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Answer these questions to check your understanding of the Ask Good Questions module.  You must complete 5 of the 6 questions correctly to pass.

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A research question is:
  A statement that makes you ask a question and begin researching
  An actual question you ask yourself about a topic
  An actual question your teacher asks you to answer
All good academic research starts with a research question.
Some questions that you need to answer when given an assignment include all of the following BUT:.
  source requirements
  length of assignment
  how to be interesting
  type of research assignment
The most workable research questions usually start with "why," "how," "when," "should," or what if?"
Why do you need a research question?
  Answering the question is easy and requires less work
  The question is a starting point for research that focuses on a topic
  The question gives you information on how to approach a topic
  Questions for research are created by libraries
Steps that help narrowing a topic include choosing: a group, a place, a time, and/or point of view.

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