Question

A thicker wire offers …………… resistance than a thin wire.
(a) less
(b) equal
(c) more
(d) none of the above

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Answer

(a) less

Reason — In a thick wire, electrons get a larger area of cross section to flow as compared to a thin wire, therefore, a thick wire offers less resistance (i.e., resistance of wire is inversely proportional to the area of cross section of the wire).

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