Q. What is a tectonic plate that lies between the Asiatic and Pacific Plate?

[A] Cocos Plate

[B] Nazca Plate

[C] Arabian Plate

[D] Philippine Plate

Answer: D

Explanation: Some important minor plates are listed below:

  • Cocos plate: Between Central America and Pacific plate
  • Nazca plate: Between South America and Pacific plate
  • Arabian plate: Mostly the Saudi Arabian landmass
  • Philippine plate: Between the Asiatic and Pacific plate
  • Caroline plate: Between the Philippine and Indian plate (North of New Guinea)
  • Fuji plate: North-east of Australia.

Source: NCERT Class 11