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Updated on 16 November 2022

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11 Which state is the largest producer of coffee in India ?
A Odisha
B Karnataka
C Andhra Pradesh
D Telangana

Answer: Option [B]

The correct answer is Karnataka. 71% of India's coffee is produced in Karnataka. The largest coffee-producing region of Karnataka is Kodagu (Coorg) district. Kodagu district of Karnataka produces 33% of the total coffee produced in India.

12 Which state is the largest producer of onion in India ?
A Maharashtra
B Madhya Pradesh
C Karnataka
D Andhra Pradesh

Answer: Option [A]

The correct answer is Maharashtra. The production of onion is the highest in the state of Maharashtra. It produces 5355.39 thousand metric tonnes on an average. Indian onions have two crop cycles, first harvesting starts in November to January and the second harvesting from January to May.

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13 Which state is the largest producer of jute in India ?
A Bihar
B Assam
C West Bengal
D Andhra Pradesh

Answer: Option [C]

The correct answer is West Bengal. West Bengal is the largest producer of jute in India. India is the largest producer of jute in the world. Approximately 60 percent of the total world produce of jute is cultivated in India with an annual estimated production of 11494 thousand bales of jute.

14 Which state is the largest producer of bajra in India ?
A Kerala
B Gujarat
C Rajasthan
D Himachal Pradesh

Answer: Option [C]

The correct answer is Rajasthan.

  • Out of the whole Bajra production in the country, 85% is grown in Rajasthan. Rajasthan grows 42% of total production.
  • Maharashtra grows 20%, Gujarat at 12.5% and in Uttar Pradesh 11% and rest in other states like Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka and Punjab.
15 Which state is the largest producer of rubber in India ?
A Tamil Nadu
B Maharashtra
C Nagaland
D Kerala

Answer: Option [D]

The correct answer is Kerala. Kerala produces around 74% of India's total rubber production. During 2017-20, there has been a decline in the production of natural rubber in Kerala. In 2017-18, the natural rubber produced in Kerala was 5.40 lakh tonnes, and by 2019-20, the production of natural rubber reduced to 5.33 lakh tonnes.

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