Sampling & Bias

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Sampling & Bias

One Variable Statistics - Sampling & Bias


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  • 1. 
    The Toronto Blue Jays want to survey their fans regarding a new promotion. They decide to survey 200 fans by using the same proportions of age groups (i.e. 5-16, 17-28, etc) as the population. Classify the sampling method.
    • A. 

      Simple Random

    • B. 

      Systematic

    • C. 

      Stratefied

    • D. 

      Cluster

    • E. 

      Voluntary

    • F. 

      Multi-stage

    • G. 

      Convenience

  • 2. 
    In order to get data about eating habits, you ask the 4 friends you are eating lunch with. Classify the sampling method.
    • A. 

      Simple Random

    • B. 

      Systematic

    • C. 

      Stratefied

    • D. 

      Cluster

    • E. 

      Voluntary

    • F. 

      Multi-stage

    • G. 

      Convenience

  • 3. 
    A restaurant wants feedback on how their customer service is so they decide to leave a survey on each table after a meal. Classify the sampling method.
    • A. 

      Simple Random

    • B. 

      Systematic

    • C. 

      Stratefied

    • D. 

      Cluster

    • E. 

      Voluntary

    • F. 

      Multi-stage

    • G. 

      Convenience

  • 4. 
    The principal of Huron Heights wants to find out what students think of the 9 applied math curriculum. He selects three of the twelve grade 9 applied classes and surveys all the students in those classes. Classify the sampling method.
    • A. 

      Simple Random

    • B. 

      Systematic

    • C. 

      Stratefied

    • D. 

      Cluster

    • E. 

      Voluntary

    • F. 

      Multi-stage

    • G. 

      Convenience

  • 5. 
    The York Region District School Board wants to survey students about sleeping habits. They decide to randomly choose 4 high schools from across the region. They then pick 2 classes from each grade to survey. Classify the sampling method.
    • A. 

      Simple Random

    • B. 

      Systematic

    • C. 

      Stratefied

    • D. 

      Cluster

    • E. 

      Voluntary

    • F. 

      Multi-stage

    • G. 

      Convenience

  • 6. 
    A Canadian radio station asks listeners to call in to voice their opinions on whether a Canadian figure skater should have won gold. Classify the type of bias present.
    • A. 

      Sampling

    • B. 

      Response

    • C. 

      Measurement

    • D. 

      Non-response

  • 7. 
    Employees at a local fast food chain are asked to raise their hands if they feel that the management is doing a poor job, during a staff meeting. Classify the type of bias present.
    • A. 

      Sampling

    • B. 

      Response

    • C. 

      Measurement

    • D. 

      Non-response

  • 8. 
    A survey asked the question: "Are you in favour of holding the Olympics in Toronto, even though your taxes may increase?" Classify the type of bias present.
    • A. 

      Sampling

    • B. 

      Response

    • C. 

      Measurement

    • D. 

      Non-response

  • 9. 
    People on the way out of the new James Bond movie are asked if they enjoy action movies. Classify the type of bias present.
    • A. 

      Sampling

    • B. 

      Response

    • C. 

      Measurement

    • D. 

      Non-response

  • 10. 
    Students are asked by their teacher whether they had ever cheated on a test. Classify the type of bias present.
    • A. 

      Sampling

    • B. 

      Response

    • C. 

      Measurement

    • D. 

      Non-response