If the radius of the earth decreases by 1% and its mass remains the same, then the acceleration due to gravity ___________
(a) Increases by 1%
(b) Decreases by 1%
(c) Increases by 2%
(d) Decreases by 2%
This question was addressed to me in an internship interview.
My question is based upon Intensity of Gravitational Field topic in chapter Mechanical Properties of Solids of Engineering Physics I