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First Year B.Sc Nursing Degree Examinations
October 2014
NUTRITION AND BIOCHEMISTRY

Q P Code: 104010

Time: 3 Hours                                                                                                     Maximum Marks: 75

Answer all questions

Write section A(52 Pages) and section B(32 Pages) in separate answer books.
Do not mix up questions from section A and section B.        

                                                                                               
                                                                                                       Section A Nutrition                                               Marks:50
Essay (10)
1. Explain the national programs related to nutrition in detail.

Short notes (5x5=25)
2. Water balance.
3. Functions of carbohydrates.
4. Functions of vitamin D.
5. Discuss the importance of nutrition during adolescence period.
6. Food additives and food adulteration.

Answer Briefly (5x3=15)
7. Uses of five food group system
8. Define basal metabolic rate. Mention any two factors affecting BMR.
9. Food preservation.
10. Types of menus
11. Prevention of food adulteration act.


Q P Code: 105010
    Section B Biochemistry

1. Name the ketone bodies. Explain how ketone bodies are synthesized and utilized in our
body. Add a note on diabetic ketoacidosis.

Short notes (2x5=10)
2. Digestion of carbohydrate.
3. Phenyl ketonuria
Define the following (5x1=5)
4. Hyperglycemia
5. Pellagra.
6. Fructosuria.
7. Jaundice
8. Enzymes



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