 3 ounces 27,185 545
Carot juice (canned) ½ cup 22,567 450
Carrots (boiled) ½ cup 13,418 270
Chicken Liver (cooked) 3 ounces 12,325 245
Frozen Spinach (boiled), ½ cup 11,458 230
Frozen Kale (boiled) ½ cup 9,558 190
Raw Carrots 1 carrot (7½ inches) 8,666 175
Vegetable soup (canned) 1 cup 5,820 115
Cantaloupe 1 cup cubes 5,411 110
Raw Spinach 1 cup 2,813 55
Juice Pack of Apricots with Skin ½ cup 2,063 40
Apricot nectar (canned) ½ cup 1,651 35
Papaya 1 cup cubes 1,532 30
Mango 1 cup sliced 1,262 25
Instant & Fortified Plain Oatmeal (prepared with water) 1 cup 1,252 25
Frozen Peas (boiled) ½ cup 1,050 20
Tomato juice (canned) 6 ounces 819 15
Milk (fortified skim) 1 cup 500 10
Peach 1 medium 319 6


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Reason (R) : An image formed on the retina of eye persists for about 0.1 s after the removal of the stimulus.


a. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.
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Answer : c

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A. Signals are weak
B. Antenna is weak
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D. The surface of the earth is curved.

Answer : D

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A. Amplitude Modulation
B. Frequency Modulation
C. Pulse Code Modulation
D. Time Division Multiplexing

Answer : B

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A. Equal to object but inverted
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C. Smaller than object but inverted
D. Equal to object but straight

Answer : C

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B. Diffraction of light
C. Polarization of light
D. Total internal reflection of light

Answer : D 

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Terrestrial heating Reflection of light Refraction of light Diffraction of light Due to which of these phenomena is mirage formed? 
A. 1 and 2 B. 2, 3 and 4 C. 1 and 3  D. 4 only
Answer : C
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Answer : C 
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Answer : B 
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