JEE Main & Advanced Sample Paper JEE Main Sample Paper-4

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    A dip needle oriented in a plane perpendicular to magnetic meridian will deflect

    A)  horizontal

    B)  vertical

    C)  in any direction

    D)  at an angle of dip to the horizontal

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    To get the proper dip angle, the dip needle is placed in magnetic meridian. If it is displaced in perpendicular position, then the needle will deflect vertical as the horizontal component of earth's magnetic field is not causing any rotation of needle.

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