False Question 9 9 When making a slide the cover slip is optional Usually the

False question 9 9 when making a slide the cover slip

This preview shows page 2 - 4 out of 4 pages.

False Question 9. 9. When making a slide the cover slip is optional. Usually the organisms are not living so they are not moving. (Points : 2) True x False Question 10. 10. Organisms can be "heat fixed" onto a slide for viewing or viewed alive as in hanging drop slides. (Points : 2) True x False Question 11. 11. When making a slide to be viewed under a compound microscope a drop of water can be added before putting the cover slip on. (Points : 2) True x False Question 12. 12. Different types of dyes can be put on specimens that are placed on microscope slides to determine properties and for identification. (Points : 2) True x False
Image of page 2
Question 13. 13. When making a wet mount slide you must use a cover slide (cover slip) on top of the specimen. (Points : 2) True x False Question 14. 14. If too much water is added to a wet mount slide then it will be wasted and can not be used for viewing. (Points : 2) True x False Question 15. 15. When viewing living organisms under a microscope they may be "smashed" by the cover slip. A hanging drop slide may be used (a slide with a depression to put the organisms in) or three cover slips can be added to a microscope slide with the middle slip elevated to prevent "smashing" the organisms. (Points : 2) True False x Question 16. 16. A wet mount slide is a permanent slide and can be kept indefinitely. (Points : 2) True False x Question 17. 17. When looking at a wet mount slide for a long period of time the lights from the compound microscope may cause some of the water to evaporate. (Points : 2) True x False Question 18. 18. Advantages of making a wet mount slide: they are quick and easy and can show
Image of page 3
living organisms moving. Disadvantages include: they can dry out and it may be difficult to see the moving organisms. (Points : 2) True x False
Image of page 4

You've reached the end of your free preview.

Want to read all 4 pages?

  • Spring '17
  • Betty Herring
  • Biology, Microscope slide, wet mount slide

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

Stuck? We have tutors online 24/7 who can help you get unstuck.
A+ icon
Ask Expert Tutors You can ask You can ask You can ask (will expire )
Answers in as fast as 15 minutes