Q. Viticulture is a speciality of the Mediterranean region is practiced which of the following?

[A] Rubber cultivation

[B] Grape cultivation

[C] Tea cultivation

[D] Coffee cultivation

Answer: B

Explanation: Viticulture or grape cultivation is a speciality of the Mediterranean region.

  • Best quality wines in the world with distinctive flavours are produced from high quality grapes in various countries of this region.
  • The inferior grapes are dried into raisins and currants. This region also produces olives and figs.
  • The advantage of Mediterranean agriculture is that more valuable crops such as fruits and vegetables are grown in winters when there is great demand in European and North American markets.

Source: NCERT – Fundamental of Human Geography