AQA GCSE Physics Magnetic Field Questions #gcse #physics #revision

Here are some questions focussing on the magnetic fields part of the AQA GCSE Physics Higher tier Specification.

  1. Name four magnetic materials. 
  2. Define the terms magnetic field. 
  3. Is the force between a magnet and a magnetic material always repulsive or attractive? 
  4. How does the strength of a magnetic field depend on the distance from a magnet? 
  5. Where are the strongest parts of a  bar magnet? 
  6. Copy and complete the following:- The ___________ of a magnetic field line is from the _____________ (seeking) pole of a magnet to the _______________ pole of the magnet.
  7. How can the direction of a magnetic field be decided? 
  8. What does a magnetic compass contain? 
  9. Have a rest for ten minutes. 
  10. Where does the needle of a magnetic compass point in the Earth’s magnetic field? 
  11. How can you plot the magnetic field around a bar magnet using a small plotting compass? 
  12. Draw the magnetic field around a bar magnet. Label where the field is strongest and weakest. How can you tell from the spacing of the magnetic field lines? 
  13. How is a direction represented on the magnetic field lines? 
  14. Which part of the Earth is magnetic? 

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