Too simple: How are doctors addressing diabetes in the U.S.?
Appropriate: What are common traits of those suffering from diabetes in America, and how can these commonalities be used to aid the medical community in prevention of the disease?
Unclear: Why are social networking sites harmful?
Clear: How are online users experiencing or addressing privacy issues on social networking sites like Facebook?
Unfocused: What is the effect on the environment from global warming?
Focused: How is glacial melting affecting penguins in Antarctica?
Adapted from: George Mason University Writing Center. (2008). How to Write a Research Question. From Topic to Research question - from Indiana University Bloomington Libraries