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GATE PI 2012

MCQ (Single Correct Answer)

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-0.6

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 $$X'$$ s shock absorbers, $$96$$% are reliable. Of $$Y'$$ s shock absorbers, $$72$$% are reliable. The probability that a randomly choosen shock absorber, which is found to reliable, is made by $$Y$$ is

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GATE PI 2011

MCQ (Single Correct Answer)

+2

-0.6

It is estimated that the average number of events during a year is three. What is the probability of occurrence of not more than two events over a two-year duration? Assume that the number of events follow a poisson distribution.

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GATE PI 2010

MCQ (Single Correct Answer)

+2

-0.6

If a random variable $$X$$ satisfies the poission's distribution with a mean value of $$2,$$ then the probability that $$X > 2$$ is

4

GATE PI 2010

MCQ (Single Correct Answer)

+2

-0.6

Two white and two black balls, kept in two bins, are arranged in four ways as shown below. In each arrangement, a bin has to be chosen randomly and only one ball needs to be picked randomly from the chosen bin. Which one of the following arrangements has the highest probability for getting a while ball picked?

Questions Asked from Probability and Statistics (Marks 2)

Number in Brackets after Paper Indicates No. of Questions

GATE PI Subjects

Engineering Mechanics

Strength of Materials

Theory of Machines

Engineering Mathematics

Machine Design

Fluid Mechanics

Thermodynamics

Casting

Joining of Materials

Metal Forming

Machine Tools and Machining

Metrology

Industrial Engineering