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A block is sliding along a horizontal surface. It stops after sometime. Which force is responsible for stopping the block?

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Gravitational force
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Frictional force
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Electrostatic force
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Nuclear force
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Solution

The correct option is B Frictional force
When a block is sliding along a horizontal surface, frictional force acts on it opposite to its direction of motion. This frictional force is responsible for stopping the block.

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