Occipital Lobe: Definition, Location & Function


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Which cranial bone protects the occipital lobe?

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1. Which sense is interpreted in the occipital lobe?

2. The occipital lobe is located in:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your ability to understand the occipital lobe. Quiz questions assess your knowledge of the bone that protects it and what sense is associated with the this part of the brain.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Cranial bone that protects the occipital lobe
  • Sense that is associated with this lobe
  • Occipital lobe location
  • Blunt force trauma to the brain
  • Larges part of the brain

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related occipital lobe lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding blunt force trauma to the brain
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the sense that is associated with the occipital lobe

Additional Learning

To learn more about concepts related to the occipital lobe, read through the brief lesson titled Occipital Lobe: Definition, Location & Function. This lesson will help you:

  • Identify general information about different areas of the brain and the sensory information that is sent there
  • Recall what the occipital lobe is, its function, and where it is located in the brain
  • Review the bone that protects the occipital lobe
  • Comprehend the dangers of damage to the occipital lobe and the side effects of the damage