|Consider the following characteristics of the plateau:|
|(i) It is the oldest of all the plateaus|
|(ii) It is very extensive; and|
|(iii) It is occasionally surrounded by mountains|
|The above given characteristics represent which kind of plateaus:|
A) Doomed shaped plateaus
B) Continental plateaus
C) Volcanic plateaus
D) Piedmont plateaus
Correct Answer: B
Solution :[b] Continental Plateau: It is the oldest of all, very extensive and away from mountainous areas, but occasionally may be surrounded by mountain. Examples are Deccan of peninsular India, Dharwar, Gondwan, Cuddapah, Vindhyan and Aravalli, Vindhyanchal, Parasnath, Rajmahal, Mahadeo, Maikal, Nimgiri, Kaimur, Sahydri, Ajanta, Nilgiri, Nalamalai, Lawrasia, Baltic, Pheno-scandia, North part of Siberia, East Manchuria to Vietnam, almost whole of Africa, Arabian, Australian, South American Plateaus.
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