Stratified Random Sample: Example & Definition


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All of the following conditions must be met for a stratified sample to be truly random except...

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1. Which of the following definitions is not correct?

2. Which of the following is not an advantage of a stratified random sample?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of stratified random samples and the advantages and disadvantages of them. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include benefits of stratified random samples and information about strata.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on the various components of stratified random samples, including:

  • Stratified samples relation to population
  • Advantages of a stratified random sample
  • Disadvantages of stratified random samples
  • Difference between random sample and stratified random sample

Skills Practiced

The following quiz and worksheet will allow you to test out the following proficiencies:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related stratified random samples lesson
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the advantages of using a stratified random sample
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the relationship between the population and stratified random samples

Additional Learning

To learn more about sampling, review the corresponding lesson Stratified Random Sample: Example & Definition. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Identify what a stratified random sample is
  • Recall how a stratified random sample is obtained through picking a population, breaking down the population into samples, and then picking random participants from those subsets
  • Distinguish the differences between proportional and disproportional stratified sampling
  • Review the advantages of using stratified random samples
  • Learn about the disadvantages of a stratified random sample