Earth's Magnetic Fields Quiz For 6th Grade

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 144

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The earth's magnetic field refers to the force that extends from the internal part of the earth into the outer space. The strength of the geomagnetic field is as a result of the intense electric current from the earth's core. Are you in the know? Take this quiz if you do.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the process by which escapes convection currents from the earth's core called? 
    • A. 

      Microteslas

    • B. 

      Geodynamo 

    • C. 

      Paleomagnetism 

    • D. 

      Magnetosphere 

  • 2. 
    What part of the earth is under the influence of the magnetic field ? 
    • A. 

      Biosphere 

    • B. 

      Lithosphere 

    • C. 

      Magnetosphere 

    • D. 

      Hydrosphere 

  • 3. 
    What is the study of past magnetic field of the Earth called? 
    • A. 

      Paleomagnetism 

    • B. 

      Quantal magnetism 

    • C. 

      Magnetostratigraphy 

    • D. 

      Spiral magnetism 

  • 4. 
    How is the intensity of the earth's magnetic field measured? 
    • A. 

      Gauss 

    • B. 

      Tesla 

    • C. 

      Newton 

    • D. 

      Ampere 

  • 5. 
    Which of these is positive for an eastward deviation of the field relative to true north?
    • A. 

      Magnetic declination 

    • B. 

      Geodynamo 

    • C. 

      Celestial pole 

    • D. 

      Geographical declination 

  • 6. 
    Which of these is most likely to repel? 
    • A. 

      Like poles 

    • B. 

      North poles 

    • C. 

      Unlike poles 

    • D. 

      South poles 

  • 7. 
    Which of these is most likely to attract? 
    • A. 

      North poles 

    • B. 

      South poles 

    • C. 

      Unlike poles 

    • D. 

      Like poles 

  • 8. 
    Where is the point where the magnetic field is vertical? 
    • A. 

      Local pole 

    • B. 

      South pole 

    • C. 

      Global pole 

    • D. 

      North pole 

  • 9. 
    Which of these is not part of the magnetosphere? 
    • A. 

      Bow shock 

    • B. 

      Magnetosheath 

    • C. 

      Northern tail 

    • D. 

      Eastern tail lobe 

  • 10. 
    What continent houses the northern, magnetic pole? 
    • A. 

      Africa 

    • B. 

      Asia 

    • C. 

      Oceania 

    • D. 

      Australia