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Bryman & Bell: Business Research Methods International 4e

Chapter 2: Multiple choice questions

Instructions

Answer the following questions and then press 'Submit' to get your score.

Question 1

What is a research design?

Question 2

If a study is "reliable", this means that:

Question 3

"Internal validity" refers to:

Question 4

Lincoln and Guba (1985) propose that an alternative criterion for evaluating qualitative research would be:

Question 5

Naturalism has been defined as:

Question 6

The term 'external validity' is concerned with:

Question 7

What is a cross-sectional design?

Question 8

Survey research is cross-sectional and as a result, it is

Question 9

What does the term 'longitudinal design' mean?

Question 10

Cross cultural studies are an example of:

Question 11

Which of the following requirements for a dissertation may depend on your institution?

Question 12

The role of a project supervisor is to:

Question 13

Why is it important to have well formulated research questions?

Question 14

What did Marx (1997) mean when he suggested that "intellectual puzzles and contradictions" can be a possible source of research questions?

Question 15

Which of the following is a criterion for a good research question?

Question 16

Which of the following should be included in a research proposal?

Question 17

Which of the following should you think about when preparing your research?

Question 18

Why is it helpful to keep a research diary or log book while you are conducting your project?

Question 19

Which of the following are sampling considerations?

Question 20

What practical steps can you take before you actually start your research?