Types of Research based on Objective:
–> Descriptive Research- Finding about “what is” or “what was”
–> Correlational Research- Relationship between two or more variables
–> Explanatory Research- Working on un-researched area
–> Exploratory Research- finding answers to “what”, “why”, “how”
–> Experimental Research- Study cause and effect relationship
Types of Research based on Application:
–> Pure (or fundamental) Research- Basic research conducted to develop or enhance theory.
–> Applied Research- Conducted to solve a specific practical problem of a group or society.
Q1. Action research means:
(A) A longitudinal research
(B) An applied research
(C) A research initiated to solve an immediate problem
(D) A research with socioeconomic objective
Correct answer: (C) A research initiated to solve an immediate problem
Types of Research based on Logic:
–> Deductive Research- General to particular
–> Inductive Research- Particular to general
Types of Research based on Inquiry:
–> Unstructured Research- Problem is not pre-defined
–> Structured Research- Work on defined problems.
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