# Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing-Characteristics of Good Estimator (ISS Statistics Paper II (New 2016 MCQ Pattern)): Questions 11 - 14 of 54

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## Question number: 11

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### Question

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?

### Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

b.

c.

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

## Question number: 12

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### Question

Let be a random sample of size n with mean and variance Then which of the following statements is true?

### Choices

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: 13

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### Question

Bias of an estimator can be:

### Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Positive

b.

Negative

c.

Zero

d.

Both a. and b. are correct

## Question number: 14

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### Question

If is a random sample from a normal distribution . Then the unbiased estimator of is

### Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

b.

c.

μ

d.

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