The bulb does not glow in the setup shown in Fig.14.10. List the possible reasons. Explain your answer.
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AcademicPhysicsNCERTClass 8

Given:

The bulb does not glow in the setup shown in Fig.14.10.

To do:

To list the possible reasons.

Solution:

Let us observe the setup given in figure 14.10.

Observation:

On observing the setup given in fig. 14.10 following components are found-

1. One battery

2. One electric bulb that is not glowing

3. Two connecting wires immersed in the liquid

4. One beaker filled with a liquid

Let us discuss the reasons why the bulb is not glowing:

Reasons for not glowing the bulb:

If the bulb does not glow in the given fig. 14.10, then there is no current flowing through the circuit. The following reasons can be behind it:

1. The liquid in the beaker may a poor conductor of electricity.

2. The battery may be exhausted or insufficient.

3. The bulb may be fused.

4. The connecting wires may be loose.

5. The connecting wires are not good conductors of electricity

raja
Updated on 10-Oct-2022 13:25:07

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