Laboratory Equipment: Microscope Quiz

1. Which objective has the smallest working distance?
10X
40X
100X

2. The top magnification of a light microscope is approximately
100X
1,000X
10,000X

3. The largest cone of light is needed for which degree of magnification?
100X
400X
40X
1,000X
10,000X

4. How does using the immersion oil change the numerical aperture?
It decreases the light gathered by the objective.
It increases the light gathered by the objective.

5. What are the two ways you can adjust the microscope for your specific vision? (check all that apply)
fine adjustment knob
diopter adjustment ring
coarse adjustment knob
revolving nosepiece
interpupillary distance
 

   

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