## 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