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Test: Distribution Of Oceans And Continents - Question 1

The slowest rate of plate movement can be seen in

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The slowest rate of plate movement can be seen in Artic ridge. It is less than 2.5 cm/yr.

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The plate marked red colour in the world map is

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The Nazca Plate, named after the Nazca region of southern Peru, is an oceanic tectonic plate in the eastern Pacific Ocean basin off the west coast of South America.

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According to the Plate Tectonic concept, how many major plates are there?

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On Earth, there are seven major plates and many minor plates. Where plates meet, their relative motion determines the type of boundary; convergent, divergent, or transform. 

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The boundary in the given picture shows the

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A very deep oceanic trench is formed next to a high continental mountain range when the oceanic crust is diving under the continental crust at a convergent boundary.

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The continental drift theory was propounded by

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Alfred Wegener—a German meteorologist put forth a comprehensive argument in the form of “the continental drift theory” in 1912.

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The Rim of the Pacific is also called

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It is also called the'Ring of Fire', because of the existence of the active volcanoes.

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Indian subcontinent was located at

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India was a large island situated off the Australian coast.

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Tillite is formed due to

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It is a sedimentary rock formed because of the glacier deposits.

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

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The Philippine Plate is an oceanic tectonic plate, between the Pacific Ocean to the east and Asiatic plate on the west.

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A tectonic plate is a slab of

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A tectonic plate (also called lithospheric plate) is a massive, irregularly-shaped slab of solid rock, generally composed of both continental and oceanic lithosphere.

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