UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-9

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    Consider the following statements with regard to the Shiwalik range.                      
    1. The range is more prominent in Western Half of the Himalayas.                             
    2. These are made up of unconsolidaled river deposits and are prone to earthquakes and landslides
    Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?                                    

    A)  Only 1             

    B)  Only 2            

    C)  Both 1 and 2                

    D)  Neither1nor 2  

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] Due to the older origin of Western Himalayas, the process of demodation has been carried on for a longer duration in Western Himalayas than the Eastern sector, thus providing detrites material for the formation of Shiwaliks through compressional process for a longer duration.

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