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**281. A sample estimate is used to describe a characteristic of a_____________?**

**A. Sample**

B. Data

C. Population

D. None

**282. Which of the following is impossible in sampling ?**

A. Destructive tests

B. Heterogeneous data**C. To make voters lists**

D. None of these

**283. For making voters lists in Pakistan we need _______________?**

A. Simple random sampling

B. Systematic sampling

C. Quota sampling**D. Census**

**284. If in a sampling distribution of X the sample size is 25, what assumption must hold for the sampling distribution of X to be normal ?**

**A. Population distribution is normal**

B. μ1 = μx

C. Population distribution is uniform

D. σx = σx /√n

**285. Non-sample errors are reduced by:________________?**

A. Increasing the sample size**B. Reduced the amount of data**

C. Decreasing the sample standard deviation

D. None of these

**286. In w.o.r 2σx=_____________________?**

A. 26/√n√N – n/N – 1

B. σ/√n√N – n/N – 1**C. 26/√n N – n/N – 1**

D. 26/√n

**287. The difference between statistics and parameter is called:______________?**

A. Bias

B. Standard**C. Sampling error**

D. both (a) and (b)

**288. Random samples of size 17 are from a population that has 200 elements, a mean of 36, and a standard deviation of 8. which of the following best describes the from of the sampling distribution of the sample mean for this situation ?**

A. Approximately normal because the sample size is small relative to the population size

B. Approximately normal because of the central limit theorem

C. Exactly**D. None of these alternatives is correct**

**289. A sample of 24 observations is taken from a population that has 150 elements. The sampling distribution of is___________?**

A. Approximately normal because is always approximately normally distributed

B. Approximately normal because the sample size is large in comparsion to the population size

C. Approximately normal because of the central limit theorem**D. Normal if the population is normally distributed**

**290. The sampling error is the_____________?**

A. Same as the standard error of the mean**B. Difference between the value of the sample mean and the value of the population mean**

C. Error caused by selecting a bad sample

D. Standard deviation multiplied by the sample size