CFA Practice Question

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CFA Practice Question

Which of the following statements is incorrect?

A. The chi-square distribution is symmetrical just like the normal distribution.
B. Chi-square random variables can only be positive.
C. The chi-square distribution is defined by a single parameter.
Correct Answer: A

The statement that the chi-square distribution is symmetrical just like the normal distribution is incorrect. The chi-square distribution is not symmetrical; it is skewed. All other statements are correct.

User Contributed Comments 4

User Comment
surob Can someone explain the answer C? How is it correct?
tabulator It is defined by its degrees of freedom only. Just like a t-distribution.
bundy It is defined by the variance a single parameter
praj24 Variance of a single, normally distributed population - Chi-sqaure

equality of variance of two independent, normally distributed populations - F stat
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