Magnetic Effects of Electric Current Quiz

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What is the rule used to determine the direction of the magnetic field around a straight current-carrying conductor?

Right-hand thumb rule

Who discovered that a needle got deflected when a current-carrying conductor was placed nearby?

Hans Christian Oersted

What is the device used to induce current in a circuit based on the principle of electromagnetic induction?


Who formulated the right-hand rule to determine the direction of the magnetic field induced by a current-carrying loop?


What is the principle behind the working of an electric motor?

Fleming's left-hand rule

What kind of force does a moving charge experience in a magnetic field?

A force perpendicular to its own velocity and to the magnetic field

What materials does a permanent magnet's magnetic field pull on?

Ferromagnetic materials such as iron

What are the three magnetic effects exerted by a nonuniform magnetic field on 'nonmagnetic' materials?

Paramagnetism, diamagnetism, and antiferromagnetism

What mathematical concept is used to describe the strength and direction of a magnetic field?

A vector field

What types of fields surround magnetized materials, electric currents, and electric fields varying in time?

Magnetic fields

Test your knowledge of the magnetic effects of electric current with this quiz. Covering topics such as magnetic fields, Maxwell's right-hand rule, electromagnet force, and more, these handwritten notes will help you review and reinforce your understanding of this important physics concept.

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