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Two point charges 4q and – q are placed at some distance. What fraction of field lines originating from 4q will terminate to –q.[Assume absence of any other charge in space]

(A) 1/4 

(B) 3/4 

(C) 1 

(D) Β½

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Correct option: (A) 1/4


Flux emerging from 4q is 4q / Ξ΅o

Flux terminating on –q is q / Ξ΅o

so ΒΌ lines originating from 4q will terminate to –q. 

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