Probability Lessons 20-6 Through 20-8

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Probability Lessons 20-6 Through 20-8

This test will provide feedback on how much third grade students have learned about probability. The lesson for this test are 20-6, 20-7, and 20-8 in the enVison Math book, North Carolina edition.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Write the probability of spinning each letter.
  • 2. 
    An event is __________ if it will probably happen.
  • 3. 
    An event is __________ if it is sure to happen.
  • 4. 
    To __________ is to tell what may happen using information you know.
  • 5. 
    A __________ is a way to organize data on a line.
  • 6. 
    A possible result of a game or experiment is called an __________.
  • 7. 
    The outcome with the lesser chance of happening is __________.
  • 8. 
    The outcome with a greater chance of happening is __________.
  • 9. 
    If an event is __________ it will never happen.
  • 10. 
    If an event is __________ it will probably not happen.
  • 11. 
    Outcomes with the same chance of happening are __________.
  • 12. 
    There are four coins in a purse. One is a quarter and the others are nickels. Describe the probability of picking a dime.
    • A. 

      Likely

    • B. 

      Unlikely

    • C. 

      Certain

    • D. 

      Impossible

  • 13. 
    Sam flipped a coin and it landed on heads. If he flips it again, it will...
    • A. 

      Likely be heads

    • B. 

      Unlikely be heads

    • C. 

      Certainly be heads

    • D. 

      Have an equal chance to be heads or tails

  • 14. 
    A glass jar contains a total of 31 marbles. The jar has blue and purple marbles. There are 23 blue marbles. Describe the probability of picking a purple marble.
    • A. 

      Likely

    • B. 

      Unlikely

    • C. 

      Certain

    • D. 

      Impossible

  • 15. 
    A number from the following list is chosen at random: 33, 64, 9, 1, 81, and 9. Describe the probability of picking an odd number.
    • A. 

      Likely

    • B. 

      Unlikely

    • C. 

      Certain

    • D. 

      Impossible

  • 16. 
    There are 35 red popsicles in the box. Describe the probability of picking a red popsicle.
    • A. 

      Likely

    • B. 

      Unlikely

    • C. 

      Certain

    • D. 

      Impossible

  • 17. 
    You are in an apple bobbing contest. There are 18 apples in the tub: 9 are red, 6 are green, and 3 are yellow. If you close your eyes and bob for an apple, what color apple are you most likely to get?
    • A. 

      Red

    • B. 

      Green

    • C. 

      Yellow

    • D. 

      The chances are all the same

  • 18. 
    Miriam put 10 marbles in a paper sack. Six of the marbles were black, three were gray, and one was white. Miriam closed her eyes and took one marble out of the sack. Is it certain, likely, unlikely, or impossible that the marble she picked was white? 
    • A. 

      Certain

    • B. 

      Likely

    • C. 

      Unlikely

    • D. 

      Impossible

  • 19. 
    A group of children tossed a coin 10 times.  The coin landed on heads 4 times and tails 6 times.  Which tally chart show these tosses?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 20. 
    Josie, Mary, and Susana were tossing a coin to see how many times it would land on tails.  They each tossed the coin 10 times recorded their results with tally marks.
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

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