Question

Assertion: Two equipotential surfaces cannot cut each other. 
Reason: Two equipotential surfaces are parallel to each other.

A

Both Assertion and Reason are true and the Reason is the correct explanation of the Assertion

B

Both Assertion and Reason are true but the Reason is not the correct explanation of the Assertion

C

Assertion is true statement but Reason is false

D

Both Assertion and Reason ale false statements

Medium

Solution

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Correct option is
C

Assertion is true statement but Reason is false

Two equipotential surfaces cannot intersect. If they intersect, then at the point of intersection, there will be two values of  potential, which is not possible. However, inside an equipotential space two equipotential surface can intersect.

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