What Are the Brain's Functions? - Overview

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How many lobes does the brain have?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a lobe of the brain?

2. The frontal lobe of the brain is:

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The brain, despite its appearance as a single organ, is actually divided into several parts that all have various functions in controlling the body and mind. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the functions of the brain. Some things you'll be assessed on include how many lobes the brain has, what is not a lobe of the brain, and what the frontal lobe of the brain is responsible for.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Identifying how many lobes the brain has
  • Identifying what is not a lobe of the brain
  • Identifying what the frontal lobe of the brain is responsible for
  • Identifying what the occipital lobe of the brain is responsible for
  • Identifying the most complex organ of the body

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the occipital lobe
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the frontal lobe and its functions
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information on the lobes of the brain and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To further your understanding of the brain and its various functions, have a look at the related lesson called, What Are the Brain's Functions? - Overview. This lesson will help you understand:

  • The structure of the brain and its functions
  • Examples of how the brain works in daily life
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