Research Methods Quiz

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What is the primary focus of quantitative research?

Generalizing findings

Which type of research is most concerned with generalizing its findings?

Quantitative research

Which research approach is most likely to use statistical analysis to make generalizations?

Quantitative research

Which type of research requires there to be a control group and an experimental group?

Quasi-Experimental research

Which research approach seeks to establish a cause-effect relationship between two or more variables?

Quasi-Experimental research

Which type of research is referred to as Survey Research?

Descriptive research

Which research approach implements a variety of methodologies and forms a critical part of achieving the goal of developing a scale-matched approach?

Methodological research

What is the role of research?

To solve problems

Study Notes

Quantitative Research

  • Primary focus is on generalizing findings to a larger population
  • Concerned with making generalizations
  • Uses statistical analysis to make generalizations
  • Typically involves a control group and an experimental group
  • Seeks to establish a cause-effect relationship between two or more variables

Survey Research

  • Referred to as descriptive research
  • Involves collecting and analyzing data through surveys, questionnaires, and interviews

Research Approach

  • Implements a variety of methodologies
  • Forms a critical part of achieving the goal of developing a scale-matched approach

Role of Research

  • To establish a cause-effect relationship between variables
  • To make generalizations and predictions
  • To collect and analyze data to answer research questions

Test your knowledge on research methods with this quiz! Learn about the type of research that is most concerned with generalizing findings, the primary focus of quantitative research, and the research approach that uses statistical analysis to make generalizations. Challenge yourself and enhance your understanding of research methods!

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