Question

Which plateau extends into the north-east and encompasses Meghalaya, Karbi Anglong plateau and Cachar Hills?

A

Aravalli Range

B

Purvanchal Hills

C

Siwaliks

D

Deccan Plateau

Medium
NTSE

Solution

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Correct option is D)

The Deccan Plateau lies to the south of the Narmada river. It is triangular in shape. The slope of the Deccan Plateau is from west to east. Most of the rivers flow from west to east. It extends into the north-east which encompasses Meghalaya, Karbi-Anglong Plateau and North Cachar Hills. Garo, Khasi and Jaintia hills are the prominent ranges; starting from west to east.

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