Random Selection & Random Allocation: Differences, Benefits & Examples


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What is the method used to choose members of a group to participate in an experiment?

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1. All members of a specified group are referred to as what?

2. What is a part of a population used to describe the whole group?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this quiz and worksheet, you will be able to test your knowledge about random selection and random allocation. You will also be reviewing information about experiments in general.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Your understanding of the following topics will be measured by this quiz:

  • Observational studies
  • Specified group members
  • Parts of a population

Skills Practiced

You will have the chance to practice each of the following skills by working on these questions:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on random selection and random allocation
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding how to select who should receive treatment in an experiment and interpret it correctly
  • Making connections - use understanding of these concepts to answer a sample problem regarding an experiment

Additional Learning

Read the lesson that accompanies this quiz, entitled Random Selection & Random Allocation: Differences, Benefits & Examples, and you'll be able to find information about:

  • Differences between random selection and random allocation
  • The type of sampling most studies use
  • Ways to complete random allocation