## STA301 Statistics and Probability Quiz No. 2 Solution Fall 2014 Solution Ideas

STA301 Statistics and Probability Quiz No. 2 Solution Fall 2014 Solution Ideas 16th December 2014

Question # 1 of 10 (Start time: 06:44:02 PM) Total Marks: 1
In the method of moments, how many equations are required for finding two unknown population parameters?
Select correct option:
1
3
4
Question # 2 of 10 (Start time: 06:45:31 PM) Total Marks: 1
For statistical inference about the mean of a single population when the population standard deviation is unknown, the degrees for freedom for the t distribution equal n-1 because we lose one degree of freedom by using the:
Select correct option:
Sample mean as an estimate of the population mean = answer
Sample size as an estimate of the population size
Sample proportion as an estimate of the population proportion
Sample standard deviation as an estimate of the population standard deviation
Question # 3 of 10 ( Start time: 06:47:31 PM ) Total Marks: 1
An urn contains 4 red balls and 6 green balls. A sample of 4 balls is selected from the urn without replacement. It is the example of:
Select correct option:
Binomial distribution
Poisson distribution
Exponential distribution
Question # 4 of 10 ( Start time: 06:48:17 PM ) Total Marks: 1
An estimator is always a:
Select correct option:
Random variable
Statistic and Random variable
Parameter
Question # 5 of 10 ( Start time: 06:49:50 PM ) Total Marks: 1
The Chi- Square distribution is continuous distribution ranging from:
Select correct option:
Minus infinity to plus infinity
Minus infinity to one
One to plus infinity
Question # 6 of 10 ( Start time: 06:51:10 PM ) Total Marks: 1
In a Geometric distribution, Maximum Likelihood Estimator (MLE) for proportion (P) is equal to:
Select correct option:
Sample mean
Reciprocal of the mean = answer
Sample variance
Reciprocal of the sample variance
Question # 7 of 10 ( Start time: 06:52:45 PM ) Total Marks: 1
Let X be a random variable with binomial distribution, that is (x=0,1,…, n). The Var[X] is:
Select correct option:
P
NP
Xnp
Question # 8 of 10 ( Start time: 06:54:23 PM ) Total Marks: 1
ANOVA stands for
Select correct option:
Analysis of covariance
Analysis of variables
All above
Question # 9 of 10 ( Start time: 06:55:37 PM ) Total Marks: 1
If an estimator is more efficient then the other estimator, its shape of the sampling distribution will be
Select correct option:
Flattered
Normal