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Which of the following insect is used in apiculture?
  1. Silk worm
  2. Lac insect
  3. Honey bee
  4. Locust


Solution

The correct option is C Honey bee
Apiculture refers to the rearing of honey bee (Apis) for the production of honey and wax.  

The rearing of silkworm (Bombyx) to produce silk is called sericulture.

Lac insect (Laccifer) is cultured for the production of lac, a natural resin.  

Locust (Locusta) is a gregarious pest.

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