Historical research

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Historical research

Question 1 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
In evaluating historical research sources, external criticism .....
A
Can involve the use of carbon dating and handwriting experts
B
Helps determine the validity, trustworthiness or authenticity of a source
C
Can involve use of historical linguists’ knowledgeable with the writing style of the period
D
All of the above
Question 2 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Ethnographic approaches are concerned more with:
A
Induction
B
Description
C
Prediction
D
Both (A), (B)
Question 3 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
A historical researcher studying the implementation of the "new math" during the 1960s uses as a source a text written on the subject by a critic who was a mathematics teacher during that time period. As she examines the document, she discovers that the data that the individual based his or her conclusions on was falsified. Hence, the conclusions drawn were erroneous. Her analysis of the document to check its accuracy is referred to as:
A
Positive criticism
B
Internal criticism
C
External criticism
D
Secondary criticism
Question 4 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
"Comparing document to each other to determine whether they provide the same information or reach the same conclusion" is known as .....
A
Contextualization
B
Sourcing
C
Corroboration
D
Negative criticism
Question 5 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
These are all steps of historical research except for
A
Formulate hypotheses
B
Data needs to be collected
C
Interpret results
D
Define problem
There are 5 questions to complete.