# ISS (Statistical Services) Statistics Paper II (New 2016 MCQ Pattern): Questions 116 - 119 of 253

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## Question number: 116

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Method of least squares consists of

### Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Minimizing the sum of squares of residuals

b.

Maximizing the sum of squares of residuals

c.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

d.

None of the above

## Question number: 117

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If a statistics is a sufficient statistics for a parameter of the density function , then the conditional distribution of is ………. of for any value of

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Dependent

b.

Either dependent or Independent

c.

Independent

d.

All of the above

## Question number: 118

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is sufficient for if and only if the joint density function, of the sample values can be expressed in the form

where depends on and only through the value of and is independent of . This Theorem is known as

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Factorization Theorem

b.

Blackwell Theorem

c.

Rao-Blackwell Theorem

d.

Cramer-Rao Theorem

## Question number: 119

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Efficiency of sample mean as compared to median as an estimate of the mean of a normal population is

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Choice (4) Response

a.

22 percent

b.

64 percent

c.

360 percent

d.

157 percent