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Second Quarter Examinations

Practical Research 2

Name __________________________________________ Section: ______________ Date_____


GOOD LUCK!!!
General Directions:
 Use one whole sheet of ruled paper as your answer sheet.
 Wrong spelling of words shall be marked wrong.
 Avoid erasures or alterations in your answers.
 Write legibly.

I. Multiple Choice. Write the LETTER of the correct answer.


1. Because of the number of things that can go b. A replicable, scientific and transparent
wrong in research there is a need for: process
a. Flexibility and perseverance c. One which gives equal attention to the
b. Sympathetic supervisors principal contributors to the area
c. An emergency source of finance d. A responsible, professional process of time-
d. Wisdom to know the right time to quit management for research
2. The core ingredients of a dissertation/research 8. When accessing the internet, which of these
are: steps is the most essential?
a. Introduction; Data collection; Data analysis; a. Recording the full URL
Conclusions and recommendations. b. Noting the access date
b. Executive summary; Literature review; Data c. downloading material to be referenced
gathered; Conclusions; Bibliography. d. They are all equally important
c. Research plan; Research data; Analysis; 9. Which is the correct reference?
References a. Bryman, A. (2012, 4e) Social Research
d. Introduction; Literature review; Research Methods, Oxford; Oxford University Press
methods; Results; Discussion; Conclusion. b. Bryman (2012, fourth edition), Oxford
3. Which of the following is not a type of research University Press
question? c. Bryman, Alan, Social Research
a. Predicting an outcome Methods (2012: OUP)
b. Evaluating a phenomenon d. Bryman, A. Social Research Methods (2012)
c. Developing good practice
d. A hypothesis 10. Which of the following statements about
4. We review the relevant literature to know: plagiarism is most accurate?
a. What is already known about the topic a. It is so easy to "copy and paste" from the
b. What concepts and theories have been internet that everyone does it nowadays. If
applied to the topic a proper reference is given, where is the
c. who are the key contributors to the topic harm in that?
d. All of the above b. How can we say for sure where our own
5. Why do you need to review the existing ideas come from exactly? If we tried to give
literature? a reference for everything we could never
a. To make sure you have a long list of hope to succeed.
references c. Any suggestion that we have written what
b. Because without it, you could never reach another actually wrote is morally wrong.
the required word-count Anyway, the whole point of a literature
c. to find out what is already known about review is to show what we have read and
your area of interest what we thought about it.
d. to help in your general studying d. Plagiarism is such an awful crime that those
6. To read critically means: found guilty should be obliged to wear a
a. Taking an opposing point of view to the scarlet "P" on their clothing.
ideas and opinions expressed 11. An operational definition is:
b. Skimming through the material because a. One that bears no relation to the underlying
most of it is just padding concept
c. Evaluating what you read in terms of your b. An abstract, theoretical definition of a
own research questions concept
d. Being negative about something before you c. A definition of a concept in terms of
read it specific, empirical measures
7. A systematic literature review is: d. One that refers to opera singers and their
a. One which starts in your own library, then work
goes to on-line databases and, finally, to the 12. It provides an outline of the plan on how to
internet conduct the research. It is like a recipe or a
blueprint.
a. Synthesis a. Revise your synthesis
b. Conceptual framework b. Do a literature review
c. Conceptual paradigm c. Isolate the important variables
d. Synthesis matrix d. Generate the conceptual framework
13. The review of related literature consists of the 15. The following are purposes of a conceptual
following main component/s: framework, EXCEPT:
a. Introduction a. To explain observations
b. Body b. To encourage theory development that is
c. Conclusion useful and practical
d. All of the above c. To provide a context for interpreting the
14. The following are the five preparations you study findings
have to do before you make your conceptual d. To assign proper authority to a statement
framework, EXCEPT:

II. IDENTIFICATION. Identify if the source is classified as PRIMARY, SECONDARY, OR TERTIARY . Write P if it
Primary, S if it is Seconday, and T if it is Tertiary
_____ 16. memoirs _____20. encyclopedias _____24. diaries
____ 17. autobiographies _____21. dictionaries _____25. letters
_____18. research articles _____22. atlases
_____19. documentaries _____23. books

III. True or False. Write TRUE if the statement is correct and write FALSE if statement is incorrect.
________26. The statement of the problem cites the benefits of the study, as well as its beneficiaries
________27. Manner refers to questions of right and wrong
________28. Synthesis refers to how well a manuscript holds together as a unified document.
________29. Coherence refers to the bringing together of materials from different sources, and the creation of an
integrated whole.
________30. Ethical behavior means conforming to the standards of conduct of a given profession.
________31. Plagiarism is against the student code of conduct or ethical/moral standards.
________32. The literature review is a minor part of a research.
________33. Not all conceptual frameworks have to include a diagram or graphic.
________34. Experimental operational definition describes how referents of a term are measured.
________35. Measured operational definition describes how a term’s reference is manipulated.

Test IV. Enumeration


36-40. Enumerate the Five (5) Principles for Research Ethics
41-45. Give at least five (5) steps/procedures in writing a synthesis of your literature review.

Test V. Essay (46-50). How will you write a coherent review of literature? What are the parts/sections of a
good/coherent review ?