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Test Your Knowledge About Microscope

Microscope allowing the observer an exceedingly close view of minute structures at a scale convenient for examination and analysis. Take up this quiz to know more about Microscope.
Sameer Shinde Nov 09, 2020
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The illuminator is located under the stage of a microscope. It is either made of mirrors or electric light.
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It usually has a magnification of 10X. Every microscope has an eyepiece.
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The light microscope is also called the compound microscope because it has several lenses.
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The nosepiece is a disc-shaped structure where the objective lenses are attached.
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The adjustable diaphragm is located under the stage, and you can rotate it to turn the light on, off, and brighter and darker.
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The recommended way of carrying a microscope is by holding it by the arm, and having the other hand under the base.
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The slide will be held in place on the stage with stage clips.
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The eye cannot focus on objects brought closer to it less than 25 cm; this is, accordingly the distance of maximal effective magnification.
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In fluorescence microscopy, the function of the exciter filter is to remove all but the blue light.
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Coarse and fine adjustment The coarse adjustment knob should only be used with the lowest power objective lens.
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The condenser lens system is located immediately under the stage and focuses the light on the specimen.
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The same principle applies to stereo microscopes, a 10x eyepiece combined with a 4x objective lens will produce 40x magnification.
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