Lightening is a discharge of________? a. magnetic force      c. conduction b. static electrictity   d. insulation

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krishna-agrawala | College Teacher | (Level 3) Valedictorian

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Lightning is a flash of light caused by discharge of static electricity between clouds. Although most of the lightening is between clouds it can also take place between a cloud and the ground. Thus the correct option for the given fill in the blank question is:

Lightning is a discharge of static electricity.

Thus among the given options, the option 'b' is right.

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atyourservice | Student, Grade 11 | (Level 3) Valedictorian

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Lightening is a discharge of  static electricity,

Lightning is described as a powerful sudden flow of electricity (an electrostatic discharge) accompanied by thunder that occurs during an electric storm.

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