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Histroy History of Great Britain Previous Year Question Paper Year 2005 : IIIrd Year

Q. I. Examine the domestic policy of Henry VII. How was he able to solve his economic problems ?
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Q. 2. Trace the progress of Reformation in England between 1529 and 1553.
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Q. 3. What were the problems which the first two Stuarts had to face ? Were they able to solve them ?
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Q. 4. Discuss the causes that led to the downfall of James II.
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Q. 5. Form an estimate of Walpole’s achievements.
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Q. 6. Analyse the causes and consequences of the industrial Revolution in England.
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Q. 7. Describe the foreign policy of Disraeli.
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Q. 8. What was the ‘Irish Problem’ ? How did Gladstone attempt to solve it ?
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Q. 9. Give an account of the reforms introduced by the Liberals during 1906-1914,
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Q. 10. Write short notes on any two of the following:
(i) Mary stuart;
(ii) Clarendom code;
(iii) Chartist movement;
(iv) Policy of Splendid Isolation.
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Economics Regular Previous Year Question Paper Year 2005 : IIIrd Year

SECTION’A’

Q. 1. What do youn mean by vicious cirle of poverty ? How does itwork ? What measures would you suggest to break this circle ?

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Q. 2. Distinguish between unemployment and underemployment Why does underemployment obtain? What measures would you suggest to remove it ?

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Q. 3. What has been the strategy of growth adopted in our ear¬lier five year plans ? How for has it been successful ?

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Q. 4. How is the present industrial policy different from the Industrial Policy Resolution 1956 ? Highlight the achievements of the current policy.

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Q. 5. “Rapid population growth is both a cause and consequence of slow economic growth in India.” Discuss.

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SECTION’B

Q. 6. Do you think large-size farms are always more efficient? Give reasons. Also examine the case for ceiling on land holdings in this connection.
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Q. 7. Account for the low productivity in Indian agriculture. What measures would you suggest to raise it ?

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Q. 8. Examine the case for small-scale industries in a market-oriented economy. Suggest measures to promote these industries.

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Q. 9. Examine the merits and demerits of foreign capital in a developing economy like India.

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Q. 10. Write notes on (any two):
(a) Public distribution system
(b) Development Financial Institutions
(c) Direction of India’s Foreign Trade

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Statistics Regular Previous Year Question Paper Year 2006 : IIIrd Year Part II

Q. 1. (a) Discuss two situations when geometric mean would be the appropriate average to use.
(b) In a moderately skewed distribution, the value of mode is 120 and that of median is 140. Find the value of arithmetic mean.

(c) State the additive and multiplicative models of time series.

(d) Explain the concept of simple random sampling.

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Q. 2. (a) Distinguish between primary and secondary data. What precautions should be taken whiie collecting the secondary data ?

(b) The sales of a commodity (in ‘000 of Rs.) are given below:
Year – Sales
1999 – 82
2000 – 86
2001 – 81
2002 – 86
2003 – 92
2004 – 90
2005 , 99

(i) Using the method of least squares, fit a straight line trend; equation to the data.

(ii) What is the average annual change in the sales

(iii) Obtain the trend values for the years 1999-2005 and show that the sum of difference between the actual and the trend values is equal to zero.

(iv) What are the expected sales for the year 2010?
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Q. 3. (a) What is a variable? Distinguish between a continuous and a discrete variable with the help of two examples of each.

(b) Calculate Karl Pearson’s coefficient of correlation be¬tween the variables X and Y using the following data :

X – Y
25 – 10
40 – 25
30 – 40
25 – 15
10 – 20
05 – 40
10 – 28
15 – 22
30 – 15
20 – 05

(c) A purchasing agent obtained samples of lamps from two suppliers. He had the samples tested in his own laboratory for the length of life with the following results:

Length of Life (in hours) – Samples from
Company A – Company B

700—900 – 10 – 3

900—1100 – 16 – 42

1100—1300 – 26 – 12

1300—1500 __-______ ___8__-_____ 3_________

(i) Which company’s lamps have greater average life?

(ii) Which company’s lamps are more uniform?
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Q. 4. (a) Distinguish between positive and negative skewness. Draw rough sketches to show the position of mean, median and mode in each case. Also, explain the concept of Bowley’s coefficient of skewness.

(b) Represent the following data with the help of a suitable dia¬gram :

Subject- ___________No. of Students________
________Stream_-_______________College A – College B-
Arts – 1200 – 750
Science – 900 – 500
Commerce – 600 – 300
Vocational ___-_______300 __-______450

(c) An enquiry into the budgets of middle class families in a city gave the following information:

Item – % Expenditure – Prices – Prices
_______________________________(2004) – (2005)
Food – 35 – 140 – 170
Rent – 15 – 80′ – 90
Clothing – 20 – 110 – 130
Fuel – 10 – 60 – 80
Misc.___-________20_-____________90__-_________110

What change do you notice in the cost of living in 2005 as compared to 2004?

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Q. 5. (a) Discuss briefly the problems involved in the con¬struction of index numbers.

(b) The following table gives the distribution of weekly in¬come of 160 families in a town:

Weekly Income (Rs.)___-__________No. of Families
2000—4000 – 20
4000—6000 – 40
6000—8000 – 50
8000—12000 – 32
12000—16000 – 16
16000—20000__-______________ 2__________

(i) Calculate the lower and upper quartile income levels.

(ii) It is decided that 80% of the families should pay income tax. What is the minimum taxable income? 6

(c) A taxi travelled around a square at an overall speed of 80 kmph. If it travelled at an average speed of 60 kmph on the first side, at 80 kmph on the second side and at 120 kmph on the third side, what must have been the average speed on the fourth side ? Answer using an appropriate measure of central tendency.
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Statistics External Correspondence Previous Year Question Paper Year 2006 : IIIrd Year Part II

Q. l. (a) Name the components of time series.

(b) Do you agree that r limits are between 1 to – 1 ?

(c) Show graphically the position of Mean, Median and Mode in a positively and negatively skewed curves.

(d) Why S.D. (Standard Deviation) is considered a better method of variation as compared to M.D. (Mean Deviation)?

(e) Is statistics a science or an art or both?
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Q. 2. (a) A distribution consists of three components with total frequencies of 200,250 and 300 having means 25,10 and 15 respectively. Find the mean of combined distribution.

(b) In a series with 100 items, having simply mean of 40, later on it was discovered that two items of 45, 35 were wrongly taken as 35 and 25. Find the correct mean.

(c) A man travelled by auto for 3 days. He covered 480 kilometres each day. He drove the first day 10 hours @ 48 kilome¬tres per hour, the second day 12 hours @ 40 kilometres per hour and the third day 15 hours fa) 32 kilometres per hour. What was his average speed ?
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Q. 3. (a) Compute coefficient of Q.D. and skewness from these values:
Q1 = 14.6
Median = 18.8
Q3 = 25.2

(b) The following is the record of goals scored by team A in a football season:
No. of Goals scored : 0-1-2-3-4
No. of Matches : 1-9-7-5-3

For team B, the average number of goals scored per match was 2.5 with a standard deviation of 1.25 goals.

Find which team may be considered more consistent.

(c) List the various methods of measuring dispersion. Cal¬culate the value of S.D. (Standard Deviation), if X =45, Mode = 48 and coefficient of skew ness = – 0.4.
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Q. 4. (a) Define Index Number. Explain the problems while constructing the index number.

(b) Compute:”
(i) Laspeyre’s;
(ii) Paasche’s;
(iii) Fisher;
(iv) Bowley’s, index numbers from the following tabie:

Items- P0 – q0 – p1 – q1
A – 10 – 4 – 12 – 6
B – 15 – 6 – 20 – 4
C – 2 – 5 – 5 – 3
D- 4 – 4 – 4 – 4________

(c) The correlation (r) coefficient between two variables is found to be 0.75 of 100 items. Comment upon the value of correlation.
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Q.5 (a) How many models are used while analyzing the time series State algebraically.

(b) Fit a straight line trend by method of least squares and estimate the for 2006:

Year – 2000 – 2001 – 2002 – 2004 – 2005
Sales – 12 – 13 – 14 – 15 – 26

(c) From the fallowing data , compute coefficient of correlation (r) between X and Y:

A aeries-Y aeries
- X – 25 – 18

SquareofDeviationsfromA.M. – 136 -, 138

Summation of products of
deviations of X and Y series from
their respective means
– 122

Number of pairs of values – 15

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Statistics External & Correspondence Previous Year Question Paper Year 2005 : IIIrd Year Part II

Q. 1. (a) The arithmetic mean of the marks obtained by 50 students was calculated as 44. It was later discovered that a score of 36 was misread as 56. Find the correct value of the arithmetic mean of the marks obtained by the students.

(b) The arithmetic mean and standard deviation of two brands of light bulbs are given below:
Brand I Brand II
Arithmetic mean – 800 hours – 770 hours
Standard deviation – 100 hours – 60 hours

Calculate coefficient of variation for the two brands.

(c) In a moderately asymmetrical distribution, the mode and mean are 32.1 and 35.4 respectively. Find the value of median.

(d) “An index number is a specialised type of average.” Explain.

(e) Distinguish between positive and negative correlation,
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Q. 2. (a) What is statistics ? Discuss its importance in business.

(b) From the following data, calculate Karl Pearson’s coefficient
of correlation.

Height of Fathers (inches) – Height of Sons (inches)

66 – 65
68 – 64
69 – 67
72 – 69
65 – 64
59 – 60
62 – 59
67 – 68
61 – 60
71 – 64

(c) From the following data, calculate Bowley’s coefficient of
skewness.
No. of Children per Family – No. of Families

0 – 7
1 – 10
2- 16
3 – 25
4 – 18
5 – 11
6 – 8
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Q. 3. (a) Explain the various methods of collecting primary data ind point out their relative merits and demerits. 6

(b) From the following data, calculate standard deviation: 8
x – f
10 – 2
11 – 7
12 – 10
13 – 12
14 – 15
15 – 11
16 – 10
17 – 6
18 – 3

(c) Represent the following data by a sub-divided bar diagram.

Years – 1998 – 1999 – 2000- 2001- 2002
,
No. of
government
companies-
322- 674 – 867 – 1034 – 1170

No. of nongovernment
companie -
31- 45 – 66 – 133 – 223

Total - 353 – 719 – 933 – 1167 – 1393
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Q. 4. (a) What is a sample survey ? Discuss its merits and demerits.

(b) Fit a straight line trend to the following data and estimate the likely profit for the year 2003. Also calculate the trend values. 10

Year – Profit
(in lakhs of Rs.)

1994 – 60
1995 – 72
1996 – 75
1997 – 65
1998 – 80
1999 – 85
2000 – 95

(c) The population of a country increased by 20% in the first decade, 30% in the second decade and 45% in the third decade. Find the average rate of increase in population per decade.
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Q. 5. (a) Explain the meaning and objectives of time series analysis.

(b) From the following data, prove that Fisher’s ideal index satisfies the time reversal test and the factor reversal test:

Base Year_____________Current Year

Commodity – Price – Quantity – Price – Quantity
A- 6 – 50 – 10 – 60
B – 2 – 100 – 2 – 120
C_-_________ 4__-___0 – _ __6__-_____60

(c) From the following data, calculate Spearman’s coefficient of correlation:

Sales Advertisement
(in lakhs of Rs.) Expenditure
(in lakhs of Rs.)-

56 – 40
56 – 36
39 – 30
54 – 44
45 – 36
40 – 32
56 – 45
60 – 42
30 – 20
36 – 36
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Statistics Regular Previous Year Question Paper Year 2005 : IIIrd Year

Q. 1. (a) Give two functions of Statistics.
(b) Find the missing figure : Median=Mode + ? (Mean – Mode).
(c) List the various methods of measuring dispersion.
(d) Can the values of mean, mode and median be the same ? If yes, state the situation.
(e) An overall rise or fall in a time series is called……
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Q. 2. (a) A motorist took 12 hours to travel from place A to place B, which are situated 300 kms apart. On the return journey he took 15 hours to cover this distance. What is the average speed of the motorist ? 4

(b) Share prices of two companies A Ltd. and B Ltd. were recorded as follows:
A Ltd. , BLtd.
12 , 113
13 , 114
15 , 113
14 , 115
14 , 117
14 , 114
13 , 112
17 , 114
Which company’s share prices are more variable ?

(c) What do you mean by time reversal test for index number ? Show that Laspeyre’s and Paasche’s index number do not satisfy it and that Fisher index does.
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Q, 3. (a) What are index number ? Why are they called economic barometers ? 6

(b) From the following data compute coefficient of correlation between X and Y:

X Series , Y Series
No. of items 15 , 15

Arithmetic Mean 25 , 18

Square of deviations from
Arithmetic Mean
136 , 138

Summation of products of deviations
X and Y series from their respective
arithmetic means
122

(c) Pearson’s coefficient of skewness for a distribution is 01 and coefficient of variation is 30%, Its mode is 88. Find the mean and median,
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Q. 4. (a) Explain in brief the meaning of secondary data. State its
chief sources. 6

(b) In a frequency distribution, coefficient of skewness based ion quartiles is 0.6. If the sum of upper and lower quartiles is 100 and median is 38, find the values of iower and upper quartiles.

(c) The frequency distribution of marks obtained by 60 students of a class in a college is given below :
Marks , No. of Students
30-34 , 3
35-39 , 5
40-44 , 12
45-49 , 18
50-54 14
55-64 , 8
Draw Histogram for the distribution and find the modal value. 7

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Q. 5. (a) What is scatter diagram and how is it useful in the study of correlation ? 4

(b) What do you mean by classification of data? Discuss in brief the bases of classification. 6

(c) Find the trend of the following time series by the method of moving average (assume a four yearly cycle): 10

Year , Value
1989 , 53
1990 , 79
1991 , 76
1992 , 66
1993 , 69
1994 , 94
1995 , 105
1996 , 88
1997 , 80
1998 , 104
1999 , 98
2000 , 96
2001 , 102
2002 , 106
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Previous Year Question Paper Year 2004 : IIIrd Year

Previous Year Question Paper Year 2004 : IIIrd Year

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