Statistical Inference and Hypothesis TestingCharacteristics of Good Estimator (ISS Statistics Paper II (New 2016 MCQ Pattern)): Questions 29  33 of 54
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Question number: 29
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The difference between the expected value of an estimator and the value of the corresponding parameter is called:
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Error of estimation 

b.  Sampling error 

c.  Standard error 

d.  Bias 

Question number: 30
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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. 


Question number: 31
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A biased estimator is consistent if
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a. 


b. 


c. 


d.  None of the above 

Question number: 32
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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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a. 


b. 


c. 


d. 


Question number: 33
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For normal distribution
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Sample mean is more efficient estimator than the sample median. Since, 

b.  Sample median is more efficient estimator than the sample mean. Since, 

c.  Sample median is more efficient estimator. Since, 

d.  None of the above 
