The Microscope Questions & Answers

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The Microscope Questions & Answers

Question 1: Choose the correct option:

(a) Anton Leeuwenhoek was making a…………..

i. telescope
ii. microscope
iii. magnifying glass
iv. pair of binoculars

(b) Anton Leeuwenhoek was a…………

i. water inspector
ii. Dutch storekeeper
iii. Dutch scientist
iv. pincushion maker

(c) People thought they should…………

i. criticize him
ii. support him
iii. help Anton
iv. ship him to Spain

(d) Most people thought him to be……..

i. careless
ii. clever
iii. crazy
iv. cautious

Question 2: Did Anton enjoy working at the store?

Answer: Anton did not enjoy working at the store. He devoted his time completely to the improvement of lenses and observation of microbes through it, instead of attending to the townsfolk.

Question 3: What did Anton prefer to do rather than attend to his store?

Answer: Anton preferred to grind lenses for the microscope, rather than attend to his store.

Question 4: How do you think scientists discovered micro-organisms?

Answer: Microbiology, the scientific study of microorganisms, began with their observation under the microscope in the 1670s by Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek. In the 1850s, Louis Pasteur found that microorganisms caused food spoilage, debunking the theory of spontaneous generation.

Question 5: Do you think people often don’t recognize a genius when they see one? Why?

Answer: People often don’t recognize a genius when they see one because genius people goals are selective and they are only focused on their goals to achieve them. They sacrifice their time, friendships, playing and any things to achieve their goals.

So, these were The Microscope Questions & Answers.