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Associate with each of the following sampling methods A – F the most
appropriate example from the list 1– 6, given below.
A Simple random sample
B Stratified random sample
C Cluster sample
D Systematic sample
E Quota sample
F Multistage sample
1 One city is chosen at random from all cities in the United
Kingdom, then the electoral register is used to select a 1-per1,000 sample.
2 Names picked from a hat.
3 Every 10th person is chosen randomly from each ward in a
4 One secondary school in a town is selected at random, then every
pupil in that school is surveyed.
5 One person in ten is chosen from an alphabetical list of
6 People are stopped in the street according to instructions such as
‘stop equal numbers of men and women’.
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You obviously agree with the answers for A, C, and F.
For B, the correct answer is 3. (Stopping people in the street is quota sampling and is not
random, as is explained in my lectures.
For D, the correct answer is 5 because they are taking every 10th person.
For E, the correct answer is 6 because this is effectively a definition of quota sampling.