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4 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Polls taken as people leave voting place. In the past, television networks sometimes used these polls to predict election outcomes before the polls close. In 1992, the television networks agreed not to project the winner in a state until the majority of the polls had closed in the state.
  2. The possible tendency of some voters or convention delegates to support the candidate who is leading in the polls and seems likely to win.
  3. Organizations or groups, such as labor unions or fraternal, professional, or religious groups, that may influence an individual's opinion.
  4. Groups whose views serve as guidelines to an individual's opinion.

4 True/False Questions

  1. Random SampleA group of people, chosen by poll-takers, that is representative of the universe that is being polled.

          

  2. UniverseThe total group from which poll-takers may select a random sample in order to measure public opinion.

          

  3. Primary GroupsGroups that a person comes into face-to-face contact with in everyday life, for example, friends, office associates, or a local social club.

          

  4. Quota SampleA group of people, chosen by poll-takers, that is representative of the universe that is being polled.

          

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