Question

A freely suspended bar magnet is taken to the north pole of the earth. It comes to rest :
(a) in any direction
(b) parallel to the earth’s surface
(c) nearly vertical with the south pole in a downward direction
(d) nearly vertical with the north pole in a downward direction.

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Answer

(c) nearly vertical with the south pole in a downward direction

Reason — A freely suspended bar magnet is taken to the north pole of the earth. It comes to rest nearly vertical with the south pole in a downward direction.

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