Parts Of The Compound Light Microscope Quiz

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Parts Of The Compound Light Microscope Quiz - Quiz

This should help you study the functions of a microscope for the Microscope Quiz on February 5th, 2009.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where do you look into the microscope to see the image of the object you intend to study?
  • 2. 
    Which part holds the two or three objective lenses, and rotates around in a circle, allowing you to choose which objective lens you want to use?
  • 3. 
    What holds the upper portion of the microscope above the stage and is also where you grab the microscope anytime you decide to take it for a walk?
  • 4. 
    This is so you can fine-tune the image...
  • 5. 
    What is the place where the goodies you want to examine are placed?
  • 6. 
    What allows the light to come up from behind the object you're observing so that it's easier to see?
  • 7. 
    What shines light up through the aperture and reflects light into the same space? It makes it easier to see the object on the slide.
  • 8. 
    What holds the microscope in place?
  • 9. 
    What's the long, skinny tube that holds the eyepiece above the microscope, and allows light to travel up from the objective lenses to the eyepiece?
  • 10. 
    What are attached to the nosepiece and vary in size?
  • 11. 
    More on the last question... Which different types are there?
    • A. 

      Small, Big, and Bigger

    • B. 

      High, Medium, and Low

    • C. 

      Orange, Purple, and Green

  • 12. 
    What's the large knob that allows you to move the upper portion of the microscope up and down so that you can focus on the slide? It is also usually on the arm.
  • 13. 
    What holds your specimens under the lens?
  • 14. 
    What holds the microscope slide in place under the lens?
  • 15. 
    What allows you to change the amount of light that comes up through the aperture?
  • 16. 
    What holds the whole microscope up?
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