Q. Consider the following statements::
1.Onion is a temperate crop.
2.Onion grows well in excessive rainfall.
3.Onions can be grown both in rabi and kharif seasons.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: C

Explanation –

Statement 1 and 3 are correct. Onion is a temperate crop but can be grown under a wide range of climatic conditions such as temperate, tropical and subtropical climate. Onions can be grown in both rabi and kharif seasons.

Statement 2 is incorrect. Onion grows well does under mild climate without extreme of heat and cold. It does not perform well in excessive rainfall.

Source: ForumIAS