CLAT Sample Paper UG-CLAT Mock Test-1 (2020)

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    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.
    How could the large scale farmers survive the global exposure?

    A) They availed large loans which was not available to small farmers

    B) They utilized fertilizers which helped to manage cost rise

    C) They could offer the expensive pesticides for cash crops

    D) They adopted large loans for using genetic modified seeds

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    Rationale: (c) Reasoning type: Comparative Reasoning\[\to \]comparing one thing against another Focus of the question: Inference\[\to \]Finding the possible cause behind phenomenon Relationship analogy: Objective and classification analogy\[\to \]It can be classified in the group and a same object can be classified in different groups The question focuses on the inference that the possible causes for large scale farmers to survive the global competition were their large investment backup and resources.

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