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Which of the following bodies, each with centre of gravity G, lying on a horizontal table, is/are in unstable equilibrium?

Options

A) II only

B) III only

C) I and IV only

D) II and III only

The correct answer is B.

Explanation:

- I and II are in neutral equilibrium. They will roll continuously on the table
- III is a body with high centre of gravity (unstable)
- IV is a body with high centre of gravity (stable)


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  • - I and II are in neutral equilibrium. They will roll continuously on the table
    - III is a body with high centre of gravity (unstable)
    - IV is a body with high centre of gravity (stable)

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