Test Your Knowledge On Magnetism

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Magnetism Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will test your knowledge of magnets and their characteristics. Source used: BBC


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these objects would be attracted to a magnet? 
    • A. 

      A steel key

    • B. 

      A leather purse

    • C. 

      A wooden ruler

  • 2. 
    Magnet A can hold three steel paperclips. Magnet B can hold five. Which is the strongest?
    • A. 

      Magnet B

    • B. 

      Magnet A

    • C. 

      They are both equally strong

  • 3. 
    Two magnets are placed next to each other and push (repel) each other apart. What is one possible explanation for this?
    • A. 

      The north pole of one magnet is facing the south pole of the other magnet

    • B. 

      One magnet is made of gold

    • C. 

      The north poles of both magnets are facing one another

  • 4. 
    The pushing or pulling force of a magnet is?
    • A. 

      Strongest in the middle of the magnet

    • B. 

      Strongest at the ends of the magnet

    • C. 

      The same all the way through the magnet

  • 5. 
    Which two metals will be attracted by a magnet?
    • A. 

      Iron and steel

    • B. 

      Gold and silver

    • C. 

      Aluminium and lead

  • 6. 
    When two magnets repel each other, they ... 
    • A. 

      Push away from each other

    • B. 

      Pull towards each other

    • C. 

      Neither push nor pull

  • 7. 
    When two magnets attract each other, they ... 
    • A. 

      Push away from each other

    • B. 

      Pull towards each other

    • C. 

      Neither push nor pull

  • 8. 
    Magnetism is a type of ...
    • A. 

      Electricity

    • B. 

      Gravity

    • C. 

      Force

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