[Solved] The direction of electric field created by a negative charge is ___________

The direction of electric field created by a negative charge is ___________

a) Directed outwards
b) Directed towards the charge
c) Maybe outwards or towards the charge
d) Circular in shape

Answer: b
Explanation: If a unit positive charge is kept near a negative charge, the unit positive charge will be attracted towards the negative charge. That means the electric field is towards the negative charge. But in the case of a positive charge, the field is directed away from the charge.

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