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Question 1

The sampling Error is

A

Equal to population mean

B

Population parameter

C

The difference between the sample statistic and the population parameter

D

Always Positive

E

Always Negative

Question 2

The unbiased point estimator of population mean is

A

Sample proportion

B

Sample mean

C

Sample Variance

D

Sample standard deviation

E

None of these

Question 3

Probability distribution of a statistic is called

A

Sampling Distribution

B

Standard Error

C

Sampling Error

D

Parameter

E

Bias

Question 4

If mean of sampling distribution is equal to the parameters then estimators will be

A

Biased

B

Consistent

C

Sufficient

D

Unbiased

E

Invariant

Question 5

The sampling technique in which every element of the population has an equal, non-zero probability of being selected in a sample is called

A

Probability Sampling

B

Convenience Sampling

C

Purposive Sampling

D

Quota Sampling

E

Stratified Sampling

Question 6

The height distribution of a few students in a school is an example of

A

Element

B

Parameter

C

Population

D

Statistic

Question 7

A magazine conducts a survey and asks its readers to cut the questionnaire from the magazine, fill it and send it via mail. It is a type of

A

Purposive Sampling

B

Snowball Sampling

C

Sequential Sampling

D

Convenience Sampling

Question 8

Bias is

A

Cumulative

B

Decumulative

C

Decreasing

D

None of these

Question 9

Standard error of mean is the standard deviation of the

A

Population

B

Sample

C

Sampling Distribution of $\bar{X}$

D

None of these

Question 10

Probability distribution of $\bar{X}$ is called its

A

Expected Value

B

Standard Error

C

Sampling Distribution

D

Standard Deviation

E

None of these

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Which of the following is not an example of nonsampling risk?

A

Failing to evaluate results properly

B

Use of an audit procedure inappropriate to achieve a given audit objective

C

Obtaining an unrepresentative sample

D

Failure to recognize an error

Question 2

How is stratified sampling carried out?

A

Divide the population into homogenous groups and select equally but randomly.

B

Assigning numbers to the population & selecting the numbers

C

Sample is made up of elements which are say 10th from the previous selection

D

Population divides itself into groups and we select equally but randomly from each

Question 3

Probability sampling is the procedure that gives all units

A

A chance to be included in the study

B

An equal chance to be selected

C

An equal, calculable and non-zero chance to be selected

D

(a) and (b) above

Question 4

The advantage of using statistical sampling techniques is that such techniques

A

Mathematically measure risk.

B

Eliminate the need for judgmental decisions

C

Are easier to use than other sampling techniques

D

Have been established in the courts to be superior to nonstatistical sampling

Question 5

The sampling procedure that includes all units of the population in the study is called

A

Complete coverage

B

Saturation survey

C

Survey population

D

(a) and (b) above

Question 6

Which of the following is an example of using statistical sampling?

A

Statistical sampling will be looked upon by the courts as providing superior audit evidence.

B

Statistical sampling requires the auditor to make fewer judgmental decisions.

C

Statistical sampling aids the auditor in evaluating results.

D

Statistical sampling is more convenient to use than nonstatistical sampling.

Question 7

The sampling procedure in which an interviewer is asked to interview 25 teachers, 50 public servants and 25 farmers is called

A

Stratified sampling

B

Accidental sampling

C

Spatial sampling

D

Quota sampling

Question 8

Which of the following is NOT one of the principles of sampling listed in the text?

A

Sampling units must be identifiable and clearly defined

B

Sampling units must be representative and include males and females

C

Sampling units are not interchangeable

D

Sampling units must be independent from each other

Question 9

Why do sampling errors occur?

A

Differences between sample and population

B

Differences among samples themselves

C

Choice of elements of sampling

D

all of the above

Question 10

If all other factors specified in an attribute sampling plan remain constant, changing the specified tolerable deviation rate from 6% to 10%, and changing the specified risk from 97% to 93%, would cause the required sample size to

A

Remain the same

B

Increase

C

Decrease

D

Change by 4%

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