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Analyse the given statements and choose the correct option.
Statement I: The buoyant force of water on a submerged wooden cube is greater than the buoyant force of water on a steel cube of equal volume.
Statement II: The buoyant force on a body is equal to the weight of the liquid displaced by the body.


A
Both statement I and statement II are correct and statement II is the correct explanation of statement I
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B
Both statement I and statement II are correct, but statement II is not the correct explanation of statement I
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C
Statement I is correct, but statement II is incorrect
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D
Statement I is incorrect, but statement II is correct
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Solution

The correct option is D Statement I is incorrect, but statement II is correct
Since buoyant force experienced by a body is equal to weight of liquid displaced by the body. Hence it remains same for all the bodies of equal volume.

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