Ch 5: Test Yourself

3d human with a red question mark

Identify the Sampling Method

  1.  researcher surveyed the first 50 adults over 50 and the first 50 youth under 21 exiting the sports arena
  2. a sample of 1000 employees in the workplace is organized by race/ethnicity. Then randomly select 500 employees from the White group, 300 from the African American group, 100 from the Asian, and 100 from the Latino.
  3. you are interested in studying people who collect orchids, so after finding someone who does, you ask that person to distribute some surveys to other orchid collectors, and then ask these people to pass along the surveys to other orchid collectors.

Answers

  1. quota
  2. stratified random sample
  3. snowball
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