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Assertion

A charged metallic sphere when brought nearer to an uncharged metallic sphere, it may exert an attractive force, but once they touch each other, they exert repulsive force.

Reason

The net electric field lnside a conductor is zero.

A

Both Assertion and Reason are correct and Reason is the correct explanation for Assertion

B

Both Assertion and Reason are correct but Reason is not the correct explanation for Assertion

C

Assertion is correct but Reason is incorrect

D

Both Assertion and Reason are incorrect

Medium

Solution

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Correct option is
B

Both Assertion and Reason are correct but Reason is not the correct explanation for Assertion

Assertion is correct because when they touch uncharged become charged so they repel each other
Second statement is also correct because potential inside a conductor does not vary.
But it is not the explanation for the given statement.

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