# Probability-Classical and Axiomatic Definitions [ISS (Statistical Services) Statistics Paper I (New 2016 MCQ Pattern)]: Questions 1 - 4 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

### Question

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

### Question

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

### Question

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 |