Basic Probability Worksheet

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11.

Which coin is likely to come up, if a coin is drawn at random from a box containing coins as shown in the table?

Coin | Number of coins |

Dimes | 10 |

Nickels | 7 |

Quarters | 4 |

Pennies | 2 |

a. | Dime | ||

b. | Penny | ||

c. | Quarter | ||

d. | Nickel |

So, it is more likely that the coin drawn will be a dime.

Correct answer : (1)

12.

A ball is picked at random from a box containing balls of different colors. Which color ball is more likely to be picked out of the box?

Color | Probability |

white | $\frac{9}{17}$ |

brown | $\frac{4}{17}$ |

green | $\frac{4}{17}$ |

a. | white ball | ||

b. | green ball | ||

c. | all the colors | ||

d. | brown ball |

So, white ball will be more likely to be picked out of the box.

Correct answer : (1)

13.

The number of different types of toys Ashley has is shown in the circle graph. A toy is picked at random. Which type of toy is most likely to be picked?

a. | cars | ||

b. | barbie dolls | ||

c. | airplanes | ||

d. | teddies |

The blue colored sector represents the number of airplanes.

So, an airplane is most likely to be picked.

Correct answer : (3)

14.

From a box containing 4 burgundy, 3 white, 5 pink, and 16 lilac marbles, a marble is picked at random. Which marble is the most likely to be picked?

a. | pink marble | ||

b. | burgundy marble | ||

c. | lilac marble | ||

d. | white marble |

So, a lilac marble is most likely to be picked.

Correct answer : (3)

15.

Which color would you bet on, if you are playing a game with the spinner shown?

a. | blue | ||

b. | green | ||

c. | red | ||

d. | yellow |

So, it is better to bet on blue.

Correct answer : (1)

16.

The table shows the experimental probability values for balls of different colors picked at random from a box. Which ball is likely to be in larger number?

Color | Probability |

burgundy | $\frac{5}{12}$ |

green | $\frac{4}{12}$ |

blue | $\frac{3}{12}$ |

a. | blue ball | ||

b. | green ball | ||

c. | burgundy ball | ||

d. | None of the above |

So, burgundy ball is likely to be present in larger number.

Correct answer : (3)

17.

The number of different types of toys Tanya has is shown in the circle graph. Which type of toy is least likely to be picked if a toy is picked at random?

a. | An airplane | ||

b. | A teddy | ||

c. | A car | ||

d. | A doll |

The pink colored sector represents the number of dolls.

So, a doll is least likely to be picked.

Correct answer : (4)

18.

The table shows the experimental probability values for balls of different colors picked at random from a box. Which ball is likely to be in larger number?

Color | Probability |

white | 9/13 |

blue | 2/13 |

black | 2/13 |

a. | blue ball | ||

b. | white ball | ||

c. | black ball | ||

d. | None of the above |

So, white ball is likely to be present in larger number.

Correct answer : (2)

19.

Are all possible outcomes for spinning the spinner shown 'equally likely as unlikely'?

a. | No | ||

b. | Yes |

So, all possible outcomes for spinning the spinner shown are not 'equally likely as unlikely'.

Correct answer : (1)