A long cylindrical shell carries positive surface charge \sigma in the upper half and negative surface charge-\sigma in the lower half. The electric field lines around the cylinder will look like figure given in : (figures are schematic and not drawn to scale)

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  • Option 2)

  • Option 3)

  • Option 4)

 

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N neha
V Vakul

As we learnt in

Direction of Electric field -

Due to Positive Charge electric field is always away from the charge.

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Direction of Electric field -

Due to Negative charge electric field is always towards the charge.

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 The electric field lines around the cylinder must resemble that due to dipole.

 

 


Option 1)

Correct option

Option 2)

Incorrect option

Option 3)

Incorrect option

Option 4)

Incorrect option

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