Magnetism

This lesson explores the rules of magnetic attraction, how some materials are magnetic and others not and how to investigate the relationship between the strength of a magnetic field and the distance from a magnet.

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Quiz:

Magnetism

This quiz, right at the end of the magnetism topic, will help you check you have understood the basics of magnetism.

Q1.What is the 'most magnetic' end of a magnet called?

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Q2.What are the names of the magnetic poles?

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Q3.What happens when different poles are brought together?

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Q4.Which of these materials is not magnetic?

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Q5.Which statement does NOT describe a magnetic material?

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Q6.Look at the observations of an experiment below on the left hand side. What conclusion about the materials, shown on the right, can be made about the materials?
Material 1 : It never moves when a magnet is bought near it.
Material 2 : It attracts when the north end of a magnet is bought near it, and moves away when the south end of a magnet is bought near it.
Material 3 : It always attracts towards a magnet when the magnet is bought near it.

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Magnetism

This quiz, right at the end of the magnetism topic, will help you check you have understood the basics of magnetism.

Q1.What is the 'most magnetic' end of a magnet called?

1/6

Q2.What are the names of the magnetic poles?

2/6

Q3.What happens when different poles are brought together?

3/6

Q4.Which of these materials is not magnetic?

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Q5.Which statement does NOT describe a magnetic material?

5/6

Q6.Look at the observations of an experiment below on the left hand side. What conclusion about the materials, shown on the right, can be made about the materials?
Material 1 : It never moves when a magnet is bought near it.
Material 2 : It attracts when the north end of a magnet is bought near it, and moves away when the south end of a magnet is bought near it.
Material 3 : It always attracts towards a magnet when the magnet is bought near it.

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Lesson summary: Magnetism

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