Microscope And Cell Quiz

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Cell Quizzes & Trivia

A quiz for tomorrow's microscope and cell quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Describe the advantage of using a light microscope
  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Two lenses inside the microscope (eye or ocular lens)

    • B. 

      Two lenses inside the microscope (ocular or viewing)

    • C. 

      One lense in the microscope (ocular)

    • D. 

      Two lenses inside the microscope (eye lense or ocular lense) and objective lense

  • 3. 
    How does a light microscope work?
    • A. 

      Uses light to view a thin object or slice of object to see details

    • B. 

      Uses light to view cork cells

    • C. 

      Uses an electron beam to produce radiation which enlarges the cells to 5 million times the original size

    • D. 

      Uses Ultraviolet waves to produce a visual image of a living thing

  • 4. 
    As magnification increases, more details can be seen.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Limits of the resolution of magnification are
    • A. 

      Fuzzy viewing

    • B. 

      The microscope ceases to function

    • C. 

      The coarse lense becomes stuck.

    • D. 

      Both A and C

  • 6. 
    Resolution is the capacity  to distinguish the individual parts of an object
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Resolution is the viewing ability of a microscope.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The compound light microscope's resoltion limit is _______ times magnification
  • 9. 
    Ways to enhance the viewing of an object through a light micrsope are...
    • A. 

      Adding dyes or stains

    • B. 

      Adjust the retina of the eye

    • C. 

      Both A and B

  • 10. 
    When was the electron microscope invented and perfected?
    • A. 

      1885

    • B. 

      Early 1900s

    • C. 

      1964

    • D. 

      2003

  • 11. 
    Electron microscopes are used to study great details of surfaces and interior structures of cells
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Transmission Electron Microscope
    • A. 

      TEM; Highest Magnification, views slices of cells

    • B. 

      TEM; Lowest Magnification, views cork

    • C. 

      TEM; Lowest Magnification, views slices of cells

  • 13. 
    What are the magnification ranges of Transmission electron microscopes (TEM) and Scanning electron microscopes? (SEM)
    • A. 

      10,000 times to 99,999 times for SEM; 100,000-500,000 times for TEM

    • B. 

      100,000-2,000,000 for both

    • C. 

      10,000 times to 99,999 times for SEM; 100,000-2,000,000 times for TEM

    • D. 

      Both have no minimum and a highest magnification of 100,000