Original research inquiry/Quiz

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Chicago Pile-5 is the last of the original research projects leading to modern nuclear reactors. Credit: Argonne National Laboratory.

An original research inquiry is an effort, here in a lecture, to describe the components of original research.

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Quiz[edit]







  

1

Yes or No, Original research is a two-word term. It usually does not occur in a dictionary.

Yes
No

2

A theory provides an explanatory framework for what?

3

Yes or No, Research is a systematic investigation.

Yes
No

4

Complete the text:

From the

of the explanation follows a number of possible

that can be tested by original research in order to provide support for, or challenge, the theory.

5

Yes or No, Research seeks to establish facts and reach new conclusions.

Yes
No

6

True or False, Pure original research involves no doing apart from itself.

TRUE
FALSE

7

Yes or No, When conducting an inquiry, research may not be needed.

Yes
No

8

Complete the text:

Reliable knowledge is knowledge that has a high probablility of being

because its veracity has been justified by a

method.

9

True or False, The purpose of original research is to describe natural processes or phenomena for the first time.

TRUE
FALSE

10

Yes or No, When conducting a search, research may not be needed.

Yes
No

11

Yes or No, An inquiry, search, examination, inspection, investigation, or exploration are not the same as research.

Yes
No


Hypotheses[edit]

  1. Original research can be conducted using a quiz.

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External links[edit]

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