The online Using the Microscope Quiz provides online questions and answers that enable middle school and high school students to test their knowledge of how to use the compound microscope correctly and effectively.
Use the Using the Microscope Quiz to test yourself on basic parts of the compound microscope, proper care for and usage of each part, and decisions to be made when illuminating and magnifying microscopic specimens. The Using the Microscope Quiz will also test your knowledge of characteristics and functions of organisms from the kingdoms Monera, Protista, and Animalia when examined through the lens of a compound microscope. The online Using the Microscope Quiz contains 20 questions from a pool of over 100 thereby allowing repeat use. We recommend that students study the relevant videos provided on this site on this subject before attempting this quiz.