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Question number: 35
» Probability » Probability Distributions » Laplace
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The moment generating function of standard Laplace distribution is ________,
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Choice (4)  Response  

a. 
 
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  

a.  0.0021  
b.  0.0454  
c.  0.0254  
d.  Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague 
Question number: 38
» Probability » Probability Distributions » Cauchy
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The characteristic function of standard Cauchy distribution is ________.
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Choice (4)  Response  

a. 
 
b. 
 
c. 
 
d.  Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague 
Question number: 39
» Probability » Probability Distributions » Binomial
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Which of the following statement is/are correct regarding De Moivre–Laplace theorem?
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  It is valid for very large values of n.  
b.  It is a special case of the Chebyshev’s inequality.  
c.  It states that the normal distribution may be used as an approximation to the binomial distribution.  
d.  None of the above 