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Republic of the Philippines

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
MIMAROPA Region
Division of Oriental Mindoro

CHAPTER TEST
Name:_________________________________________________________ Section:_______________________
I. MULTIPLE CHOICE: Choose the letter of the correct answer.
1. The best description of the sampling distribution of a sample statistic is____________
a. the distribution of the values of the statistic for all individuals in the sample.
b. the distribution of the values of the statistic for some samples, with the same size, selected from the
population.
c. the distribution of the values of the statistic for all possible samples, with the same size, selected from the
population.
d. the distribution of the values of the statistic for all individuals in the population.
2. A survey will be given to 100 students randomly selected from the freshmen class at Lincoln High School. What is
the population?
a. the 100 selected students b. all freshmen at Lincoln High School
c. all students at Lincoln High School d. not stated in the given
3. Which is not true for the mean of the sampling distribution?
a. It is the mean of the statistic for all of the samples in the distribution.
b. It is equal to the population mean.
c. Its value depends on the sample size.
d. It is the mean greater than 1 from the mean of the population
4. Which of the following is an example of parameter?
a. 𝜎 b. 𝑠 c. 𝑥̅ d. 𝑛
5. Which of the following describe how the sampling distribution model for the sample mean changes as the sample
size is increased?
a. The sampling distribution model becomes more Normal in shape
b. The standard deviation of the sampling distribution gets smaller
c. The mean of the sampling distribution gets smaller
d. The sampling distribution model tends to be skewed.
6. The mean and standard deviation of a population are 200 and 20, respectively. Sample size is 25. What is the
mean of the sampling distribution?
a. 200 b. 16 c. 25 d. 4
7. A sample of 3 values is to be taken from a population of 10 values. How many possible samples are there?
a. 30 b. 120 c. 100 d. 150
8. Mrs. Trahan samples her class by selecting every third person on her class list. Which type of sampling method
is this?
a. Simple b. Systematic c. Stratified d. Cluster
9. Mrs. Trahan samples her class by selecting all students sitting at group 1 and group 5 in her classroom. This
sampling technique is called?
a. Simple b. Systematic c. Stratified d. Cluster
10. Farmer Joe separates his farm into 10 regions. He then randomly selected 5 trees from each region to estimate
the number of apples produced on his apple tree farm. This is _____________ sampling.
a. Simple b. Systematic c. Stratified d. Cluster
11. When one examines the certain sample instead of the population, this is called a ____________.
a. Sampling b. Census c. Bias d. Random
12. A mean is known as a statistic if it is computed from the ______.
a. sample b. population c. census d. parameter.

II. PROBLEM-SOLVING: Do the indicated task or problem-solving.


1. The population is the weight of 5 pumpkins (in pounds) displayed in a carnival "guess the weight" game booth.
You are asked take a random sample of 3 pumpkins.
Pumpkin A B C D E
Weight (in pounds) 15 18 21 24 27
a. Construct the sampling distribution
b. Find the population mean and standard deviation.
c. Find the sampling distribution mean and standard deviation.
d. Check the standard deviation of the sampling distribution applying the concept of Central Limit
Theorem.

2. The weight of 500 college students has mean 48 kilos and standard deviation 6. If a random sample of size 100
is taken from the population,
a. what is the probability that the sample mean will be between 49 and 49.8 kilos.?
b. what is the probability that the sample mean will be less than 49.5 kilos?

3. Scores on a common final exam in a large enrollment, multiple-section freshman course are normally
distributed with mean 72.7 and standard deviation 13.1 .
a. Find the probability that the mean score on a randomly selected 100 exam paper is between 70 and 75.
b. Find the probability that the mean score on a randomly selected 150 exam paper is greater than 74.
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