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GATE Mechanical 2021 Set 2 | Question: 3
The mean and variance, respectively, of a binomial distribution for $n$ independent trails with the probability of success as $p$, are $\sqrt{np},np\left ( 1-2p \right )$ $\sqrt{np},\sqrt{np\left ( 1-p \right )}$ $np,np$ $np, np\left ( 1-p \right )$
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GATE Mechanical 2021 Set 2 | GA Question: 7
A box contains $15$ blue balls and $45$ black balls. If $2$ balls are selected randomly, without replacement, the probability of an outcome in which the first selected is a blue ball and the second selected is a black ball, is _____ $\frac{3}{16}$ $\frac{45}{236}$ $\frac{1}{4}$ $\frac{3}{4}$
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GATE Mechanical 2021 Set 1 | Question: 5
Consider a binomial random variable $\text{X}$. If $X_{1},X_{2},\dots ,X_{n}$ are independent and identically distributed samples from the distribution of $\text{X}$ with sum $Y=\sum_{i=1}^{n}X_{i}$, then the distribution of $\text{Y}$ as $n\rightarrow \infty$ can be approximated as Exponential Bernoulli Binomial Normal
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GATE Mechanical 2021 Set 1 | Question: 33
Customers arrive at a shop according to the Poisson distribution with a mean of $10$ customers/hour. The manager notes that no customer arrives tor the first $3$ minutes after the shop opens. The probability that a customer arrives within the next $3$ minutes is $0.39$ $0.86$ $0.50$ $0.61$
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GATE2020-ME-2: 1
The sum of two normally distributed random variables $X$ and $Y$ is always normally distributed normally distributed, only if $X$ and $Y$ are independent normally distributed, only if $X$ and $Y$ have the same standard deviation normally distributed, only if $X$ and $Y$ have the same mean
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GATE2020-ME-2: 36
A fair coin is tossed $20$ times. The probability that ‘head’ will appear exactly $4$ times in the first ten tosses, and ‘tail’ will appear exactly $4$ times in the next ten tosses is _________ (round off to $3$ decimal places)
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GATE2019 ME-2: 40
The probability that a part manufactured by a company will be defective is $0.05$. If $15$ such parts are selected randomly and inspected, then the probability that at least two parts will be defective is _____ (round off to two decimal places).
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GATE2019 ME-1: 28
The variable $x$ takes a value between $0$ and $10$ with uniform probability distribution. The variable $y$ takes a value between $0$ and $20$ with uniform probability distribution. The probability of the sum of variables $(x+y)$ being greater then $20$ is $0$ $0.25$ $0.33$ $0.50$
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GATE ME 2012 | Question: 64
An automobile plant contracted to buy shock absorbers from two suppliers $X$ and $Y.$ $X$ supplies $60\%$ and $Y$ supplies $40\%$ of the shock absorbers. All shock absorbers are subjected to a quality test. The ones that pass the quality test are considered reliable. Of ... shock absorber, which is found to be reliable, is made by $Y$ is $0.288$ $0.334$ $0.667$ $0.720$
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GATE ME 2012 | Question: 45
A box contains $4$ red balls and $6$ black balls. Three balls are selected randomly from the box one after another, without replacement. The probability that the selected set contains one red ball and two black balls is $1/20$ $1/12$ $3/10$ $1/2$
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GATE2018-2-27
Let $X_1$ and $X_2$ be two independent exponentially distributed random variables with means $0.5$ and $0.25$, respectively. Then $Y=\text{min}(X_1, X_2)$ is exponentially distributed with mean $1/6$ exponentially distributed with mean $2$ normally distributed with mean $3/4$ normally distributed with mean $1/6$
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GATE2018-2-24
The arrival of customers over fixed time intervals in a bank follow a Poisson distribution with an average of $30$ customers/hour. The probability that the time between successive customer arrival is between $1$ and $3$ minutes is _____ (correct to two decimal places)
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GATE2018-1-26
Let $X_1, \: X_2$ be two independent normal random variables with means $\mu_1, \: \ \mu_2$ and standard deviations $\sigma_1, \: \sigma_2$, respectively. Consider $Y=X_1-X_2; \: \mu_1 = \mu_2 =1, \: \sigma_1=1, \: \sigma_2=2$. Then, $Y$ is normally ... $0$ and variance $5$, but is NOT normally distributed $Y$ has mean $0$ and variance $1$, but is NOT normally distributed
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GATE2018-1-18
A six-faced fair dice is rolled five times. The probability (in $\%$) of obtaining "ONE" at least four times is $33.3$ $3.33$ $0.33$ $0.0033$
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GATE2018-1-1
Four red balls, four green balls and four blue balls are put in a box. Three balls are pulled out of the box at random one after another without replacement. The probability that all the three balls are red is $1/72$ $1/55$ $1/36$ $1/27$
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GATE Mechanical 2017 Set 2 | GA Question: 4
A couple has $2$ children. The probability that both children are boys if the older one is a boy is $1/4$ $1/3$ $1/2$ $1$
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GATE2017 ME-2: 1
Two coins are tossed simultaneously. The probability (upto two decimal points accuracy) of getting at least one head is _______.
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GATE2017 ME-1: 5
A six-face fair dice is rolled a large number of times. The mean value of the outcomes is ________.
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GATE2016-3-29
Three cards were drawn from a pack of $52$ cards. The probability that they are a king, a queen, and a jack is $\dfrac{16}{5525} \\$ $\dfrac{64}{2197} \\$ $\dfrac{3}{13} \\$ $\dfrac{8}{16575}$
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GATE2016-3-4
The area (in percentage) under standard normal distribution curve of random variable Z within limits from −$3$ to +$3$ is __________
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GATE2016-2-28
The probability that a screw manufactured by a company is defective is $0.1$. The company sells screws in packets containing $5$ screws and gives a guarantee of replacement if one or more screws in the packet are found to be defective. The probability that a packet would have to be replaced is _________
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GATE2016-1-4
Consider a Poisson distribution for the tossing of a biased coin. The mean for this distribution is $μ$. The standard deviation for this distribution is given by $\sqrt{\mu }$ $\mu ^2$ $\mu$ $1/\mu$
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GATE Mechanical 2015 Set 3 | GA Question: 10
A coin is tossed thrice. Let C be the event that head occurs in each of first two tosses. Let Y be the event that tails occurs in third toss. Let Z be the event that two tails occur in three tosses. Based on the above information, ... statement is TRUE? X and Y are not independent Y and Z are dependent Y and Z are independent X and Z are independent
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GATE2015-3-14
If $P(X) = \displaystyle{\frac{1}{4}}$, $P(Y) = \displaystyle{\frac{1}{3}}$, and $P(X \cap Y) = \displaystyle{\frac{1}{12}}$, the value of $P(Y/X)$ is $\displaystyle{\frac{1}{4}} \\$ $\displaystyle{\frac{4}{25}} \\$ $\displaystyle{\frac{1}{3}} \\$ $\displaystyle{\frac{29}{50}}$
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GATE2015-2-26
The chance of a student passing an exam is $20 \%$. The chance of a student passing the exam and getting above $90 \%$ marks in it is $5 \%$. GIVEN that a student passes the examination, the probability that the student gets above $90 \%$ marks is $\dfrac{1}{18} \\ $ $\dfrac{1}{4} \\$ $\dfrac{2}{9} \\$ $\dfrac{5}{18}$
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GATE Mechanical 2015 Set 1 | GA Question: 5
Ram and Ramesh appeared in an interview for two vacancies in the same department.The probability of Ram's selection is $1/6$ and of Ramesh is $1/8$.What is the pobabilty that only one of them will be selected? $47/48$ $1/4$ $13/48$ $35/48$
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GATE2015-1-29
The probability of obtaining at least two “SIX” in throwing a fair dice $4$ times is $425/432$ $19/144$ $13/144$ $125/432$
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GATE2015-1-2
Among the four normal distributions with probability density functions as shown below, which one has the lowest variance? $I$ $II$ $III$ $IV$
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GATE Mechanical 2014 Set 4 | Question: 28
The number of accidents occurring in a plant in a month follows Poisson distribution with mean as $5.2$. The probability of occurrence of less than $2$ accidents in the plant during a randomly selected month is $0.029$ $0.034$ $0.039$ $0.044$
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GATE Mechanical 2014 Set 3 | GA Question: 10
A batch of one hundred bulbs is inspected by testing four randomly chosen bulbs. The batch is rejected if even one of the bulbs is defective. A batch typically has five defective bulbs. The probability that the current batch is accepted is ________
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GATE Mechanical 2014 Set 3 | Question: 4
A group consists of equal number of men and women. Of this group $20$% of the men and $50$% of the women are unemployed. If a person is selected at random from this group, the probability of the selected person being employed is _______
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GATE Mechanical 2014 Set 2 | Question: 28
Consider an unbiased cubic dice with opposite faces coloured identically and each face coloured red, blue or green such that each colour appears only two times on the dice. If the dice is thrown thrice, the probability of obtaining red colour on top face of the dice at least twice is _______
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GATE Mechanical 2014 Set 2 | Question: 4
A box contains $25$ parts of which $10$ are defective. Two parts are being drawn simultaneously in a random manner from the box. The probability of both the parts being good is $\dfrac{7}{20} \\$ $\dfrac{42}{125} \\$ $\dfrac{25}{29} \\$ $\dfrac{5}{9}$
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GATE Mechanical 2014 Set 1 | Question: 50
Jobs arrive at a facility at an average rate of $5$ in an $8$ hour shift. The arrival of the jobs follows Poisson distribution. The average service time of a job on the facility is $40$ minutes. The service time follows exponential distribution. Idle time (in hours) at the ... be $\dfrac{5}{7} \\$ $\dfrac{14}{3} \\$ $\dfrac{7}{5} \\$ $\dfrac{10}{3}$
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GATE Mechanical 2014 Set 1 | Question: 28
In the following table, $x$ is a discrete random variable and $p(x)$ is the probability density. The standard deviation of $x$ is $\begin{array}{|c|c|c|c|} \hline x & 1 & 2 & 3 \\ \hline p(x) & 0.3 & 0.6 & 0.1 \\ \hline \end{array}$ $0.18$ $0.36$ $0.54$ $0.60$
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GATE Mechanical 2014 Set 1 | Question: 18
The jobs arrive at a facility, for service, in a random manner. The probability distribution of number of arrivals of jobs in a fixed time interval is Normal Poisson Erlang Beta
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GATE Mechanical 2014 Set 1 | GA Question: 10
You are given three coins: one has heads on both faces, the second has tails on both faces, and the third has a head on one face and a tail on the other. You choose a coin at random and toss it, and it comes up heads. The probability that the other face is tails is $1/4$ $1/3$ $1/2$ $2/3$
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GATE ME 2013 | Question: 61
Out of all the $2$-digit integers between $1$ and $100$, a $2$-digit number has to be selected at random. What is the probability that the selected number is not divisible by $7$? $13/90$ $12/90$ $78/90$ $77/90$
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GATE ME 2013 | Question: 45
The probability that a student knows the correct answer to a multiple choice question is $\dfrac{2}{3}$ . If the student does not know the answer, then the student guesses the answer. The probability of the guessed answer being correct is $\dfrac{1}{4}$. Given that the student has ... answer is $\dfrac{2}{3} \\$ $\dfrac{3}{4} \\$ $\dfrac{5}{6} \\$ $\dfrac{8}{9}$
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GATE ME 2013 | Question: 24
Let $X$ be a normal random variable with mean $1$ and variance $4$. The probability $P \left \{ X \right.<\left. 0 \right \}$ is $0.5$ greater than zero and less than $0.5$ greater than $0.5$ and less than $1.0$ $1.0$
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