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Important Questions Test: Fun With Magnets - Question 1

In the given diagrams, compasses are used to plot the magnetic field around a bar magnet with poles marked N (North) and S (South). Which of the following diagrams correctly shows the expected field pattern?

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Fun With Magnets - Question 1

Magnetic field line is directed from North Pole to South Pole outside the magnet. So option is correct.    

Important Questions Test: Fun With Magnets - Question 2

The figure shows a ring magnet, X, floating above another ring magnet, Y. This is because

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Fun With Magnets - Question 2

Like poles of magnets repel each other.

Important Questions Test: Fun With Magnets - Question 3

Reeta puts two different objects in each of the following containers.
Container (i): Copper coin and iron nail
Container (ii): Steel nail and aluminium earring
Container (iii): Marble and gold can
Container (iv): Nickel coin and steel nail
She can use a magnet to separate the objects in containers

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Fun With Magnets - Question 3

In containers (i) and (ii), iron nail and steel nail are magnetic while copper coin and aluminium earring are non-magnetic. In container (iii), both marble and gold coin are non-magnetic and in container (iv), both nickel coin and steel nail are magnetic. So, Reeta can use a magnet to separate the objects only in containers (i) and (ii).

Important Questions Test: Fun With Magnets - Question 4

Lisa did an experiment to find out which part of the magnet attracts the most pins. Which of the following readings is correct regarding the number of pins attracted by the different parts of the magnet?

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Fun With Magnets - Question 4

P and S are the poles of the magnet and the magnetic force is strongest at these ends. So, they will attract the maximum number of pins.

Important Questions Test: Fun With Magnets - Question 5

Study the arrangement of three bar magnets as shown in figure. Which arrangement is possible?

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Fun With Magnets - Question 5


Arrangement C is possible as unlike poles attract each other and hence can be held as above.

Important Questions Test: Fun With Magnets - Question 6

Ashwini magnetized a piece of iron rod using the stroking method as shown in the diagram below,

Which part of the iron rod becomes the North-seeking pole?

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Fun With Magnets - Question 6

P becomes the North pole and S, where the rubbing magnet is lifted becomes the South pole.

Important Questions Test: Fun With Magnets - Question 7

What will happen when three bar magnets are hung in the manner as shown below?

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Magnet Y will get attracted towards magnet X and repelled by magnet -Z.

Important Questions Test: Fun With Magnets - Question 8

Magnets lose their properties significantly if

Important Questions Test: Fun With Magnets - Question 9

A matchbox containing an unknown object is placed on a thin sheet of glass in the experimental set-up shown in the figure.

When the bar magnet moves, it is able to drag the match box along. What is most likely to be found in the matchbox?

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Fun With Magnets - Question 9

The match box must contain some magnetic material i.e., steel ball bearing.

Important Questions Test: Fun With Magnets - Question 10

In which of the following a permanent magnet is not used?

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Fun With Magnets - Question 10

All of the given options use permanent magnets.

Important Questions Test: Fun With Magnets - Question 11

How many north and south poles are present in a magnet if it is broken into 6 pieces without loss of magnetism?

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Fun With Magnets - Question 11

A magnet has two poles, North pole and South pole.

Important Questions Test: Fun With Magnets - Question 12

Two magnets are placed in a container as shown in the figure by some external force. What would happen if the force on magnet P is removed?

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Fun With Magnets - Question 12

Since like poles repel each other, magnet P will repel magnet Q.

Important Questions Test: Fun With Magnets - Question 13

Read the given statements and select the correct option.
Statement 1: When a horseshoe magnet is brought close to a pile of iron filings, more filings will be attracted to the U shaped part of the magnet.
Statement 2: Horseshoe magnet has only one pole that is its U shaped part.

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Fun With Magnets - Question 13

The filings will have a north seeking and a south seeking pole. The poles will attract to the poles of the horseshoe magnet causing the filings to cluster on the magnet.A horseshoe magnet is a magnet made in the shape of a horseshoe. At the ends of its legs, the magnet has two magnetic poles close together.

Important Questions Test: Fun With Magnets - Question 14

Which of the following is incorrect?

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Fun With Magnets - Question 14

Magnetic force is pulling as well as pushing force.

Important Questions Test: Fun With Magnets - Question 15

Which of the following is the best way to keep magnets?

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Fun With Magnets - Question 15

Soft iron placed across the poles will preserve the magnetism for a long time.

Important Questions Test: Fun With Magnets - Question 16

Arun suspended a bar magnet on a string as shown in the diagram below. He brought 3 bar-shaped objects P, Q and R towards the bar magnet. He placed the ends (X and Y) of each object, near the north pole of the bar magnet and recorded his observations in the table below.


Which of the object(s) is/are the magnet?

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Fun With Magnets - Question 16

For object P:  X is North pole.
Y is South pole.
For object Q: X is South pole Y is North pole.

Important Questions Test: Fun With Magnets - Question 17

When Asha suspended four bars of different materials from a pole and brought the North pole of a bar magnet near part P and Q of each bar one by one as shown in figure, then observations she recorded are as follows:

Which of the following sets correctly represents metal bars I, II, III and IV?

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Fun With Magnets - Question 17

Stainless steel is non-magnetic material and iron bar is a magnetic material.

Important Questions Test: Fun With Magnets - Question 18

Arpita is standing in the middle of a cross road with a compass. The red portion of the compass needle is pointing towards her. She wants to go towards east then she should turn

Important Questions Test: Fun With Magnets - Question 19

Two bar magnets suspended by string, are separated by a piece of metal. Which of the following statements best explain the outcome shown in the diagram?

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Fun With Magnets - Question 19

The effect of magnetic field cannot pass through any metal. Magnetic effects can pass through screens of substances such as plastic, paper, glass etc.

Important Questions Test: Fun With Magnets - Question 20

Observe the given figure and identify the correct statements.


(i) Poles 1, 3 and 5 are unlike poles.
(ii) Poles 2, 4 and 6 are like poles.
(iii) Pole 1 will attract pole 3 and 5.
(iv) Pole 4 will be attracted by pole 1.

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Fun With Magnets - Question 20

Poles 1, 3 and 5 are like poles, so they will not attract each other. Similarly poles 2, 4 and 6 are like poles. Only unlike poles are attracted by each other.

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