Magnets and Magnetism Quiz

Test Your Knowledge of Magnets

This science quiz tests how well you understand magnetism and how magnets work.
This science quiz tests how well you understand magnetism and how magnets work. SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY / Getty Images

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

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

4. There are nonmetals that are magnetic. What is an example of a magnetic nonmetal?

5. In a magnetic material, what units of matter are oriented the same way?

6. Magnetism is an example of a type of:

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

8. Like poles of a magnet _____ each other, while unlike poles ____ each other.

10. There is more than one type of magnetism. Which is the strongest and most persistent type?

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