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1. Which of the following is a characteristic of experimental research?
a. survey of the current state of events
b. describes a groups' characteristics
c. high level of control over variables
d. provides a broad picture of a concept

2. Which of the following is true of the scientific method of inquiry?

(a) systematic process that is used to answer questions
(b) complete once the hypothesis has been tested
(c) different in basic research than in applied research
(d) will vary depending on the specific research question

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1. Which of the following is a characteristic of experimental research?
a. survey of the current state of events
b. describes a groups' characteristics
c. high level of control over variables
d. provides a broad picture of a concept

Best answer: c. high level of control over variables

Why? Experimental Research - An attempt by the researcher to maintain control over all factors that may affect the result of an experiment. In doing this, the researcher attempts to determine or predict what may occur.

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