Observe the following circuit given below

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Observe the following circuit given below.
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Current does not flow in the circuit if there is a gap between the two wires. Does it indicate that air is a poor conductor of electricity? Does air never conduct electricity? Explain.
Answer:
Yes, air is a poor conductor of electricity. No, under certain conditions, such as during lightning, air may conduct electricity.