A long, vertical, straight wire carries a current I which is directed upward. The wire is perpendicular to the plane of a circular metal loop and passes through the center of the loop. The loop is allowed to fall and maintains its orientation with respect to the straight wire while doing so. In what direction does the current induced in the loop flow? a) There is no induced current b) It is flowing around the loop in a counterclockwise motion. c) It is flowing in a clockwise motion.

A long, vertical, straight wire carries a current I which is directed upward. The wire is perpendicular to the plane of a circular metal loop and passes through the center of the loop. The loop is allowed to fall and maintains its orientation with respect to the straight wire while doing so. In what direction does the current induced in the loop flow?
a) There is no induced current
b) It is flowing around the loop in a counterclockwise motion.
c) It is flowing in a clockwise motion.

Current in the long wire is directed upward .
Given the wire is prependicular to the plane of coil and passing through the center.
The magnetic flux through the coil due to the magnetic field produced by the wire is zero because the magnetic field due to wire is always parallel to the coil and hence there will be no magnetic flux linked with coil.
No matter the coil moves down , up or stay at the same position there will be no magnetic flux linked with the coil.
Thus there will no change in the magnetic flux .
Hence there will be no induced current through the loop.

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