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161 Green Revolution in India has so far been most successful in case of
A wheat
B sugarcane
C rice
D coarse grains

Answer: Option [A]

Green Revolution in India has so far been most successful in case of wheat. The Green Revolution in India refers to a period when agriculture in India improved due to the adoption of novel methods and technology in agriculture. The Green Revolution allowed developing countries, like India, to overcome poor agricultural productivity. Within India, this started in the early 1960s and led to an increase in food grain production, especially in Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh during the early phase. The main development was higher-yielding varieties of wheat, for developing rust resistant strains of wheat.

162 Which one of the following is not a plantation crop ?
A Rubber
B Sugarcane
C Tea
D Coffee

Answer: Option [B]

The correct answer is Sugarcane. A plantation is a large-scale farm that specializes in cash crops. The crops grown include cotton, coffee, tea, cocoa, sugar cane, sisal, oil seeds, oil palms, rubber trees, and fruits.

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163 Watermelons grow best in
A Laterite soil
B Alluvial soil
C Sandy soil
D Black soil

Answer: Option [C]

Watermelons grow best in Sandy soil. Watermelons need soil that is well-drained and sandy. They also need a pH level between 6.0 and 6.5, a very narrow range. Test your soil before adding any compost or fertilizer to know if you need to add any nutrients and in what amounts, and water your watermelon plants regularly when they're young.

164 Sambhar Salt Lake is situated in:
A Karnataka
B Madhya Pradesh
C Himachal Pradesh
D Rajasthan

Answer: Option [D]

Sambhar Salt Lake is situated in Rajasthan. Sambhar Salt Lake, ephemeral salt lake, the largest lake in India, situated in east-central Rajasthan state, west of Jaipur. About 90 square miles (230 square km) in area, it represents a depression of the Aravalli Range.

165 Which State in India is estimated to have the largest coal reserves in India?
A Odisha
B Andhra Pradesh
C Madhya Pradesh
D Jharkhand

Answer: Option [D]

The correct answer is Jharkhand. Jharkhand has the largest Coal reserves in india with 83.15 billion tonnes. It is located in north- east india. It produces more than 26% of the total production. The state's main coal mining centres are Jharia, Bokaro, Auranga, Giridh, Dhanbad, Ramgarh, Karanpur and Hutar.

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