• # question_answer Study the following passage carefully and answer the questions given below: There was a spike in farmer suicides in the end of the green revolution. Small scale farmers were exposed to price fluctuations that are characteristic of cash crops on the global market and were in competition with multinational corporations. Large scale Indian farmers adopted the use of pesticides, fertilized and genetic modified seeds. It raised the production costs significantly. The small scale farmers had to take out loans for inputs because they were expensive and couldnt afford them. Why was small scale farmers involved in suicides? A) Green revolution spiked them to expose global market B) They were crushed under international competition C) They were poor farmers to purchase pesticides D) Cash crops are not entertained in global market

 Rationale: (b) Reasoning type: Cause-and-Effect Reasoning$\to$showing causes and resulting effect Focus of the question: Conclusion$\to$Finding the focal point of the passage Relationship analogy: Cause and Effect Analogy$\to$It is a relationship between events or things, where one is the result of the other or others The question focuses on the conclusion of the passage with respect to causes of farmers suicides. The small scale farmers were exposed to price fluctuations that are characteristic of cash crops on the global market and were in competition with multinational corporations.