Question

The highest fold mountains in India are _______.

A

The Aravallis

B

The Vindhyas

C

The Himalayas

D

The Eastern Ghats

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Solution

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C

The Himalayas

  • The crust beneath the Himalaya, the most towering mountain range on Earth, is still the process of being compressed.
  • Examples of fold mountains include the Himalayan mountains in Asia, the Alps in Europe. the Andes in South America, the Rockies in North America, the Urals in Russia.
  • Fold mountains are formed when sedimentary rock strata in geosynclines are subjected to compressive forces.

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