Magnetism Concepts Quiz: Trivia!

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Magnetism Quizzes & Trivia

Magnetism is a form of natural phenomena that are interfered with by magnetic fields. It is one aspect of the combined sensation of electromagnetism. Take this quiz to test your knowledge and understand the basic concepts of magnetism. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Magnetism is an example of a type of:
    • A. 

      Force

    • B. 

      Matter

    • C. 

      Light

    • D. 

      None

  • 2. 
    If magnet A can attract and hold 2 steel pins and magnet B can attract and hold 4 steel pins, which magnet is stronger?
    • A. 

      Magnet A

    • B. 

      Magnet B

    • C. 

      They are equally strong 

    • D. 

      Magnets do not attract steel

  • 3. 
    All of these metals are nonmagnetic (not attracted to a magnet) except:
    • A. 

      Copper

    • B. 

      Gold

    • C. 

      Steel

    • D. 

      Aluminum

    • E. 

      None

  • 4. 
    Like poles of a magnet _____ each other, while unlike poles ____ each other. attract, attract
    • A. 

      Attract, repel

    • B. 

      Repel, attract

    • C. 

      Repel, Repel

    • D. 

      Attract, Attract

  • 5. 
    Some non-metals are magnetic. What is an example of a magnetic non-metal?
    • A. 

      Plastic

    • B. 

      Wood

    • C. 

      Nitrogen Gas

    • D. 

      Liquid oxygen

  • 6. 
    A bar magnet has two poles. What are they called?
    • A. 

      North, South

    • B. 

      East, West

    • C. 

      Top, Bottom

    • D. 

      Red, Blue

  • 7. 
    Where is the magnetic force of a bar magnet the strongest?
    • A. 

      In the center of the magnet

    • B. 

      Midway between each side of the magnet

    • C. 

      At either end or pole of the magnet

    • D. 

      The magnetic force is uniform throughout the magnet.

  • 8. 
    Does distance strengthen or weaken a magnet's ability to attract a steel object?
    • A. 

      It strengthens it.

    • B. 

      It weakens it.

    • C. 

      It depends on which pole is facing the steel object.

    • D. 

      No change

    • E. 

      None

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