Drawing Conclusions Through Deductive Reasoning

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Drawing Conclusions Through Deductive Reasoning

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Directions: Read the generalization. Then choose YES for each conclusion that is valid based on the generalization and NO for each conclusion that is not valid.GENERALIZATION: A stroke is a condition in which there is lessening or loss of consciousness, sensation, and motion caused by the rupture or obstruction of an artery of the brain.
  • 2. 
    A cerebral hemorrhage occurs when a defective brain artery bursts; therefore, a cerebral hemorrhage often can lead to a stroke.
    • A. 

      YES

    • B. 

      NO

  • 3. 
    An embolism is the sudden blockage of a blood vessel by a mass or an air bubble in the blood; therefore, an embolism in the brain can lead to a stroke.
    • A. 

      YES

    • B. 

      NO

  • 4. 
    A tumor is a mass of tissue that does not swell and that rises from tissue that already exist; therefore, brain tumors generally lead to a stroke.
    • A. 

      YES

    • B. 

      NO

  • 5. 
    An aneurysm is a permanent, abnoraml, blood-filled swelling of a vessel; therefore, the rupture of an aneurysm can cause a stroke.
    • A. 

      YES

    • B. 

      NO

  • 6. 
    Phlebitis is the inflammation of a vein; varicose veins are abnormally swollen or dialated veins; therefore, phlebitis and varicose veins can lead to a stroke.
    • A. 

      YES

    • B. 

      NO