Magnetic Properties and Alternating Current Quiz
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Magnetic Properties and Alternating Current Quiz

Test your knowledge of magnetic properties of matter with this quiz. Learn about alternating current and its cost-effective advantages over direct current for transmitting electricity over long distances.

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What is the primary reason for the importance of alternating current discussed in the chapter?

It is a more cost-effective method for transmitting electricity over long distances

How does a current carrying loop behave when placed in a magnetic field?

It behaves like a magnet and experiences a torque

What causes a material to exhibit magnetic properties as a whole?

Alignment of many atoms along a magnetic field

What is the role of an unpaired electron in the outer shell of an atom in relation to magnetic moment?

<p>It results in a magnetic moment for that atom</p> Signup and view all the answers

Why does a magnet experience a torque when placed in a magnetic field?

<p>To align its magnetic moment with the field</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary reason for the importance of alternating current discussed in the chapter?

<p>Cost-effectiveness in transmitting electricity over long distances</p> Signup and view all the answers

What causes a material to exhibit magnetic properties as a whole?

<p>Alignment of many atoms along a magnetic field</p> Signup and view all the answers

How does a current carrying loop behave when placed in a magnetic field?

<p>It experiences a torque</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the role of an unpaired electron in the outer shell of an atom in relation to magnetic moment?

<p>It results in a magnetic moment for that atom</p> Signup and view all the answers

Why does a magnet experience a torque when placed in a magnetic field?

<p>It tries to align its magnetic moment with the field</p> Signup and view all the answers

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