Statistical Inference and Hypothesis TestingMoments and Least Squares (ISS (Statistical Services) Statistics Paper II (New 2016 MCQ Pattern)): Questions 6  10 of 13
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Question number: 6
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Linear estimators obtained by the method of least squares are
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  MVU Estimators 

b.  Sufficient Estimators 

c.  Unbiased Estimators 

d.  Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague 

Question number: 7
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The estimators obtained by the method of moments under general conditions are ________efficient than Maximum Likelihood Estimators.
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Equally 

b.  More 

c.  Less 

d.  Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague 

Question number: 8
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By the method of moments one can estimate
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  All Moments of a population distribution 

b.  All constants of a population 

c.  Only mean and variance of a distribution 

d.  None of the above 

Question number: 9
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For a simple linear model , the normal equations for estimating the values 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.  Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague 

Question number: 10
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The set of equations obtained in the process of Least square estimation are called
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Simultaneous Equations 

b.  Normal Equations 

c.  Continuous Equations 

d.  None of the above 
