Ultimate Sampling Methods Quiz !!!! (Psychology)

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This quiz id designed to test if you know the 5 psychology sampling methods. DO YOU? ? ? ?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    ~Sampling technique most used by psychology students.Taking the sample from people who are available at the time.Pro: Easy to doCon:
    • A. 

      Random

    • B. 

      Opportunity

    • C. 

      Stratified

    • D. 

      Snowball

    • E. 

      Self Select

  • 2. 
    A Sampling method that is often used to get information from people it would otherwise be hard to, ie drug addicts or homeless people would be ---------- SamplingFill in the blank.
  • 3. 
    Participants from each category in the same proportions as they are in the population.You could then identify how many participants there are in each of these categories and choose the same proportion of participants in these categories for your study.
    • A. 

      Random

    • B. 

      Opportunity

    • C. 

      Stratified

    • D. 

      Snowball

    • E. 

      Self Select

  • 4. 
     Identifying everyone in the target population and then selecting the number of participants you need in a way that gives everyone in the population an equal chance of being picked.
    • A. 

      Random

    • B. 

      Opportunity

    • C. 

      Stratified

    • D. 

      Snowball

    • E. 

      Self Select

  • 5. 
    You see an advert in the paper about going to do a psychological test. The psychologist has used which type of sampling ?
    • A. 

      Random

    • B. 

      Opportunity

    • C. 

      Stratified

    • D. 

      Snowball

    • E. 

      Self Select

  • 6. 
    Milgram used which type of sampling ?
    • A. 

      Random

    • B. 

      Opportunity

    • C. 

      Stratified

    • D. 

      Snowball

    • E. 

      Self Select

  • 7. 
    A downfall of --------------- Sampling is that you may pick people all from the same social group, ie if you pick students from your uni, all members of the study have the same standard of education.
    • A. 

      Random

    • B. 

      Opportunity

    • C. 

      Stratified

    • D. 

      Snowball

    • E. 

      Self Select

  • 8. 
    The best technique for providing an unbiased representative sample of a target population.Can be very time consuming and costly.
    • A. 

      Random

    • B. 

      Opportunity

    • C. 

      Stratified

    • D. 

      Snowball

    • E. 

      Self Select

  • 9. 
    You have seen them alot of times now, how many of the letter S's are there in all of the sampling methods ??
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5