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False. Opposite poles attract. Same poles repel.

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Q: True of false A north pole will repel a south pole?
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A north pole will repel a south pole true or false?

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Where did magnetite get its name?

If a bar magnet were suspended, and allowed to come to rest, it would point in an approximately North-South direction. The end of the magnet that points towards the North was originally called the 'north-seeking pole', and the end that points towards the South was originally called the 'south-seeking pole'. Over time, we have dropped the use of the word, 'seeking', and now simply refer to them as the magnet's 'north' and 'south' poles which describe their magnetic polarities. Magnets don't actually point in the direction of True North and True South (located at the earth's axis of rotation) but, rather, at Magnetic North and Magnetic South, which are locations that 'wobble' around True North and True South. Because of this, navigators have to allow for the difference between Magnetic North and True North in order to accurately plot a route. Magnetic North does not refer to magnetic polarity, but is used to differentiate its location from that of True North. Because 'unlike poles attract', the polarity of the location we call Magnetic North is a south magnetic pole -which is why the location attracts the north pole of a magnet or compass needle.

What best describes Earth's north magnetic pole?

Your expression, 'earth's north magnetic pole' is, at best, confusing. Are you referring to 'Magnetic North', which is a location and not the polarity of that location? Or are you referring to the magnetic polarity of this location, which is a south pole?If the former, then a compass indicates the direction of Magnetic North. If the latter, then earth's north magnetic pole is located at Magnetic South. In other words, a compass needle points to Magnetic North because it is attracted by its south magnetic polarity.Just to expand somewhat on this answer... 'Magnetic North' and 'Magnetic South' are so-named to differentiate their locations from 'True North' and 'True South'. In other words, 'Magnetic North' and 'Magnetic South' are locationsand not magnetic polarities. In fact, the magnetic polarity of True North is a south pole, and the magnetic polarity of True South is a north pole. I would also argue that the terms 'Magnetic North (or South) Pole' is confusing, because the location is not really a 'pole' in either the geographic or magnetic sense. By calling Magnetic North, a 'pole' causes confusion, making some students confuse their location ('Magnetic North') with their polarity ('south')!Apex answer: Wandering