SSC Economics Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-2

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    Consider the following statements
    1. In the Eleventh Five Year Plan, the average food grains production was more than 200 million tones.
    2. The main reason for the increase in the production of the Coarse Cereals in 2000s was mainly due to increase in demand of coarse cereals as a nutria-food. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    A) Only 1  

    B) Only 2

    C) Both 1 and 2     

    D) neither 1 nor 2

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    The country had registered a record food grain production of 265.04 MT in 2013 ?14 crop year (July-June). Wheat, rice, coarse cereals and pulses are part of the food grain basket. India's food grain production is estimated to have declined 4.66 per cent to 252.68 million tonnes (MT) in 2014 ? 15 crop year due to poor monsoon and unseasonal rains in February-March. Rice production is estimated to have fallen to 104.80 million tonnes (MT) in 2014 ?-15 against the record output of 106.65 MT in the previous year. Wheat output is estimated to have declined to 88.94 MT in 2014 ?15 as against a record 95.85 MT achieved in the previous year.

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