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G7Int 2.5 Research Questions

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  • Q1
    What is a research question?
    A summary of research findings.
    A hypothesis tested in a research study.
    A question that describes the objective of a research study.
    A conclusion drawn from research findings.
    30s
  • Q2
    What makes a good research question focused?
    It should be open-ended and broad.
    It should ask for opinions or value judgements.
    It should be focused on a single topic or on several closely related ideas.
    It should cover multiple unrelated topics.
    30s
  • Q3
    What is the purpose of asking a research question?
    To gather opinions and value judgements.
    To prove a hypothesis to be true or false.
    To find a question that has already been answered.
    To come up with a really great answer on which you'll be able to build a paper or project.
    30s
  • Q4
    Why do good research questions not ask for opinions?
    Opinions are always correct and factual.
    Opinions aren't a good basis for a strong research paper or project.
    Opinions can't be supported with evidence.
    Opinions are too controversial to be useful.
    30s
  • Q5
    What makes a research question more interesting?
    Good Research Questions Are Original
    Great Questions Need Research
    Good Research Questions Are Open-Ended
    Good Research Questions Come From a Book
    30s
  • Q6
    What is the problem with asking a 'yes' or 'no' question?
    It is too specific.
    The answer is not detailed or interesting enough to build a thesis on.
    It limits the scope of research.
    It leads to biased results.
    30s
  • Q7
    What can be done to fix a research question that is too general or covers multiple topics?
    Include all possible subtopics in the question.
    Decide which part of the topic to research and focus on that.
    Ignore the problem and keep the question as is.
    Add more topics to the question.
    30s
  • Q8
    What is the problem with asking a question based on opinion or value judgement?
    It introduces bias into the research.
    It may not be well-received by the audience.
    It limits the scope of the research.
    It does not provide a strong basis for a research paper or project.
    30s
  • Q9
    Which of the following is an example of a bad research question?
    What is the cure for cancer?
    What are the causes of climate change?
    What is the capital of France?
    What is the population of New York City?
    30s
  • Q10
    Which of the following is a good research question?
    In what ways does owning a pet improve quality of life for older people?
    Does owning a pet improve quality of life for older people?
    30s
  • Q11
    Which of the following is a good research question?
    Does medication help alleviate attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms? And do kids need more exercise?
    How effective are the various types of medication in treating elementary students with ADHD?
    30s
  • Q12
    Which of the following is a good research question?
    What factors affect people's belief in a higher power?
    Is there a higher power in the universe?
    30s
  • Q13
    Which of the following is a good research question?
    Which national park is the best?
    What features do the most popular national parks have in common?
    30s
  • Q14
    Which of the following is a good research question?
    What are the advantages and disadvantages of cell phone use in schools?
    How does restricting cell phone use in school affect student social interaction?
    30s
  • Q15
    Which of the following is a good research question?
    Has the population of the world increased in the past century?
    What factors have influenced population growth in the fastest growing countries?
    30s

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