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Question number: 228
» Probability » Law of Total Probability
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We roll a four sided die. If the result is 1 or 2, we roll once more but otherwise we stop. What is the probability that the sum total of our rolls is at least 4?
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Question number: 229
» Probability » Probability Distributions » Poisson
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Which of the following situation/situations can be analyzed using Poission distribution?
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Birth defects and genetic mutations 

b.  Spread of an endangered animal in Africa 

c.  Number of typing errors on a page 

d.  All a. , b. and c. are correct 

Question number: 230
» Probability » Bayes' Theorem and Applications
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A is known to tell the truth in 3 cases out of 8 and he states that a white ball was drawn from a bag containing 6 blacks and 2 white ball. Find the probability that the white ball was drawn.
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d.  None of the above 

Question number: 231
» Probability » Probability Distributions » Multinomial
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Which of the following statement is/are incorrect regarding Multinomial experiment?
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Every trial has a fix possible number of outcomes. 

b.  There are fixed number of repeated trails. 

c.  The trials are dependent on each other. 

d.  All of the above 

Question number: 232
» Probability » Conditional Probability
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Your neighbor has 2 children. You learn that he has a son, Rahul. What is the probability that Rahul’s sibling is a brother?
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d.  Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague 
