# Microscopes, magnification and resolution

Microscopes are very important pieces of equipment in the study of biology. You will learn the structure of the light microscope and how microscopes differ from each other.

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# Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

## Question 5

Q1.How many millimetres are there in a centimetre?

1/5

Q2.How many centimetres are there in a metre?

2/5

Q3.100mm is the same as.....

3/5

Q4.A mitochondria is 1μm in its width while a nucleus of a cell has a width of 0.006mm. Which of them has a wider width?

4/5

Q5.300μm is the same as...

5/5

Quiz:

# Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

## Question 5

Q1.How many millimetres are there in a centimetre?

1/5

Q2.How many centimetres are there in a metre?

2/5

Q3.100mm is the same as.....

3/5

Q4.A mitochondria is 1μm in its width while a nucleus of a cell has a width of 0.006mm. Which of them has a wider width?

4/5

Q5.300μm is the same as...

5/5

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# Microscopes, Magnification and Resolution

Select the best answer for the following questions.

## Question 5

Q1.How many micrometres are there in 8 millimetres?

1/5

Q2.Which sub-cellular structure is absent in a prokaryotic cell?

2/5

Q3.Which of the words below refers to the amount of details shown on an image?

3/5

Q4.Which part of the light microscope provides the light for observation?

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Q5.What is the total magnification when an eyepiece with magnifying power of 15x and an objective lens with magnifying power of 60x are in use?

5/5

Quiz:

# Microscopes, Magnification and Resolution

Select the best answer for the following questions.

## Question 5

Q1.How many micrometres are there in 8 millimetres?

1/5

Q2.Which sub-cellular structure is absent in a prokaryotic cell?

2/5

Q3.Which of the words below refers to the amount of details shown on an image?

3/5

Q4.Which part of the light microscope provides the light for observation?

4/5

Q5.What is the total magnification when an eyepiece with magnifying power of 15x and an objective lens with magnifying power of 60x are in use?

5/5

# Lesson summary: Microscopes, magnification and resolution

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