SSC Geography Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-3

  • question_answer
    The Himalayas started rising in the period of:

    A)  Middle Miocene

    B)  Middle Eocene

    C)  Middle Oligocene

    D)  Middle Palaeocene

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    [b] The Eocene Epoch, lasting from 56 to 33.9 million years ago, is a major division of the geologic timescale and the second epoch of the Paleogene Period in the Cenozoic Era. The Eocene spans the time from the end of the Palaeocene Epoch to the beginning of the Oligocene Epoch.

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