Statistical Inference and Hypothesis TestingEstimation Methods of Maximum Likelihood (ISS Statistics Paper II (New 2016 MCQ Pattern)): Questions 21  26 of 35
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Question number: 21
» Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing » Estimation Methods of Maximum Likelihood
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Under certain regularity conditions, a maximum likelihood estimator is ________ distributed.
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Asymptotically Poisson 

b.  Uniformly 

c.  Asymptotically Normally 

d.  Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague 

Question number: 22
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Which of the following are the methods of Estimation?
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a.  Method of Minimum Chisquare 

b.  Method of Maximum Likelihood Estimation 

c.  Method of Minimum Variance 

d.  All a. , b. and c. are correct 

Question number: 23
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In sampling from a normal population, MLE () is the
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Most efficient estimator 

b.  Consistent estimator 

c.  Unbiased estimator 

d.  All a. , b. and c. are correct 

Question number: 24
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In a random sampling from Normal population suppose the MLE of mean is , then simultaneous estimation of is
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Biased 

b.  Unbiased 

c.  Consistent and unbiased 

d.  Consistent and not unbiased 

Question number: 25
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If a sufficient estimator exists, then it will be a function of the ________ Estimator.
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a.  Consistent 

b.  Maximum Likelihood 

c.  Unbiased 

d.  All of the above 

Question number: 26
» Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing » Estimation Methods of Maximum Likelihood
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Maximum likelihood method, is the procedure of finding the value of one or more parameters for a given statistic which makes the ________
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a.  Probability function a maximum 

b.  Probability function a minimum 

c.  Likelihood distribution a maximum 

d.  Likelihood distribution a minimum 
