True/False Questions

  1. The title of your paper should be short, descriptive, and overly technical. (F)
  2. The discussion is where you should draw your conclusions by explaining how your research results answer your research question. (T)
  3. When you are writing a research paper you should never write in first person.   (F)
  4. The materials and methods section is where you should include your hypothesis and research question.   (F)
  5. A poster session is a great way to share information because it allows the researcher to interact with their audience.   (T)
  6. A newsletter is the written record of the work presented at a professional conference.   (F)
  7. When doing a presentation you should think of ways to tell the audience everything you know about a topic.   (F)
  8. When applying for a grant it is important to read all of the instructions on the application first.   (T)
  9. Funding agencies want to know how you plan on financing your project when the grant runs out.   (T)
  10. Feedback from agencies about your proposal is not important when you have been denied.   (F)

Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Which of the following are not implications of research?
    1. Specific research focus
    2. Social impact
    3. Study participants
    4. Study context
  2. Which of the following is a quality of a good oral presentation?
    1. Scientific content
    2. The manner of the presentation
    3. The way one interacts with the audience
    4. All of the above
  3. This dissemination technique is typically shorter and contains less scientific jargon then other techniques.   It is also a more informal approach.
    1. Newsletters
    2. Reports
    3. Conference Proceedings
    4. Journal articles
  4. An example of a formal source of funding is:
    1. Bank loan
    2. Your uncle's car dealership
    3. CDC
    4. ABC
  5. An informal source of funding is:
    1. Scholarships or awards
    2. CDC
    3. ABC
    4. Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
  6. A good place to look for financial support is:
    1. The library
    2. The internet
    3. The local university/college
    4. All of the above