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Finalterm EXAMINATION SEMESTER Fall 2004 STA301 Statistics and probability(Paper1) 
Total Marks:50 

Duration:120min 

Maximum Time Allowed: (2 Hours) 

Please read the following instructions carefully before attempting any of the questions: 

1. Attempt all questions. Marks are written adjacent to each question. 

2. Do not ask ay questions about the contents of this examination from anyone. 

If you think that there is something wrong with any of the questions, attempt it to the best of your understanding. a. 

b. If you believe that some essential piece of information is missing, make an 

appropriate assumption and use it to solve the problem. 

c. Write all steps, missing steps may lead to deduction of marks. 

3. You are allowed to use the calculator & Statistical tables in order to solve the questions. 

_{4}_{.} For your convenience we are providing you the following symbols, 

+∞ 

_{∑} ,∩, X 
‘t _{α} 
( 2 
) v 
,t _{α} 
v ( 
) 
, 
4 β _{1} ,β _{2} , µ,µ _{1} ,µ _{2} ,µ _{3} ,µ 
2 ,µ 2 
2 ,µ 3 
2 ,σ ,σ 
4 
, 2 ∑ ∑ ∑ ∑ ∑ x, y, xy, x , y 
2 
, 
∫ −∞ 

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Following is given the data of Traffic Density and Accident rate.
Traffic 
30 
35 
40 
45 
50 
60 
70 
80 
90 
Density 

Accident 
2 
4 
5 
5 
8 
15 
24 
30 
32 
rate 
a. Plot the data on scatter diagram
b.Calculate the correlation coefficient between traffic density and accident rate
c.Interpret the correlation.
Question No: 10
Marks:10
A continuous random variable X that can assume values between x=1 and x=4 has a density function given by
f (x) = ^{1}
3
a. Show that the area under the curve is equal to 1. b.Find p(1.5 < X < 3)
c. P( X ≥ 2.2)
Question No: 11
Marks:10
Let X and Y be two discrete r.vs with the following joint p.d.
Find E _{(} X _{)} andE _{(}_{Y} _{)}_{.}
FINALTERMFINALTERM EXAMINATIONEXAMINATION 

FALLFALL 20062006 
Marks:Marks: 5050 

STA301STA301  STATISTICSSTATISTICS ANDAND PROBABILITYPROBABILITY (Session(Session  11 )) 
Time:Time: 120min120min 

StudentID/LoginID: 

Student Name: 

Center Name/Code: 

Exam Date: 
Tuesday, February 06, 2007 

Please read the following instructions carefully before attempting any of the questions: 

1. Attempt all questions. Marks are written adjacent to each question. 

2. 
Do not ask any question about the contents of this examination from 

anyone. 

If you think that there is something wrong with any of the questions, attempt it to the best of your understanding. a. 

b. If you believe that some essential piece of information is missing, 

make an appropriate assumption and use it to solve the problem. 

c. Write all steps, missing steps may lead to deduction of marks. 

You are allowed to use the calculator & Statistical tables in order to solve the questions. 3. 

_{4}_{.} 
For your convenience we are providing you the following symbols, 

^{∑} ,∩, X or write Mean, s, ^{σ} or sd for standard deviation, s ^{2} 
^{σ} ^{2} 
or sd ^{2} or 

variance for variance, 

, 
_{∑} log x ,for square root or whole square root. 

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For Teacher's use only 

Question 
1 
2 
3 
4 
5 
6 
7 
8 
9 
10 
Total 

Marks 

Question 
11 
12 
13 
14 
Question No: 1 ( Marks: 4 ) 

Statistics as a subject, in which two of parts is divided? Expalin briefly both of parts. 

Question No: 2 ( Marks: 4 ) 

Differentiate simple and composite hypothesis. 

Question No: 3 ( Marks: 4 ) 

Correct the followings: 

^{μ} ^{±}^{σ} 

contains approximately 50% area. ^{±} ^{2}^{σ} ^{±} ^{3}^{σ} 

Question No: 4 ( Marks: 1 ) 
 Please choose one 
The heights in centimeters of 5 students are: 

165, 175, 176, 159, 170. The sample median and sample mean are respectively: 

_{►} 170, 169 

_{►} 170, 170 

_{►} 169, 170 

_{►} 176, 169 

Question No: 5 ( Marks: 1 ) 
 Please choose one 
The characteristic which can not be measured numerically is called: 

_{►} Quantitative variable 

_{►} Qualitative variable 
_{►} Discrete variable 

_{►} Continuous variable 

Question No: 6 
( Marks: 1 ) 
 Please choose one 

The expected value of the normal distribution is 

► 0 

► 1 

► ^{μ} 

► 
^{σ} 

Question No: 7 
( Marks: 1 ) 
 Please choose one 

Normal distribution is 

^{►} 

Unimodel 

_{►} 
Bimodal 

_{►} 
Multimodel 

_{►} 
None of these 

Question No: 8 
( Marks: 1 ) 
 Please choose one 

One sided and two sided critical regions are based on: 

^{►} 

Level of significance 
_{►} Sample size 

_{►} Null hypothesis 

_{►} Alternative hypothesis 

Question No: 9 ( Marks: 1 ) 
 Please choose one 

The rule or formula that is used to estimate a population parameter is called: 

_{►} Estimate 

_{►} Estimator 

_{►} Denominator 

_{►} None of these 

Question No: 10 ( Marks: 1 ) 
 Please choose one 

The probability of rejecting a true null hypothesis is called: 

^{►} 

Level of significance 

_{►} 
Type1 error 

_{►} 
TypeII error 

_{►} 
None of above 

Question No: 11 ( Marks: 1 ) 
 Please choose one 
The value of chisquare can never be
_{►} Zero
_{►} Negative
_{►} Greater than 1
_{►} None of these
Question No: 12
( Marks: 10 )
The gradepoint averages of college seniors selected at random from the graduating class are as follo
3.2 
1.9 
2.7 
2.4 
2.8 
2.9 
3.8 
3.0 
2.5 
3.3 
1.8 
2.5 
3.7 
2.8 
2.0 
3.2 
2.3 
2.1 
2.5 
1.0 
Calculate the standard deviation.
Question No: 13
( Marks: 10 )
The mean lifetime of electric light bulbs produced by a company has in the past been 1120 hours with a standard deviation of 125 hours. A sample of 8 electric bulbs recently chosen form a supply
of newly manufactured bulbs showed a mean lifetime of 1070 hours. Test the hypothesis that mean
lifetime of the bulbs has not changed using a level of significance of 0.05.
Question No: 14
( Marks: 10 )
A random sample of 200 voters is selected and 120 are found to support an annexation suit. Find
the 96% confidence interval for the fraction of the voting population favoring the suit.
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FINALTERM EXAMINATION 

FALL 2006 
Marks: 50 

STA301  STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY (Session  1 
Time: 120min 

) 

StudentID/LoginID: 

Student Name: 

Center Name/Code: 

Exam Date: 
Tuesday, February 06, 2007 

Please read the following instructions carefully before attempting any of the questions: 

1. Attempt all questions. Marks are written adjacent to each question. 

2. 
Do not ask any question about the contents of this examination from 

anyone. 

If you think that there is something wrong with any of the questions, attempt it to the best of your understanding. a. 

b. If you believe that some essential piece of information is missing, 

make an appropriate assumption and use it to solve the problem. 

c. Write all steps, missing steps may lead to deduction of marks. 

You are allowed to use the calculator & Statistical tables in order to solve the questions. 3. 

_{4}_{.} 
For your convenience we are providing you the following symbols, 

^{∑} ,∩, X or write Mean, s, ^{σ} or sd for standard deviation, s ^{2} 
^{σ} ^{2} 
or sd ^{2} or 

variance for variance, 

, 
_{∑} log x ,for square root or whole square root. 

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For Teacher's use only 

Question 
1 
2 
3 
4 
5 
6 
7 
8 
9 
10 
Total 
Question No: 1 
( Marks: 4 ) 

Statistics as a subject, in which two of parts is divided? Expalin briefly both of parts. 

Question No: 2 
( Marks: 4 ) 

Differentiate simple and composite hypothesis. 

Question No: 3 
( Marks: 4 ) 

Correct the followings: 

^{µ} ^{±}^{σ} ^{µ} ^{±} ^{2}^{σ} ^{µ} ^{±} ^{3}^{σ} 
contains approximately 50% area. contains approximately 90% area. contains approximately 90.88% area. 

Question No: 4 
( Marks: 1 ) 
 Please choose one 

The heights in centimeters of 5 students are: 

165, 175, 176, 159, 170. The sample median and sample mean are respectively: 

_{►} 170, 169 

_{►} 170, 170 

_{►} 169, 170 

_{►} 176, 169 

Question No: 5 
( Marks: 1 ) 
 Please choose one 

The characteristic which can not be measured numerically is called: 

_{►} Quantitative variable 
_{►} Qualitative variable 

_{►} Discrete variable 

_{►} Continuous variable 

Question No: 6 
( Marks: 1 ) 
 Please choose one 

The expected value of the normal distribution is 

► 0 

► 1 

► ^{µ} 

► 
^{σ} 

Question No: 7 
( Marks: 1 ) 
 Please choose one 

Normal distribution is 

^{►} 

Unimodel 

_{►} 
Bimodal 

_{►} 
Multimodel 

_{►} 
None of these 

Question No: 8 
( Marks: 1 ) 
 Please choose one 
One sided and two sided critical regions are based on: 

^{►} 

Level of significance 

_{►} 
Sample size 

_{►} 
Null hypothesis 

_{►} 
Alternative hypothesis 

Question No: 9 ( Marks: 1 ) 
 Please choose one 

The rule or formula that is used to estimate a population parameter is called: 

_{►} Estimate 

_{►} Estimator 

_{►} Denominator 

_{►} None of these 

Question No: 10 ( Marks: 1 ) 
 Please choose one 

The probability of rejecting a true null hypothesis is called: 

^{►} 

Level of significance 

_{►} 
Type1 error 
_{►} TypeII error
_{►} None of above
Question No: 11
( Marks: 1 )
 Please choose one
The value of chisquare can never be
_{►} Zero
_{►} Negative
_{►} Greater than 1
_{►} None of these
Question No: 12
( Marks: 10 )
The gradepoint averages of college seniors selected at random from the graduating class are as follo
3.2 
1.9 
2.7 
2.4 
2.8 
2.9 
3.8 
3.0 
2.5 
3.3 
1.8 
2.5 
3.7 
2.8 
2.0 
3.2 
2.3 
2.1 
2.5 
1.0 
Calculate the standard deviation.
Question No: 13
( Marks: 10 )
The mean lifetime of electric light bulbs produced by a company has in the past been 1120 hours with a standard deviation of 125 hours. A sample of 8 electric bulbs recently chosen form a supply of newly manufactured bulbs showed a mean lifetime of 1070 hours. Test the hypothesis that mean lifetime of the bulbs has not changed using a level of significance of 0.05.
Question No: 14
( Marks: 10 )
A random sample of 200 voters is selected and 120 are found to support an annexation suit. Find the 96% confidence interval for the fraction of the voting population favoring the suit.
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STA301 Statistics and Probability
Final Term Examination  August 2004
Time Allowed: 150 Minutes
Instructions
Please read the following instructions carefully before attempting any of the questions:
1. Attempt all questions. Marks are written adjacent to each question.
2. Do not ask any questions about the contents of this examination from anyone.
a. If you think that there is something wrong with any of the questions, attempt
it to the best of your understanding.
b. If you believe that some essential piece of information is missing, make an
appropriate assumption and use it to solve the problem.
c. Write all steps, missing steps may lead to deduction of marks.
3. You are allowed to use the calculator & Statistical tables in order to solve the questions.
4. For your convenience we are providing you the following symbols,
^{∑} ,?, X or write Mean, s, ^{σ} or sd for standard deviation, s ^{2}
variance,
for square root or whole square root.
^{σ} ^{2}
or sd ^{2} or variance for
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Total Marks: 50 
Total Questions: 15 

Question No. 1 
Marks : 3 

Write down any three types of average. 

Question No. 2 
Marks : 3 

Define the Trial and the Outcome. 

Question No. 3 
Marks : 3 

What is meant by Sampling Distribution? 

Question No. 4 
Marks : 3 

Define the following: 

1. Null Hypothesis 

2. Alternative Hypothesis 

Question No. 5 
Marks : 1 

Which of the following is the example of discrete variable? 

o 
The number of children in different families of a locality 

o 
Ages of cancer patients 

o 
Height of students 

o 
None of these 

Question No. 6 
Marks : 1 

The Mode of the letters in the word STATISTICS is: 

o 
S 

o 
T 

o 
I 

o 
S and T 

Question No. 7 
Marks : 1 
In Binomial Experiment, successive trails are:
o 
Both independent and dependent. 
o 
Dependent 
o 
Independent 
o 
None of above 
Question No. 8
Marks : 1
In 
a Binomial Distribution n = 10, p = 3/5. its mean will be: 
o 
12/5 
o 
1 
o 
2/5 
o 
6 
Question No. 9 
Marks : 1 

A 
population that consists of unlimited number of elements is called: 

o 
Finite population 

o 
Infinite population 

o 
Hypothetical population 

o 
Target population 

Question No. 10 
Marks : 1 

An estimator which is free from Bias is called: 

o 
Biased Estimator 

o 
Unbiased Estimator 

o 
Consistent Estimator 

o 
Efficient Estimator 

Question No. 11 
Marks : 1 

The probability of accepting the true null hypothesis is called: 

o 
Level of significance 

o 
Level of confidence 

o 
TypeI Error 

o 
TypeII Error 

Question No. 12 
Marks : 1 
If the population standard deviation is not known and sample size is large (n > 30), then the test statistic to be used is:
o 
ttest 

o 
Ztest 

o 
Ftest 

o χ ^{2} test 

Question No. 13 
Marks : 10 

Calculate the Mean Deviation from mean for the following data. 

Size of items Frequency 3 3  4 
4  5 
5  6 
6  7 
7  8 

7 
22 
60 
8 

Question No. 14 
Marks : 10 
The probability that a patient recovers from a delicate heart operation is 0.9. What is the probability that exactly five of the next 7 patients having this operation survive.(Use Binomial Distribution)
Question No. 15
Marks : 10
A standard examination has been given for several years with ^{µ} = 70 and ^{σ} ^{2}
this examination for the first time, gave it to a group of 25 students who obtained a mean X = 71 and
= 9.A school using
s
^{2}
= 12. Test the hypothesis that
a variance of
at
5% level of significance.
H _{o} : _{σ} 2
_{=}
9 against the alternative
^{H} 1 ^{:} σ ^{2}
≠
9
Question No: 1
( Marks: 4 )
_{1} = 0 m 
m _{2} = 2.64 
m _{3} = 0.08 , 
m _{4} = 28.30 
b _{2} 

If 
, 
, 
find 
. 

Question No: 2 
( Marks: 4 ) 

What is (1α) .Explain it? 

Question No: 3 
( Marks: 4 ) 

Differentiate between simple and composite hypothesis. 

Question No: 4 
( Marks: 1 ) 
 Please choose one 

N 
− n 

N 
−1 

Correction factor 
is used for: 

_{►} n is small 

_{►} n is large 

_{►} Sampling without replacement 

_{►} Sampling with replacement 

Question No: 5 
( Marks: 1 ) 
 Please choose one 

In Binomial Distribution, the random variable “X” has a range: 

_{►} 0, 1, 2, …, n 

_{►} 0, 1, 2, …, ∞ 

_{►}  ∞ to + ∞ 

_{►}  ∞ to 0 

Question No: 6 
( Marks: 1 ) 
 Please choose one 

Probability of a ‘Jack card’ from the 52 playing cards is: 
► 
1 

52 

► 
4 

52 

_{►} 
13 

52 

_{►} 
None of these 

Question No: 7 
( Marks: 1 ) 
 Please choose one 

In normal distribution 

_{►} Mean > Median > Mode 

_{►} Mean<Median< Mode 

_{►} Mean= Median=Mode 

_{►} None of the these 

Question No: 8 
( Marks: 1 ) 
 Please choose one 

If a false hypothesis is accepted, it is called: 

_{►} Level of significance 

_{►} TypeI error 

_{►} TypeII error 

_{►} Level of confidence 

Question No: 9 
( Marks: 1 ) 
 Please choose one 

Which of the following is not composite hypothesis? 
_{►} H _{0} :θ =θ _{0} 

_{►} H _{0} :θ≤θ _{0} 

_{►} H _{0} :θ≥θ _{0} 

_{►} H _{0} :θ≠θ _{0} 

Question No: 10 
( Marks: 1 ) 
 Please choose one 

_{(}_{n} ≥ 30) 

If the population standard deviation is not known and the sample size is large the test statistic to be used is 
, then 

_{►} ttest 

_{►} Ztest 

_{►} Chisquare test 

_{►} None of these 

Question No: 11 
( Marks: 1 ) 
 Please choose one 

Critical region is the part of the sampling distribution for which the null hypothesis is 

_{►} Rejected 

_{►} Accepted 

_{►} Ignored 

_{►} None of these 

Question No: 12 
( Marks: 10 ) 

The table shows the frequency distribution of the number of spelling mistakes in a composition made by each pupil in class of 36. 

No of Mistakes 
No of Pupils 

(x) 
(f) 
0 
3 

1 
7 

2 
10 

3 
6 

4 
5 

5 
3 

6 
1 

7 
1 

Calculate the Mean, Median and Mode. 

Question No: 13 
( Marks: 10 ) 

A secretary makes 2 errors per page on the average. What is the probability that on the next page she makes 

(a) 4 or more errors (b) No error 

Question No: 14 
( Marks: 10 ) 

A producer of a certain flashlight dry cell batteries claims that its output has a mean life of 750 minutes. A random sample of 15 such batteries was tested and a sample mean of 745 minutes with a sample s.d of 24 minutes was obtained. Verify that these results are consistent with the null 

hypothesis ^{μ} ^{≥} ^{7}^{5}^{0} against ^{μ} ^{<} ^{7}^{5}^{0} at Use. ^{α} ^{=} ^{0}^{.}^{0}^{1} 
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STA301 Statistics and Probability – I
Mid Term Examination – Spring 2005
Time Allowed: 90 Minutes
Please read the following instructions carefully before attempting any of the questions:
1. Attempt all questions. Marks are written adjacent to each question.
2. Do not ask any question about the contents of this examination from anyone.
a. If you think that there is something wrong with any of the questions, attempt it to the best of your understanding.
b. If you believe that some essential piece of information is missing, make an
appropriate assumption and use it to solve the problem.
c. Write all steps, missing steps may lead to deduction of marks.
3. You are allowed to use the calculator & Statistical tables in order to solve the questions.
4. For your convenience we are providing you the following symbols,
^{∑} ,?, X or write Mean, s, ^{σ} or sd for standard deviation, s ^{2}
variance,
, ^{∑} ^{l}^{o}^{g} ^{x} ,for square root or whole square root.
^{σ} ^{2} or sd ^{2} or variance for
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Solution No. 1
Marks: 3
Why is the dispersion of the distribution such as an important characteristic to understand and measure?
Solution No. 2
Marks: 1
The marks obtained by 9 students are given below:
45, 32, 37, 46, 39, 36, 41, 48, 36 The arithmetic mean of the values is:
o 
39 
o 
45 
o 
40 
o 
None of the above 
Solution No. 3 
Marks:07 

Deviations from X= 25.5 of 15 different values are given below: 

15.4, 1.9, 6.2, 13.7, 24.6, 25.5, 3.8, 7.9, 13.6, 21.1, 16.4, 18.7, 14.3, 9.8 and 4.9 

Calculate the Geometric Mean. 

Solution No. 4 
Marks: 1 

In regression problem, the independent variable is: 

o 
Fixed 

o 
Random 

o 
Both of above 

o 
None of above 

Solution No. 5 
Marks: 1 

Which of the following is the example of relative measure of dispersion? 

o 
Standard deviation 

o 
Variance 

o 
Coefficient of variation 

o 
All of these 

Solution No. 6 
Marks: 03 
What are the two approaches to define probability? Define briefly.
Solution No. 7
Marks: 1
If y=x+4 and variance of x is 9 then variance of y is :
o 
13 
o 
9 
o 
5 
o 
25 
Solution No. 8
Marks: 1
Which of the following statements is not correct?
o 
Some data sets do not have means 
o 
Calculation of a mean is affected by extreme data values 
o 
A weighted mean should be used when it is necessary to take the importance of each value into account 
o 
All of these statements are correct 
Solution No. 9
Marks: 03
Differentiate between Skewness and kurtosis.
Solution No. 10
Marks: 01
For discrete probability distribution, the sum of the probabilities associated with all must be:
o 
Zero 
o 
between 0 and 1 
o 
unity 
o 
between 1 and 1 
the possible outcomes
Solution No. 11
Marks: 01
As the numbers of observations and classes increase, the shape of a frequency polygon
o 
Tends to become increasingly smooth 
o 
Tends to become jagged 
o 
Stays the same 
o 
Varies only if data become more reliable 
Solution No. 12
Marks: 07
A class contains 20 men and 40 women of which half the men and half the women have brown eyes .Find the Probability that a person chosen at random is a man or someone who have brown eyes.
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MIDTERM EXAMINATION
SPRING 2006
STA301  STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY (Session  4
)
Marks: 30
Time: 60min
StudentID/LoginID:
Student Name:
Center Name/Code:
Exam Date:
Monday, June 05, 2006
Please read the following instructions carefully before attempting any of the questions:
1. Attempt all questions. Marks are written adjacent to each question.
2. Do not ask any question about the contents of this examination from
anyone.
a. If you think that there is something wrong with any of the questions, attempt it to the best of your understanding.
b. If you believe that some essential piece of information is missing,
make an appropriate assumption and use it to solve the problem.
c. Write all steps, missing steps may lead to deduction of marks.
3. You are allowed to use the calculator & Statistical tables in order to solve the questions.
4. For your convenience we are providing you the following symbols,
^{∑} _{,}_{∩}_{,} X or write Mean, s, ^{σ} or sd for standard deviation, s ^{2}
^{σ} ^{2}
or sd ^{2} or
variance for
variance,
,
_{∑} log x
,for square root or whole square root.
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For Teacher's use only
Question
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Total
Question No: 1 
( Marks: 1 ) 
 Please choose one 
The least squares regression line always goes through the: 

_{►} Centre of the distribution 

_{►} 0.5 and +0.5 

_{►} Means of X and Y 

_{►} None of the these 

Question No: 2 
( Marks: 1 ) 
 Please choose one 
Cumulative frequency polygon is also known as: 

_{►} Histogram 

_{►} Pie chart 

_{►} Frequency Polygon 

_{►} Ogive 

Question No: 3 
( Marks: 1 ) 
 Please choose one 
If any value in the series is negative, the geometric mean will be: 

_{►} Negative 

_{►} Positive 
_{►} Zero 

_{►} Undefined 

Question No: 4 
( Marks: 1 ) 
 Please choose one 

When three dice are rolled then number of possible sample points is: 

► 6 

_{►} 18 

_{►} 36 

_{►} 216 

Question No: 5 
( Marks: 1 ) 
 Please choose one 

m 3 

Correct formula of is : 

► 
/ 
/ 
/ 
+ ( m ^{/} ) ^{3} 1 

► 
3m 3 
− 2m m 2 1 / ^{/} 

► 
m ^{/} 3 m ^{/} 3 
−3m m 2 1 + ( m ^{/} ) 3 1 −3m m ^{/} + 2 _{(} m ^{/} _{)} ^{3} / 2 1 1 

_{►} 
None of the these 

Question No: 6 
( Marks: 3 ) 

What is five number Summary? 

Question No: 7 
( Marks: 3 ) 
When
n = 5,
∑
X = 30, S _{X} = 3.286
,find
∑ X ^{2}
from the given information.
Question No: 8
( Marks: 10 )
During the first 10 weeks of a session, marks obtained by two students A and B were as follows.
A 
58 
59 
60 
54 
65 
66 
52 
75 
69 
52 
B 
56 
87 
80 
78 
72 
73 
84 
65 
66 
48 
Which of the two students A and B was more consistent?
Question No: 9
( Marks: 9 )
Show that in a single throw of two dice, the probability of throwing more than 7 is equal to that of throwing less than 7, and hence find the probability of exactly 7.
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FINALTERM EXAMINATION
FALL 2006
STA301  STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY (Session  1
)
Marks: 50
Time: 120min
StudentID/LoginID:
Student Name:
Center Name/Code:
Exam Date:
Tuesday, February 06, 2007
Please read the following instructions carefully before attempting any of the questions:
1. Attempt all questions. Marks are written adjacent to each question.
2. Do not ask any question about the contents of this examination from
anyone.
a. If you think that there is something wrong with any of the questions, attempt it to the best of your understanding.
b. If you believe that some essential piece of information is missing,
make an appropriate assumption and use it to solve the problem.
c. Write all steps, missing steps may lead to deduction of marks.
3. You are allowed to use the calculator & Statistical tables in order to solve the questions.
4. For your convenience we are providing you the following symbols,
^{∑} _{,}_{∩}_{,} X or write Mean, s, ^{σ} or sd for standard deviation, s ^{2}
^{σ} ^{2}
or sd ^{2} or
variance for
variance,
,
_{∑} log x
,for square root or whole square root.
**WARNING: Please note that Virtual University takes serious note of unfair means. Anyone found involved in cheating will get an `F` grade in this course.
For Teacher's use only 

Question 
1 
2 
3 
4 
5 
6 
7 
8 
9 
10 
Total 
Marks 

Question 
11 
12 
13 
14 

Marks 
Question No: 1 
( Marks: 4 ) 

Statistics as a subject, in which two of parts is divided? Expalin briefly both of parts. 

Question No: 2 
( Marks: 4 ) 

Differentiate simple and composite hypothesis. 

Question No: 3 
( Marks: 4 ) 

Correct the followings: 

^{µ} ^{±}^{σ} ^{µ} ^{±} ^{2}^{σ} ^{µ} ^{±} ^{3}^{σ} contains approximately 50% area. contains approximately 90% area. contains approximately 90.88% area. 

Question No: 4 
( Marks: 1 ) 
 Please choose one 
The heights in centimeters of 5 students are: 

165, 175, 176, 159, 170. The sample median and sample mean are respectively: 

_{►} 170, 169 

_{►} 170, 170 

_{►} 169, 170 

_{►} 176, 169 

Question No: 5 
( Marks: 1 ) 
 Please choose one 
The characteristic which can not be measured numerically is called: 
_{►} Quantitative variable 

_{►} Qualitative variable 

_{►} Discrete variable 

_{►} Continuous variable 

Question No: 6 
( Marks: 1 ) 
 Please choose one 

The expected value of the normal distribution is 

► 0 

► 1 

► ^{µ} 

► 
^{σ} 

Question No: 7 
( Marks: 1 ) 
 Please choose one 

Normal distribution is 

^{►} 

Unimodel 

_{►} 
Bimodal 

_{►} 
Multimodel 

_{►} 
None of these 
Question No: 8 ( Marks: 1 ) 
 Please choose one 

One sided and two sided critical regions are based on: 

^{►} 

Level of significance 

_{►} 
Sample size 

_{►} 
Null hypothesis 

_{►} 
Alternative hypothesis 

Question No: 9 ( Marks: 1 ) 
 Please choose one 

The rule or formula that is used to estimate a population parameter is called: 

_{►} Estimate 

_{►} Estimator 

_{►} Denominator 

_{►} None of these 

Question No: 10 ( Marks: 1 ) 
 Please choose one 

The probability of rejecting a true null hypothesis is called: 

^{►} 

Level of significance 

_{►} 
Type1 error 
_{►} TypeII error
_{►} None of above
Question No: 11
( Marks: 1 )
 Please choose one
The value of chisquare can never be
_{►} Zero
_{►} Negative
_{►} Greater than 1
_{►} None of these
Question No: 12
( Marks: 10 )
The gradepoint averages of college seniors selected at random from the graduating class are as follo
3.2 
1.9 
2.7 
2.4 
2.8 
2.9 
3.8 
3.0 
2.5 
3.3 
1.8 
2.5 
3.7 
2.8 
2.0 
3.2 
2.3 
2.1 
2.5 
1.0 
Calculate the standard deviation.
Question No: 13
( Marks: 10 )
The mean lifetime of electric light bulbs produced by a company has in the past been 1120 hours with a standard deviation of 125 hours. A sample of 8 electric bulbs recently chosen form a supply of newly manufactured bulbs showed a mean lifetime of 1070 hours. Test the hypothesis that mean lifetime of the bulbs has not changed using a level of significance of 0.05.
Question No: 14
( Marks: 10 )
A random sample of 200 voters is selected and 120 are found to support an annexation suit. Find the 96% confidence interval for the fraction of the voting population favoring the suit.
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SPRING 2007
STA301  STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY (Session  5
)
Marks: 30
Time: 90min
StudentID/LoginID:
Student Name:
Center Name/Code:
Exam Date:
Tuesday, May 15, 2007
Please read the following instructions carefully before attempting any of the questions:
1. Attempt all questions. Marks are written adjacent to each question.
2. Do not ask any question about the contents of this examination from
anyone.
a. If you think that there is something wrong with any of the questions, attempt it to the best of your understanding.
b. If you believe that some essential piece of information is missing,
make an appropriate assumption and use it to solve the problem.
c. Write all steps, missing steps may lead to deduction of marks.
3. You are allowed to use the calculator & Statistical tables in order to solve the questions.
4. For your convenience we are providing you the following symbols,
^{∑} _{,}_{∩}_{,} X or write Mean, s, ^{σ} or sd for standard deviation, s ^{2}
^{σ} ^{2}
or sd ^{2} or
variance for
variance,
,
_{∑} log x
,for square root or whole square root.
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2
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Question No: 1 
( Marks: 1 ) 
 Please choose one 
Eye color of students is the example of: 

_{►} Attribute 

_{►} Discrete variable 

_{►} Continuous variable 

_{►} None of these 

Question No: 2 
( Marks: 1 ) 
 Please choose one 
If any value in data is zero, then it is not possible to have: 

_{►} A.M 

_{►} Median 

_{►} Mode 

_{►} H.M 

Question No: 3 
( Marks: 1 ) 
 Please choose one 
The standard deviation of c (constant) is: 

► C 

► C ^{2} 
_{►} Zero 

_{►} None of these 

Question No: 4 
( Marks: 1 ) 
 Please choose one 
Scatter diagram is expressed as: 

_{►} Curve 

_{►} Lines 

_{►} Dots 

_{►} Rectangles 

Question No: 5 
( Marks: 1 ) 
 Please choose one 
The random variable “the number of heads” in tossing of two coins is : 

_{►} Continuous variable 

_{►} Discrete random variable 

_{►} May be discrete or continuous random variable 

_{►} None of these 

Question No: 6 
( Marks: 2 ) 

Define variable and constant. 

Question No: 7 
( Marks: 2 ) 

Define mutually exclusive events. 
Question No: 8
( Marks: 2 )
What is the mode of the letters in the Word “ALI”.
Question No: 9
( Marks: 9 )
Calculate the geometric mean for the distribution given below:
Variable 
05 
510 
1015 
1520 
2025 
2530 
3035 
3540 
Frequen 
2 
5 
7 
13 
21 
16 
8 
3 
cy 
Question No: 10
( Marks: 10 )
Compute and interpret the correlation coefficient for the following data:
X 
(height) 
12 
10 
14 
11 
12 
9 
Y 
(weight) 
18 
17 
23 
19 
20 
15 
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SPRING 2006
STA301  STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY (Session  1
)
Marks: 50
Time: 120min
StudentID/LoginID:
Student Name:
Center Name/Code:
Exam Date:
Thursday, August 17, 2006
Please read the following instructions carefully before attempting any of the questions:
1. Attempt all questions. Marks are written adjacent to each question.
2. Do not ask any question about the contents of this examination from
anyone.
a. If you think that there is something wrong with any of the questions, attempt it to the best of your understanding.
b. If you believe that some essential piece of information is missing,
make an appropriate assumption and use it to solve the problem.
c. Write all steps, missing steps may lead to deduction of marks.
3. You are allowed to use the calculator & Statistical tables in order to solve the questions.
_{4}_{.} For your convenience we are providing you the following symbols,
^{∑} ,∩, X or write Mean, s, ^{σ} or sd for standard deviation, s ^{2}
^{σ} ^{2}
or sd ^{2} or
variance for
variance,
,
_{∑} log x
,for square root or whole square root.
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Question No: 1 
( Marks: 4 ) 

C.V of scores made by two batsmen A and B in a series of innings are C.VA= 117.67% and C.VB=70.45%. Who is more consistent player? 

Question No: 2 
( Marks: 4 ) 

What is meant by estimation? What are its types? 

Question No: 3 
( Marks: 4 ) 

Write down any four properties of normal distribution. 

Question No: 4 
( Marks: 1 ) 
 Please choose one 
For 9 observations all consisting of 4, the following relation between A.M, G.M and H.M. will hold: 

_{►} A.M.>G.M.>H.M 

_{►} A.M. <G.M. <H.M 

_{►} A.M. =G.M. =H.M. 

_{►} None of these 

Question No: 5 
( Marks: 1 ) 
 Please choose one 
P(A∪ B) =P(A)+P(B), 

If 
then A and B are: 
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_{►} Mutually exclusive 

_{►} Dependent 

_{►} Independent 

_{►} None of these 

Question No: 6 
( Marks: 1 ) 
 Please choose one 
In which distribution the successive trials are without replacement: 

_{►} Hypergeometric distribution 

_{►} Binomial distribution 

_{►} Continuous distribution 

_{►} None of these 

Question No: 7 
( Marks: 1 ) 
 Please choose one 
A is a subset of a 
. 

_{►} Sample, population 

_{►} Population, sample 

_{►} Statistic, parameter 

_{►} Parameter, statistic 
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Question No: 8 
( Marks: 1 ) 
 Please choose one 
If false hypothesis is accepted, it is called : 

_{►} Level of significance 

_{►} TypeI error 

_{►} TypeII error 

_{►} None of these 

Question No: 
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