What is the Cerebrum? - Definition, Functions & Location


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What is the purpose of the longitudinal fissure?

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1. The central sulcus separates the ______.

2. The cerebrum functions in all of the following EXCEPT:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of the cerebrum and parts of the brain. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include lobes found in the cerebrum and the function of the cerebrum.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on the various characteristics of the cerebrum, including:

  • Central sulcus
  • Functions of the cerebrum
  • Longitudinal fissure
  • Lobes found in the cerebrum

Skills Practiced

The following quiz and worksheet will allow you to test the following proficiencies:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related cerebrum lesson
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the lobes of the cerebrum
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the functions of the cerebrum

Additional Learning

To learn more about certain parts of the brain, review the corresponding lesson called What is Cerebrum? - Definition, Functions & Location. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Identify what the cerebrum is and where it is located
  • Recall what the longitudinal fissure and the corpus callosum are
  • Review the lobes of the cerebrum and each of their functions
  • Learn about the location and function of structures within the lobes such as the pre-central gyrus, post-central gyrus and central sulcus
  • Distinguish differences between white matter and gray matter