Basics Of Research Quiz! Test

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Basics Of Research Quiz! Test

Are you aware of the basics of research? To be a good researcher, you need to know where and how to get information on your topic. You must first locate the material, such as books in the library or online research, and do not forget to cite your sources. Check in the reference collection such as encyclopedias and dictionaries. This quiz was designed to show if you are a good researcher. Good luck.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Research is just all about collecting information from various sources and putting them together for submission or presentation. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    You can do research through different search engines in the Internet such as Google and Yahoo. You just type in your topic of interest or question, and several answers will come up. Choose from among these and you are good to go. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    It is not research when one only digs up hard-to-find information online and then ready it for presentation or submission. Research is more than simply looking for information in different sources. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Research is a process - meaning, it involves several steps or procedures to be taken or followed carefully. This is also what makes it a very highly intellectual task. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    One of the characteristics of Research is that it originates with a question or a problem. This means that you have to go out and "create" or "make" a "problem" to solve. Given this though, it also means that you can also choose not to bother anymore and just stay home instead of creating this "problem" to solve. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Research is more than just a "copy-paste" of a number of information into a single document. The essence of research is in the collection and interpretation of data. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Fact transcription is the technical term we use when we just collect several scholarly information and put them together in logical manner in a document for presentation or submission. Research is an example of fact transcription. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What seems like a single question can be divided into several smaller questions that must be addressed before the principal question can be resolved. So it is with most research problems - by closely inspecting the principal or main problem, the researcher often uncovers important subproblems. This is what is meant when we say research is guided by specific research problem, question, or hypothesis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Inquiry means, "search for truth." Research is a form of inquiry. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The practice of research is relevant only in the academe - we cannot apply the methods or ways of research outside school, such as in real-life situations. It will take an unnecessary long time to always use the ways of research to solve practical problems in life. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    When we say that research is empirical, this means that it is based on valid procedures and principles. To be empirical means to do something in an orderly manner or an organized way. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Replicability refers to research being something that one can replicate or imitate or conduct again, though in a separate or new setting. The more replication of repetition of a particular research study, the more valid and conclusive its results would be. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Researchers have two basic categories of ethical responsibility: the responsibility to ensure the welfare and dignity of the individuals, both human and nonhuman, who participate in their research studies; and responsibility to ensure that public reports of their research are accurate and honest.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The research process begins with the conceptualization phase, and then followed by the design phase, then the analytical phase. Finally, the empirical phase begins and then it ends with the dissemination phase. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The main difference between Qualitative and Quantitative Researches lies in their utilization of data. Qualitative Research works with data that are not easily quantifiable; while Quantitative Research deals with data that are countable or measurable. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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