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Question number: 159
» Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing » Confidence Interval Estimation
Question
The Indian Government wants the information of children per family. It takes a random sample of 40 families and the numbers of children in the selected families are
1  2  1  2 
1  1  1  1 
5  4  3  4 
1  0  1  2 
1  0  3  0 
0  0  2  2 
5  3  1  0 
8  1  0  1 
2  1  1  5 
2  1  2  3 
Calculated standard deviation is σ =1.95. Obtain the 90 % confidence interval for the mean number of children per family in India
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  
b. 
 
c. 
 
d. 

Question number: 160
» Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing » Confidence Interval Estimation
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The health organization wants to study the mean weight of Indian women of the age group 30  40. A sample of forty woman of that age group is randomly selected and their weights in pounds are recorded.
140  153  167  115 
136  136  145  125 
147  134  154  148 
136  126  139  132 
152  132  139  120 
130  138  138  146 
116  137  143  115 
159  147  122  145 
128  123  134  127 
131  154  150  116 
The calculated standard deviation is σ =12.77. Then the 99 % confidence interval for the mean weight is
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Choice (4)  Response  

a. 
 
b. 
 
c.  
d. 

Question number: 161
» Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing » Moments and Least Squares
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By the method of moments one can estimate
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  All Moments of a population distribution  
b.  All constants of a population  
c.  Only mean and variance of a distribution  
d.  Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague 
Question number: 162
» Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing » Confidence Interval Estimation
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Consider the general form of confidence interval for the mean .
In this expression is known as ………. and is known as ……………….
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Point estimate, Standard deviation  
b.  Critical value, Standard Error  
c.  Control limit, variance  
d.  None of the above 