# Consider the following statements  Statement 1: Free electrons are in a state of motion in a conductor. Even then no magnetic force acts on them unless a current is passed through it  Statement 2: The average velocity of free electrons is zero

$\begin {array} {1 1} (a)\; Both\: the\: statements\: are\: true.\: Statement\: 2 \: is \: a \: correct \: explanation\: of\: statement\: 1 \\ (b)\;Both\: the\: statements\: are\: true.\: Statement\: 2 \: is \: not \: a \: correct \: explanation\: of\: statement\: 1 \\ (c)\;Statement\: 1 \: is\: true,\: statement \: 2 \: is\: false \\ (d)\;Statement\: 2 \: is\: true,\: statement \: 1 \: is\: false \end {array}$

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Ans : (a)
answered Feb 21, 2014