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  • question_answer Mumbai is the largest centre of cotton textile industry in India and is known as the 'Cot to no polis of India', but Ahmedabad has some added advantage over Mumbai. Identify one advantage of Ahmedabad from the following statements:

    A) It is located in the cotton growing area.

    B) Land prices are lower.

    C) Ahmedabad mills produce some of the finest clothes.

    D) Climate is humid.

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    Both Mumbai and Ahmedabad are conveniently located with respect to cotton producing area. Land prices are much lower in Ahmedabad as compared to Mumbai. Ahmedabad produces cheap cloth which finds ready market among the poor people. Climate is humid both at Mumbai and Ahmedabad.


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