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NYSTCE Social Studies: Historical Research Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why should you be careful when using online sources?

Question 2 2. A researcher needs to understand if a new type of antidepressant medication works when compared to people not taking it. This is an example of which kind of study?

Question 3 3. Surveys are done to understand

Question 4 4. Which of these is a primary source?

Question 5 5. Which is not autobiographical literary nonfiction?

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Question 6 6. Stories that are not written down, but are passed down verbally from generation to generation are considered:

Question 7 7. By examining and recording the narcissist in their own environment, the researcher is using which technique?

Question 8 8. Which type of literary nonfiction is written on a daily basis?

Question 9 9. Autobiographies are written in which point of view?

Question 10 10. A reference book is:

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Question 11 11. Which type of literary nonfiction is a short piece on a single topic?

Question 12 12. Which is not a type of article?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is a periodical that focuses on a specific scholarly discipline?

Question 14 14. One drawback of historical research is that:

Question 15 15. Which of the following is a pitfall of historical research?

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Question 16 16. In an atlas, a Map Legend is...

Question 17 17. What is the difference between the subject and the biographer?

Question 18 18. In an encyclopedia, a cross reference...

Question 19 19. Which is not an article in a reference book?

Question 20 20. The process in which an account of the past is researched and constructed is called:

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Question 21 21. What is a benefit of secondary sources?

Question 22 22. What makes a speech different from an article?

Question 23 23. Which type of essay tries to convince the reader to believe or do something?

Question 24 24. A meta-analysis is a specific type of

Question 25 25. Which would NOT be considered a primary source?

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Question 26 26. One strength of historical research is that it:

Question 27 27. Why might an autobiography be biased?

Question 28 28. A good example of secondary research is:

Question 29 29. Biographies are written in which point of view?

Question 30 30. What are some important characteristics of a good primary source of research?

NYSTCE Social Studies: Historical Research Chapter Exam Instructions

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