what is research? quiz

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Descriptive research attempts to explore cause-and-effect relationships by manipulating data.
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False
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A scientific theory must be supported with empirical evidence.
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true
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An explanation for behavior must be __________ and __________ to be considered a scientific theory.
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C. testable . . . supported
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Researching known information is an important process of developing a research question.
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true
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Scientific observations inspire scientific hypotheses and theories.
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true
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A research study that proposed to describe the behaviors of high school teachers would be __________.
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D. descriptive
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Which of the following statements is a prediction?
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D. Giving better supplies of food to chimpanzees will decrease their aggressive behavior.
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Determining which type of research method to use in a study is an important part of developing a research question in the scientific method.
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false
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When researchers replicate a study, they are seeking to __________.
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D. support or reject the hypothesis upon which the study was founded
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Creating a testable hypothesis comes after which step in the scientific method?
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B. designing a research study

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