Probability (ISS (Statistical Services) Statistics Paper I (New 2016 MCQ Pattern)): Questions 40  44 of 205
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Question number: 40
» 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.  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: 41
» 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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Choice (4)  Response  

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d.  All of the above 

Question number: 42
» 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
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Question number: 43
» 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?
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  7.5 minutes 

b.  12.5 minutes 

c.  10 minutes 

d.  None of the above 

Question number: 44
» Probability » Probability Distributions » Exponential
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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?
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d.  None of the above 
