What is Random Sampling? - Definition, Conditions & Measures

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A(n) _____ is all members of a specified group.

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1. A _____ is a part of a population used to describe the whole group.

2. What are a sequence of equally distributed variables?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

When conducting research, using a random sampling of a group makes the process both simpler and more beneficial for the researcher. This quiz and worksheet combination will help determine your knowledge by asking questions pertaining to different research terminology.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Prepare to answer questions that relate to:

  • Purpose of random samples
  • Groupings of equally distributed variables
  • Types of random samplings
  • Members of a group

Skills Practiced

This quiz will give you opportunities to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on random sampling in the research process
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of random sampling
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding types of random sampling

Additional Learning

Deepen your comprehension of random sampling by reviewing the accompanying lesson, What is Random Sampling? - Definition, Conditions & Measures. This lesson will further detail numerous aspects, including:

  • Real world example of using a random sampling
  • Random sampling definition and types
  • Purpose of and how to use random sampling
  • Random sampling risks and benefits
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