Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing-Moments and Least Squares (ISS Statistics Paper II (New 2016 MCQ Pattern)): Questions 11 - 13 of 13

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Question number: 11

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In estimating the parameters of a linear function, most commonly used method of estimation is

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Method of Least squares

b.

Method of moments

c.

Method of minimum chi-square method

d.

Method of minimum Variance

Question number: 12

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The method of least square estimation is mostly used in estimating the parameters of ________ function

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Continuous

b.

Linear

c.

Discrete

d.

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Question number: 13

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The estimators obtained by the method of moments and by the method of Maximum Likelihood yields identical estimators if

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Choice (4) Response

a.

MLE’s are obtained as the parametric functions

b.

MLE’s are obtained as non-linear functions of the moments

c.

MLE’s are obtained as linear functions of the moments

d.

None of the above

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