# Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing-Estimation Methods of Maximum Likelihood (ISS (Statistical Services) Statistics Paper II (New 2016 MCQ Pattern)): Questions 17 - 21 of 35

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## Question number: 17

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Consider a function of the sample values. is said to be Maximum Likelihood Estimator (MLE) if

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All of the above

## Question number: 18

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The maximum Likelihood Estimator of θ in is

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Does not exists

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Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

## Question number: 19

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The principle of Maximum Likelihood consists of finding an estimator, which ________ the likelihood function.

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Minimizes

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Maximizes

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Maximizes or Minimizes

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All of the above

## Question number: 20

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In a random sampling from Normal population suppose the MLE of mean is is given then MLE of is

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## Question number: 21

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Under certain regularity conditions, a maximum likelihood estimator is ________ distributed.

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Asymptotically Poisson

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Uniformly

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Asymptotically Normally

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Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

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