A magnet was brought from different directions towards a toy boat that has been floating in water in a tub. Effect observed in each case is stated in Column I. Possible reasons for the observed effects are mentioned in Column II. Match the statements given in Column I with those in Column II.  

Column I

Column II

Boat gets attracted towards the magnet

Boat is fitted with a magnet with north pole towards its head 

Boat is not affected by the magnet

Boat is fitted with a magnet South pole towards its head 

Boat moves towards the magnet if north pole of the magnet is brought near its head

Boat has small magnet fixed along its length

Boat moves away from the magnet when north pole is brought near its head 

Boat is made of magnetic material 

Boat floats without changing its direction 

Boat is made up non magnetic material



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