|Consider the following statements.|
|1. The Atlas mountains to the North-West of Africa are young mountains like the Himalayas.|
|2. It separates the Mediterranean sea from the Sahara desert.|
|3. The Atlas ranges are separated by plateaus. Among the Plateau of Chott is largest.|
|Which of the statements given above are correct?|
A) 1 and 2
B) 1 and 3
C) 2 and 3
D) All of these
Correct Answer: D
Solution :[d] The continents of Africa is a huge plateau made up of hard old rocks. The Atlas mountains to the North-West are young fold mountains like the Himalayas. It separates the Mediterranean sea from the Sahara desert. Its highest point is Mount Toubkal (4165 m). The Atlas ranges are separated by many plateaus the largest one is called the Plateau of Chotts because it is studded with shallow salt lakes called Chotts.
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