## MCQ Questions for Class 10 Maths: Ch 15 Probability

1. The total number of events of throwing 10 coins simultaneously is
(a) 1024
(b) 512
(c) 100
(d) 10
► (a) 1024

2. An unbiased die is thrown once. The probability of getting a prime number is
(a) 1/3
(b) 1/4
(c) 1/2
(d) 1/5
► (c) 1/2

3. If the probability of winning a game is 0.3, the probability of losing it is​
(a) 1.3
(b) 1
(c) 0.7
(d) 0.1
► (c) 0.7

4. If an event cannot occur, then its probability is
(a) 1
(b) 3/4
(c) 1/2
(d) 0
► (d) 0

5. Find the probability of getting a number greater than 2 when a die is thrown
(a) 1/6
(b) 2/6
(c) 4/6
(d) 2/3
► (d) 2/3

6. Which of the following can not be the probability of an event?
(a) 0.1
(b) 1/3
(c) 17/16
(d) 5%
► (c) 17/16

7. Ram and Shyam are friends. The probability that both will have the same birth day is
(a) 1/365
(b) 2/365
(c) 364/365
(d) none of these
► (a) 1/365

8. The probability of getting a prime number in single throw of a dice is:​
(a) Zero
(b) 1/2
(c) 1/4
(d) 1/3
► (b) 1/2

9. Three face cards of spade are removed from a well shuffled pack of 52 cards and a card is drawn from the remaining pack. The probability of getting a black face card is​
(a) 12/50
(b) 7/49
(c) 3/49
(d) 9/50
► (c) 3/49

10. An urn contains lottery tickets numbered from 1 to 100. If a ticket is selected at random, then the probability that it is a perfect square is​
(a) 0.1
(b) 0.08
(c) 0.09
(d) 0.01
► (a) 0.1

11. A number is selected at random from 1 to 75. The probability that it is a perfect square is
(a) 4/45
(b) 10/75
(c) 6/75
(d) 8/75
► (d) 8/75

12. Cards marked with numbers 1, 2, 3, ……….., 25 are placed in a box and mixed thoroughly and one card is drawn at random from the box. The probability that the number on the card is a multiple of 3 or 5 is
(a) 8/25
(b) 13/25
(c) 4/25
(d) 3/5
► (b) 13/25

13. The probability of getting one head is
(a) 1/2
(b) 1/4
(c) 3/4
(d) None of these
► (a) 1/2

14.Three unbiased coins are tossed. What is the probability of getting at most two heads?
(a) 7/8
(b) 3/8
(c) 1/4
(d) 3/7
► (a) 7/8

15. A bag contains cards which are numbered from 2 to 90. A card is drawn at random from the bag. The probability that it bears a two digit number is:
(a) 88/90
(b) 88/92
(c) 81/89
(d) 89/90
► (c) 81/89

16. A card is drawn from a pack of 52 cards at random. The probability of getting either an ace or a king card is
(a) 4/13
(b) 8/13
(c) 3/13
(d) 2/13
► (d) 2/13

17. The probability that a non leap year selected at random will contain 53 Sunday's is
(a) 1/7
(b) 2/7
(c) 3/7
(d) 5/7
► (a) 1/7

18. In a throw of a die, the probability of getting a prime number is​
(a) 1/2
(b) 6
(c) 3/4
(d) 3/2
► (a) 1/2

19. A fair die is cast in the game of ‘Ludo’. The probability of getting a score greater than 6 is
(a) 1
(b) 1/6
(c) zero
(d) 2/3
► (c) zero

20. A box contains 3 blue balls, 2 white balls and 4 red balls. If a ball is drawn at random from the box, the probability of getting a white ball is
(a) 3/9
(b) 4/9
(c) 2/9
(d) 1
► (c) 2/9

21. Cards each marked with one of the numbers 4, 5, 6 …20 are put in a box and mixed thoroughly. One card is drawn at random from the box. The probability of getting an even prime number is
(a) 0
(b) 1/20
(c) 1
(d) 1/2
► (a) 0

22. A card is drawn from a pack of 52 cards at random. The probability of getting neither an ace nor a king card is
(a) 2/13
(b) 8/13
(c) 4/13
(d) 11/13
► (d) 11/13

23. If a die is thrown once, the probability of getting a prime number is​
(a) 1/4
(b) 1/2
(c) 1/5
(d) 1/3
► (b) 1/2

24. Two fair coins are tossed simultaneously. Find the probability of Getting only one head
(a) 3/4
(b) 1/3
(c) 2/3
(d) 1/4
► (a) 3/4
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