Living/Nonliving Things And Microscopes: Question Preview (ID: 26334)

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All ______________ things eat, breathe, and move.
a) nonliving
b) living

What is the viewing end of a microscope called?
a) arm
b) viewpiece
c) eyepiece
d) base

__________________ are the smallest building blocks inside living things.
a) legos
b) cells
c) molecules

Microscopes can help you examine a _______________________.
a) star
b) destination
c) teacher
d) specimen

What platform supports a specimen?
a) stage
b) objectives
c) board
d) focus knob

Under a microscope, a specimen becomes visible. What does 'visible' mean?
a) heard
b) smelled
c) tasted
d) seen

Nonliving things don't have senses nor _______________.
a) respond
b) eat
c) grow
d) All of the Above!

What source on the base that allows us to view the specimen?
a) mirror
b) light
c) Both A and B
d) eyepiece

Lenses help us magnify an object. What does magnify mean?
a) make bigger
b) make smaller

What are the lenses that zoom in on the specimen called?
a) spectacles
b) objectives
c) clips

What part of the microscope supports the upper part?
a) handle
b) leg
c) branch
d) arm

What part of the microscope supports the bottom part?
a) base
b) leg
c) branch

A pillow is an example of a ______________________ thing.
a) living
b) nonliving

Animals are examples of ___________________ things.
a) living
b) nonliving

What is used to adjust the clarity of a specimen?
a) your eyes
b) clear button
c) focus knob
d) your ears

What items hold the specimen slide in place?
a) rubber band
b) clips
c) arm
d) your hand

BONUS: Which duo invented the compound microscope?
a) Jansens
b) Li/Woodburn
c) Yu/Chipkin
d) Johnsons

What were microscopes called originally?
a) flea markets
b) telescopes
c) flea glasses

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