Parts of the Brain


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Which part of the brain is composed of nerve cells that filter stimuli?

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1. The oldest parts of the brain are the _____.

2. How do the roles of the hippocampus and the hypothalamus differ?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The brain is made up of many structures and each part has its own purpose. This combination quiz and worksheet will test your knowledge on these different parts. You will be asked questions about the oldest parts of the brain and the part that is made up of nerve cells that filter stimuli.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools will quiz you on the following:

  • The responsibility of the hippocampus
  • Phrase used to remember parts of the limbic system
  • The occipital lobe

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will help students practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about the parts of the brain
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the phrase that can be used to help you remember the parts of the limbic system
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about specific parts of the brain

Additional Learning

If you would like to study the brain in more detail, read the lesson titled Parts of the Brain. The following objectives will be covered:

  • Learn the origin of the phrase used to remember the oldest parts of the brain
  • Identify the roles of the brain's four lobes
  • View diagrams identifying the different parts of the brain
  • Understand the functions of the parts of the limbic system