MCQs Time Series 3

In this test, the MCQs Time Series Analysis and Forecasting will help to prepare for exams related to statistics lecturer job,  and statistical officer job tests. These MCQs Time Series will help the learner to enhance their knowledge in the field of Time Series.

1. Linear trend of a time series indicates towards ____________


2. Three are __________ main components of a time series.


3. Which of the following is an example of irregular variation?


4. Method of least squares to fit in the trend is applicable only if the trend is ____________


5. If a straight line is fitted to the time series, then


6. A time series data is a set of data recorded at


7. A time series consists of __________


8. The component of a time series attached to long-term variations is termed as __________


9. The systematic components of time series which follow regular pattern of variations are called


10. The forecasts on the basis of a time series are ______________


11. Secular trend is indicative of long-term variation towards


12. The sequence which follows irregular or random pattern of variation is called _______.


13. The sales of a shopkeeper are associated with the component of a time series


14. The time series analysis helps:


Time series analysis deals with the data observed with some time-related units such as a month, day, years, quarter, minutes, etc. Time series data means that data is in a series of particular time periods or intervals.  Therefore, a set of observations on the values that a variable takes at different times.

Time Series Analysis

Muhammad Imdad Ullah

Currently working as Assistant Professor of Statistics in Ghazi University, Dera Ghazi Khan. Completed my Ph.D. in Statistics from the Department of Statistics, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan. l like Applied Statistics, Mathematics, and Statistical Computing. Statistical and Mathematical software used is SAS, STATA, GRETL, EVIEWS, R, SPSS, VBA in MS-Excel. Like to use type-setting LaTeX for composing Articles, thesis, etc.

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