Probability Quiz: Mutually Exclusive Events

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Students will find the probability of mutually exclusive events. MM1D2 a


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    From a standard deck of cards, find the probability of picking a queen or an even number.
    • A. 

      4/13

    • B. 

      6/13

    • C. 

      6/169

    • D. 

      5/13

  • 2. 
    There are 6 red, 5 blue, 3 green and 1 yellow marbles in a jar.  Jada picks a marble without looking.  What is the probability Jada picks a red or yellow marble?
    • A. 

      7/15

    • B. 

      2/75

    • C. 

      7/30

    • D. 

      1/35

  • 3. 
    Scott rolls a six sided number cube (a dice).  What is the probability that the number rolled is an even or a 5?
    • A. 

      1/2

    • B. 

      1/3

    • C. 

      2/3

    • D. 

      1/12

  • 4. 
    A teacher has 9 red crayons, 4 blue crayons, 7 purple crayons, and 5 black crayons in a basket. A student reaches into the basket and randomly selects a crayon. What is the probability that the crayon will be either blue or black?
    • A. 

      4/16

    • B. 

      13/25

    • C. 

      9/25

    • D. 

      9/16

  • 5. 
    A teacher has 9 red crayons, 4 blue crayons, 7 purple crayons, and 5 black crayons in a basket. A student reaches into the basket and randomly selects a crayon. What is the probability that the crayon will be either red or purple?
    • A. 

      9/16

    • B. 

      16/25

    • C. 

      7/25

    • D. 

      7/16

  • 6. 
    From a standard deck of cards, find the probability of picking a heart or spade.
    • A. 

      1/16

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      1/4

    • D. 

      1/2

  • 7. 
    Jalen rolls a six sided number cube (a dice).  What is the probability that the number rolled is a 2 or a number greater than 3?
    • A. 

      2/3

    • B. 

      1/2

    • C. 

      5/6

    • D. 

      1/9

  • 8. 
    There are 10 red, 5 blue, 3 green and 2 yellow marbles in a jar.  Mark picks a marble without looking.  What is the probability Mark picks a green or yellow marble?
    • A. 

      3/10

    • B. 

      1/4

    • C. 

      3/5

    • D. 

      1/3

  • 9. 
    Tre has 5 t-shirts, 4 dress shirts and 3 polo shirts in his closet.  If he reaches in without looking what is the probability he will pick a t-shirt or a polo shirt?
  • 10. 
    There are 5 basketballs, 4 soccer balls and 6 footballs in a ball bin.  If a student chooses a ball at random from the bin, what is the probability the student will pick a football or a basketball?
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