The device used for producing electric current is called a

  1. generator.
  2. galvanometer.
  3. ammeter.
  4. motor.



(a) generator.


Explanation :

Let’s see what all these devices do

  • Generator is a device which converts mechanical energy into electrical energy.
  • Galvanometer is a device which is used to check the presence of current in a circuit.
  • Ammeter is a device which shows the amount of electric current in a circuit.
  • Motor is a device which converts electrical energy into mechanical energy.


So, (a) is the correct answer

  1. Class 10
  2. Chapter 13 Class 10 - Magnetic Effects of Electric Current (Term 2)

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