A) The tectonic movement of Triassic period
B) The alluvial deposition in Upper Cretaceous period
C) Alleviation of the foredeep
D) None of the statements, and gives the correct explanation for the formation of Great Plains
Correct Answer: C
Solution :[c] Exp: - Great Plains of India is a transition zone between the northern mountain (Himalaya) in the north and the peninsular upland in south. It originates due to Alleviation of the foredeep. The Great Plains may be divided into a number of smaller units on the basis of the characteristics of the alluvium, surface gradient, drainage channels and regional traits. This region can further be divided into Western, Northern and Eastern Plains.
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