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# A rocket is launched straight up from the surface of the earth. When its altitude is one fourth of the  radius of the earth, its fuel runs out and therefore it coasts. The minimum velocity which the rocket must have when it starts to coast if it is to escape from the gravitational pull of the earth is [escape velocity on surface of earth is ]

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Correct option is C)