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Consider the following statement: [2004]
India continues to be dependent on imports to meet the requirement of oilseeds in the country because:
1. farmers prefer to grow food grains with highly remunerative support prices
2. most of the cultivation of oilseed crops continues to be dependent on rainfall
3. oils from the seeds of free origin and rice bran have remained unexploited
4. It is far cheaper to import oilseeds than to cultivate the oilseed crops
Which of the statements given above are correct?


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In general, we use northern, southern, eastern, and western to talk about more general, indefinite areas - and north, south, east, and west in official names of places:
  • fficial names of places:
  • North America
  • South Africa
  • East Timor
  • West Virginia

    General areas:
  • northern England
  • southern India
  • eastern Australia
  • western Europe
  • the northern border of the country
  • the southern side of the house
  • the eastern coastline

    (although in the U.S. we say "east coast" and "west coast")
  • the western part of the state
  • ne exception - an example of an "official name" that uses northern and southern -is saying the Northern/Southern Hemisphere to refer to the two halves of the earth divided by the equator.

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