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Grade 8

Electricity | Short/Long Answer Questions - I

Question 11

Q11) What is an electric fuse? State its purpose in the household electric circuit.

Solution:

Electric fuse is a safety device used to limit the current in an electric circuit which melts and breaks the circuit whenever there is an excess flow of current through the circuit. Its purpose is to safeguard the circuit and the appliance connected to the circuit from being damaged if the current exceeds the limit of the fuse due to voltage fluctuations or short circuits.

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Question 11

Q11) What is an electric fuse? State its purpose in the household electric circuit.

Solution:

Electric fuse is a safety device used to limit the current in an electric circuit which melts and breaks the circuit whenever there is an excess flow of current through the circuit. Its purpose is to safeguard the circuit and the appliance connected to the circuit from being damaged if the current exceeds the limit of the fuse due to voltage fluctuations or short circuits.

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