Statistical Inference and Hypothesis TestingCharacteristics of Good Estimator (ISS Statistics Paper II (New 2016 MCQ Pattern)): Questions 16  20 of 54
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Question number: 16
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Let be a random sample of size n = 3 from a distribution with mean and variance . Then is a unbiased estimator of
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Choice (4)  Response  

a. 


b. 


c. 


d.  None of the above 

Question number: 17
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An estimator is said to be sufficient for a parameter, if it contains
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  If the conditional distribution of , given T is independent of the parameter. 

b.  All the information in the sample regarding the parameter. 

c.  Both a. and b. are correct 

d.  None of the above 

Question number: 18
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A random sample of size 5 is drawn from a normal population with unknown mean . Then is a unbiased estimator of
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Choice (4)  Response  

a. 


b. 


c. 


d. 


Question number: 19
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If , then which of the following is true?
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  is a Unbiased estimator 

b.  is a biased estimator of 

c. 


d.  Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague 

Question number: 20
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If the mean of the estimator is not equal to the population parameter, the estimator is said to be:
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Biased 

b.  Positively biased 

c.  Unbiased 

d.  Negatively biased 
