Random Sampling vs. Quota Sampling


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Which of the following sampling methods ensures that participants are representative of a population?

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1. Which of the following sampling methods are selected in such a way where participants may not be truly representative of a given population?

2. Which type of sample does a researcher deliberately set the proportions of levels of members chosen within a sample?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz will test you on definitions related to random sampling and quota sampling. The questions will present you with a definition and you will need to select the correct term.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will explore your understanding of the following:

  • Random samples
  • Quota samples
  • Probability sampling
  • Non-probability sampling

Skills Practiced

The quiz will help you practice the following:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about random and quota sampling
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the various sampling methods to match them with definitions
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge about a famous sampling bias case to name the related presidential election

Additional Learning

Finish the quiz and head over to the related lesson called Random Sampling vs. Quota Sampling. The lesson covers these objectives:

  • Understand probability and non-probability
  • Explain random sampling
  • Describe quota sampling
  • Know why researchers often make assumptions based on the population as a whole