I. Microscopes - History, General Information, and Use Quiz
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by Kathy Egbert
| 11 Questions
Microscope: The Tube that Changed the World
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Microscopy uses microscopes to study objects not seen by the naked eye.
True
False
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Use the supplemental information provided to you on your Google Classroom Assignment. The cost of our microscopes is about $500.
True
False
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1
What happens if you intentionally break or damage a microscope?
A points are deducted from your lab assignment
B you are sent to the office for administrative discipline
C your parents/guardians receive a $500 bill to replace the microscope
D A, B, and C
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1
What objective must be in place when you remove a slide or place a new slide on the stage? This is also correct for when cleaning up and storing the microscope.
A 40x
B low power
C high power
D scanning (the lowest magnification)
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1
Describe a wet mount.
A a slide that you make of dead specimens
B the slides that you make of living specimens
C the prepared slides that you are given to view
D a slide that you have made using a dead or living specimen or something inorganic
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1
Describe a cover slip.
A the small plastic or glass square cover that is used to cover the specimen and thus protecting the microscope lenses
B a glass or plastic cover that slips onto the objective lenses
C the plastic cover that is used to put over the entire microscope to protect it while not in use
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1
Which direction should the microscope's arm be placed on the shelf or table after you put it away?
A toward the back
B toward the front outside/opening of the cabinet
C it is okay to place it away in either direction
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1
Describe what you do when you lift or move a microscope from one place to another.
A Use one hand to grasp the arm and move it.
B Use one hand to hold it by the body tube/oculars and the other hand under the base.
C Use one hand under the microscope base and the other hand grasping the arm.
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1
At the end of the class or day, the microscope has a protective cover that is slipped over it when it is not in use.
True
False
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1
When preparing the microscope to be covered up at the end of lab/class/day,
1) the body tube has to be turned around to fit inside the protective cover,
2) the mechanical stage is centered so it won't damage the protective cover,
3) the stage is placed in its lowest position,
4) the stage is clean meaning that the slide has been removed and there isn't any water or debris on the stage,
5) the scanning objective (lowest magnification objective) is in place, and
6) the light source is switched off.
True
False
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1
Describe who is responsible for clean-up at the end of the lab or class period.
A The individual(s) who used the microscope.
B Only the students at their respective lab station.
C Everyone, because all lab stations and materials are required to be cleaned up prior to dismissal from the classroom.
D Only Mrs. Egbert, the para, or class aide.
Be sure to read through the google document:
How to Use a Microscope Properly that is attached to your Google Assignment
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