Formulating the Research Hypothesis and Null Hypothesis


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Starting off with a research question provides a researcher with:

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1. A hypothesis is:

2. Which of the following has NOT been operationalized?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Most of the questions on the quiz will ask you to finish the sentence with the correct term. Some of the other questions will ask you to identify the correct characteristic of these two related types of hypotheses.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The assessment will test you on the following definitions of:

  • Null hypothesis
  • Research questions
  • Observed events
  • Hypothesis

Skills Practiced

The quiz will help you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related research and null hypotheses lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of research and null hypotheses to understand why they are paired
  • Defining key concepts-ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as hypothesis and null hypothesis

Additional Learning

We also have a partner lesson titled Formulating the Research Hypothesis and the Null Hypothesis. This corresponding lesson covers these topics:

  • Understanding research questions
  • Describing the reasons for operationalizing terms
  • Exploring the role of the hypothesis
  • Detailing the reason for null hypotheses