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MODEL PAPER-I (2011) Statistical Method BCA-I

Multiple choice questions. Q.1 Mention the correct answer from the answers provided. (a) A single figure (c) An isolated fact Q.2 (a) Height & weight (c) Wages paid to workers Q.3 (a) K = 1+3.322 log N (c) K = 1+3.22 log N Q.4 Q.5 (a) geometric mean these observations. (a) 30.2 Q6. (b) 30.1 (c) 29.8 (d) none of these The mean of 20 observations is 15. on checking it was found that two observations were wrongly copied as 3 and 6. If wrong observations are replaced by correct values 8 and 4, then find the correct mean: (a) 15.14 Q.7 (b) 15 (c) 16 (d) 15.15 10 is the mean of a set of 7 observations and 5 is the mean of a set of 3 observations. Find the mean of a combined set. (a) 8.6 Q.8 Q.9 Q.10 Q.11 Q.12 Q.13 (a) 8 (a) the mean (a) The mean (a) Discrete (a) 13 (b) 7 (b) 16 (b) the median (c) 8.5 (d) none of these (c) 12 (d) none of these The geometric mean of 2,4,16, and 32. The point of intersection of the less then and greater then ogive corresponds to: (c) the geometric mean (d) none of these (d) none of these (d) none of these (d) 8 The most stable measure of central tendency is : (b) The median (c) The mode (b) Continuous (c) Both (a) and (b) (b) 14 (c) 15 A frequency distribution can be: The average of the 7 numbers 7,9,12 x, 5,4, 11 is 9. The missing number x is:For a group of 100 candidates, the mean was found to be 40. Later on it was discovered that a value 45 was misread as 54. The correct mean is : (a) 40.50 (b) 39.85 (c) 39.80 (d) 39.91 (b) Median (b) A group of homogeneous facts and figures. (d) None of the above (b) Time (d) Number of persons in a family. (b) 1-3.3 Log N (d) None of these. (c) harmonic mean (d) Arithmetic's mean

Which of the following would you regard as discrete variables.

Prof. M.A. sturges, rule for determining the number of classes is

The positional measure of central tendency is The algebraic sum of the deviation of 20 observations measured from 30 is 2. Find the mean of


The average of five numbers is 40 and the average of another four numbers is 50. the average of all numbers taken together is : (a) 44.44 (b) 45.00 (c) 45.55 (d) 90.00


The median of the following set of data: 0, 1, -1, -2, 6, 4, 5, 8, 12, 10, 11 (a) 4 (b) 5 (b) A negative value (b) 3 (c) 6 (c) Equals to zero (c) 12 (d) 8 (d) All above (d) none of these

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The algebraic sum of deviations of all observations from their arithmetic mean is always: (a) A positive value (a) 19 the set is (a) Increased by 25 (b) Decreased by 25 (b) 7 (b) Mean (c) Not affected (d) None of these (c) 2 (c) Median (d) 9 (d) None of these The mean of the observations 11,15,19,17,3,7 is If a constant 35 is subtracted from each observations of a given set of observations, the mean of

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The median of the series 5,7,8,9,6,8,7,5,7,9,2,7 is (a) 5 (a) Average is not affected by extreme observations.

Short answer type questions. Q.1 (a) What do you mean by measure of central tendency. Explain the essentials requisites of a good measure of central tendency. (b) What is the limitation of central tendency ? Q.2 (a) Calculate Arithmetic Mean, Median and Mode from the following dataWages No. of wages earners Less than 35 14 35-37 62 38-40 99 41-43 18 Over 43 7

(b) Explain the merits and demerits of Arithmetic Mean. Q.3 Write shot notes on(i) (ii) Difference between inclusive series and exclusive series. Cumulative frequency distribution.

(iii) Ogives curves (iv) Relative frequency distribution. (v) Q.4 Frequency polygon An analysis of monthly wages paid to workers in two firms A & B belonging to the same industry gives the following results:

Firm A No. of workers Average of Monthly wages Variance of distribution of wages (i) (ii) 586 52.5 100

Firm B 648 47.5 121

Which firm A or B pays out the largest amount as monthly wages? Which firm A or B has greater variability in individual wages? firms, taken together.

(iii) Find the average monthly wages and standard deviation of the wages of all workers in two

MODEL PAPER-II (2011) Statistical Method BCA-I Multiple choice questions.

Q.1 Q.2 Q.3 Q.4 Q.5 Q.6 Q.7 Q.8 Q.9 Q.10 Q.11 Q.12 Q.13 Q.14. Q.15 Theexperimentofthrowingadiceiscalled (a)atrial (b)asamplespace (c)anoutcome (d)anevent

Theprobabilityofdrawingonewhiteballfromabagcontaining6red,8black,10yellowand1greenballis (a)1/25 (b)0 (c)1 (d)24/25 Inthesimultaneoustossingoftwoperfectdice,theprobabilityofobtaining4asthesumoftheresultantfacesis (a)4/12 (b)1/12 (c)3/12 (d)2/12 Asingleletterisselectedatrandomfromtheworld'PROBABILITY'.Theprobabilitythatitisvowelis (a)3/11 (b)2/11 (c)4/11 (d)0 IfAandBaremutuallyexclusiveevents,then (a)P(AB) =P(A).P(B) (b)P(AB) (c)P(AB) (a)6 =0 (b)8 (d)P(AB) (c)3 =P(A)+P(B) =P(A)P(B) (d)0 (d)1

Acoinistossedthreetimesinsuccession,thenumberofsamplepointsinsamplespaceis Insimultaneoustossingoftwoperfectcoins,theprobabilityofhavingatleastoneheadis (a)1/2 aceis (a)4/52 (a)1/6 (a)4x13C4 52C13 (b)13/52 (b)1/18



Acardisdrawnfromawellshuffledpackofplayingcards.Theprobabilitythatthecardiseitherspadeoran (c)1/52 (c)1 (d)4/13 (d)7/9

Iftwodicearethrownsimultaneouslythentheprobabilitythatthesumisneither7nor11is Theprobabilityofgetting9cardsofthesamesuitinonehandatagameofbridgeis (b)13C9 52C13 (c)(13C9)(39C4) 52C13 (d)4x(13C9(39C4) 52C13

Abagcontains3red,6whiteand7blueballs.Theprobabilitythattwoballsdrawnwhiteandblueis (a)13/16 (b)7/20 (c)6/13 (d)7/13 IfAandBaretwoevents,theprobabilityofoccurrenceofAandBsimultaneouslyisgivenas: (a)P(A)+P(B) (b)P(AB) (c)P(AB) (d)P(A).P(B) Fromapackof52cards,twocardsaredrawnatrandom.Theprobabilitythatoneisanaceandtheotherisa kingis: (a)2/13 (b)1/169 (c)16/169 (d)8/663 GiventhatP(A)=1/3,P(B)=3/4,P(AB)=11/12,theprobability,P(B\A)is: (a)1/6 (d)Noneoftheabove (b)4/9 (c)1/2 IfarandomvariableXhasthefollowingprobabilitydistribution: X: 1 2 1 2 Probability: 1/3 1/6 1/6 1/3 (c)1/2 (d)Noneoftheabove thentheexpectedvalueofXis: (a)3/2 (b)1/6

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IfAandBaremutuallydisjointevents,thentheprobabilityofABisalways: (a)Infinite (b)Zero (c)One (d)Noneofthese Twodicearethrownsimultaneously.Probabilitythatthesumoftheupperfaceoftwodiceis7,is (a)1/36 (b)1/6 (c)7/36 (d)Noneofthese Ifthelettersoftheword'REGULATIONS'bearrangedatrandom,whatisthechancetherewillbeexactly4 lettersbetweentheRandE (a)6/35 (b)4/55 (c)1/55 (d)Noneofthese Thereare5whiteand7redballinabag. (a)6/35 (b)4/55 (c)1/55 (d)Noneofthese

Q.20 Themedianofthefollowingsetofdata: 0,1,1,2,6,4,5,8,12,10,11 (a)4 (b)5 (c)6 (d)8 Shortanswertypequestions. Whatyoumeanbyaverage.Explaintherequisitesofagoodaverage. Q.1 (a) AnanalysisofmonthlywagespaidtotheworkersoftwofirmsAandBbelongingtothesameindustry (b) givethefollowingresults FirmA FirmB Numberofworkers Averagedailywages Varianceofdistributionofwages Q.2 (i) (ii) (iii) 500 Rs.180.00 81 600 Rs.175.00 100

WhichfirmAorBhasalargewagebill. InwhichfirmAorBistheregreatervariabilityinindividualwages? Calculate: (a)TheaveragedailywageofalltheworkersinthetwofirmsAandBtaketogether (b)ThevarianceofthedistributionofwagesofalltheworkersinthefirmsAandBtakentogether Wages Lessthan35 14 3537 62 3840 99 4143 18 Over43 7

(a)Calculatequartiledeviationandthecoefficientofquartiledeviationfromthefollowingdata. No.ofwagesearners


(b)Explainthemeritsanddemeritsofquartiledeviation. (a)ThescorersoftwobatsmanAandBintheninningsduringacertainseasonare: A B 32 19 28 31 47 48 63 53 71 67 39 90 10 10 60 62 96 40 14 80

Findwhichofthetwobatsmen,AorBismoreconsistentinscoring. (b)Calculatethefirstfourmomentsaboutthemeanfromthefollowingdata.Alsocalculatethevalueofand2. 4050 1020 2030 3040 5060 6070 Marks 010 Noofstudents 5 12 18 40 15 7 3 (a)Explainthefollowingcorrelation. (i)Positiveornegative (c)Linearandnonlinear (b)CalculatethecoefficientofcorrelationbetweenXandYfromthefollowingdataand calculateprobableandstandarderror(byshortcutmethod) X 78 89 99 60 59 79 68 Y 125 137 156 112 107 136 123 61 108 (b) Simple,partialandmultiple