Beckers World of the Cell Study Set 1

Biology

Quiz 1 :
A Preview of Cell Biology

Quiz 1 :
A Preview of Cell Biology

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Robert Hooke coined the term cell when studying thin slices of cork.These ________ were the first cells observed because ________.
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A

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The Latin phrase omnis cellula e cellula refers to a cellular principle.Which of the following statements is the best interpretation of this phrase?
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C

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________ improved the original light microscope in the late 1600s,allowing the visualization of ________.
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C

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Which organelle stores most of the DNA in plant and animal cells?
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Which of the following statements is false?
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Which of the following is true of a nanometer?
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Which of the following is closest to a micrometer in size?
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Cell biology emerged from which of the following fields of biology?
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Which of the following is smallest?
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Early microscopes did not allow clear visualization of cells because they were limited by
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You are working on a project that involves the direct observation of DNA molecules.The microscope that would give you the best information at this time would be the
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The limit of resolution can best be defined as
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How does brightfield microscopy allow images to be visualized?
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Which of the following is an application of immunofluorescence microscopy?
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Which type of microscopy enhances and amplifies slight changes in the phase of transmitted light?
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Which type of microscopy has the greatest resolving power?
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Which of the following can only be viewed by electron microscopy?
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Which of the following types of light microscopy improves the resolution of thick specimens by illuminating one plane of the specimen at a time?
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A scientist is examining motile protist.He wishes to determine their direction of movement.Which of the following microscopic techniques is least likely to be used to view these cells?
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Scanning electron microscopy (SEM)is especially suited to
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