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What is the reason for using stratified sampling rather than unrestricted random sampling? Mr. Murray decides to use stratified sampling.



A. Reduce as much as possible the degree of variability in the overall population
B. Give every element in the population an equal chance of being included in the sample
C. Allow the person selecting the sample to use personal judgment in deciding which elements should be included in the sample
D. Allow the auditor to emphasize larger items from the population

This question is part of Auditing - Final - Multiple Choice
Asked by Dodonutt, Last updated: Jan 14, 2020

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Divyesh

Divyesh

Answered Feb 17, 2017

Allow the auditor to emphasize larger items from the population
 

gyambrahj

Gyambrahj

Answered Feb 13, 2017

Reduce as much as possible the degree of variability in the overall population
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John Adney

Yes correct

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Feb 07, 2017

Allow the auditor to emphasize larger items from the population

LO #17-2
 

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