. A charged particle enters a uniform magnetic field perpendicular to its initial direction travelling in air. The path of the particle is seen to follo


A charged particle enters a uniform magnetic field perpendicular to its initial direction travelling in air. The path of the particle is seen to follow the path in figure. Which of statements 1–3 is/are correct?
[1] The magnetic field strength may have been increased while the particle was travelling in air
[2] The particle lost energy by ionising the air
[3] The particle lost charge by ionising the air
                           

  • (A):1, 2, 3 are correct
  • (B):1, 2 only are correct
  • (C):2, 3 only are correct
  • (D):1 only

Best Answer

Correct Answer:

(B): 1, 2 only are correct

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