Practice MCQs For Magnetism & Electromagnetism

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1. The diagram shows an alarm system.

What happens when battery P is disconnected?
Iron armatureBell
BFallsStops ringing
CMoves upRings
DMoves upStops ringing
2. The number of turns between each pair of output terminals of a transformer is shown in the diagram.

transformer output voltageBetween which two terminals will the output be 12 V?
3. Electrical energy is transmitted at high alternating voltages.

What is not a valid reason for doing this?
4. Which properties make materials suitable for use as a core in an electromagnet?
5. A small boy turns the handle of a small A.C. generator four times per second. The generator produces a maximum output voltage of 0.5 V.

Which of the following graphs best describe the situation above?

graph of ac generator
6. Why is electrical energy usually transmitted at high voltage?
7. The diagrams show a small compass close to a strong bar magnet.

Which diagram shows the correct compass direction?

8. A loops of wire rotates in a magnetic field. Which of the following actions causes an increase in the e.m.f. generated by the coil?
9. When one end of an iron rod is placed near a compass, ______________.
10. End X of a metal rod attracts the N-pole of a compass needle.

What does this show about the rod?


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