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First Year B.Sc Nursing Degree Supplementary Examinations
July 2014
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 (Marks:50)
Q P Code: 104010
Essay (10)
1. Explain the importance of nutrients during pregnancy. Add a note on balanced diet for
pregnant women.

Short notes (5x5=25)
2. Functions of proteins.
3. Principles of cooking
4. Vitamin A deficiency diseases.
5. Classification of lipids.
6. Factors influencing meal planning.

Answer Briefly (5x3=15)
7. Water deprivation
8. Osteomalacia
9. Nutritional problems during adolescence
10. Integrated child development scheme
11. Recommended daily allowance

Section B Biochemistry (Marks:25)
Q P Code: 105010

Essay (10)
1. Mention the normal value of blood glucose. Explain in detail about the regulation of
blood glucose. Add a note on oral glucose tolerance test

Short notes (2x5=10)
2. Urea cycle
3. Phospholipids.

Define the following (5x1=5)
4. Hypokalemia
5. Buffer
6. Conjugated protein
7. Lipid
8. Carbohydrate




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