# Problem: Which one of the following is a characteristic of a compound microscope?A) The objective is a diverging lens.B) The eyepiece is a diverging lens.C) The final image is real.D) The image formed by the objective is virtual.E) The image formed by the objective is real.

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In a compound microscope, the objective lens forms real image in the microscope body.

This real image acts as the object for the ocular lens.

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Which one of the following is a characteristic of a compound microscope?

A) The objective is a diverging lens.

B) The eyepiece is a diverging lens.

C) The final image is real.

D) The image formed by the objective is virtual.

E) The image formed by the objective is real.