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What was Faraday's ground breaking discovery?

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Electricity can be used to produce magnetic effect
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Moving magnets can produce electricity
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Opposite magnetic poles attract just like opposite electric charges attract
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Magnets can bend light
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The correct option is B Moving magnets can produce electricity
Faraday discovered that moving magnets or changing magnetic field near a coil results in an induced emf across the coil. This was a ground breaking discovery as it led to the invention of devices like generator, induction motors, induction cooking devices etc.

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