Probability (ISS (Statistical Services) Statistics Paper I (New 2016 MCQ Pattern)): Questions 201  204 of 205
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Question number: 201
» Probability » Tchebycheff's Inequalities
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Suppose that we roll a standard fair die 100 times. Let be the sum of the numbers that appear over the 100 rolls. Find the bound using Chebyshev’s inequality for .
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d. 


Question number: 202
» Probability » Moment and Probability Generating Functions
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If and are independent, then what is the distribution of ?
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d.  None of the above 

Question number: 203
» Probability » Mathematical Expectation and Conditional Expectation
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A miner is trapped in a mine containing 3 doors. The first door leads to a tunnel that will take him safety after 3 hours of travel, the second door leads to a tunnel that will return him to the mine after 5 hours of travel. The third door leads to a tunnel that will return him to the mine after 7 hours of travel. If we assume that the miner is at all times equally likely to choose any one of the doors, find the expected time for him to get to safety.
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  3 

b.  5 

c.  15 

d.  Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague 

Question number: 204
» Probability » Kolmogorov's 01 Law
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Which of the following is correct regarding Kolmogorov’s zeroone law?
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a.  It is even valid for sequence of dependent random variables. 

b.  A tail algebra contains only events of probability 0 or 1. 

c.  Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague 

d.  All of the above 
