Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing-Moments and Least Squares (ISS 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 Y=β0+β1X+ϵ , the normal equations for estimating the values values of β0 and β1 by the method of least square will be

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Choice (4) Response
a.

yi=nβ^0+β^1xi and xiyi=β^0xi+β^1xi2

b.

yi=nβ^0 and xiyi=β^0xi

c.

yi=β^1xi and xiyi=β^1xi2

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

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