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Magnetism & Electricity Vocabulary Quiz


Directions: Match the vocabulary words on the left with the definitions on the right.

1. magnet Natural magnetized materials that are used as magnets.
2. current Producing energy through charged particles.
3. electricity To move or force back or away.
4. attract A device used to show direction that contains a magnetized pointer.
5. battery Power that's active.
6. electromagnet An object made out of material such as iron that have magnetic properties.
7. circuit An object that has an electric charge and can be used as energy.
8. lodestone (loadstone) The flow of electricity through a wire.
9. repel A small particle that carries one unit of negative energy.
10. electron A metal core that's soft that creates a very strong magnet after a current passes through wire that is coiled around it.
11. force To pull together with physical force.
12. compass The entire path or part of the path that over which an electric current flows.

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