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First Year B.Sc Nursing Degree Supplementary Examinations

May 2013
Nutrition and Biochemistry

Time: 3 Hours                                                                                                                                         Maximum Marks: 75
Answer all questions
Write section A and section B in separate answer books.
Do not mix up questions from section A and section B.

Section A Nutrition
Q P Code: 104010 
Marks:50

Essay         (10)
1. Explain the sources, requirements and functions of carbohydrates. Add a note on digestion of carbohydrates.

Short notes         (5x5=25)
2. Nutritional classification of amino acids.
3. Basal metabolic rate
4. Principles involved in planning a diet
5. Importance of nutrients during adulthood.
6. Functions of lipids.

Answer Briefly         (5x3=15)
7. Food preservation
8. Functions of water
9. Mid-day meal program
10.Rickets
11.Balanced Diet
Section B Biochemistry
Q P Code 105010
Marks:25

Essay :        (10)
Describe the biologically important compounds derived from phenylalanine. Mention the inborn errors associated with phenyl alanine.

Short notes         (2x5=10)
2. Scurvy
3. Jaundice

Define the following (5x1=5)
4. Co-enzymes.
5. Lipoprotein.
6. ph.
7. Lysosome.
8. Fluorosis.



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