# Statistical Methods-Non-Parametric Test (ISS (Statistical Services) Statistics Paper I (Old Subjective Pattern)): Questions 7 - 11 of 16

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## Question number: 7

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

Appeared in Year: 2014

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Consider two samples as follows:

Sample 1: 1,4, 7,9, 16,17,22,24

Sample 2: 2,6, 10,12,18,20,26,28,32

Test whether the examples have come from the same population by Wilcoxon-Mann-Whitney test. [Given value of Z for α = 0·05 = 1·645, where Z is N (0,1) ]

### Explanation

Let the sample 1 consider the population X and sample 2 consider the population Y. The hypothesis whether two sample comes from same identical population. We test the following null and alternative hypothesis is

In Wilcoxon-Mann-Whitney test, first consider the combined ordered sequence of the sample values is

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## Question number: 8

» Statistical Methods » Non-Parametric Test » Wilcoxon

Appeared in Year: 2010

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The following data represent lifetimes (hours) of batteries for two different brands:

 Brand A 40 30 40 45 55 30 Brand B: 50 50 45 55 60 40

Test whether two brands are the same.

### Explanation

we use Wilcoxon two-sample test to the following data

Let n 1 be the number of breakdown times in the Brand A with median time m 1, and n 2 the number of breakdown times in the Brand B with median time m 2. Then the hypothesis is that the median times of the two brands are same against the alternative that they are not same.

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## Question number: 9

» Statistical Methods » Non-Parametric Test » Run

Appeared in Year: 2012

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In a ticket counter, at some point of time the sequence of males (M) and females (F) was found as

MMFMFFFMFMMFFFFMFMMMM

Use runs test to examine if the sequence is random (5 % critical value of the number r of runs with n 1 = 11, n 2 = 10 is 6).

### Explanation

Suppose a sample size n contains n 1 symbols of one type and n 2 symbols of the other type. The null hypothesis is the symbols occur in random order. The alternative is the symbols occur in a set pattern. The lower and upper critical value is obtained from tables. If the observed number of runs in a sample lies in between these critical values, t

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## Question number: 10

» Statistical Methods » Non-Parametric Test » Wilcoxon

Appeared in Year: 2011

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Apply the Wilcoxon two-sample test to the following data on the first breakdown times of two brands of computers:

Brand A 98,102,47,85,99,140,130

Brand B 95,125,160,155,148.

Use 1·96 as the critical point for the appropriate test.

### Explanation

Let n 1 be the number of breakdown times in the Brand A with median time m 1, and n 2 the number of breakdown times in the Brand B with median time m 2. Then the hypothesis is that the median times of the two brands are equal against the alternative that they are unequal.

For this first arrange the observations of the combine

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## Question number: 11

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

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Consider the two samples as follows:

Sample I = 6,7, 8,10,12,14,16,23

Sample II: 9,11,13,15,17,18,19,20,24

Test whether the examples have come from the same population by Wilcoxon-Mann-Whitney test at 10 % level of significance. [You can use normal approximation]

### Explanation

Let the sample I consider the population X and sample II consider the population Y. The hypothesis whether two sample comes from same identical population. We test the following null and alternative hypothesis is

In Wilcoxon-Mann-Whitney test, first consider the combined ordered sequence of the sample values is

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