What Is Survey Research? - Definition, Methods & Types


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Why do survey researchers often use public areas?

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1. Which option sets the questionnaire apart from other survey techniques?

2. Which answer would make INTERVIEW an appropriate choice?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet and quiz combo helps you check your knowledge of the definition of survey and the different types of survey research.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet can help you review:

  • Why researchers use public areas for survey research
  • Why questionnaires are different than other surveys
  • The strengths of survey research
  • The definition of a survey

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet can help you practice the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the benefits of survey research
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the different types of survey research
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding characteristics of questionnaires and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about survey research, review the corresponding lesson, What Is Survey Research? - Definition, Methods & Types. This lesson will help you:

  • Determine the different types of survey research
  • Explain the purposes of using survey research
  • Learn how surveys are used
  • Identify how a good interview is conducted
  • Compare and contrast interviews and questionnaires