Alexandra was preparing to go on a hike in the woods. She gathered the equipment she would need and placed it on the counter. By chance, she placed her compass near an electrical outlet. Although the compass was not moving, the compass needle turned because______________________?
A. The electrical current in the outlet produced a magnetic field.
B. The compass could only be used outdoors.
C. The kitchen counter was made of a magnetic substance.
D. The kitchen had a microwave oven.

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