Trochlear Nerve: Function, Damage & Palsy


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The main function of the trochlear nerve is _____.

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1. Damage to the trochlear nerve is known as _____.

2. Double vision can result from damage to the trochlear nerve. This is known as _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combination will gauge your knowledge of the trochlear nerve. The quiz includes topics such as the control the trochlear nerve has and how head trauma can affect the trochlear nerve.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Damage to the trochlear nerve
  • The result from chronic palsy
  • What the trochlear nerve controls
  • The main function of the trochlear nerve
  • Another name for double vision
  • What head trauma does to the trochlear nerve

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on trochlear nerve
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about the result from chronic palsy
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding another name for double vision

Additional Learning

To learn more about the trochlear nerve, review the lesson titled Trochlear Nerve: Function, Damage & Palsy. The lesson contains the following objectives:

  • Identify what the trochlear nerve is and what is responsible for in the body
  • Review what occurs when the trochlear nerve is damaged
  • Learn about the different nerves and what they are called