# Probability Quiz 8-20-10

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 699  Settings  Finding the probaility of single and compound events

• 1.
If a coin is flipped 2 times, what is the probability it will land on heads both times
• A.

1/5

• B.

1/10

• C.

1/4

• D.

2/8

• 2.
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

• 3.
What is the probability of a number less than 4 showing when a number cube is rolled?
• A.

1/3

• B.

1/6

• C.

1/4

• D.

1/2

• 4.
What is the probability the spinner will stop on 8 or 7? Simplify.
• A.

1/4

• B.

1/5

• C.

1/3

• D.

1/8

• 5.
What is the probability the spinner will not stop on 8?
• A.

7/8

• B.

2/5

• C.

1/9

• D.

2/4

• 6.
A box contains 4 berry, 3 cinnamon, 4 apple, and 5 oatmeal granola bars. If Myka randomly selects 1 bar, puts it back and selects another bar, what is the probability that they will both be cinnamon ?
• A.

1/4

• B.

4/32

• C.

9/256

• D.

6/16

• 7.
Suppose two standard dice are rolled. What is the probability that one die shows 2 or 5, and the other shows 1, 3, or 6?
• A.

5/36

• B.

1/12

• C.

1/6

• D.

1/3

• 8.
At Kennedy Middle School, 3 out of 5 students make honor roll. What is the probability that a student does not make honor roll?
• A.

65%

• B.

40%

• C.

60%

• D.

None of the above

• 9.
A large basket of fruit contains 3 oranges, 2 apples and 5 bananas. If a piece of fruit is chosen at random, what is the probability of getting an orange or a banana?
• A.

4/5

• B.

1/2

• C.

7/10

• D.

None of the above

• 10.
In a class of 30 students, there are 17 girls and 13 boys. Five are A students, and three of these students are girls. If a student is chosen at random, what is the probability of choosing a girl or an A student?
• A.

19/30

• B.

11/15

• C.

17/180

• D.

None of the above

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