Statistical Inference and Hypothesis TestingMoments and Least Squares (ISS (Statistical Services) 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
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Method of Least squares 

b.  Method of moments 

c.  Method of minimum chisquare 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.  Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague 

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 nonlinear functions of the moments 

c.  MLE’s are obtained as linear functions of the moments 

d.  None of the above 
