# Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing-Moments and Least Squares (ISS (Statistical Services) Statistics Paper II (New 2016 MCQ Pattern)): Questions 1 - 5 of 13

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## Question number: 1

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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

a.

Neyman

b.

R. A. Fisher

c.

Karl Pearson

d.

Cramer-Rao

## Question number: 2

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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

a.

and

b.

and

c.

and

d.

and

## Question number: 3

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Method of least squares consists of

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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

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

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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

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

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a.

Equally Efficient

b.

More Efficient

c.

Less Efficient

d.

All of the above

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