Q. Consider the following characteristics of a crop:
1.It is a cash crop.
2.It is used for making sacks and decorative items.
3.It lost large growing areas during partition.
Choose the correct answer from below given codes:

[A] Cotton

[B] Banana

[C] Jute

[D] Ground Nut

Answer: C

Explanation: Jute is used for making coarse cloth, bags, sacks and decorative items. It is a cash crop in West Bengal and adjoining eastern parts of the country.

India lost large jute growing areas to East Pakistan (Bangladesh) during partition. At present, India produces about three-fifth of jute production of the world.

Source: NCERT – India People & Economy