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Question number: 17
» Probability » Probability Distributions » Geometric
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If follows geometric distribution then is________.
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d.  All of the above 

Question number: 18
» Probability » Probability Distributions » Poisson
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Which of the following situation/situations can be analyzed using Poission distribution?
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Birth defects and genetic mutations 

b.  Spread of an endangered animal in Africa 

c.  Number of typing errors on a page 

d.  All a. , b. and c. are correct 

Question number: 19
» 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: 20
» 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: 21
» 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 
