Correlation and Regression (CA Foundation Maths, Statistics, Logic, and Reasoning): Questions 19  24 of 42
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Question number: 19
» Correlation and Regression
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The regression line of y on is derived by
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  The minimization of horizontal distances in the scatter diagram 

b.  The minimization of vertical distances in the scatter diagram 

c.  None of the above 

d.  All of the above 

Question number: 20
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If the relationship between two variables x and y in given by , then the Value of the correlation coefficient between x and y is
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  0 

b.  1 

c.  1 

d.  negative 

Question number: 21
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If the coefficient of correlation between two variables is –0.9, then the coefficient of determination is
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  0.81 

b.  0.1 

c.  0.9 

d.  0.19 

Question number: 22
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When we are not concerned with the magnitude of the two variables under discussion, we consider
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Product moment correlation coefficient 

b.  Rank correlation coefficient 

c.  Coefficient of concurrent deviation 

d.  All of the above 

Question number: 23
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What is spurious correlation?
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  It is a negative correlation. 

b.  It is a bad relation between two variables. 

c.  It is very low correlation between two variables. 

d.  It is the correlation between two variables having no causal relation. 

Question number: 24
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If the plotted points in a scatter diagram lie from upper left to lower right, then the Correlation is
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Zero 

b.  Positive 

c.  Negative 

d.  None of the above 
