How to Create a Main Question for a Research Project


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What step comes directly before creating the main question for a research project?

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1. What is a main question for a research project?

2. Which is not a reliable resource for your research?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You can use this quiz and corresponding worksheet to help you quickly assess what you know about how to focus a research project. In order to pass the quiz, you will need to know the best ways in which to conduct this research and how to narrow your project down to a main question.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Definition of a main question for a research project
  • Reliable sources for research
  • Order of steps needed to create a main research question
  • Why information must be evaluated before creating a main question

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about research projects in a different light
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast sources to determine the reliability of research resources
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how to best conduct research

Additional Learning

Evaluating information and analyzing a prompt will be covered on the lesson called How to Create a Main Question for a Research Project. You can expect to review the following in the lesson:

  • The main question of a research project
  • How to analyze a general prompt
  • Conducting research, such as best sources to use
  • Evaluating information for your research project
  • Narrowing a subject down to a main question
  • Example of steps taken to form a main question