Systematic Random Samples: Definition, Formula & Advantages


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What is the method that requires selecting samples based on a system of intervals in a numbered population?

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1. When doing systematic sampling, you must remember that all outcomes must be given _____ chance of being selected.

2. To use systematic random sampling, you must first create a list of your population, and then:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and attached worksheet will help gauge your understanding of systematic random samples. Topics you will need to know in order to pass the quiz include finding intervals and how to select a population.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these convenient assessment tools to determine what you know about systematic random sampling, including:

  • Understanding equal chances of being selected
  • The process of systematic random sampling
  • Finding intervals and identifying the best populations to sample

Skills practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related statistics lesson on systematic random samples
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding how to do systematic random sampling and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about finding intervals and when to use this type of sampling

Additional Learning

To learn more about systematic random samples, review the lesson titled Systematic Random Samples: Definition, Formula & Advantages. This lesson from our Principles of Statistics course will cover the following objectives:

  • Define systematic random sampling
  • Identify when to use systematic random sampling and why
  • Know the steps to using systematic random sampling