BBM 351: RESEARCH METHODS Click to view

MAASAI MARA UNIVERSITY
BBM 351: RESEARCH METHODS
SUPPLEMENTARY EXAM

 

ANSWER QUESTIONS ONE ANY TWO QUESTIONS
QUESTION 1: COMPULSORY 30 MARKS
(a) Give five differences between pure research and applied research. (10marks)
b) State the criteria used to identify a good research problem in social research. (5marks)
(c) Explain four factors that force a researcher to alter research design. (8marks)
(d) State three functions of formulating a hypothesis. (3marks)
(e) Highlight the major reasons of using the sampling techniques. (4marks)

2(a) Discuss seven major steps to be taken in the process of selection of a sample. (14marks)
(b)Explain three research problems.(6marks)

3. ‘Research is a process of arriving at effective solutions through systematic collection, analysis and interpretation of data’. In relation to this statement by Mouly, discuss how research is systematic and illustrate the systematic structure of a research proposal. (20marks)

4(a) Explain any six sources used for forming an hypothesis . (12marks)
b) Explain four advantages of preparing a research design (8marks)

(5)Discuss any five primary data collection methods that can be used by a researcher. (10marks)
(b) Briefly explain the steps involved in data processing. (10marks)

(Visited 147 times, 1 visits today)
Share this:

Written by