Stratified Random Samples: Definition, Characteristics & Examples


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Which type of random sampling divides members of a population into homogeneous subgroups?

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1. Which of the following conditions must be met for a sample to be a stratified random sample?

2. When selecting strata groups, it is recommended you have:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will help gauge your understanding of the characteristics of stratified random samples. Topics you will need to know in order to pass the quiz include subgroups and strata groups.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to measure your knowledge of:

  • Conducting a stratified random sample
  • Selecting strata groups
  • When stratified random samples are best used
  • Strata divided proportions

Skills practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related statistics lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the characteristics of stratified random samples in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the types of random sampling that divides members of a population into strata or homogeneous subgroups

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the lesson titled Stratified Random Samples: Definition, Characteristics & Examples, which covers the following objectives:

  • Define common stockholder and preferred stockholder
  • Understand stock splits and dividends
  • Review hypothetical situations involving stratified random sampling