Here are guidelines for developing a good research question:
Ask a question that can be answered within the parameters that the professor has given you.
It should not be so narrow that a couple of facts could answer it - "Has the population of the earth increased in the last century?"
It should not so broad that you would have to write a whole book to answer it - "Why do some countries have a higher population than others?"
It should be quantifiable. There should be measurable outcomes
Here are some questions to help you develop your research question:
Based on the reference sources consulted:
EXPAND your search results:
NARROWING your search results: