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Question number: 7

» Statistical Methods » Standard Errors and Large Sample Tests

Appeared in Year: 2013

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The proportion of defective telephone instruments from the All-India basis was observed to be at 0.01. A new manufacturer of telephone instruments wants to estimate the proportion of defectives in his production lot. How many telephones should be sampled in order to estimate the fraction defective within 0.01 with 90 % confidence?

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Question number: 8

» Statistical Methods » Dispersion and Skewness

Appeared in Year: 2012

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Show, by proving all intermediate results, that for a set of n unsorted data, the measure of skewness based on mean, median and standard deviation, necessarily lies between -3 and + 3.

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Question number: 9

» Statistical Methods » Dispersion and Skewness

Appeared in Year: 2010

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The first three moments of a distribution about the value 1 are 2, 25 and 80. Find its mean standard deviation and the moment-measure of skewness.

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Question number: 10

» Statistical Methods » Non-Parametric Test » Sign

Appeared in Year: 2010

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Describe clearly sign test. State its asymptotic relative efficiency with respect to t-test.

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Question number: 11

» Statistical Methods » Correlation Ratio

Appeared in Year: 2012

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Two persons Amal and Bimal come to the club at random points of time between 6 p. m. and 7 p. m. , and each stays for 10 minutes. What is the chance that they will meet?

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Question number: 12

» Statistical Methods » Non-Parametric Test » Mann-Whitney

Appeared in Year: 2009

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wo drugs were given to two batches of 6 students. The numbers of days to get a complete cure are given below:

Durg A

6

7

8

9

12

16

Durg B

10

11

13

14

15

17

Using Mann-Whitney test decide whether the median days for cure by the two drugs are equal. (Table values of U - Statistic at 0·05 level are: U 5, 5 = 2, U 5, 6 = 3, and U 6, 6 = 5. )

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