ProbabilityClassical and Axiomatic Definitions (ISS (Statistical Services) Statistics Paper I (New 2016 MCQ Pattern)): Questions 1  5 of 5
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Question number: 1
» Probability » Classical and Axiomatic Definitions
Question
The following below shows the number of heads appearing when 8 coins are tossed.
x  0  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8 
f  1  9  26  59  72  52  26  7  1 
The probability of getting heads less than 4 is?
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  0.21 

b.  0.37 

c.  0.27 

d.  Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague 

Question number: 2
» Probability » Classical and Axiomatic Definitions
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If Ω is a sample space the P (Ω) =________ and can be explained by ________ perspective of probability. The correct choice for filling the blanks is?
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  1 and classical 

b.  1 and empirical 

c.  0 and classical 

d.  1 and axiomatic 

Question number: 3
» Probability » Classical and Axiomatic Definitions
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If someone makes a statement “Probability of Radha going to market tomorrow is 60%”, then he/she is using which of the following perspective of calculating probability?
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Axiomatic 

b.  Subjective 

c.  Classical 

d.  All of the above 

Question number: 4
» Probability » Classical and Axiomatic Definitions
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There are 30 people in a room. What is the probability that any two of them celebrate their birthday on the same day? Assume 365 days in a year.
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  0.5 

b.  Less than 0.5 

c.  More than 0.5 

d.  0.08 

Question number: 5
» Probability » Classical and Axiomatic Definitions
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Suppose we are tossing a fair die. If we say each of these outcomes has probability 1/6 then which perspective of probability are we using?
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Classical 

b.  Empirical 

c.  Classical and Empirical 

d.  Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague 
