ISS Statistics Paper I (New 2016 MCQ Pattern): Questions 239 - 243 of 469

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Question number: 239

» Probability » Probability Distributions » Multinomial

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Question

Which of the following statement is/are incorrect regarding Multinomial experiment?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

There are fixed number of repeated trails.

b.

Every trial has a fix possible number of outcomes.

c.

The trials are dependent on each other.

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 240

» 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?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Equation

b.

Equation

c.

Equation

d.

All of the above

Question number: 241

» Probability » Probability Distributions » Poisson

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If water supply failures occur according to a Poisson distribution with an average of 5 failures every ten weeks, calculate the probability that there will not be more than one failure during a particular week

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Equation

b.

Equation

c.

Equation

d.

Equation

Question number: 242

» Probability » Probability Distributions » Uniform

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The amount of time, in minutes, that a person must wait for a bus is uniformly distribute between 5 and 20 minutes, inclusive. On the average, how long must person wait?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

7.5 minutes

b.

12.5 minutes

c.

10 minutes

d.

None of the above

Question number: 243

» Probability » Probability Distributions » Exponential

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Question

Suppose that the lifetime of a bulb is modeled by an exponential distribution with (unknown) parameter λ. We test 5 bulbs and find they have lifetimes of 2, 3, 1, 3, and 4 years, respectively. What is the MLE for λ?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Equation

b.

Equation

c.

Equation

d.

None of the above

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