6th Class Science Magnetism Question Bank Magnetism

  • question_answer DIRECTIONS: The questions in this segment consists of two statements, one labelled as ?Assertion A? and the other labelled as "Reason R ". You are to examine these two statements carefully and decide if the Assertion A and Reason R are individually true and if so, whether the reason is a correct explanation of the assertion. Select your answers to these items using codes given below. Assertion A: A simple magnetic compass can be prepared by inserting a magnetised iron needle in a piece of cork and allow the cork to float in water kept in a bowl.                          Reason (R): In the above arrangement the needle must touch water while floating.

    A) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

    B) Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A.

    C) A is true but R is false.

    D) A is false but R is true.

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

        A is true, R is false. [The needle must not touch the water.]


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