CFA Practice Question

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CFA Practice Question

If we are testing if the variances of two populations are equal, what should be the distribution of the underlying populations?
A. F-distribution
B. chi-square distribution
C. normal distribution
Explanation: The underlying populations should be normally distributed. All the statistical tests regarding population parameters assume normality of the population we are sampling from.

User Contributed Comments 10

User Comment
mbuechs2 A should be correct, right?
hkcfa2 No. The underlying populations should be normal. The ratio of F = s1^2/s2^2 follows a F-distribution.
danlan All statistical tests suppose normality of the population.
boddunah should pay attention .it's a clever question.
cfaeater Trick question almost.
homersimpson tricky indeed
zed888 good question
acemaj F test? Nah, F me.
acemaj Good question though...
deathscyte I think A will be correct if the question is appropriate test method.
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