# INTRODUCTION TO MACHINE LEARNING Week 8

**Session: JAN-APR 2023**

**Course Name: Introduction to Machine Learning**

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**Q1. The Naive Bayes classifier makes the assumption that the __are independent given the ___.**

a. features, class labels

b. class labels, features

c. features, data points

d. there is no such assumption

**Answer: a. features, class labels**

**Q2. Can the decision boundary produced by the Naive Bayes algorithm be non-linear?**

a. no

b. yes

**Answer: b. yes**

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**Q3. A major problem of using the one vs. rest multi-class classification approach is:**

a. class imbalance

b. increased time complexity

**Answer: a. class imbalance**

**Q4. Consider the problem of learning a function X→Y, where Y is Boolean. X is an input vector (X1,X2), where X1 is categorical and takes 3 values, and X2 is a continuous variable (normally distributed). What would be the minimum number of parameters required to define a Naive Bayes model for this function?**

a. 8

b. 10

c. 9

d. 5

**Answer: c. 9**

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**Q5. In boosting, the weights of data points that were miscalssified are __ as training progresses.**

a. decreased

b. increased

c. first decreased and then increased

d. kept unchanged

**Answer: b. increased**

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**Q6. In a random forest model let m<<p be the number of randomly selected features that are used to identify the best split at any node of a tree. Which of the following are true? (p is the original number of features) (Multiple options may be correct)**

a. increasing m reduces the correlation between any two trees in the forest

b. decreasing m reduces the correlation between any two trees in the forest

c. increasing m increases the performance of individual trees in the forest

d. decreasing m increases the performance of individual trees in the forest

**Answer: b, c**

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**Q7. Consider the following graphical model, which of the following are false about the model? (multiple options may be correct)**

a. A is independent of B when C is known

b. D is independent of A when C is known

c. D is not independent of A when B is known

d. D is not independent of A when C is known

**Answer: a, b**

**Q8. Consider the Bayesian network given in the previous question. Let ‘A’, ‘B’, ‘C’, ‘D’and ‘E’denote the random variables shown in the network. Which of the following can be inferred from the network structure?**

a. ‘A’causes ‘D’

b. ‘E’causes ‘D’

c. ‘C’causes ‘A’

d. options (a) and (b) are correct

e. none of the above can be inferred

**Answer: e. none of the above can be inferred**

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**Session: JUL-DEC 2022**

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**Q1. The figure below shows a Bayesian Network with 9 variables, all of which are binary.****Which of the following is/are always true for the above Bayesian Network?**

a. P(A,B|G)=P(A|G)P(B|G)P(A,B|G)=P(A|G)P(B|G)

b. P(A,I)=P(A)P(I)P(A,I)=P(A)P(I)

c. P(B,H|E,G)=P(B|E,G)P(H|E,G)P(B,H|E,G)=P(B|E,G)P(H|E,G)

d. P(C|B,F)=P(C|F)P(C|B,F)=P(C|F)

**Answer: c, d**

**Q2. Consider the following data for 20 budget phones, 30 mid-range phones, and 20 high-end phones:Consider a phone with 2 SIM card slots and NFC but no 5G compatibility. Calculate the probabilities of this phone being a budget phone, a mid-range phone, and a high-end phone using the Naive Bayes method. The correct ordering of the phone type from the highest to the lowest probability is?**

a. Budget, Mid-Range, High End

b. Budget, High End, Mid-Range

c. Mid-Range, High End, Budget

d. High End, Mid-Range, Budget

**Answer: c. Mid-Range, High End, Budget**

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**Q3. Consider the following dataset where outlook, temperature, humidity, and wind are independent features, and play is the dependent feature.****Find the probability that the student will not play given that x = (Outlook=sunny, Temperature=66, Humidity=90, Windy=True) using the Naive Bayes method. (Assume the continuous features are represented as Gaussian distributions).**

a. 0.0001367

b. 0.0000358

c. 0.0000236

d. 1

**Answer: c. 0.0000236**

**Q4. Which among Gradient Boosting and AdaBoost is less susceptible to outliers considering their respective loss functions?**

a. AdaBoost

b. Gradient Boost

c. On average, both are equally susceptible.

**Answer: b. Gradient Boost**

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**Q5. How do you prevent overfitting in random forest models?**

a. Increasing Tree Depth.

b. Increasing the number of variables sampled at each split.

c. Increasing the number of trees.

d. All of the above.

**Answer: d. All of the above.**

**Q6. A dataset with two classes is plotted below.****Does the data satisfy the Naive Bayes assumption?**

a. Yes

b. No

c. The given data is insufficient

d. None of these

**Answer: a. Yes**

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**Q7. Ensembling in random forest classifier helps in achieving:**

a. reduction of bias error

b. reduction of variance error

c. reduction of data dimension

d. none of the above

**Answer: c. reduction of data dimension**

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