Probability Worksheets

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221.

Tom has 4 green, 4 yellow, 4 red, and four blue color marbles in his collection. Without looking he picks one of the marbles from his collection, which of the following is true?

a. | It is equally likely to pick a red or blue marble. | ||

b. | It is less likely to pick a green marble than a blue marble. | ||

c. | Tom has a 1 in 2 chance of choosing a blue marble. | ||

d. | It is more likely to pick a green marble than a blue marble. |

Correct answer : (1)

222.

A bag of buttons contains 8 blue, 8 red, 4 yellow, and 12 white buttons. If Sue picks one button without looking from the bag, which colors have an equally likely chance of getting?

a. | blue and red | ||

b. | blue, red, and white | ||

c. | yellow and white | ||

d. | blue and white |

Correct answer : (1)

223.

A 6-sided die is rolled. What is the probability of rolling a 4?

a. | $\frac{1}{2}$ | ||

b. | $\frac{1}{6}$ | ||

c. | $\frac{3}{4}$ | ||

d. | $\frac{1}{4}$ |

Correct answer : (2)

224.

What is the probability of choosing a heart from a standard deck of 52 playing cards?

a. | 1 | ||

b. | $\frac{1}{4}$ | ||

c. | $\frac{1}{13}$ | ||

d. | $\frac{1}{52}$ |

Correct answer : (2)

225.

There are 7 prizes and 28 blanks in a lottery. What is the probability of getting a prize?

a. | $\frac{7}{33}$ | ||

b. | $\frac{8}{33}$ | ||

c. | $\frac{3}{17}$ | ||

d. | $\frac{1}{5}$ |

Correct answer : (4)

226.

A survey was conducted to know the favorite pizza of the students of a graduate school. The table shows the results of the survey.

What is the probability that a randomly chosen student likes Baby corn mushroom pizza?

Name of the Pizza | Number of Favorites |

Pepperoni | 15 |

Capsicum | 12 |

Baby corn mushroom | 13 |

Veggie | 10 |

What is the probability that a randomly chosen student likes Baby corn mushroom pizza?

a. | $\frac{15}{50}$ | ||

b. | $\frac{35}{50}$ | ||

c. | $\frac{37}{50}$ | ||

d. | $\frac{13}{50}$ |

Correct answer : (4)

227.

Carol went to her friend's birthday party. There, she found different types of burgers served on the table. Use the data shown below to find the probability that Carol chose a cheese burger.

Name of the burger | Number of burgers |

Veg burger | 5 |

Cheese burger | 7 |

Ham burger | 3 |

Chicken burger | 9 |

a. | $\frac{17}{2}$ | ||

b. | $\frac{5}{24}$ | ||

c. | $\frac{7}{24}$ | ||

d. | $\frac{3}{24}$ |

Correct answer : (3)

228.

If a number is chosen at random from the set of numbers (17, 6, 13, 12, 11, 19), then list the possible outcomes that are prime numbers.

a. | 13, 12, 11, and 19 | ||

b. | 17, 6, 13, and 12 | ||

c. | 17, 13, 12, and 11 | ||

d. | 17, 13, 11, and 19 |

Correct answer : (4)

229.

How many outcomes are possible when two dice, each numbered 1 to 6, are rolled simultaneously?

a. | 6 | ||

b. | 1 | ||

c. | 12 | ||

d. | 36 |

Correct answer : (4)

230.

Which one of the following is not a possible outcome when a coin and a die are thrown at the same time?

a. | (H, 3) | ||

b. | (T, 5) | ||

c. | (H, 6) | ||

d. | (T, 0) |

Correct answer : (4)