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establishments by systematic random sampling. If the first
number is 7, the next one is
(a) 8 (b) 16 (c) 17 (d) 21
II. Fill in the blanks:
7.A population consisting of an unlimited number of units is
called an ________ population
8.If all the units of a population are surveyed it is called
9.The discrepancy between a parameter and its estimate due to
sampling process is known as _______
10. The list of all the items of a population is known as ______
11. Stratified sampling is appropriate when population is
12. When the items are perishable under investigation it is not
possible to do _________
13. When the population consists of units arranged in a
sequence would prefer ________ sampling
14. For a homogeneous population, ________ sampling is
better than stratified random sampling.
III. Answer the following questions:
15. Define a population
16. Define finite and infinite populations with examples
17. What is sampling?
18. Define the following terms
(b) Sample size (c) census
(d) Sampling unit (e) Sampling frame
19. Distinguish between census and sampling
20. What are the advantages of sampling over complete
21. Why do we resort to sampling?
22. What are the limitations of sampling?
23 23. State the principles of sampling
24. What are probability and non-probability sampling?
25. Define purposive sampling. Where it is used?
26. What is called mixed sampling?
27. Define a simple random sampling.
28. Explain the selection procedure of simple random
29. Explain the two methods of selecting a simple random
30. What is a random number table? How will you select the
31. What are the merits and limitations of simple random
32. What circumstances stratified random sampling is used?
33. Discuss the procedure of stratified random sampling. Give
34. What is the objective of stratification?
35. What are the merits and limitations of stratified random
36. Explain systematic sampling
37. Discuss the advantages and...
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2014 for the course BUS 100 taught by Professor Moshiri during the Winter '08 term at UC Riverside.
- Winter '08