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Selina solutions for Concise Physics Class 6 ICSE chapter 6 - Magnetism [Latest edition]

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Chapter 6: Magnetism

Objective questionsShort/Long Answer QuestionsAdditional questionsExercises
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Objective questions

Selina solutions for Concise Physics Class 6 ICSE Chapter 6 MagnetismObjective questions

Objective questions | Q 1.1

Write true or false of the following statement.

Artificial magnets are weaker than the natural magnets.

  • True

  • False

Objective questions | Q 1.2

Write true or false of the following statement.

Poles of a magnet cannot be separated.

  • True

  • False

Objective questions | Q 1.3

Write true or false of the following statement.

A magnet can attract only a magnetic substance.

  • True

  • False

Objective questions | Q 1.4

Write true or false of the following statement.

A magnet has no effect when it is heated to a high temperature.

  • True

  • False

Objective questions | Q 1.5

Write true or false of the following statement.

Permanent magnets get easily demagnetised.

  • True

  • False

Objective questions | Q 1.6

Write true or false of the following statement.

Magnetic poles occur in pairs.

  • True

  • False

Objective questions | Q 1.7

Write true or false of the following statement.

Single touch method is better than the electrical method for making a magnet.

  • True

  • False

Objective questions | Q 1.8

Write true or false of the following statement.

Magnetic keeper is a wooden piece.

  • True

  • False

Objective questions | Q 1.9

Write true or false of the following statement.

Copper cannot be magnetised.

  • True

  • False

Objective questions | Q 2.1

Fill in the blank.

Temporary magnets are usually made up of .................

Objective questions | Q 2.2

Fill in the blank.

Rough handling destroys the .............. properties of a magnet.

Objective questions | Q 2.3

Fill in the blank.

Like poles ..................... each other.

Objective questions | Q 2.4

Fill in the blank.

A freely suspended magnet points in the ......................... direction.

Objective questions | Q 2.5

Fill in the blank.

In a magnet, ............ have the maximum attractive property.

Objective questions | Q 2.6

Fill in the blank.

A magnet has ............. poles.

Objective questions | Q 3

Match the following

Column A  Column B 
A) Steel  1) to store magnets 
B) Soft iron  2) temporary magnet 
C) Use in electric bell  3) permanent magnet 
D) Magnetic keepers  4) electromagnet 
Objective questions | Q 4.1

Select the correct answer

If we suspend a magnet freely, it will settle in.

  • east-west direction

  • north-south direction

  • north-east direction

  • east-south direction

Objective questions | Q 4.2

Select the correct answer

Making a magnetic substance a magnet by bringing it closer to another magnet without touching it, is

  • magnetic induction method

  • single touch method

  • double touch method

  • electrical method

Objective questions | Q 4.3

Select the correct answer

An example of natural magnet is

  • iron

  • steel

  • lodestone

  • none of the above

Objective questions | Q 4.4

Select the correct answer

The artificial magnet used to detect direction in the laboratory is

  • U-shaped magnet

  • horseshoe magnet

  • electromagnet

  • magnetic compass

Short/Long Answer Questions

Selina solutions for Concise Physics Class 6 ICSE Chapter 6 MagnetismShort/Long Answer Questions

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 1

What is a magnet?

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 2

What are magnetic and non-magnetic substances? Give two examples of each.

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 3

What are natural and artificial-magnets?

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 4

How is an artificial magnet prepared from a natural magnet?

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 5

State two ways of magnetising an iron piece?

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 6

How can magnetic properties of a magnet be destroyed?

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 7

Why docs a freely suspended magnet always rest in north-south direction?

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 8

Draw diagrams of the artificial magnets of four different shapes?

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 9

Why are the artificial magnets preferred over the natural magnets?

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 10

Describe an experiment to show that the maximum attractive property is at the poles of a magnet?

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 11

State four important properties of a bar magnet?

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 12

Explain the attractive property of a magnet with the help of an experiment.

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 13

Describe the method by which an iron bar can be made a magnet.

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 14

How are the magnets kept safely? What is the role of keepers in storing the magnets?

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 15

Define the term magnetic field of a magnet. How will you recognize it experimentally?

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 16

How will you make an iron bar electromagnet? Draw a diagram showing the polarities of the electromagnet?

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 17

State two ways of increasing the strength of an electromagnet

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 18

Suppose you are given a long bar magnet and you are asked to break it into four small magnets. Draw diagrams showing the polarities of each broken part.

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 19

State three important uses of a magnet.

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 20

What is the magnetic induction? Explain with the help of a diagram.

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 21

In which direction does a suspended bar magnet come to rest? Give reason.

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 22

State three differences between the temporary and permanent magnets.

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 23

State three ways of demagnetising a magnet.

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 24

Suggest one way to recognize the magnetic field of the earth.

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 25

Name the material of the core of an electromagnet for

  1. temporary magnet
  2. permanent magnet.
Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 26

You are given an iron nail, a torch cell, and a long piece of insulated copper wire. With the help of a labelled neat diagram, describe in steps how you will make the nail, an electromagnet.

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 27

Describe an experiment to illustrate that like poles repel while the, unlike poles, attract.

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 28

What are magnetic keepers? Name its material.

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 29

How are the north and south poles of a magnet located? Explain.

Additional questions

Selina solutions for Concise Physics Class 6 ICSE Chapter 6 MagnetismAdditional questions

Additional questions | Q 1

Answer the following.

What are magnetic substances?

Additional questions | Q 2

Answer the following.

What are artificial magnets?

Additional questions | Q 3

Answer the following.

Why is it not possible to isolate a single magnetic pole?

Additional questions | Q 4

Answer the following.

Can you bring two similar poles of two different magnetic close together easily? Why?

Additional questions | Q 5

Answer the following.

What is meant by the directional property of magnets?

Exercises

Selina solutions for Concise Physics Class 6 ICSE Chapter 6 MagnetismExercises

Exercises | Q 1

Tick the most appropriate answer.

Temporary magnets are made of

  • soft iron

  • steel

  • stainless steel

  • copper

Exercises | Q 2

Tick the most appropriate answer.

The surest test of magnetism is

  • attraction

  • repulsion

  • diffusion

  • hammering

Exercises | Q 3

Tick the most appropriate answer.

Which of the following methods is used to magnetize a magnetic without touching it by a magnet?

  • Single-touch

  • Double-touch

  • Using electric current

  • None of these

Exercises | Q 4

Tick the most appropriate answer.

The region around a magnet where its magnetic force can be experienced is called

  • magnetic axis

  • magnetic equator

  • magnetic field

  • magnetic poles

Exercises | Q 5

Tick the most appropriate answer.

A permanent magnet can be demagnetized by

  • hammering

  • heating

  • rough handling

  • all of these.

Exercises

Selina solutions for Concise Physics Class 6 ICSE Chapter 6 MagnetismExercises

Exercises | Q 1

Fill in the blank.

A freely suspended magnet always comes to rest in the ................. direction.

Exercises | Q 2

Fill in the blank.

Permanent magnets are generally made of steel, cobalt, nickel, or an alloy called ...............

Exercises | Q 3

Fill in the blank.

The perpendicular bisector of the line joining the two poles of a magnet is called ...................

Exercises | Q 4

Fill in the blank.

The north pole of the imaginary magnet of the earth is near the geographic ................. pole.

Exercises | Q 5

Fill in the blank.

Magnetic poles always exist in ...............

Exercises

Selina solutions for Concise Physics Class 6 ICSE Chapter 6 MagnetismExercises

Exercises | Q 1

State if the following statement is true or false. Correct the statement if it is false.

If a bar magnet is cut in two pieces, then one piece will have only the north pole and the other will have only the south pole.

  • True

  • False

Exercises | Q 2

State if the following statement is true or false. Correct the statement if it is false.

Attraction is the surest test for magnetism.

  • True

  • False

Exercises | Q 3

State if the following statement is true or false. Correct the statement if it is false.

Temporary magnets are made of cobalt.

  • True

  • False

Exercises | Q 4

State if the following statement is true or false. Correct the statement if it is false.

As we move away from a magnet, its attraction power weakens.

  • True

  • False

Exercises | Q 5

State if the following statement is true or false. Correct the statement if it is false.

Whenever a magnet is not in use, it should be stored along with other magnets.

  • True

  • False

Exercises

Selina solutions for Concise Physics Class 6 ICSE Chapter 6 MagnetismExercises

Exercises | Q 1

Give a reason for the following.

Magnets must be bandied with care?

Exercises | Q 2

Give a reason for the following.

Iron is a magnetic substance.

Exercises | Q 3

Give a reason for the following.

The directive property of magnets is used in a compass.

Exercises | Q 4

Give a reason for the following.

Electromagnets are temporary magnets.

Exercises | Q 5

Give a reason for the following.

Magnets are used to close the doors of a refrigerator tightly.

Exercises

Selina solutions for Concise Physics Class 6 ICSE Chapter 6 MagnetismExercises

Exercises | Q 1

Answer the following in short.

Give two examples each of magnetic and. non-magnetic substances.

Exercises | Q 2

Answer the following in short.

What is a magnet? Differentiate between natural and artificial magnets.

Exercises | Q 3

Answer the following in short.

If a bar magnet is placed over iron filings, where will the attraction of the iron fillings be

  1. maximum?
  2. minimum?
Exercises | Q 4.1

Define the following term regarding a bar magnet:

Magnetic axis

Exercises | Q 4.2

Define the following term regarding a bar magnet:

Effective length

Exercises | Q 4.3

Define the following term regarding a bar magnet:

Magnetic equator

Exercises | Q 4.4

Define the following term regarding a bar magnet:

Magnetic field

Exercises | Q 5

Answer the following in short.

Name a few common appliances that use electromagnets.

Exercises

Selina solutions for Concise Physics Class 6 ICSE Chapter 6 MagnetismExercises

Exercises | Q 1

Answer the following in detail.

Distinguish between a temporary magnet and a permanent magnet.

Exercises | Q 2

Answer the following in detail.

Write a short note on the theory of magnetism.

Exercises | Q 3

Answer the following in detail.

List four methods of magnetizing a magnetic substance.

Exercises | Q 4

Answer the following in detail.

How is the single-touch method of magnetism different from the double-touch method?

Exercises | Q 5

Answer the following in detail.

How can a magnet be demagnetized?

Chapter 6: Magnetism

Objective questionsShort/Long Answer QuestionsAdditional questionsExercises
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Concepts covered in Concise Physics Class 6 ICSE chapter 6 Magnetism are Magnetic and Non-magnetic Materials, Magnet and Its Characteristics, Magnetic Properties, Magnetic Field, Earth’s Magnetism, Making a Magnet, Electromagnet, Making of an Electromagnet, Discovery of Magnets, Classification of Magnets, Uses of Electromagnet, Care and Storage of Magnets, Demagnetization of a Magnet.

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