SSC Geography Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-6

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    Which of the following best describes the world distribution of active volcanoes?

    A)  They are associated with old eroded mountain chains

    B)  They tend to form chains around ocean basins

    C)  They are found in association with young fold mountain chains

    D)  They are located on the western side of continents

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] There are two types of Fold Mountains: young fold mountains (10 to 25 million years of age, e.g. Rockies and Himalayas) and old fold mountains (over 200 million years of age, e.g. Urals and Appalachians of the USA).

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