Consider the following statements about Rubber Production in India:

  1. India is the largest producer as well as largest consumer of natural rubber in the world
  2. Kerala is the largest natural rubber producing state in India

  Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [B] 2 Only

First statement is incorrect because India is the world’s second-biggest consumer of natural rubber and the world’s fifth-biggest rubber producer. Second statement is correct because Kerala accounts for 80% production of natural rubber in India.

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