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1. Why must the specimen must be very thin when using a light microscope?

  • So its easy to place in the microscope
  • So the light can reflect off the specimen
  • To enable the light to travel through the cells
  • To allow us to see through the specimen with our naked eye
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2. What is the magnification of a light microscope using visible light?

  • 1400x
  • 1500x
  • 1600x
  • 1200x

3. Stains are used to....

  • To fix the cells
  • To make the cells blue
  • Make different parts of the specimen stand more clearly
  • To kill the cells

4. What is resolution?

  • The ability to distinguish between two separate points
  • How many times the image has been enlarged
  • The clarity of the image
  • How many pixels the image has

5. How can the magnification of an object be calculated?

  • size of image/ size of object
  • size of object/size of image
  • resolution/ size of object
  • size of image/ resolution


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