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# IT 213 - Statistics Examination

Second Exam
1. Rolling a die or tossing a coin is called a _____.
A. Sample experiment B. Probability experiment
C. Infinite experiment D. Repeated experiment
2. When an event cannot occur, its probability is ____.
A. 1
B. 0
C. 1/2
D. 0.01
3. The set of all possible outcomes of a probability experiment is
called the
A. Sample space
B. Outcome space
C. Event space
D. Experimental space
4. The range of the values a probability can assume is
A. From 0 to 1
B. From -1 to +1
C. From 1 to 100
D. From 0 to 1/2
5. How many outcomes are there in the sample space when two
coins are tossed?
A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4
6. When an event is certain to occur, its probability is
A. 0
B. 1
C. 1/2
D. -1
7. When two coins are tossed, the sample space is
A. H, T
B. HH, HT, TT
C. HH, HT, TH, TT
D. H, T and HT
8. When a die is rolled, the probability of getting a number
greater than 4 is
A. 1/6
B. 1/3
C. 1/2
D. 1
9. When two coins are tossed, the probability of getting 2 tails is
A. 1/2
B. 1/3
C. 1/4
D. 1/8
10. If a letter is selected at random from the word Mississippi,
find the probability that it is an s.
A. 1/8
B. 1/2
C. 3/11
D. 4/11
11. When a die is rolled, the probability of getting an 8 is
A. 1/6

B. 0

C. 1

D. 1

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## 12. In a survey of 180 people, 74 were over the age of 64. If a

person is selected at random, what is the probability that the
person is over 64?
A. 16/45
B. 32/37
C. 37/90
D. 53/90
13. In a classroom of 24 students, there were 20 freshmen. If a
student is selected at random, what is the probability that the
student is not a freshman?
A. 2/3
B. 5/6
C. 1/3
D. 1/6
14 15. A recent survey found that the ages of workers in a factory is
distributed as follows:

## If a person is selected at random,

find the probability that the person
is ______
14. 40 or older.
15. Under 40 years old.

16. When a coin is tossed and then a die is rolled, the probability
of getting a tail on the coin and an odd number on the die is
A. 1/2
B. 1/4
C. 3/4
D. 1/12
17. When a coin is tossed and a die is rolled, the probability of
getting a head and a number less than 5 on the die is
A. 1/3
B. 2/3
C. 1/2
D. 5/6
18. When three coins are tossed, the probability of getting at least
one tail is ____.
A. 3/8
B. 1/8
C. 7/8
D. 5/8
19. When three coins are tossed, the probability of getting two or
A. 3/8
B. 1/8
C. 1/2
D. 7/8
20. A box contains a penny, a nickel, a dime, and a quarter. If two
coins are selected without replacement, the probability of getting
an amount greater than 11centavos is ______.
A. 5/72
B. 2/3
C. 3/4
D. 5/6
selected and its color noted, and then it is replaced and another bead
is selected, the probability that both beads will be of the same color
is ________.
A. 1/8
B. 3/4
C. 1/16
D. 1/3

## IT 213 - PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS

MR. DEXTER D. CORAJE, MAED MATH
INSTRUCTOR

## 22. A card is selected at random from an ordinary deck of 52 cards. The

probability that the 7 of diamonds is selected is
A. 1/13
B. 1/4
C. 1/52
D. 1/26
23. A card is selected at random from a deck of 52 cards. The
probability that it is a 7 is ______.
A. 1/4
B. 1/52
C. 7/52
D. 1/13
24. A card is drawn from an ordinary deck of 52 cards. The probability
that it is a spade is _______.
A. 1/4
B. 1/13
C. 1/52
D. 1/26
25. A card is drawn from an ordinary deck of 52 cards. The probability
that it is a 9 or a club is
A. 17/52
B. 5/8
C. 4/13
D. 3/4
26. A card is drawn from an ordinary deck of 52 cards. The probability
that it is a face card is _______.
A. 3/52
B. 1/4
C. 9/13
D. 3/13
27. Two dice are rolled. The probability that the sum of the spots on the
faces will be nine is
A. 1/9
B. 5/36
C. 1/6
D. 3/13
28. Two dice are rolled. The probability that the sum of the spots on the
faces is greater than seven is _____.
A. 2/3
B. 7/36
C. 3/4
D. 5/12
29. Two dice are rolled. The probability that one or both numbers on the
faces will be 4 is ______.
A. 1/3
B. 4/13
C. 11/36
D. 1/6
30. Two dice are rolled. The probability that the sum of the spots on the
faces will be even is _____.
A. 3/4
B. 5/6
C. 1/2
D. 1/6
31. In a box there are 6 white marbles, 3 blue marbles, and 1 red marble.
If a marble is selected at random, what is the probability that it is red
or blue?
A. 2/5
B. 1/3
C. 9/10
D. 1/9
32. When a single die is rolled, what is the probability of getting a prime
number (2, 3, or 5)?
A. 5/6
B. 2/3
C. 1/2
D. 1/6
33. A storeowner plans to have his annual Going Out of Business
Sale. If each month has an equal chance of being selected, find the
probability that the sale will be in a month that begins with the letter
J or M.
A. 1/4
B. 1/6
C. 5/8
D. 5/12
34. A card is selected from a deck of 52 cards. Find the probability that
it is a red queen or a black ace.
A. 2/13
B. 1/13
C. 5/13
D. 8/13
35. At a high school with 300 students, 62 play football, 33 play
baseball, and 14 play both sports. If a student is selected at random,
find the probability that the student plays football or baseball.
A. 27/100
B. 109/300
C. 19/60
D. 7/150
36. What is the probability of selecting 4 spades from a deck of 52 cards
if each card is replaced before the next one is selected?
A. 4/13
B. 1/2561
C. 1/52
D. 1/13
37. A die is rolled five times. What is the probability of getting 5 twos?
A. 1/8
B. 1/4
C. 1/6
D. 1/32
38. A coin is tossed four times; what is the probability of getting 4
A. 1/2
B. 1/16
C. 1
D. 1/4
39. If 25% of U.S. prison inmates are not U.S. citizens, what is the
probability of randomly selecting three inmates who will be
U.S. citizens?
A. 0.75
B. 0.421875
C. 0.015625
D. 0.225
40. The numbers 1 to 12 are placed in a hat, and a number is selected.
What is the probability that the number is 4 given that it is known to
be an even number?
A. 2/3
B. 3/4
C. 1/6
D. 1/8
41. Three coins are tossed; what is the probability of getting 3 heads if it
is known that at least two heads were obtained?
A. 1/4
B. 2/3
C. 1/2
D. 3/8
42. In a certain group of people, it is known that 40% of the people take
Vitamins C and E on a daily basis. It is known that 75% take
Vitamin C on a daily basis. If a person is selected at random, what is
the probability that the person takes Vitamin E given that the person
takes Vitamin C?
A. 5/13
B. 8/15
C. 3/11
D. 7/12

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