Introduction to the Compound Microscope: Parts & Uses - Quiz & Worksheet


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Which part of the microscope do you look through to see a magnified image?

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1. Which part of the microscope would you use to make small adjustments to the magnified image?

2. If you are looking through an eyepiece with 10x magnification, and the objective lens you're using is 40x magnification, what is the total magnification of the image?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These resources are meant to help you measure and improve your knowledge on compound microscopes and how they work. The quiz questions focus on the parts of these microscopes and what each part does.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be asked to answer questions on:

  • The part of the microscope one looks through to see a bigger image
  • Which part is used to make small adjustments to the magnified image
  • How to find the total magnification of an image
  • What the proper parts used to carry the microscope are
  • Where the compound microscope got its name

Skills Practiced

These skills are practiced with these tools:

  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding how the compound microscope got its name
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information on the different parts of a compound microscope from the related lesson
  • Problem solving - use your acquired knowledge to solve a magnification level problem

Additional Learning

The lesson entitled Introduction to the Compound Microscope: Parts & Uses covers more information on these microscopes. Some objectives this lesson focuses on are:

  • Know when the compound microscope was first used
  • Understand what the invention of the microscope has led to
  • Identify the proper care when using the compound microscope