Research Process - Step One

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Research Process - Step One

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a graphic organizer?
    • A. 

      A visual aid that shows relationships and connections between various topics and ideas

    • B. 

      A visual aid that summarizes information in a bar, pie or line graph

    • C. 

      A special file folder that organizes the contents of a filing by pictures

  • 2. 
    A primary source is...
    • A. 

      Suitable for students in grades 1 - 3

    • B. 

      A first-hand account of an event

    • C. 

      The first source you should use when conducting research

  • 3. 
    Sometimes, a student will visit the library and explain that they need to use peer-reviewed sources. 
    • A. 

      This probably means that they need journal articles

    • B. 

      This means that they need sources that have been reviewed by the professor and placed on reserve

    • C. 

      This means that they need sources that have a high impact factor

  • 4. 
    Professional or trade sources are publications that...
    • A. 

      Are aimed at people working in the field

    • B. 

      May have updates about research that's being done in the field

    • C. 

      May have targeted advertising

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    An encyclopedia is an example of a...
    • A. 

      Book that may not circulate

    • B. 

      Tertiary source

    • C. 

      Basic reference source available in all libraries

  • 6. 
    In an expository essay, the thesis statement should be...
    • A. 

      Written in italics and bold font

    • B. 

      Debatable

    • C. 

      In the third sentence of the opening paragraph

  • 7. 
    Depending on the point of view the researcher is studying, a magazine like Vogue or Canadian Living or even Sports Illustrated might be a very good source for information.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Rate the following thesis statement copied from the AB Longman quiz posted in the slides in week 3 as... Good (the thesis statement makes a focused, clear point) Needs work (with some revision the statement could be good) or Unacceptable (the thesis statement should probably be abandoned for an entirely new thesis).Thesis: Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote "Self-Reliance."
    • A. 

      Good

    • B. 

      Needs work

    • C. 

      Unacceptable

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 9. 
    Sources like encyclopedias and introductory textbooks provide ideas on how to broaden or narrower a research topic.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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