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Cerebellum: Definition & Function

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The hindbrain is known as the ______.

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1. Which of the following functions is controlled by the cerebellum?

2. The cerebellum is located ______ to the occipital lobe of the cerebrum.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The cerebellum is a vital part of the brain. This quiz and worksheet will help you check your understanding of the anatomy, function, and location of the cerebellum.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Another name for the hindbrain
  • The location of the cerebellum relevant to the occipital lobe
  • Functions controlled by the cerebellum

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the cerebellum
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as rhombencephalon
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast terms like inferior and superior as they relate to anatomy
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what the cerebellum does

Additional Learning

To learn more about the cerebellum, review the accompanying lesson on the Cerebellum's Function. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define rhombencephalon
  • Know the location of the cerebellum within the brain
  • Understand the function of the cerebellum
  • Learn about recent research on the cerebellum
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