Himalayan mountain range has been formed during
Correct Answer : c ) Tertiary periodExplanation :
The Himalayas are young and fold mountains spread over a distance of nearly 2400km. These are made up of three parallel mountain ranges- Greater Himalayas, Middle Himalayas and Shiwaliks. The Himalayan range began to form during Tertiary period i.e. between 40 to 50 million years ago when the tectonic plates- Indian plate and Eurasian plate collided.
Hence, option (C) is correct.
This question was asked in GK section of UPPCL 2014.