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Question number: 33

» Probability » Probability Distributions » Cauchy

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Which of the following statement is correct regarding the pdf of standard Cauchy distribution?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

It increases and then decreases, with mean .

b.

It is concave upward, then downward, and then upward again, with inflection points at .

c.

It is symmetric about its mean.

d.

None of the above

Question number: 34

» Probability » Probability Distributions » Normal

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If are i. i. d with standard normal distributions, the value of so that the random variable has a t-distribution is________.

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b.

c.

d.

All of the above

Question number: 35

» Probability » Probability Distributions » Laplace

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The moment generating function of standard Laplace distribution is ________,

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b.

c.

d.

Question number: 36

» Probability » Probability Distributions » Binomial

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The ratio of boys to girls at birth in Malda is at 1.05: 1. What proportion of Malda families with exactly 4 children will have at least 2 boys? (Ignore the probability of multiple births. )

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Choice (4) Response

a.

0.5324

b.

0.2788

c.

0.3745

d.

0.4266

Question number: 37

» Probability » Probability Distributions » Binomial

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Hospital records show that of patients suffering from a certain disease, 85 % die of it. What is the probability that of 5 randomly selected patients, 4 will recover?

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Choice (4) Response

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0.0021

b.

0.0454

c.

0.0254

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