Sampling Techniques Past Papers


Subject: Sampling Techniques (Theory)

Time Allowed: 15 Minutes

Maximum Marks: 10

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Part-I Encircle the right answer, cutting and overwriting are not allowed. (10)

1. A complete list of all the units in the population is called ___________.
A. Sampling unit
B. Population unit
C. Sampling frame
D. None of the above
2. When the sample survey becomes a census survey, the sampling error becomes _________.
A. Zero

B. One
C. Constant
D. None of the above
3. The Simple Random Sampling is a ___________ technique.
A. Probability Sampling
B. Non-Probability Sampling
C. Both (A) & (B)
D. None of the above
4. Suppose we select every fourth invoice in a file. What type of sampling is this?
A. Simple Random
B. Cluster
C. Stratified
D. Systematic.
5. Sampling in which sampling unit can be repeated more than once is called ___________.
A. Sampling with replacement
B. Sampling without replacement
C. Both (A) & (B)
D. None of the above
6. Ifasample is drawn from each stratum minimizing the probabilities of non-preferred samples, it is known as: :
A. Selection with proportional allocation
B. Controlled selection
C. Haphazard selection
D. None of the above
7. In systematic sampling, if N is not an integral multiple of nk, we use ———
A. Linear systematic sampling
B. Circular systematic sampling
C. Centrally Located systematic sampling
D. None of the above
8. For a population that is not normally distributed, the distribution of the sample means will ——
A. be negatively skewed
B. approach the normal distribution.
C. be positively skewed.
D. never approaches normal distribution.
9. The stratification after the selection of sample is called:
A. Two-way stratification
B. Deep stratification
C. Post stratification
D. None of the above
10. ___________ is the standard deviation of a sampling distribution.
A. Sample standard deviation
B. Replication error
C. Meta error
D. Standard error

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