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Assertion

A point charge is placed in front of a solid conducting sphere. Electric field due to induced charges at the centre of sphere is zero.

Reason

Electric field at point inside the solid body of conductor is zero.

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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

Assertion is incorrect but Reason is correct

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Solution

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Correct option is
D

Assertion is incorrect but Reason is correct

We know that inside the conductor electric field is zero. So,


Thus, assertion is incorrect and reason is correct.
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