Methods of Doing Research

This has 24 questions and answers on the topic of doing research. There are 8 catergories of questions with 3 in each. The answers are clearly written under each question. This will help with anyone having to evaluate their research or making their own piece of research.

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Methods: Doing Research Questions and Answers

1. Give an explanation of quantitative data
Numerical data
2. What are the two different research designs?
Experimental/ research design
Independent measures
3. What is an extraneous variable?
The extra things in research that you have not controlled that may affect the
dependent variable…

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1. Explain the difference between a closed and open question
A closed question involves a yes or no answer whereas a open question involves
a wordy and longer answer
2. Give 3 examples of how a questionnaire can be conducted
Three of: face to face, by post, by telephone or…




A useful set of research methods questions and answers which would help you to evaluate research methods or create your own piece of research.

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