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Which one of the following groups of plants was domesticated in the ‘New World’ and introduced into the ‘Old World’

Which one of the following groups of plants was domesticated in the ‘New World’ and introduced into the ‘Old World’?(2019)

a) Tobacco, cocoa and rubber

b) Tobacco, cotton and rubber.

c) Cotton, coffee and sugarcane

d) Rubber, coffee and wheat

Answer: A

After the voyages of Christopher Columbus in 1492, the Columbian exchange brought New World crops such as maize, potatoes, sweet potatoes, and manioc to Europe, and Old World crops such as wheat, barley, rice, and turnips, and livestock including horses, cattle, sheep, and goats to the Americas.


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