Electricity And Magnetism

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Electricity And Magnetism

Review quiz of concepts and ideas of 4th grade subject material. Adapted from Scott Foresman science series.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The world's largest magnet is said to be the Earth because on a compass
    • A. 

      The needle is attracted to the geographic poles

    • B. 

      The needle is attracted to the magnetic poles

    • C. 

      The needle is attracted to the equator

  • 2. 
    A copper wire, paper clip and aluminum are good types of 
    • A. 

      Resistors

    • B. 

      Insulators

    • C. 

      Conductors

  • 3. 
    He discovered electromagnetic induction by creating an electric current in a wire by changing its magnetic field. 
    • A. 

      Michael Faraday

    • B. 

      James Maxwell

    • C. 

      Hans Christian Oersted

  • 4. 
    True or False:In a series circuit, all devices share the electric current equally. 
  • 5. 
    Which items are all examples of insulators: 
    • A. 

      Plastic, copper, rubber

    • B. 

      Water, copper, glass

    • C. 

      Plastic, rubber, glass

  • 6. 
    Challenge Question:Name at least 2 ways to make an electromagnet stronger
  • 7. 
    Challenge Question:Explain what happened when the bar magnet was broken in half?
  • 8. 
    Which type of circuit would you rather have in your home? Explain why:
  • 9. 
    The doorbell, telephone, car motors and loudspeaker are all examples of 
    • A. 

      Simple circuits

    • B. 

      Electromagnets

    • C. 

      Conductors

  • 10. 
    True or False: Conductors, like copper wire, have high resistance.