Participating in a research project involves successfully collecting information. Questionnaires and interviews are popular ways of gathering quantitative and qualitative information.
In research, what is a population?
The group of people to whom the research is relevant
A subset of the group of people to whom the research is relevant
The people who live in a country
What is a pilot questionnaire?
A questionnaire that is the first of its kind
A draft questionnaire
A questionnaire for pilots
What are open questions?
Questions that ask about opinions
Questions where the responses have not already been guessed or provided
Questions known as ‘forced choice’
What are the benefits of closed questions?
They are easier to collate into graphs when compared to open questions
They allow for detailed answers
They are better suited to cope well with unexpected responses
In what type of interview do questions need to be asked in a set order?
What is an unstructured interview?
An interview that does not have a precise list of questions
An interview that has a list of open-ended questions
An interview that has a list of closed questions
An interview schedule has three parts. What are they?
An introduction, discussion, conclusion
An opening, main body and a close
An opening, a list of questions ready to ask and a close
According to Steinar Kvale, what are direct questions?
Questions asking for factual information
Questions that have a yes or no answer
Questions that are asking for an opinion
What is meant by transcribing?
Reading aloud written information
Typing up information
Turning spoken words into written form
What is meant by interview bias?
A situation where the interviewer has influenced the responses from the interviewees
A preference for participating in interviews by interviewees
A preference for conducting interviews by interviewers