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.
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