Test your knowledge of sampling data in fieldwork with this 15-question A level quiz.

If you haven't already done it, work through the unit on sampling data in fieldwork on the PowerPoint. Or look at it again to help fill any gaps in what you know!

Rank | Name | Score |
---|---|---|

1st | EAW | 30 |

2nd | GAM | 30 |

3rd | ADD | 30 |

4th | SDC | 30 |

5th | EAW | 29 |

6th | NWM | 28 |

7th | FIN | 28 |

8th | FIN | 28 |

9th | jdp | 28 |

10th | ALK | 28 |

If the method is known to create biased results

If two populations are being compared with each other

If the population is very small

If the population is very large

10 pairs of individuals

15 pairs of individuals

20 pairs of individuals

25 pairs of individuals

the same size as

half the size of

distinctly different from

representative of

When the sample is quite small

When carrying out a stratified sample of a population

If you are comparing one location with another

If you are comparing one time frame with another

Random sampling

Stratified sampling

Systematic sampling

Opportunistic sampling

Random sampling

Stratified sampling

Systematic sampling

Opportunistic sampling

Random sampling

Stratified sampling

Systematic sampling

Opportunistic sampling

The researcher can react to the condition of the field location as they experience it

It requires you to know nothing of the population or fieldwork location in advance

It is difficult to inadvertently create researcher bias

The sample is truly representative of the characteristics of the population

The researcher can react to the condition of the field location as they experience it

It requires you to know nothing of the population or fieldwork location in advance

It is difficult to inadvertently create researcher bias

The sample is truly representative of the characteristics of the population

The researcher can react to the condition of the field location as they experience it

It requires you to know nothing of the population or fieldwork location in advance

It is difficult to inadvertently create researcher bias

The sample is truly representative of the characteristics of the population

The researcher can react to the condition of the field location as they experience it

It requires you to know nothing of the population or fieldwork location in advance

It is difficult to inadvertently create researcher bias

The sample is truly representative of the characteristics of the population

Point sampling

Line sampling

Polygon sampling

A combination of two of the above

Point sampling

Line sampling

Polygon sampling

A combination of two of the above

Point sampling

Line sampling

Polygon sampling

A combination of two of the above

Key player interviews

Sites and services surveys

Meteorological data readings

Soil infiltration surveys

You scored this time. The more correct answers you give, and the fewer incorrect answers you guess, the better your score.