|Consider the following statements:|
|1. The Himalayan ranges were formed when the Indian Plate was driven northwards and pushed beneath the Eurasian Plate.|
|2. The Himalayas have reached their old age in the geological history of the earth. Which of the following statements is/are correct?|
A) 1 only
B) 2 only
C) Both 1 and 2
D) neither 1 nor 2
Correct Answer: A
Solution :[a] The Himalayan mountain ranges are still in their youthful stage which is evident from the presence of landforms like gorges, steep sided V-shaped valleys, rapids, falls etc.
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