Statistical Inference and Hypothesis TestingEstimation Methods of Maximum Likelihood (ISS Statistics Paper II (New 2016 MCQ Pattern)): Questions 15  19 of 35
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Question number: 15
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If MLE exists, it is the most efficient in the class of such estimators.
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  True only for some distributions 

b.  False 

c.  True 

d.  None of the above 

Question number: 16
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The MLE of the parameter α of the distribution is given by
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Choice (4)  Response  

a. 


b. 


c. 


d. 


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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Choice (4)  Response  

a. 


b. 


c. 


d.  All of the above 

Question number: 18
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The maximum Likelihood Estimator of θ in is
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Does not exists 

b. 


c. 


d.  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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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Minimizes 

b.  Maximizes 

c.  Maximizes or Minimizes 

d.  All of the above 
