Chapter_14_-_Developing_the_Sampling_Plan.pdf

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1. Which of the following are valid population elements? a. People b. Businesses c. Financial transactions d. All of the above could be used as population elements. e. a and b ANSWER: d POINTS: 1 DIFFICULTY: Easy NATIONAL STANDARDS: United States - BUSPROG: Analytic 2. A complete canvass of a population is called a 3. Samples are often used to infer something about a population rather than canvassing the population itself because they are typically
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4. Ten volunteers are requested from your class to test a new bicycle. Of these ten, two are selected at random for the actual tests. The sampling frame consists of 5. A sampling frame a. is a list of population elements from which the sample will be drawn. b. is the list of population elements actually included in the sample. c. usually provides biased statistics. d. is a form of probability sampling. e. is a form of nonprobability sampling. ANSWER: a POINTS: 1 DIFFICULTY: EASY NATIONAL STANDARDS: United States - BUSPROG: Analytic 6. Which of the following is NOT a problem with using a phone book for a sampling frame?
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7. In general, the simpler the definition of the target population 8. The listing of elements from which you'll draw the sample is called the 9. If your population is relatively small, it's a good idea to use which of the following? a. Probability sample b. Nonprobability sample c. Census d. All of the above. e. a or b. ANSWER: c POINTS: 1 DIFFICULTY: Easy NATIONAL STANDARDS: United States - BUSPROG: Analytic 10. The problem with using nonprobability samples include
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