## MCQ Questions for Class 9 Maths: Ch 15 Probability

1. The probability of an impossible event is
(a) more than 1
(b) less than 1
(c) 1
(d) 0
► (d) 0

2. In a series of 6 cricket matches, the number of runs scored by the captain of a team are 54, 32, 48, 55, 29, 35. So in the next match, the probability that he will cross the half century is
(a) 0.33
(b) 0.24
(c) 0.35
(d) 0.48
► (a) 0.33

3. A and B throw a pair of dice. If A throws 9, then B’s chance of throwing a higher number is
(a) 1/6
(b) 1/9
(c) 1/3
(d) 2/9
► (a) 1/6

4. One card is drawn at random from a pack of 52 cards. What is the probability that the card drawn is either a red card or a king ?
(a) 6/13
(b) 1/2
(c) 7/13
(d) 27/52
► (c) 7/13

5. The maximum probability of an event of a trial is:
(a) 0
(b) 1
(c) Lies between 0 and 1.
(d) -1
► (b) 1

6. The sum of the probabilities of All events of a trial is
(a) 1
(b) between 0 and 1
(c) less than 1
(d) greater than 1
► (b) between 0 and 1

7. Gugu throws a die once. The probability that she shows a number less than 5 is :
(a) 2/3
(b) 1/3
(c) 1/6
(d) 5/3
► (a) 2/3

8. A die is thrown 300 times and odd numbers are obtained 153 times. Then, the probability of getting an even number is
(a) 174/300
(b) 147/300
(c) 147/153
(d) 153/300
► (b) 147/300

9. A standard deck of 52 cards is shuffled. One card is drawn at random. The probability that the card is red or an ace is
(a) 7/13
(b) 5/15
(c) 13/7
(d) 2/13
► (a) 7/13

10. Two unbiased coins are tossed simultaneously. The probability of getting at most one head is
(a) 5/4
(b) 1/4
(c) 3/4
(d) 2/3
► (c) 3/4

11. The probability of an event of a trial is always
(a) more than 1
(b) between 0 and 1 (both inclusive)
(c) 1
(d) 0
► (b) between 0 and 1 (both inclusive)

12. Two unbiased coins are tossed. What is probability of getting at most one tail ?
(a) 1/2
(b) 1/3
(c) 1/4
(d) 3/4
► (d) 3/4

13. In a football match, a player hits 8 goals out of 60 balls. Find the probability that the player did not hit the goal.
(a) 11/15
(b) 4/5
(c) 8/15
(d) 13/15
► (d) 13/15

14. Which one of the following cannot be the probability of an event?
(a) 2/3
(b) -1/6
(c) 0
(d) 1
► (b) -1/6

15. Probability of boy that he will get married with his girlfriend is 2/7 then probability that he will not get married will be:
(a) 5/7
(b) 7/2
(c) 2/7
(d) 7/10
► (a) 5/7

16. Three unbiased coins are tossed. What is the probability of getting at most two heads?
(a) 7/8
(b) 3/4
(c) 5/6
(d) 3/2
► (a) 7/8

17. What is the probability that a leap year has 53 Sundays?
(a) 7/8
(b) 4/5
(c) 2/3
(d) 2/7
► (d) 2/7

18. In a simultaneous throw of a pair of dice, the probability of getting a sum more than 7 will be
(a) 5/12
(b) 13/12
(c) 7/12
(d) 9/12
► (a) 5/12

19. An unbiased dice is thrown. What is the probability of getting an even number or a multiple of 3?
(a) 3/2
(b) 2/3
(c) 5/4
(d) 4/3
► (a) 3/2

20. The probability of getting 53 Sundays in a leap year is
(a) 2/7
(b) 3/7
(c) 7/3
(d) 1/7
► (a) 2/7

21. A card is selected at random from a deck of 52 cards. The probability of its being a red face card is
(a) 3/13
(b) 1/2
(c) 2/13
(d) 3/26
► (d) 3/26

22. Three unbiased coins are tossed together. The probability of getting at least two heads is
(a) 3/8
(b) 1/2
(c) 1/8
(d) 1
► (b) 1/2