The Hindbrain: Definition, Structures & Function


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What two structures form the brainstem?

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1. Which of the below does the cerebellum NOT control?

2. Which is TRUE about the cerebellum's functions?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will measure your comprehension of the hindbrain. You'll be tested on the structures of the hindbrain and what the medulla controls.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use the related assessment tools to gauge your knowledge of:

  • What the cerebellum controls
  • Hindbrain structures
  • What the medulla controls
  • Brainstem structures
  • Function of the cerebellum

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to practice the following proficiencies:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the hindbrain
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about what the cerebellum controls
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the structure of the brainstem

Additional Learning

To understand more information about the hindbrain, go over the lesson called The Hindbrain: Definition, Structures & Function. The following objectives can be found in this lesson:

  • Identify what the hindbrain is
  • Review how the structures of the hindbrain are autonomic
  • Learn about the brainstem and its function
  • Recall the different cranial nerves