The Story Of Rice

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The Story Of Rice - Quiz

 You should know this if Rice is your staple food. .


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How much water does it take to grow 1kg of irrigated Rice? In liters..

    • A.

      6000

    • B.

      10000

    • C.

      5000

    • D.

      2000

    • E.

      1000

    Correct Answer
    C. 5000
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 5000. This is the amount of water in liters required to grow 1kg of irrigated rice. Rice is a water-intensive crop, and it typically requires a large amount of water for irrigation. Therefore, 5000 liters is the approximate amount needed to cultivate 1kg of rice.

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  • 2. 

    How many kilos of Rice does the average Asian consumer of eat every year?

    • A.

      50

    • B.

      150

    • C.

      200

    • D.

      60

    • E.

      20

    Correct Answer
    B. 150
    Explanation
    The average Asian consumer eats 150 kilos of rice every year.

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  • 3. 

    The Largest producer of Rice is?

    • A.

      China

    • B.

      India

    • C.

      US

    • D.

      Brazil

    • E.

      Ukraine

    Correct Answer
    A. China
    Explanation
    China is the largest producer of rice due to its vast agricultural land, favorable climate, and advanced farming techniques. The country has a long history of rice cultivation and has made significant investments in research and technology to improve crop yields. China's large population and high demand for rice also contribute to its position as the top producer. Additionally, the government has implemented policies to support rice production and ensure food security.

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  • 4. 

    In India, Rice is cultivated in which season?

    • A.

      Monsoon

    • B.

      Summer

    • C.

      Winter

    • D.

      Summer and Winter

    • E.

      Monsoon and Winter

    Correct Answer
    E. Monsoon and Winter
    Explanation
    Rice is cultivated in India during the Monsoon and Winter seasons. The Monsoon season, which typically occurs from June to September, provides the necessary rainfall for rice cultivation. The Winter season, which takes place from November to February, offers cooler temperatures that are favorable for rice growth. These two seasons provide the ideal conditions for rice farming in India, allowing for a successful harvest.

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  • 5. 

    Where was the Rice plant first found?

    • A.

      China

    • B.

      Cambodia

    • C.

      Nepal

    • D.

      India

    • E.

      Philippines

    Correct Answer
    D. India
    Explanation
    The Rice plant was first found in India.

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  • 6. 

    India's largest producer of Rice is?

    • A.

      Maharashtra

    • B.

      Orissa

    • C.

      UP

    • D.

      MP

    • E.

      Karnataka

    Correct Answer
    C. UP
    Explanation
    Uttar Pradesh (UP) is the correct answer because it is the largest producer of rice in India. UP has favorable climatic conditions and fertile soil, which makes it suitable for rice cultivation. The state has a significant share in India's total rice production and contributes significantly to the country's overall rice production.

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  • 7. 

    What is the meaning of Basmati Rice?

    • A.

      "queen of fragrance"

    • B.

      "the perfumed one"

    • C.

      "the beautiful aroma"

    • D.

      "smell"

    • E.

      "mouth watering aroma"

    Correct Answer
    A. "queen of fragrance"
    Explanation
    Basmati Rice is referred to as the "queen of fragrance" because it is known for its distinct and pleasant aroma. The word "queen" signifies its superiority and the word "fragrance" emphasizes the delightful smell that Basmati Rice possesses. This term perfectly captures the essence of the rice variety and its unique olfactory qualities.

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