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Energy possessed by a body by virtue of its position at a height is :

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Kinetic energy
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Chemical energy
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Potential energy
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Magnetic energy
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Solution

The correct option is C Potential energy
The potential energy of a body is defined as energy possessed by a body by virtue of its position at a height.
P.E=mgh
m: mass of the object
g : gravitational acceleration
h: height gained by object

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