posted by jere .
"universe" is a term used to describe
a. a politician's constituency
b. the entire group of persons sampled in a given poll
c. the entire group of persons whose opinions a poll seeks to measure
d. the group that supports the activities of an interest group
i think its a
It is the whole group of people yo wish to take your sample from. For example for a political poll in a state, you might want your universe to be registered voters in the state and you might draw your samples from that universe.