Check sibling questions

State whether the following statements are true or false.

 

 

(a) An electric motor converts mechanical energy into electrical energy.

Answer

False

Explanation : An electric motor converts electrical energy into mechanical energy.

(b) An electric generator works on the principle of electromagnetic induction.

Answer

True

Explanation :

Electromagnetic induction is the process of production of electricity (electric current) when magnetic field changes

The electrical generator works on the principle that when a straight conductor is moved in a magnetic field, then current is induced in the conductor. 

(c) The field at the centre of a long circular coil carrying current will be parallel straight lines.

True

Explanation -

A long circular coil is a solenoid.

The field lines inside a solenoid are parallel.
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(d) A wire with a green insulation is usually the live wire of an electric supply.

Answer

False

Explanation - A wire with a green insulation is usually the earth wire of an electric supply

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