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Blue Ball Moving in a Circle

SATPHY-FICKXM

The blue ball is moving with uniform circular motion in the direction shown by the curved arrow in the diagram below.

In the tables below the diagram, which combination of arrows shows the correct direction of velocity and of acceleration for the ball when the ball is at the location shown in the diagram?

A
Velocity Acceleration
$\longleftarrow$ $\uparrow$
B
Velocity Acceleration
$\longleftarrow$ $\longleftarrow$
C
Velocity Acceleration
$\longleftarrow$ $\downarrow$
D
Velocity Acceleration
$\longleftarrow$ $\longrightarrow$
E
Velocity Acceleration
$\uparrow$ $\downarrow$