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An electric line of force in the xy plane is given by the equation x2+y2=1. A particle with unit positive charge, initially at rest at the point x=1, y=0 in the xy plane will move along the circular line of force.

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True
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False
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Solution

The correct option is B False
The equation of line of force suggest a circular motion in xy plane, but electric field line can never be a closed loop. Hence the statement is false.

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