# Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing-Moments and Least Squares [ISS (Statistical Services) Statistics Paper II (New 2016 MCQ Pattern)]: Questions 1 - 6 of 13

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## Question number: 1

» Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing » Moments and Least Squares

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The credit of inventing the method of moments for estimating the parameters goes to

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Choice (4) | Response | |
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a. | Neyman | |

b. | R. A. Fisher | |

c. | Karl Pearson | |

d. | Cramer-Rao |

## Question number: 2

» Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing » Moments and Least Squares

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For a simple linear model , the estimated values of and by the method of least square will be

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Choice (4) | Response | |
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a. | and | |

b. | and | |

c. | and | |

d. | and |

## Question number: 3

» Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing » Moments and Least Squares

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Method of least squares consists of

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Choice (4) | Response | |
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a. | Minimizing the sum of squares of residuals | |

b. | Maximizing the sum of squares of residuals | |

c. | Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague | |

d. | None of the above |

## Question number: 4

» Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing » Moments and Least Squares

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In general, the estimates obtained by the method of moments are ________

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Choice (4) | Response | |
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a. | Asymptotically normal but not efficient | |

b. | Asymptotically normal and always efficient | |

c. | Not asymptotically normal but efficient | |

d. | None of the above |

## Question number: 5

» Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing » Moments and Least Squares

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Generally the estimators obtained by the method of moments as compared to Maximum Likelihood estimators are:

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Choice (4) | Response | |
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a. | Equally Efficient | |

b. | More Efficient | |

c. | Less Efficient | |

d. | All of the above |

## Question number: 6

» Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing » Moments and Least Squares

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Linear estimators obtained by the method of least squares are

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Choice (4) | Response | |
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a. | Sufficient Estimators | |

b. | MVU Estimators | |

c. | Unbiased Estimators | |

d. | All of the above |