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Social Science Research Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is a disadvantage of quantitative research?

Question 2 2. Historical research involves examining ______ to make predictions about ______.

Question 3 3. A meta-analysis is a specific type of

Question 4 4. The U.S. Census is an example of _____.

Question 5 5. What is a benefit of secondary sources?

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Question 6 6. Which would NOT be considered a primary source?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is not a step in historical research?

Question 8 8. When performing an archival study, you need

Question 9 9. Why is it a good idea to do some basic research on the overview of a situation?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is true of qualitative research?

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Question 11 11. _____ is based on data that cannot be measured or counted but can be collected and interpreted through observation.

Question 12 12. One particular view or theory based on historical evidence is called:

Question 13 13. The process in which an account of the past is researched and constructed is called:

Question 14 14. What is the view that historical change is primarily brought about by broad social, political, and economic movements?

Question 15 15. One strength of historical research is that it:

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Question 16 16. The process by which a society transforms itself from being agriculture-based to being based on the manufacture of products is called:

Question 17 17. Why are historical changes so difficult to predict?

Question 18 18. Qualitative research looks at:

Question 19 19. Which of the following is a pitfall of historical research?

Question 20 20. Gerald was reviewing his notes for his paper. He found that he had written down one statement in error. Review the statements below and indicate which one Gerald should eliminate from his notes.

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Question 21 21. What is the study of how historical views and interpretations change over time?

Question 22 22. Stories that are not written down, but are passed down verbally from generation to generation are considered:

Question 23 23. Which of these is an example of why knowing more about the general historical situation would be important?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is consistently true of class struggle?

Question 25 25. Profound pride in one's nation is called:

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Question 26 26. 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 27 27. Which of these is a primary source?

Question 28 28. What is the view that historical change is primarily caused by the actions and influence of important historical figures?

Question 29 29. Surveys are done to understand

Question 30 30. _____ is based on numerical data that can be analyzed using statistics.

Social Science Research Chapter Exam Instructions

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CSET Social Science Subtest III (116): Practice & Study Guide  /  History Courses
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