SSC Geography Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-1

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    Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

    A)  Himalayas Tertiary: Fold Mountain

    B)  Deccan Trap: Volcanic fissure eruption

    C)  Western Ghat: Palaeozoic fold mountains

    D)  Aravalli: Pre-Cambrian Relict Mountain

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] The Western Ghats are the mountainous faulted and eroded edge of the Deccan Plateau. Geologic evidence indicates that they were formed during the break-up of the supercontinent of Gondwana some 150 million years ago whereas the Paleozoic (or Palaeozoic) Era is the earliest of three geologic eras of the Phanerozoic Eon, spanning from 541 to 252.17 million years ago.

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