Historical Research Design: Definition, Advantages & Limitations


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Qualitative research looks at:

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1. Historical research involves examining ______ to make predictions about ______.

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will discuss the pros and cons of historical research and its purposes. The quiz will focus on the definitions of historical research and relative terms as well as the benefits and drawbacks involved.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on the following:

  • Qualitative research
  • Historical research definition and process
  • Strengths and drawbacks of historical research

Skills Practiced

After you study the worksheet, shift your focus to the interactive quiz, which will test your abilities on:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related historical research design lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of historical research
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as qualitative and historical research
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding historical and qualitative research

Additional Learning

To develop your knowledge of historical research, study the lesson Historical Research Design: Definition, Advantages & Limitations, which develops the following objectives, including:

  • Qualitative research
  • How to formulate an idea and a plan
  • Steps to gather and analyze data
  • How to analyze the sources of data
  • Strengths and limitations of historical research