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Magnets Quiz

Take this quiz to test your knowledge of all things magnets and magnetism. All answers can be found on the facts about magnets page.

polar attraction magnetism

Can you name some objects or materials that a magnet can attract?

Can you name some different types of magnets?

What is lodestone rock?

Where can lodestone be found?

Why did people think magnets were magic in times past?

How might you use magnets around your home? (Hint: think of your fridge!)

What are the two end parts on a magnet called?

compass

Before GPS was invented, how could we tell in which direction we were facing?

How far away in miles is the magnetic North Pole from True North?

What is the name for the connection between magnetism and electricity?

Physics