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MTH302 Quiz No.4 July 11, 2012
MTH302 – Business Mathematics & Statistics Quiz No.4 July 11, 2012 Which of the following formula is correct? Select correct option: =BINOMDIST( 7, 4, 0.5, FALSE ) =BINOMDIST( 4, 7, 1.5, FALSE ) =BINOMDIST( 4, 7, 1.5, FALSE ) (Right Answer) =BINOMDIST( 4, 7, 0.5, FALSE ) Attendance in a factory shows 7 absences. What is probability that on a given day there will be more than 8 people absent? Select correct option: 0.2709 (Right Answer) 0.184 0.5 None of these. Formulation for Poisson distribution ie "POISSON(x,mean,cumulative)" is truncated if ‘x’ is Select correct option: Noninteger (Right Answer) Integer Integer but expected numeric value Integer but nonexpected value In Binomial distribution, the outcome on one trial ………… the outcome on other trials. Select correct option: Does not affect (Right Answer) Does affect May affect None of these The mean of a Poisson distribution is 5 while its standard deviation is 4.then what option is correct about this statement. Select correct option: In some cases this result is possible. Mean should be always less than standard deviation . (Right Answer) Mean and standard deviation are always equal. Only option 1 & 3. In binomial distribution, the experiment is repeated for Select correct option: Variable number of times Fixed number of times (Right Answer) Many number of times None of these Which of the following is NOT applicable to a Poisson Distribution? Select correct option: It is used to compute the probability of rare events. Every event is independent of every other event. The range for the number of events that could occur is 0,1,2,3, ... (Right Answer) Every event is dependent of every other event. The successive binomial trials are assumed to be Select correct option: Independent (Right Answer) Dependent May be independent None of these Probability distribution is a set of possible values that a random variable can assume and their associated probabilities of occurrence. Select correct option: True (Right Answer) False In negative binomial distribution, the probability of success, p Select correct option: Remains the same on every trial Remains constant for different outcomes Change on every trial (Right Answer) None of these The sum of all probabilties for any poisson density function is always ___ . Select correct option: 0 1 (Right Answer) 2 None of these. The number of telephone calls that pass through a switchboard has a Poisson distribution with mean equal to 2 per minute. The probability that no telephone calls pass through the switch board in two consecutive minutes is: Select correct option: 0.2707 0.0517 0.0183 (Right Answer) 0.1353 If the mean & standard deviation on an examination are ‘74’ & ‘12’ respectively and the grades ‘x=74’ then the scores (z) in standard units of students receiving are Select correct option: 0.8378 0.8378 1 (Right Answer) 0 A pair of fair die is rolled. What will be the probability of “Sum of dots on upper sides is odd number? Select correct option: 18/36 (Right Answer) 15/36 10/36 None of these In binomial distribution, the experiment is repeated for Select correct option: Variable number of times Fixed number of times (Right Answer) Many number of times None of these The probability of "success" p is equals to Select correct option: q 1q (Right Answer) 1+q None of these The successive negative binomial trials are assumed to be Select correct option: Independent (Right Answer) Dependent May be independent None of these Probability of occurrence of an event A =  (Where X=Number of outcomes favorable to event A and n=total number of outcomes) Select correct option: nX n/X X/n (Right Answer) None of these Which of the following formula is correct? Select correct option: =BINOMDIST( 7, 4, 0.5, FALSE ) =BINOMDIST( 4, 7, 1.5, FALSE ) =BINOMDIST( 4, 7, 1.5, FALSE ) (Right Answer) =BINOMDIST( 4, 7, 0.5, FALSE ) The Excel command “=BINOMDIST( 4, 10, 2, FALSE)” gives an error of #NUM. The reason is that the probability of successes is 2 which is wrong. The probability of successes cannot be greater than 1. Select correct option: True (Right Answer) False Probability of occurrence of an event A =  (Where X=Number of outcomes favorable to event A and n=total number of outcomes) Select correct option: nX n/X X/n (Right Answer) None of these What is probabilty of r or more successes when m=7;r=9 Select correct option: 0.2709 (Right Answer) 0.184 0.5 None of these The probability of successes can be less than 0 or greater than 1. Select correct option: True False (Right Answer) In Binomial distribution, the outcome on one trial ………… the outcome on other trials. Select correct option: Does not affect (Right Answer) Does affect May affect None of these This formula “=BINOMDIST( 3, 6, 0.5, TRUE )” is for Cumulative Bionomial distribution. Select correct option: True (Right Answer) False Which of the following can be best fit for the prediction of the vehicles arriving at their destination in 2 hours? Select correct option: Binomial Distribution (Right Answer) Normal Distribution Poisson Distribution ChiSquare Distribution Suppose, you have a bag in which there are one green and one red ball. You take out a ball repeatedly and put it back into the bag, and you count the number of times the green ball comes out. You continue to take out the ball until the green ball comes out 3 times. This experiment shows the case of Negative Binomial Distribution. Select correct option: True False (Right Answer) The Excel command CRITBINOM(trials,p,alpha) where n is the number of trials, p is the probability of success in trials, and alpha is the criterion value. If trials < 0 , then CRITBINOM returns #NUM! error. Select correct option: True Flase (Right Answer) In the excel formulation for Poisson distribution ie "POISSON(x,mean,cumulative)", if X<0 then it returns to Select correct option: TRUE (Right Answer) FALSE #VALUE! #NUM! Probability of sure event is  Select correct option: 0 1 1 None of these (Right Answer) In binomial distribution, each observation represents Select correct option: One of two outcomes ("success" or "failure")(Right Answer) Only one outcome ("success") Only one outcome ("failure") None of these A pair of fair die is rolled. What will be the probability of “Sum of dots on upper sides is odd number? Select correct option: 18/36 Right Answer) 15/36 10/36 None of these The Excel command CRITBINOM(trials,p,alpha) where n is the number of trials, p is the probability of success in trials, and alpha is the criterion value. If trials < 0 , then CRITBINOM returns #NUM! error. Select correct option: True Right Answer) False Suppose, you have a bag in which there are one green and one red ball. You take out a ball repeatedly and put it back into the bag, and you count the number of times the green ball comes out. You continue to take out the ball until the green ball comes out 3 times. This experiment shows the case of Negative Binomial Distribution. Select correct option: True False Right Answer) A fair die is rolled. What will be the probability of even numbers? Select correct option: 1/6 2/6 3/6 Right Answer) None of these Question # 9 of 10 ( Start time: 07:08:31 PM) Total Marks: 1 An automatic production line breaks down every 2 hours.Special production requires uninterrupted operation for 8 hours.What is the probabilty that this can be achieved. Select correct option: 0.312 0.021 0.0183 Right Answer) None of these. Question # 10 of 10 ( Start time: 07:10:01 PM) Total Marks: 1 Significant birth defects occur at a rate of about 4 per 1000 births in human populations. Which type of distribution can better deal with the above mentioned case? Select correct option: Binomial Distribution. Right Answer) Normal Distribution. Poisson Distribution. None of the above. In binomial distribution, the experiment is repeated for Select correct option: Variable number of times Fixed number of times Right Answer) Many number of times None of these Which of the following can be best fit for the prediction of the vehicles arriving at their destination in 2 hours? Select correct option: Binomial Distribution Right Answer) Normal Distribution Poisson Distribution ChiSquare Distribution The successive negative binomial trials are assumed to be Independent Right Answer) Dependent May be independent None of these In the excel formulation for Poisson distribution ie "POISSON(x,mean,cumulative)", if X<0 then it returns to Select correct option: TRUE FALSE #VALUE! #NUM! Right Answer) Formulation for Poisson distribution ie "POISSON(x,mean,cumulative)" is truncated if ‘x’ is Select correct option: Noninteger Right Answer) Integer Integer but expected numeric value Integer but nonexpected value A lottery has Rs.100 payout on average 20 turns.What will be expected win per turn. Select correct option: Rs.5 Right Answer) Rs. 5 Rs.3 None of these. If the mean & standard deviation on an examination are ‘74’ & ‘12’ respectively and the grades ‘x=74’ then the scores (z) in standard units of students receiving are 0.8378 0.8378 1 Right Answer) 0 What is not a characteristic of poisson distribution. Select correct option: Either/or situation. mean number of successes per unit,m,known and fixed. p,chance unknown and large Right Answer) None of these An automatic packing machine produces on an average one in 100 underweight bags. What is the probabilty that 500 bags contain less than three underweight bags? Select correct option: 0.018 0.1247 Right Answer) 0.312 None of these. During a typical football game, a coach can expect 3.2 injuries. Find the probability that the team will have at most 1 injury in this game.We are interested in Select correct option: P(X=1 ) Right Answer) P(X<1 ) P(X=1 ) P(X=0 ) + P(X=1 ) The probability of "success" p is equals to Select correct option: q 1q Right Answer) 1+q None of these Which of the following can be best fit for the prediction of the vehicles arriving at their destination in 2 hours? Select correct option: Binomial Distribution Right Answer) Normal Distribution Poisson Distribution ChiSquare Distribution Probability of occurrence of an event A =  (Where X=Number of outcomes favorable to event A and n=total number of outcomes) Select correct option: nX n/X X/n Right Answer) None of these If the mean & standard deviation on an examination are ‘74’ & ‘12’ respectively and the standard scores is ‘z= 1’ then the grade ‘x’ is Select correct option: 62 889 887 Right Answer) 62 In Binomial distribution, the outcome on one trial ………… the outcome on other trials. Select correct option: Does not affect Right Answer) Does affect May affect None of these The marketing manager of a company receives average10 complaint calls during a week .Suppose that the number of calls during a week follows the Poisson distribution. The probability that she gets five such calls in one day is: Select correct option: (10^5e^10)/5! Right Answer) 1(10^5e^10)/5! 10C5 * 0.55 * 0.55 1  10C5 * 0.55 * 0.55 Poisson probabilty density function has __ parameter(s) Select correct option: 0 1 2 Right Answer) None of these. The Excel command “=BINOMDIST( 4, 10, 2, FALSE)” gives an error of #NUM. The reason is that the probability of successes is 2 which is wrong. The probability of successes cannot be greater than 1. Select correct option: True Right Answer) False In binomial distribution, each observation represents Select correct option: One of two outcomes ("success" or "failure") Right Answer) Only one outcome ("success") Only one outcome ("failure") None of these Poisson probabilty density function has __ parameter(s) Select correct option: 0 1 2 Right Answer) None of these. The Excel command CRITBINOM(trials,p,alpha) where n is the number of trials, p is the probability of success in trials, and alpha is the criterion value. If trials < 0 , then CRITBINOM returns #NUM! error. Select correct option: True Right Answer) False In the normal distribution curve, peak of the bellshaped curve gives Select correct option: Standard deviation Right Answer) Variance Mean Frequency 12% of the electric bulbs manufactured by a company are defective. What is the probability that a bulb selected will not be defective? Select correct option: 90% 88% Right Answer) 80% 85% A lottery has Rs.100 payout on average 20 turns.What will be expected win per turn. Select correct option: Rs.5 Right Answer) Rs. 5 Rs.3 None of these. In the excel formulation for Poisson distribution ie "POISSON(x,mean,cumulative)", ‘x’ is the Select correct option: Expected numeric value Logical value that determines the form of the probability distribution returned Number of events over a specific time Right Answer) Discrete nonrandom variable Suppose, you have a bag in which there are one green and one red ball. You take out a ball repeatedly and put it back into the bag, and you count the number of times the green ball comes out. You continue to take out the ball until the green ball comes out 3 times. This experiment shows the case of Negative Binomial Distribution. Select correct option: True False Right Answer) What is the probability of at least one head in the experiment of tossing a coin three times? Select correct option: 1/7 7/8 Right Answer) 1/8 8/7 The probability of successes can be less than 0 or greater than 1. Select correct option: True Right Answer) False Probability distribution is a set of possible values that a random variable can assume and their associated probabilities of occurrence. Select correct option: True Right Answer) False In standard normal distribution; Select correct option: Mean = 1, Standard Deviation = 0 Mean = 0, Standard Deviation = 1 Mean = 1, Standard Deviation = 1 Right Answer) Mean = 0, Standard Deviation = 0 For normal distribution the probability of an event is zero if and only if value of ‘z’ Select correct option: Greater than 3 Less than 3 Equal to 3 Right Answer) None of these For mutually exclusive events A and B Select correct option: Probability of A intersection B > 0 Probability of A intersection B < 0 Probability of A intersection B = 0 Right Answer) None of these Which of the following formula is correct? Select correct option: =BINOMDIST( 7, 4, 0.5, FALSE ) =BINOMDIST( 4, 7, 1.5, FALSE ) =BINOMDIST( 4, 7, 1.5, FALSE ) Right Answer) =BINOMDIST( 4, 7, 0.5, FALSE ) Probability of sure event is  Select correct option: 0 1 15 1 None of these Right Answer) In the excel formulation for Poisson distribution ie "POISSON(x,mean,cumulative)", ‘x’ is the Select correct option: Expected numeric value Logical value that determines the form of the probability distribution returned Number of events over a specific time Right Answer) Discrete nonrandom variable The probability of successes can be less than 0 or greater than 1. Select correct option: True False Right Answer) A pair of fair die is rolled. What will be the probability of “Sum of dots on upper sides is odd number? Select correct option: 18/36 Right Answer) 15/36 10/36 None of these An automatic production line breaks down every 2 hours.Special production requires uninterrupted operation for 8 hours.What is the probabilty that this can be achieved. Select correct option: 0.312 0.021 0.0183 Right Answer) None of these. Which of the following formula is correct? Select correct option: =BINOMDIST( 7, 4, 0.5, FALSE ) =BINOMDIST( 4, 7, 1.5, FALSE ) =BINOMDIST( 4, 7, 1.5, FALSE ) Right Answer) =BINOMDIST( 4, 7, 0.5, FALSE ) The successive binomial trials are assumed to be Select correct option: Independent Right Answer) Dependent May be independent None of these For the Poisson distribution, Select correct option: E(X) = μ , Var(X) = μ E(X) = μ , Var(X) =  μ E(X) = μ , Var(X) = μ Right Answer) E(X) = 0 , Var(X) = 0 Probability distribution is a set of possible values that a random variable can assume and their associated probabilities of occurrence. Select correct option: True Right Answer) False The marketing manager of a company receives average10 complaint calls during a week .Suppose that the number of calls during a week follows the Poisson distribution. The probability that she gets five such calls in one day is: Select correct option: (10^5e^10)/5! Right Answer) 1(10^5e^10)/5! 10C5 * 0.55 * 0.55 1  10C5 * 0.55 * 0.55 During a typical football game, a coach can expect 3.2 injuries. Find the probability that the team will have at most 1 injury in this game.We are interested in Select correct option: P(X=1 ) Right Answer) P(X<1 ) P(X=1 ) P(X=0 ) + P(X=1 ) For mutually exclusive events Select correct option: P(AUB)=P(A)P(B) P(AUB)=P(A)/P(B) P(AUB)=P(A)P(B) Right Answer) P(AUB)=P(A)+P(B) In binomial distribution, the probability of "success" p Select correct option: Vary for each outcome Right Answer) Remains constant for different outcomes Remains the same for each outcome None of these In the excel formulation for Poisson distribution ie "POISSON(x,mean,cumulative)", if X<0 then it returns to Select correct option: TRUE FALSE #VALUE! #NUM! Right Answer) A fair die is rolled. What will be the probability of even numbers? Select correct option: 1/6 2/6 3/6 Right Answer) None of these If the mean & standard deviation on an examination are ‘74’ & ‘12’ respectively and the standard scores is ‘z= 1’ then the grade ‘x’ is Select correct option: 62 889 Right Answer) 887 62 What is not a characteristic of poisson distribution. Select correct option: 18 Either/or situation. mean number of successes per unit,m,known and fixed. p,chance unknown and large Right Answer) None of these. Which of the following is applicable to a Poisson Distribution? Select correct option: It is used to compute the probability of rare events. Every event is independent of every other event. The range for the number of events that could occur is 0,1,2,3, ... all of given choices. Right Answer) The successive binomial trials are assumed to be Select correct option: Independent Right Answer) Dependent May be independent None of these Which of the following can be best fit for the prediction of the vehicles arriving at their destination in 2 hours? Select correct option: Binomial Distribution Right Answer) Normal Distribution Poisson Distribution ChiSquare Distribution What is the range of probability of any event? Select correct option: 1 to 0 1 to 1 0 to 1 Right Answer) None of these A lottery has Rs.100 payout on average 20 turns.What will be expected win per turn. Select correct option: Rs.5 Right Answer) Rs. 5 Rs.3 None of these. 19 The marketing manager of a company receives average10 complaint calls during a week .Suppose that the number of calls during a week follows the Poisson distribution. The probability that she gets five such calls in one day is: Select correct option: (10^5e^10)/5! Right Answer) 1(10^5e^10)/5! 10C5 * 0.55 * 0.55 1  10C5 * 0.55 * 0.55 A coin is tossed twice. What is the probability of getting head on first toss and tail on second toss? Select correct option: ½ Right Answer) 1/3 ¼ None of these A lottery has Rs.100 payout on average 20 turns.What will be expected win per turn. Select correct option: Rs.5 Right Answer) Rs. 5 Rs.3 None of these. 20/100=5 In binomial distribution, each observation represents Select correct option: One of two outcomes ("success" or "failure") Right Answer) Only one outcome ("success") Only one outcome ("failure") None of these An automatic packing machine produces on an average one in 100 underweight bags.What is the probabilty that 500 bags contain less than three underweight bags? Select correct option: 0.018 0.1247 Right Answer) 0.312 None of these The correct formula for OR rule is Select correct option: P(A or B) (A) P(B) P(A or B) (A)P(B) P (A or B) (A) + P (B) Right Answer) None of these In Binomial distribution, the outcome on one trial ………… the outcome on other trials. Select correct option: Does not affect Right Answer) Does affect May affect None of these In the excel formulation for Poisson distribution ie "POISSON(x,mean,cumulative)", ‘x’ is the Select correct option: Expected numeric value Logical value that determines the form of the probability distribution returned Number of events over a specific time Right Answer) Discrete nonrandom variable The successive binomial trials are assumed to be Select correct option: Independent Right Answer) Dependent May be independent None of these Probability distribution is a set of possible values that a random variable can assume and their associated probabilities of occurrence. Select correct option: True Right Answer) False The Excel command “=BINOMDIST( 4, 10, 2, FALSE)” gives an error of #NUM. The reason is that the probability of successes is 2 which is wrong. The probability of successes cannot be greater than 1. Select correct option: True Right Answer) False The correct formula for AND rule is Select correct option: P(A and B)= P(A) P(B) Right Answer) P(A and B)= P(A)P(B) P(A and B)= P(A) + P(B) None of these Zindagi mein 2 Logo ka buhat khayal rahkoooo Ist woh jiss ney tumhari jeet ke Liye buhat kuch hara hoo (Father) 2nd woh jiss ko tum ney har dukh me pukaara hoo (Mother) Regards, Umair Saulat 

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