UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-5

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    Which of the following crops are Rabi crops?
    1. Wheat                      
    2. Gram              
    3. Barley                      
    4. Millet
    Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

    A)  1, 2 and 3                    

    B)  2, 3 and 4

    C)  1, 3 and 4                    

    D)  2 and 3

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] Rabi and Kharif are the two agricultural seasons in the India sub-continent. The Kharif crops will have the autumn harvest but better known as the monsoon crops in Indian sub-continen: These crops are totally dependent on the quantity of rain water as well as its timing. The Rabi crop is the spring harvest also known as the 'winter crop' in Indian sub-continent. The term Rabi means 'spring' in Arabic and it coincides with mid April":  mid June. Of the given crops Millets are Kharif crops and the remaining crops are Rabi crops.                            

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