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The Europeans asked Indian planters to produce which cash crop in large quantity?
  1. Coffee
  2. Beetroot
  3. Indigo
  4. Tomato


Solution

The correct option is C Indigo
A cash crop or profit crop is an agricultural crop which is grown to sell for profit. The European planters forced the native farmers to grow cash crops like indigo. The results ranged from acute food shortages to widespread famines. In comparison, tomato and beetroot are not cash crops.

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