Probability Trivia Questions Quiz! Test Your Knowledge
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By JLovrien | Last updated: Dec 10, 2019
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1.
You choose a letter from the alphabet at random. What is the probability of choosing the letter Q?
A.
1 out of 2
B.
1 out of 26
C.
1 out of 12
D.
0 out of 1
2.
Suppose you flip a coin 3 times, what is the probability that the coin will land on heads 3 times?
A.
1/2
B.
1/6
C.
1/4
D.
1/8
3.
What is the probability that a day of the week picked at random is a Saturday?
A.
1/3
B.
1/6
C.
1/2
D.
1/7
4.
A card game has 25 red cards, 25 green cards, 25 yellow cards, 25 blue cards, and 8 wild cards. What is the probability that the first card dealt is a wild card?
A.
8/100
B.
4/25
C.
2/27
D.
4/27
5.
A spinner that is numbered 1-7 is used for a game. What is the probability that a 5 will be spun?
A.
1/6
B.
1/5
C.
1/7
D.
5/7
6.
There are 12 marbles in a bag. Four are yellow, two are green, and 6 are red. What is the probability of choosing a yellow marble?
A.
3:1
B.
1/3
C.
1/2
D.
50%
E.
1/6
7.
A coin is tossed 50 times, and it lands on heads 28 times. What portion of the flips were heads?
A.
11/25
B.
28/100
C.
.56
D.
50:28
E.
.44
F.
28%
8.
A six-sided dice is tossed three times. For the third flip, what is the probability of landing on a 1?
A.
24
B.
3/24
C.
1
D.
1/6
9.
The F1 generation in a fruit fly lab produces 190 total offspring. There are 52 red-eyed flies and 138 white-eyed flies. The is the ratio of red-eyed to white-eyed flies?
A.
.37
B.
.73
C.
2.65
D.
1: 2.65
E.
1: 3.65
F.
1:1.38
10.
Pea plants are crossed and produce 240 offspring (170 of which are purple, all others are white). What is the ratio of purple to white flowers?
A.
1 : 1.41
B.
1.41 : 1
C.
3.42 : 1
D.
2.43 : 1
E.
.71
F.
.29
G.
.41
11.
The F1 generation in a fruit fly lab produces 190 total offspring. There are 52 red-eyed flies and 138 white-eyed flies. The proportion of the offspring are white-eyed?
A.
.37
B.
.73
C.
2.65
D.
1: 2.65
E.
1: 3.65
F.
1:1.38
12.
Pea plants are crossed and produce 240 offspring (170 of which are purple, all others are white). What percent of the plants display purple flowers?
A.
1 : 1.41
B.
1.41 : 1
C.
3.42 : 1
D.
2.43 : 1
E.
71%
F.
29%
G.
41%
13.
When crossing a Aa X Aa, it is expected that 25% of the offspring will be recessive. If a cross produces 48 mice, how many are predicted to be recessive?
A.
.25
B.
1\4
C.
12
D.
14
E.
25
14.
You flip a coin eight times and get six heads. On the ninth flip, what is the change you will get another heads?
A.
Nearly 100%
B.
Nearly 0%
C.
50%
D.
Little higher than 50%
E.
Little lower than 50%
15.
When you cross a Aa x aa, what ratio of dominant:recessive do you expect?
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