Quiz: The Ultimate Probability Practice Test!

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Quiz: The Ultimate Probability Practice Test!

Do you know how to calculate the probability? First, choose an event with equal outcomes, such as flipping a coin to see if it lands on heads or tails. Specify all possible outcomes which can occur. Then, divide the number of events by the number of results. Divvy up all possible outcomes and the likelihood to make sure they equal 1. Represent the problem of an impossible outcome with a 0. Taking the quiz will tell what you know.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A bag of sweets contains these flavours:6 strawberry , 4 orange , 3 blackcurrant , 7 lemonCalculate the probability of pickinga) an orange sweet : [Blank]%b) a lemon sweet: [Blank]%c) a blackcurrant sweet: [Blank]%d) a raspberry sweet: [Blank]% 
  • 2. 
    A pack of 52 playing cards contains four "suits" which consist of 13 spades, 13 clubs, 13 hearts and 13 diamonds. Each suit has cards numbered 2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,Jack, Queen King, Ace.If you choose a card at random from the pack, what is the probability it will be a) a heart: [Blank]  (give your answer as a decimal number)b) a Queen: [Blank]  (give your answer as a simplified fraction. using "/" as the fraction bar)c) a Queen of diamond: [Blank]  (give your answer as a simplified fraction)d) a 2: [Blank] (give your answer as a simplified fraction)e) an odd number spade: [Blank]  (give your answer as a simplified fraction)f) a Jack, Queen or King: [Blank]  (give your answer as a simplified fraction)
  • 3. 
    A box a chocolates contains milk and plain chocolates.Some of these chocolates contains nuts. The two-way table shows the number of  chocolates in each category.You select one chocolate at random.Calculate the probability that the chocolate is a (do not round the answers)a) plain chocolate that contains nuts: [Blank]%b) milk chocolate: [Blank]%c) Chocolate that contains nuts: [Blank]%d) Plain chocolate: [Blank]%e) Milk chocolate that contains nuts: [Blank]%
  • 4. 
    The probability the Lutterworth Hockey Team win each game is 7/8.a) Calculate the probability that they will lose a game: [Blank]b) If you play 24 games, how many games do you expect them to lose? [Blank] games
  • 5. 
    Richard has a bag of sweets. He picks one sweet out at random.The probability that the sweet is a particular colour is showed in the table.a) calculate the probability of picking a sweet that isi) purple: [Blank]%ii) blue : [Blank]%
  • 6. 
    The possible outcomes in a football match are win, lose or draw.The probability that Fowey Football Club win, lose or draw is shown in the table.a) Calculate that probability that Fowley Town will draw: [Blank]b) What is the most likely outcome? [Blank]
  • 7. 
    The probability that Zahir being early or on time for work is 0.76.a) Calculate the probability of him being late for work: [Blank]b) Over 300 work days, how many times would you expect him to be late for work? [Blank]days
  • 8. 
    The probability that a new car is faulty is 0.09.What is the probability that it is not faulty: [Blank]