Nursing Research NCLEX Practice Quiz #1
What should be included in “scholarly literature”? Select all that apply.
Reviews of the literature are conducted for PURPOSES OF RESEARCH as well as for the CONSUMER OF RESEARCH. How are these reviews similar? Select all that apply.
What are characteristics of the literature review required for a quantitative research study? Select all that apply.
Which of the following is an example of a primary source in a research study?
This is a report of an original study, so it is the primary source of the study.
What is the best source to use when conducting a level I systematic meta-analysis of the literature?
What is a characteristic of an audio recording of an unpublished research study reported at a professional conference?
Audio and video recordings of research presentations are examples of databased literature.
What is the first step in the qualitative research process?
Review of literature is the 1st step in the qualitative research process. Data analysis is the sixth step in the qualitative research process. Sampling is the third step in the qualitative research process. The study design is the second step in the qualitative research process.
Which mode of clinical application for qualitative research is considered to be the sharing of qualitative findings with the patient?
Anticipatory guidance is the sharing of qualitative findings with the patient. Other options are not considered to be the sharing of qualitative findings with the patient.
Which research process steps may be noted in an article’s abstract? Select all that apply.
What does a level-of-evidence model use to evaluate the strength of a research study and its findings? Select all that apply.
What are the critiquing criteria used to judge the worth of a research study? Select all that apply.
Which statement best describes qualitative research? Select all that apply.
What does a critique of a research study always include? Select all that apply.
For which of the following research questions would qualitative methods be most appropriate?
This question seeks to explore a phenomenon (health) for a specific population.
Which of the following phrases would be found in a report of a qualitative study?
Data collected were perceptions of pain, not numeric data. Other options are found in a report of a quantitative study.
Which of the following phrases would be found in a report of a quantitative study?
When a sample of convenience is chosen, the study is a quantitative study. Qualitative studies explore phenomena. Data collected in qualitative studies are “interpreted.” Qualitative studies explore the meaning of human experience.
Which of the following hypotheses are indicative of an experimental research design? Select all that apply.
Which statements are part of the criteria used to judge the soundness of a stated research question? Select all that apply.
Which criteria are used to determine testability of a hypothesis? Select all that apply.
Quantifiable words increase the testability of a hypothesis (A). The more clearly the hypothesis is stated, the easier it will be to accept or reject it based on study findings (B). Hypotheses should not have value-laden words (C). Data-collection processes are not part of the criterion used to evaluate the testability of hypotheses (D).
What are the advantages to using directional hypotheses? Select all that apply.
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