Check sibling questions

At the time of short circuit, the electric current in the circuit:

(a) vary continuously

(b) does not change

(c) reduces substantially

(d) increases heavily

 

Answer:

increases heavily.

Explanation -  

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When live wire and neutral wire comes in direct contact with each other, they cause short circuit

This happens if insulation of both wires get torn and hence, current flows through wire without much resistance.

Hence, the current increases heavily.

 

 

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CA Maninder Singh is a Chartered Accountant for the past 12 years and a teacher from the past 16 years. He teaches Science, Economics, Accounting and English at Teachoo