Tutor profile: Anna L.
When writing an essay, it is important to include a sentence or group of sentences that communicate the main idea of the paper. What is this claim called? (a) introduction (b) conclusion (c) thesis (d) analysis
The answer is (c) thesis. When writing an essay, it is important to include a thesis statement that makes a claim that the paper will address. The (a) introduction provides background information, the (b) conclusion summarizes the paper, and (d) analysis provides commentary on the subject the essay is covering. Therefore , option (c) is the best answer.
A man in his early 30s is admitted to the ER after surviving a jump from the roof of a one-story building. Upon initial assessment, he displays rushed speech and rapid movement around the room. He tells doctors that he is a god, and that he believes he can fly. What would be a proper explanation of this patient's behavior? (a) he is a presenting schizophrenic (b) he is experiencing a moderate depressive disorder (c) he is experiencing an episode of mania
The answer is (c) he is experiencing an episode of mania. The patient is presenting (1) pressured speech, (2) increased energy, (3) inflated self-image, and (4) delusional behavior, meeting the DSM-V criteria for a manic episode. The patients symptoms do not meet criteria for a depressive disorder or for schizophrenia.
Complete the following sentence using the most appropriate word : Due to circumstances that were out of her control, Ava was not _____ of the incoming storm. a) confident b) cognizant c) confused d)ignorant
The answer is (b), cognizant. The sentence implies that Ava, due to external circumstances, is unaware of an upcoming storm. Option (a) does not communicate Ava's predicament aptly. Option (c) implies that Ava is aware of the storm, as does option (d). Therefore, (b) is the most appropriate selection.
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