7 DISADVANTAGES OF QUESTIONNAIRES AS A DATA COLLECTION TOOL IN RESEARCH

7 DISADVANTAGES OF QUESTIONNAIRES AS A DATA COLLECTION TOOL IN RESEARCH

A questionnaire is a research instrument comprising a series of questions and other prompts to gather information from respondents. The questionnaire is used as a tool to collect data for research and opinion collection.




Questionnaires can be open-ended or closed depending on the need for research or study.

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DISADVANTAGES OF QUESTIONNAIRES

  • It time consuming
  • It is selective in natural as it is limited to illiterate
  • It may lead to ensure answers when questions need opinions or personal feelings




  • Questions may be understood hence the respondents answer, the way they understood and provide wrong data.  
  • May got lost on transit.
  • It is expensive to prepare

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