## 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

â–º (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

â–º (c) 1/2

3. If the probability of winning a game is 0.3, the probability of losing it isâ€‹

(a) 1.3

(b) 1

(c) 0.7

(d) 0.1

â–º (c) 0.7

4. If an event cannot occur, then its probability is

(a) 1

(b) 3/4

(c) 1/2

(d) 0

â–º (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

â–º (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%

â–º (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

â–º (a) 1/365

8. The probability of getting a prime number in single throw of a dice is:â€‹

(a) Zero

(b) 1/2

(c) 1/4

(d) 1/3

â–º (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 isâ€‹

(a) 12/50

(b) 7/49

(c) 3/49

(d) 9/50

â–º (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 isâ€‹

(a) 0.1

(b) 0.08

(c) 0.09

(d) 0.01

â–º (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

â–º (d) 8/75

12. Cards marked with numbers 1, 2, 3, â€¦â€¦â€¦.., 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

â–º (b) 13/25

13. The probability of getting one head is

(a) 1/2

(b) 1/4

(c) 3/4

(d) None of these

â–º (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

â–º (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

â–º (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

â–º (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

â–º (a) 1/7

18. In a throw of a die, the probability of getting a prime number isâ€‹

(a) 1/2

(b) 6

(c) 3/4

(d) 3/2

â–º (a) 1/2

19. A fair die is cast in the game of â€˜Ludoâ€™. The probability of getting a score greater than 6 is

(a) 1

(b) 1/6

(c) zero

(d) 2/3

â–º (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

â–º (c) 2/9

21. Cards each marked with one of the numbers 4, 5, 6 â€¦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

â–º (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

â–º (d) 11/13

23. If a die is thrown once, the probability of getting a prime number isâ€‹

(a) 1/4

(b) 1/2

(c) 1/5

(d) 1/3

â–º (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

â–º (a) 3/4