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Consider the following compounds in the liquid form : 

O2, HF, H2O, NH3, H2O2, CCl4, CHCl3, C6H6, C6H5Cl. 

When a charged comb is brought near their flowing stream, how many of them show deflection as per the following figure?

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Answer: 6

Here polar molecules in the liquid form will be attracted/deflected near charged comb.

Polar molecules : HF, H2O, NH3, H2O2, CHCl3, C6H5Cl (6-polar molecules) 

Nonpolar molecules : O2, CCl4, C6H6

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