The bulb does not glow in the setup shown in Fig.14.10. List the possible reasons. Explain your answer.

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If the bulb does not glow, it means that electricity is not passing through it.

So, the possible reasons can be

  • Liquid is a poor conductor of electricity
  • Bulb is defective or fused
  • Battery may be dead
  • The wires might not be conducting
  • The connection of wires might be loose
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