Grade 2 Standard 3 Unit Test A : Magnetism

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Grade 2 Standard 3 Unit Test A : Magnetism

This quiz is for second grade students and is on the science subject involving magnets.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What substance is attracted to a magnet?
    • A. 

      Silver

    • B. 

      Lead

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Iron

  • 2. 
    What characteristics do magnetic substances have?
    • A. 

      They can give a “shock” when you touch them.

    • B. 

      They can push or pull objects they are not touching.

    • C. 

      They are always black and cold to touch.

    • D. 

      They fall faster than other objects when you drop them.

  • 3. 
    Earth’s magnetic field and a bar magnet both attract particles to the same locations. Where are they?
    • A. 

      The middle

    • B. 

      All around the outside

    • C. 

      The North and South poles

    • D. 

      First to the middle, then to the ends

  • 4. 
    What is our best evidence that Earth has a magnetic field?
    • A. 

      All things fall toward Earth's center.

    • B. 

      A compass needle lines up with it.

    • C. 

      Winds blow from east to west.

    • D. 

      Earth's oceans all have currents.

  • 5. 
    How is Earth’s magnetic field similar to that of a magnet?
    • A. 

      It has North and South Poles.

    • B. 

      It is hundreds of miles long.

    • C. 

      It is made in Earth's core.

    • D. 

      It is shaped like a horseshoe.

  • 6. 
    Ancient people discovered magnetic rocks called lodestone. What did they use them for?
    • A. 

      To start fires

    • B. 

      Compasses

    • C. 

      Sculptures

    • D. 

      Telephone receivers

  • 7. 
    What happens when two north poles of magnets are placed together?
    • A. 

      They repel.

    • B. 

      They attract.

    • C. 

      They cancel each other out.

    • D. 

      The strength of the magnet is doubled.

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