Simple Random Samples: Definition & Examples


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What is the name for all the members of a specified group?

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

2. What is a type of random sampling where the variables have an equal, and unsystematic, chance of selection?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you better grasp the concept of simple random sampling and understand how to identify instances of simple random sampling. The practice questions on the quiz will test you on populations, samples, and the characteristics of simple random sampling.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on the following:

  • Term for all members of a specified group
  • When using simple random sampling is best
  • How this sampling is conducted

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related statistics lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately identify key terms related to sampling when given their definition
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about simple random sampling

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the lesson Simple Random Samples: Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define simple random sampling
  • Define population and sample
  • Discuss how and when to use simple random sampling