Primary & Secondary Research: Definition, Differences & Methods


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'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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1. '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:

2. A good example of secondary research is:

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of primary and secondary research. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include literature review and primary research.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Research article type examples
  • Secondary research example
  • Specific information found in primary research
  • Issues with secondary research

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related primary and secondary research lesson
  • Interpreting information- verify that you can read information regarding primary and secondary research and interpret it correctly
  • Distinguishing differences- compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as primary and secondary research

Additional Learning

To learn more about primary and secondary research, review the lesson on Primary & Secondary Research: Definition, Differences & Methods. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Define literature review
  • Distinguish differences between primary and secondary research
  • Apply examples to knowledge on primary and secondary research