Magnetism Questions Quiz: Test!

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  • 1. 

     This is a force where objects are attracted or repelled to one another is known as?

    • A.

      Light

    • B.

      Sound

    • C.

      Magnetism

    Correct Answer
    C. Magnetism
    Explanation
    Magnetism is the force where objects are attracted or repelled to one another. It is a fundamental force of nature that occurs due to the movement of electric charges. Magnets have two poles, North and South, and opposite poles attract while like poles repel each other. This force is responsible for various phenomena such as the attraction between magnets and the Earth's magnetic field.

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  • 2. 

    Magnets have a north-seeking pole and a south seeking pole.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Magnets have a north-seeking pole and a south-seeking pole because they possess magnetic properties. The north-seeking pole of a magnet is attracted to the south-seeking pole of another magnet, while the like poles repel each other. This phenomenon is explained by the magnetic field lines that flow from the north pole to the south pole of a magnet. Therefore, it is true that magnets have a north-seeking pole and a south-seeking pole.

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  • 3. 

    Naturally occurring magnets in nature are called?

    • A.

      Plastic

    • B.

      Lead-stone

    • C.

      Led-stone

    Correct Answer
    B. Lead-stone
    Explanation
    Naturally occurring magnets in nature are called "lead-stone".

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  • 4. 

    The earth is said to be a small magnet.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The earth is not a small magnet. While the earth does have a magnetic field, it is not accurate to describe it as a small magnet. The earth's magnetic field is generated by the movement of molten iron in its outer core, creating a complex and dynamic magnetic field that extends far beyond the surface of the earth. This magnetic field is responsible for phenomena such as the auroras and compass navigation.

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  • 5. 

    How many poles does a magnet have?

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      6

    Correct Answer
    A. 2
    Explanation
    A magnet has two poles, a north pole and a south pole. These poles are the regions where the magnetic field is the strongest. The north pole of a magnet attracts the south pole of another magnet, while like poles repel each other. This phenomenon is the basis of how magnets interact with each other and with other magnetic materials. Therefore, the correct answer is 2.

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  • 6. 

    The preposition that that earth is a magnet was done in the:

    • A.

      1500's

    • B.

      1600's

    • C.

      1700's

    Correct Answer
    B. 1600's
    Explanation
    In the 1600's, the preposition that the earth is a magnet was made. This suggests that during this time period, there was a significant advancement in scientific understanding and observation. Scientists in the 1600's likely conducted experiments and gathered evidence to support the idea that the earth behaves like a magnet. This discovery would have had a profound impact on the field of physics and contributed to the development of our understanding of magnetic forces.

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