Ataxia: Types, Symptoms & Causes


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What is the area of the brain mainly affected by ataxia?

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1. What is the most common type of hereditary ataxia?

2. _____ ataxia can be caused by head trauma.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You can gauge your knowledge of the medical condition of ataxia, thanks to this quiz and worksheet. Symptoms and the different types of ataxia are topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These materials help gauge your knowledge of:

  • Most common type of hereditary ataxia
  • Part of the brain affected by ataxia
  • Three main groups of ataxia
  • Type of ataxia that occurs sporadically
  • Type of ataxia caused by head trauma

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on the types of ataxia
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the three main groups of ataxia and interpret them correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the different types of ataxia

Additional Learning

The lesson Ataxia: Types, Symptoms & Causes can help you review more about this medical condition. Some goals you can complete include:

  • Determine what ataxia refers to
  • Examine parts of the brain
  • Review the effects of having ataxia
  • Compare and contrast the different types of ataxia