# Sampling MCQs [Multiple Choice Questions and Answers] for NTA NET and SLET Exam

## Sampling MCQsMCQs on Sampling TechniquesAlso useful for B.Com/M.Com, NTA NET / JRF and SET Exam

In this Post You will get Sampling MCQs which is very helpful for the students of B. Com, M. Com, NTA NET and SLET Exam. More than 200 MCQs are added including the first part and more questions will be added soon.

Research methodology Chapter wise MCQs are also available on our blog. Links are given below:

a) Research Methodology MCQs [Part 1] (40 Questions)

b) Research Methodology MCQS Part I1 (35 Questions)

c) Sampling MCQs (35 Questions)

d) MCQ on Research Problem and Research Plan (20 Questions)

e) Collection of data MCQs (33 Questions)

f) MCQ on Research Report Writing (30 Questions)

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1. Which of the following is true about sampling?

a) Sample is a part of population.

b) Sampling saves time, money and energy.

c) Sampling helps in estimating sampling error.

d) All of the above.

Ans: d) All of the above.

2. ‘Sampling Cases’ means:

a) Sampling using a sampling frames.

b) Identifying people who are suitable for research.

c) Literally the researcher’s brief case.

d) Sampling of people, newspapers, television programmes etc.

Ans: d) Sampling of people, newspapers, television programmes etc.

3. The aggregate of all the units pertaining to a study is called:

a) Population or universe.

b) Unit.

c) Sample.

d) Frame.

Ans: a) Population or universe.

4. _________refers to those elements from which samples are specifically chosen or selected for research.

a) Finite population.

b) Target population.

c) Infinite population.

d) Sampling population.

Ans: b) Target population.

5. A member of the population is called:

a) Element.

b) Data.

c) Family.

d) Group.

Ans: a) Element.

6. The population to be sampled is divided into units which are known as:

a) Sampling frame.

b) Sampling error.

c) Sampling gap.

d) Sampling units.

Ans: d) Sampling units.

7. Which of the following are steps in sampling process?

a) Defining target population.

b) Selecting and identifying the sample method.

c) Choosing sampling frame.

d) All of the above.

Ans: d) All of the above.

8. Population value is called:

a) Parameter.

b) Statistic.

c) Variable.

d) Data.

Ans: a) Parameter.

9. Sample value is called:

a) Parameter.

b) Statistic.

c) Variable.

d) Data.

Ans: b) Statistic.

10. A complete survey of population is called:

a) Census.

b) Sample.

c) Report.

d) None of the above.

Ans: a) Census.

11. Probability sampling is also known as:

a) Bi-variate Analysis.

b) Uni-variate Analysis.

c) Random Sampling.

d) Multiple choices.

Ans: b) Uni-variate Analysis.

12. Which of the following is not a probability sampling?

a) Simple random sampling.

b) Quota sampling.

c) Stratified Sampling.

d) Cluster sampling.

Ans: b) Quota sampling.

13. Which of the following is not a non-probability sampling?

a) Judgmental sampling.

b) Convenience sampling.

c) Extensive sampling.

d) Cluster sampling.

Ans: d) Cluster sampling.

14. Judgmental sampling is also known as:

a) Purposive sampling.

b) Convenience sampling.

c) Extensive sampling.

d) Cluster sampling.

Ans: a) Purposive sampling.

15. Sampling which provides for a known non-zero chance of selection is:

a) Probability sampling.

b) Non probability sampling.

c) Quota sampling.

d) Extensive sampling.

Ans: a) Probability sampling.

16. Stratified sample is used when the population is:

a) Homogenous.

b) Heterogeneous.

c) Very large.

d) Too Small.

Ans: b) Heterogeneous.

17. Non-probability sampling is used with the aim of:

a) Qualitative research.

b) Pilot studies.

c) Exploratory research.

d) All of the above.

Ans: d) All of the above.

18. Which of the following would generally require the largest sample size?

a) Cluster sampling.

b) Simple random sampling.

c) Systematic sampling.

d) Proportional stratified sampling.

Ans: a) Cluster sampling.

19. Drawing a sample from each stratum in the proportion to latter’s share in the total population is called

a) Stratified sampling.

b) Proportioned stratified sampling.

c) Disproportionate sampling.

d) Quota sampling.

Ans: b) Proportioned stratified sampling.

20. An example of probability sampling is:

a) Quota Sampling.

b) Judgmental Sampling.

c) Purposive sampling.

d) Lottery method.

Ans: d) Lottery method.

21.  Sampling error is present only in:

a) Census survey.

b) Sample survey.

c) Both of the above.

d) None of the above.

Ans: b) Sample survey.

22.  Non-Sampling error is present in:

a) Census survey.

b) Sample survey.

c) Both of the above.

d) None of the above.

Ans: c) Both of the above.

23. In which sample population is divided into different strata and sample is taken from different strata?

a) Quota Sampling.

b) Snow ball sampling.

c) Stratified sampling.

d) Purposive Sampling.

Ans: c) Stratified sampling.

24. In which sample the investigator has complete freedom to choose his sample according to his desire?

a) Quota Sampling.

b) Snow ball sampling.

c) Stratified sampling.

d) Purposive or judgmental or selective Sampling.

Ans: d) Purposive or judgmental or selective Sampling.

25. A technique of Building up a list or a sample of a special population by using an initial set of members as informants is called:

a) Quota sampling.

b) Convenience Sampling.

c) Snow ball Sampling.

d) Purposive sampling.

Ans: c) Snow ball Sampling.

26. In cluster sampling, population is divided into clusters or groups which are __________ in nature.

a) Homogenous.

b) Heterogeneous.

c) Both a & b.

d) None of the above.

Ans: b) Heterogeneous.

27. Sampling based upon equal probability is called:

a) Probability sampling.

b) Quota sampling.

c) Stratified sampling.

d) Simple random sampling.

Ans: d) Simple random sampling.

28. Sampling in qualitative research is similar to which type of sampling in quantitative research?

a) Probability sampling.

b) Quota sampling.

c) Stratified sampling.

d) Purposive sampling.

Ans: d) Purposive sampling.

29. As the sample size increases, the sampling error also:

a) Increases.

d) Decreases.

c) Constant.

d) None of the above.

Ans: d) Decreases.

30. Which of the following would usually require the smallest sample size because of its efficiency?

a) Cluster sampling.

b) Simple random sampling.

c) Quota sampling.

d) Stratified sampling.

Ans: b) Simple random sampling.

31. The techniques used for sampling are:

a) Instantaneous sampling.

b) Natural sampling.

c) Flat top sampling.

d) All of the above.

Ans: d) All of the above.

32. Sampling is advantageous as it:

a) Helps in reducing the volume of data.

b) Saves time, money and energy in data collection.

c) Helps in achieving higher degree of accuracy if populations to be studied are homogenous in nature.

d) All of the above.

Ans: d) All of the above.

33. Random sampling is useful as it:

a) Reasonably more accurate as compared to other methods.

b) Economical in nature.

c) Free from personal biases of the investigator.

d) All of the above.

Ans: d) All of the above.

34. The term ‘phenomenology’ is associated with the process of

a) Qualitative Research.

b) Analysis of Variance.

c) Correlational Study.

d) Probability Sampling.

Ans: a) Qualitative Research.

35. A technique of Building up a list or a sample of a special population by using an initial set of members as informants is called

a) Quota sampling.

b) Convenience Sampling.

c) Snow ball Sampling.

d) Purposive sampling.

Ans: c) Snow ball Sampling.

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