Social Science Inquiry & Research Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is a pitfall of historical research?

Question 2 2. Which of these is an example of why knowing more about the general historical situation would be important?

Question 3 3. Which would NOT be considered a primary source?

Question 4 4. A timeline would be MOST useful for understanding which of the following?

Question 5 5. How many steps are in the scientific method?

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Question 6 6. All of the following are examples of periodization EXCEPT:

Question 7 7. Stories that are not written down, but are passed down verbally from generation to generation are considered:

Question 8 8. One drawback of historical research is that:

Question 9 9. 'As found by Researcher 1, 2, and 3, the results indicate a strong correlation between ice cream and murder' is an example of a statement from:

Question 10 10. A hypothesis is:

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is a significant problem with secondary research?

Question 12 12. A good example of secondary research is:

Question 13 13. Social science research is used in:

Question 14 14. Which of these is a primary source?

Question 15 15. _____ would be the MOST useful tool for studying geographic contexts.

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Question 16 16. What is a benefit of secondary sources?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is not a step in historical research?

Question 18 18. Thesis-antithesis-synthesis is most associated with:

Question 19 19. One strength of historical research is that it:

Question 20 20. If you wanted to better understand America's Civil Rights Movement, which tool would be MOST useful to you?

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Question 21 21. What are some important characteristics of a good primary source of research?

Question 22 22. The third step of the scientific method:

Question 23 23. Qualitative research looks at:

Question 24 24. The process in which an account of the past is researched and constructed is called:

Question 25 25. 'In this study, we found that red pens caused graders to increase the number of errors' is a statement most likely from:

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Question 26 26. Social science research investigates:

Question 27 27. Historical research involves examining ______ to make predictions about ______.

Question 28 28. A map would be LEAST useful for describing which of the following?

Question 29 29. One particular view or theory based on historical evidence is called:

Question 30 30. Why is it a good idea to do some basic research on the overview of a situation?

Social Science Inquiry & Research Chapter Exam Instructions

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