SSC Economics Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-5

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    Consider the following statements about NPK fertilizers in India:
    1. The consumption of fertilizers in the country shows consistent increase in last one decade.
    2. India meets considerable amount of NPK fertilizers through imports.
    3. While government continue to administer the prices of urea, it decontrolled the prices of phosphatic and potassic (P&K) fertilizers. Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    A)  1 and 2 only    

    B)  2 and 3 only

    C)  1 and 3 only    

    D)  1, 2 and 3

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    [d] NPK fertilizers are three-component fertilizers providing nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium. NPK rating is a rating system describing the amount of nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium in a fertilizer. NPK ratings consist of three numbers separated by dashes (e.g., 10-10-10 or 16-4-8) describing the chemical content of fertilizers.

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