Take the Microscope Quiz

1. This is where the specimen is placed for viewing.

(a) objective lens    (b) eyepiece    (c) base  (d) stage 

2.  This part turns allowing you to switch to a different objective lens.

(a) base    (b) nosepiece    (c) objective lens    (d) stage  

3.  This part can magnify the specimen 40 or 43 times its original size.

(a) high power objective lens   

(b) low power objective lens   

(c) eyepiece   

4. This part is in between the ocular lens (eyepiece) and the revolving nosepiece.

(a) body tube   

(b) arm   

(c) high power objective lens   


5. These help hold the specimen slide in place.

(a) nosepiece   

(b) stage clips   

(c) low power objective lens   

(d) eyepiece 

6. This is the bottom part of the microscope.

(a) arm   (b) eyepiece    (c) base   (d) stage 

7. This part is used to sharpen the focus of the specimen.

(a) stage  

(b) course adjustment knob   

(c) arm 

(d)  fine adjustment knob 

8. This is the part you would use to increase or decrease the amount of light coming up through to the slide.

(a) objective lens    (b) eyepiece    (c) diaphragm  (d) stage 

9. This is the part you look through. It magnifies the specimen 10 times its original size.

(a) objective lens   

(b) eyepiece   

(c) low power objective lens   

(d) stage 

10. This part connects the body tube to the base of the microscope.

(a) foot    (b) leg    (c) arm   (d) stage 

11. This part also magnifies the specimen 10 times its original size but it is located on the nosepiece.

(a) low power objective lens   

(b) coarse adjustment knob   

(c) eyepiece  

12. This part is used for focusing. It moves the body tube up and down.

(a) eyepiece   

(b) fine adjustment knob   

(c) arm   

(d) coarse adjustment knob 

13. Using our microscope, total magnification on lower power is__________.

(a) 100 X   (b) 400 X    (c) 1,000 X    (d) 10 X 

14. Using our microscopes, total magnification on high power is__________.

(a) 100 X    (b) 430 X   (c) 4,000 X    (d) 10 X 





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