# Quantitative Methods - Quantitative Methods Section 2

>>>>>>>>Quantitative Methods Section 2

 Portfolio Arithmetic mean return(%) Variance of (%) Portfolio A 16.4% 4.9% Portfolio B 12.6% 3.5% Portfolio C 14.8% 4.2%

• A

Portfolio A.  • B

Portfolio B.  • C

Portfolio C  • A

platykurtic.  • B

mesokurtic.  • C

leptokurtic.  • Option : C
• Explanation : Leptokurtic describes a distribution that is more peaked than the normal distribution. Platykurtic is a distribution less peaked than a normal distribution. Mesokurtic is a distribution as peaked as the normal distribution.

• A

lepto-kurtosis.  • B

negative skewness.  • C

positive skewness.  • Option : C
• Explanation : A positively skewed distribution appears as if the right tail has been pulled away from the mean.

• A

Normal distribution.  • B

Negatively skewed.  • C

Positively skewed.  • Option : C
• Explanation : A positively skewed distribution has frequent small losses and a few large gains. A negatively skewed distribution has frequent small gains and a few large losses. A normal distribution is symmetrical.

• A

Mean < median < mode.  • B

Mode < median < mean.  • C

Median < mean < mode.  • Option : A
• Explanation : For a negatively skewed distribution, the mean is less than the median, which is less than the mode.