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?
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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