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Question number: 34
» Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing » Characteristics of Good Estimator
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Letbe random sample from a population with mean. Then is
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Unbiased estimator of 

b.  Biased estimator of 

c.  Unbiased estimator of 

d.  All of the above 

Question number: 35
» Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing » Characteristics of Good Estimator
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Let be a random sample of size n = 3 from a distribution with mean and variance. If , and . Which one is the best estimator in terms of variance?
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Choice (4)  Response  

a. 


b. 


c. 


d.  Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague 

Question number: 36
» Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing » Characteristics of Good Estimator
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Let be a random sample of size n with mean and variance Then which of the following statements is true?
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  The sample mean and sample variance are unbiased estimators of the mean and variance of the underlying distribution. 

b.  Sample mean is unbiased estimator and sample variance is biased estimator. 

c.  The sample mean and sample variance are biased estimators 

d.  All of the above 

Question number: 37
» Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing » Characteristics of Good Estimator
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Bias of an estimator can be:
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Positive 

b.  Negative 

c.  Zero 

d.  Both a. and b. are correct 
