Probability Quiz: Dependent Events

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Students will find the probability of dependent events. MM1D2b


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    There are 6 red, 4 green, 5 blue and 5 yellow marbles in a jar.  What is the probability of picking a green marble, then a blue marble if you do not put back the first marble?
    • A. 

      1/20

    • B. 

      1/19

    • C. 

      9/20

    • D. 

      9/40

  • 2. 
    There are 6 red, 4 green, 5 blue and 5 yellow marbles in a jar.  What is the probability of picking a green marble, then a green marble if you do not put back the first marble?
    • A. 

      3/95

    • B. 

      4/95

    • C. 

      7/20

    • D. 

      1/25

  • 3. 
    From a standard deck of playing cards, you pick a card and without returning the card you pick a second card.  What is the probability that you picked a spade and then a heart?
    • A. 

      1/16

    • B. 

      1/2

    • C. 

      13/2704

    • D. 

      13/204

  • 4. 
    From a standard deck of playing cards, you pick a card and without returning the card you pick a second card.  What is the probability that you picked a 10 and then a face card (king, queen or jack)?
    • A. 

      3/169

    • B. 

      12/663

    • C. 

      2/13

    • D. 

      1/221

  • 5. 
    A teacher has a box of crayons that contains 6 red, 6 blue, 6 green and 6 purple crayons.  Haily picks a crayon out of the box, then without putting that crayon back she picks a second crayon.  What is the probability that the first crayon is purple and the second crayon is purple?
    • A. 

      1/16

    • B. 

      11/47

    • C. 

      5/92

    • D. 

      3/46

  • 6. 
    A teacher has a box of crayons that contains 6 red, 6 blue, 6 green and 6 purple crayons.  Haily picks a crayon out of the box, then without putting that crayon back she picks a second crayon.  What is the probability that the first crayon is red and the second crayon is green?
    • A. 

      1/16

    • B. 

      11/47

    • C. 

      5/92

    • D. 

      3/46

  • 7. 
    On a math test, 5 out of 30 students got an A. If three students are chosen at random without replacement, what is the probability that all three got an A on the test? 
    • A. 

      1/406

    • B. 

      1/216

    • C. 

      1/4

    • D. 

      125/24360

  • 8. 
    On a math test, 5 out of 30 students got an A. If two students are chosen at random without replacement, what is the probability that the first student did NOT get an A and the second student got an A on the test? 
    • A. 

      5/36

    • B. 

      2/87

    • C. 

      1/36

    • D. 

      25/174

  • 9. 
    All the letters of the alphabet are written on a piece of paper and placed in bag.  A student draws out a letter without putting back the letter they draw a second letter.  What is the probability of picking a vowel and then the letter B?
  • 10. 
    From a standard deck of cards, you draw two cards without replacement.  What is the probability you drew a 6 and then an ace?
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