Question 23 of 156

A copper ring is held horizontally and a bar magnet is dropped through the ring with its length along the axis of the ring. The acceleration of the falling magnet while it is passing through the ring is

(1) Equal to that due to gravity

(2) Less than that due to gravity

(3) More than that due to gravity

(4) Depends on the diameter of the ring and the length of the magnet