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By inserting a capillary tube upto a depth  in water, the water rises to a height. If the lower end of the capillary tube is closed inside water and the capillary is taken out and closed end opened, to what height the water will remain in the tube, when ?

a)

Zero

b)

c)

d)


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By inserting a capillary tube upto a depth  in water, the water rises to a height. If the lower end of the capillary tube is closed inside water and the capillary is taken out and closed end opened, to what height the water will remain in the tube, when ?

a)

Zero

b)

c)

d)

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Answer Key : (c) -

(c)

Due to surface tension water rises in the capillary tube upto a height  with concave meniscus on both the sides. Therefore, the total height of water column in the capillary tube



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