ISS (Statistical Services) Statistics Paper II (New 2016 MCQ Pattern): Questions 221 - 225 of 253

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Question number: 221

» Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing » Optimal Properties of Maximum Likelihood Estimators

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What properties of estimators are usually held by Maximum Likelihood estimators (MLE’s)?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

A MLE is not necessarily Unbiased

b.

A MLE may not be uniformly minimum variance unbiased estimator (UMVUE)

c.

A MLE is not necessarily unique

d.

All a. , b. and c. are correct

Question number: 222

» Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing » Moments and Least Squares

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In estimating the parameters of a linear function, most commonly used method of estimation is

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Method of Least squares

b.

Method of moments

c.

Method of minimum chi-square method

d.

Method of minimum Variance

Question number: 223

» Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing » Sufficient Estimator

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An estimator is said to be sufficient for a parameter, if it

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Choice (4) Response

a.

If it converges to the parameter in probability

b.

Contains all the information in the sample regarding the parameter.

c.

Contains no information in the sample regarding the parameter

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 224

» Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing » Characteristics of Good Estimator

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

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Choice (4) Response

a.

22 percent

b.

360 percent

c.

64 percent

d.

157 percent

Question number: 225

» Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing » Characteristics of Good Estimator

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If is the most efficient estimator with variance and is any other estimator with variance , then the efficiency E of is defined as

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Choice (4) Response

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b.

c.

d.

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