Probability-Classical 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

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The following below shows the number of heads appearing when 8 coins are tossed.

Number of heads appearing when 8 coins are tossed

Showing table 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.

0.27

c.

0.37

d.

None of the above

Question number: 2

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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 axiomatic

b.

0 and classical

c.

1 and classical

d.

1 and empirical

Question number: 3

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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

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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.

0.08

b.

0.5

c.

More than 0.5

d.

Less than 0.5

Question number: 5

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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 and Empirical

b.

Empirical

c.

Classical

d.

None of the above

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