SSC Geography Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-6

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    Consider the following rivers/tributaries
    1. Sutlej            
    2. Beas
    3. Ravi
    4. Indus
    5. Ganga          
    6. Ghaghara
    Which of the above rivers/tributaries are believed to be older than the Himalayas?

    A)  1, 2, 4 and 5 only

    B)  1 and 4 only

    C)  2, 3, 5 and 6 only

    D)  1, 4, 5 only

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    [b] Rivers Sutlej and Indus have their sources in the Trans Himalayan region and are believed to be older than the Himalayas. The remaining rivers have their origin on the southern slopes of the Himalayas and are believed to have originated after the formation of the Himalayas.

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