Multiple Choice Identify the choice that
best completes the statement or answers the question.


1.

Probability cannot be expressed as
a.  a
decimal  c.  a
percent  b.  a fraction  d.  a negative number 


2.

A list of all possible outcomes
in a probability experiment is called
a.  a favourable
outcome  c.  the sample
space  b.  an independent event  d.  a simulation 


3.

When the result of one event
has no effect on the outcome of another event, the event is called a(n)
a.  favourable
outcome  c.  possible
outcome  b.  independent event  d.  sample space 


4.

When two sixsided dice are
tossed, what is the probability of the sum of the two numbers showing being an even
number?
a.  equal to the probability of the sum
of the two numbers being odd  b.  greater than the probability of the sum of the two numbers being
odd  c.  half the probability of the sum of the two numbers being
odd  d.  less than the probability of the sum of the two numbers being
odd 


5.

When rolling a sixsided die
and tossing a coin, the number of possible outcomes is


6.

A coin is tossed three times.
What is the probability of tossing three heads in succession?


7.

Two identical spinners each
have five equal sectors numbered 1 to 5. What is the probability of getting a sum of seven when you
spin both spinners?


8.

There are expected to be 120
flights a day in and out of the planned Kelowna airport. If 85% of the flights are expected to be on
time, how many flights will likely not arrive on time?


9.

If three sixsided dice are
rolled, how many combinations of numbers are possible?


10.

Sam goes to a restaurant where
he can order one food item and one drink item from the menu below. What is the probability that he
will order a ham sandwich and milk?
Food  Drink  pizza  milk  ham
sandwich  juice  fish and
chips  water  taco  hamburger   


11.

The diagram shown below
represents the outcomes of
a.  two independent
events  b.  two events that are dependent on each other  c.  four independent events  d.  four events that are dependent on each
other 


12.

The number of possible outcomes
when randomly drawing from the cards shown below and flipping the coin is


13.

A tree diagram is useful for
organizing combined
a.  dice  b.  outcomes  c.  possibilities  d.  spinners 


14.

Sasha saves 70% of the shots on
goal. If Sasha faces 30 shots in his next game, how many goals can he expect to let
in?


15.

A box of chocolates contains
five with nuts, six with soft centres, and three with nougat centres. A bag of gumdrops contains
three red, five white, and two purple candies. What is the probability of randomly picking one item
from each source and getting both a chocolate with nougat and a purple gumdrop?


16.

When you roll two sixsided
dice, the favourable outcomes for a sum of nine would be
a.  (4,5) (5,4) (6,3)
(3,6)  b.  (3,5) (5,3) (4,5) (5,4) (6,3) (3,6)  c.  (4,5) (5,4) (6,3) (3,6) (7,2) (2,7)
 d.  (4,5) (5,4) (6,3) (3,6) (7,2) (2,7)
(8,1) (1,8) 


17.

Brent has a pop quiz in science
class. There are five true or false questions and five multiple choice questions (with four possible
answers for each question). If Brent has to guess each of the answers, what is the probability he
will get them all right?


18.

The probability of a favourable
outcome in three independent events is . The probability of a favourable outcome is the same
in each event. What is the probability of a favourable outcome in any one event?


19.

On your route home, there are
four traffic lights that are red, yellow, and green for equal lengths of time. What is the
probability that you will get all four green lights?


20.

What is the probability of
rolling the four dice and getting the outcome shown below?


21.

Matt and Jeff play soccer on
the same team. Matt has scored in 50% of his games and Jeff has scored in 60% of his. What is the
probability that they will both score in the same game?

Completion Complete each
statement.



Write your answer in the
space provided.


22.

The formula to determine the
probability of a favourable outcome is _________________________.


23.

In a(n)
_________________________, you model a real situation using an experiment.


24.

_________________________
probability is the calculated probability of an event occurring.


25.

If two coins are tossed
simultaneously, the probability of tossing a head and a tail is _________________________.


26.

Two simple ways to show the
sample space of a probability experiment are to use a(n) _________________________ or a(n)
_________________________.


27.

The probability of getting
three tails and one head when you toss one coin four times is
_________________________.
