Student Generated Quiz On Microscopy And Cells!

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  • 1. 
    Which is the correct formula in finding the magnification of a specimen under a microscope:
    • A. 

      Power of low power objective X power of high power objective = magnification

    • B. 

      Power of high power objective + power of low power objective = magnification

    • C. 

      Power of ocular lens X power of objective lens = magnification

    • D. 

      Power of ocular lens + power of objective lens = magnification

  • 2. 
    Why did we focus on three different threads stacked on a slide under the microscope?
    • A. 

      To discover what is meant by field of vision

    • B. 

      To discover what is meant by magnification

    • C. 

      To discover what is meant by depth of field

    • D. 

      All of these.

  • 3. 
    What is the most commonly found chemical in cells? 
    • A. 

      Oxygen

    • B. 

      Hydrogen

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Carbon dioxide

  • 4. 
    Why would a cell shrink when it was placed in salt water?
    • A. 

      The concentration of water is lower outside the cell so water molecules move out

    • B. 

      The concentration of water molecules is higher outside the cell so water molecules move in

    • C. 

      Water moves in the direction that will help to establish equilibrium between the cell and it’s environment

    • D. 

      Both a and c.

  • 5. 
    The movement of the water molecules across a semi-permeable membrane is an example of
    • A. 

      Diffusion

    • B. 

      Osmosis

    • C. 

      Neither a or b

    • D. 

      Since osmosis is a special case of diffusion, both a and b.

  • 6. 
    What is the total magnification for and 10x ocular lens and a 50x objective lens?
    • A. 

      50 x

    • B. 

      500 x

    • C. 

      60 x

    • D. 

      600 x

  • 7. 
    What makes a plant cell green?
    • A. 

      The cell wall

    • B. 

      The vacuoles

    • C. 

      The chlorophyll in the chloroplasts

    • D. 

      All of these.

  • 8. 
    Which accurate describe differences  between an animal and a plant cell?
    • A. 

      Animal cells have cell walls, plant cells do not

    • B. 

      Plant cells have cell walls, animal cells do not

    • C. 

      Animal cells have more mitochondrial than plant cells

    • D. 

      Both b and c.

  • 9. 
    Which type of energy do your cells require so that they can carry out their life processes? 
    • A. 

      Radiant

    • B. 

      Mechanical

    • C. 

      Electrical

    • D. 

      Chemical

  • 10. 
    In our snail lab, why did the elodea leaf turn the bromothymol blue to yellow when the leaf was left in the cabinet over night?
    • A. 

      Because the leaf could not use carbon dioxide to photosynthesize

    • B. 

      Because the leaf was producing carbon dioxide during the process of cellular respiration

    • C. 

      Both a and b

    • D. 

      Neither a nor b.

  • 11. 
    What do we call the different parts within a cell that have specific functions?
    • A. 

      Organs

    • B. 

      Organelles

    • C. 

      Vaculoles

    • D. 

      Cellulets

  • 12. 
      What are mitochondria?
    • A. 

      The “power houses” of the cell.

    • B. 

      The organelles where chemical energy in the form of sugar is converted to energy in a form that a cell can use to carry out its life processes

    • C. 

      Organelles where photosynthesis takes place

    • D. 

      All of these

    • E. 

      Both a and b

    • F. 

      None of these

  • 13. 
    What are the six characteristics of all living things?  (check all that apply! Hint:  How many do you think you should check??  :)
    • A. 

      Organized with the cell being the basic unit

    • B. 

      Contain similar chemicals

    • C. 

      Are multicellular

    • D. 

      Are unicellular

    • E. 

      Reproduce

    • F. 

      Make their own food

    • G. 

      Respond to their surroundings

    • H. 

      Grow and develop

    • I. 

      Use energy to power chemical processes to carry on life functions

  • 14. 
    What is the area visible when looking through the microscope?
    • A. 

      Objective space

    • B. 

      Field of vision

    • C. 

      Working distance

    • D. 

      Magnification

  • 15. 
    Which organelle is the place where sugar molecules are broken down to create energy in a form that cells can use for its life processes?
    • A. 

      Nucleus

    • B. 

      Mitochondria

    • C. 

      Lysosomes

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    What does QFS stand for?
    • A. 

      Quadratic formula solution

    • B. 

      Question for further study

    • C. 

      Questions falsely studied

    • D. 

      Questions friends study

  • 17. 
    Osmosis refers to the net movement of _____ across a selectively permeable membrane.
    • A. 

      Sugar

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • D. 

      Both a and b

  • 18. 
    What do we mean when we say that a cell has a semi permeable membrane?
    • A. 

      That the membrane surrounding the cell does not allow materials to pass through it without the expenditure of energy

    • B. 

      That only certain substances are allowed to pass through without the expenditure of energy

    • C. 

      That the cell is protected by a cell wall

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 19. 
    What is the space between the objective lens and the slide called? 
    • A. 

      Field of vision

    • B. 

      Magnification area

    • C. 

      Lens space

    • D. 

      Working distance

  • 20. 
    The process by which your body uses energy to power chemical processes is called 
    • A. 

      Digestion

    • B. 

      Osmosis

    • C. 

      Metabolism

    • D. 

      Diffusion

  • 21. 
    What are the building materials of cells?
    • A. 

      Water and glucose

    • B. 

      Carbohydrates

    • C. 

      Proteins and lipids

    • D. 

      Genetic material

  • 22. 
    Which organelle does a plant use to store food?
    • A. 

      Chloroplast

    • B. 

      Lipid

    • C. 

      Nucleus

    • D. 

      Vacuole

  • 23. 
    What hold the objectives on a microscope?
    • A. 

      Arm

    • B. 

      Diaphragm

    • C. 

      Body tube

    • D. 

      Revolving nosepiece

  • 24. 
    What do we call the material inside a cell membrane and outside of the nucleus that contains all of the other organelles in the cell?
    • A. 

      Nuclear area

    • B. 

      Cytoplasm

    • C. 

      Cellular cavity

    • D. 

      Vacuole

  • 25. 
    Which of the following are part of the cell theory?  (Check all that apply!)
    • A. 

      Cells are the basic unit of structure and function in living things.

    • B. 

      Tissues are made up of cells.

    • C. 

      All living things are made up of cells

    • D. 

      Both plants and animals are living things.

    • E. 

      All cells come from pre-existing cells

    • F. 

      Organisms are created through spontaneous generation

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