Q. Consider the following statements:
1.Tidal force is the difference in the strength of gravity between two points.
2.There will be no effect on the body if the tidal force exerted on the body is greater than its intermolecular force.
Select the correct statements using the codes given below:

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A
Notes:

Explanation –

Statement 1 is correct. Tidal force is the difference in the strength of gravity between two points.

Statement 2 is incorrect. If the tidal force exerted on a body is greater than the intermolecular force that keeps it together, the body will get disrupted.

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