What is a Magnet? - Definition & Examples


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Which of the following does NOT describe a feature of a magnet?

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1. Which of the following is NOT necessary for something to be magnetic?

2. Which of the following describes the location of the Earth's magnetic north pole?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo helps you check your knowledge of magnets and the properties they possess. Topics you will need to know for the quiz include features of magnets and real life uses of magnets.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this worksheet/quiz combo to review:

  • Uses of magnets
  • Features of magnets
  • Earth's magnetic north pole
  • Definition of a magnet

Skills Practiced

Use this worksheet and quiz to practice these skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding stationary and moving charges and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the features of magnets
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related magnet lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more about magnets, review the corresponding lesson on What is a Magnet? - Definition & Examples. This lesson will help you:

  • Determine what a magnet is
  • Identify the real life uses of a magnet
  • Learn about the features of magnets
  • Understand how magnets work