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A highly negatively charged rod is brought slowly towards the cap of a positively charged leaf electroscope. It is observed that the leaf initially collapses and then diverges. Explain the observations.

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The rod repels negative charges to the leaf neutralizing the positive charge and the leaf collapse. As more negative charges are repelled down, the leaf acquires negative charge and rises
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