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Updated on 16 November 2022

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61 Dairy farming is most developed in
A India
B France
C Denmark
D Russia

Answer: Option [A]

Dairy farming is most developed in India. India is the world's largest milk producer, with 22 percent of global production, followed by the United States of America, China, Pakistan and Brazil. Since the 1970s, most of the expansion in milk production has been in South Asia, which is the main driver of milk production growth in the developing world.

62 The largest producer of raw beet sugar is
A Russia
B France
C Canada
D USA

Answer: Option [B]

The largest producer of raw beet sugar is France. The EU is actually the world's largest producer of beet sugar, which makes up 20% of the world's total sugar production.15 Beet sugar is primarily produced in northern Europe, including northern France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, and Poland.

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63 Which country is known as ‘fish-farming’?
A Japan
B China
C India
D Norway

Answer: Option [B]

The correct answer is China. China is the ruler of the world's largest fish producer. This Panda country leaves far away its competitors, including India with a distance of six times more. With a total global fish production of 178.8 million tons, one third of the world's fish production comes from China.

64 “Corn Belt” of the world is
A India
B China
C Australia
D USA

Answer: Option [D]

“Corn Belt” of the world is USA. The Corn Belt is a region of the Midwestern United States that, since the 1850s, has dominated corn production in the United States. In the United States, corn is the common word for maize.

65 Which country is the leading producer of gold ?
A South Africa
B China
C Russia
D Australia

Answer: Option [B]

The correct answer is China. In 2021, China's mines produced an estimated 370 metric tons of gold. China is the largest gold producer in the world.

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