# ISS (Statistical Services) Statistics Paper I (New 2016 MCQ Pattern): Questions 208 - 212 of 472

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## Question 208

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MCQ▾The moment generating function of an exponential random variable *X* with parameter is:

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d. | Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague |

## Question 209

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MCQ▾Patients are recruited onto the two arms (Control, Treatment) of a clinical trial. The probability that an adverse outcome occurs on the control arm is , and is for the treatment arm. Patients are allocated alternately onto the two arms, and their outcomes are independent. What is the probability that the first adverse event occurs on the control arm?

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## Question 210

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MCQ▾In describing the survival rate and life expectancy in a certain population, let denote the event of reaching the age of years and be the corresponding probability. If then, what is the probability that a 50 years old will die within 5 years?

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b. | 0.965 | |

c. | 0.253 | |

d. | All of the above |

## Question 211

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MCQ▾Let X be a continuous random variable with the following PDF

where, is a positive constant. The value of is?

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a. | 1 | |

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c. | 2 | |

d. | All of the above |

## Question 212

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MCQ▾Z is the distance traveled by a randomly chosen business consultant last year. Is the random variable Z discrete or continuous?

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a. | Continuous | |

b. | Sometime discrete sometime continuous | |

c. | can՚t say anything | |

d. | Discrete |