Probability Review Question Preview (ID: 14766)

This Is Designed To Review Dependent And Independent Probability In Preparation For The 8th Grade STAAR Test.[print questions]

A jar contains 6 red marbles and 10 blue marbles. If Ms. Grisham were to select 1 marble without replacement, what is the probability of selecting 2 red marbles?
a) 3/5
b) 3/8
c) 1/8
d) 9/64

At BHI, 50% of the students eat breakfast at school and 10% participate in sports. What is the probability that a selected student eats breakfast at school and participates in sports?
a) 1/2
b) 1/20
c) 1/10
d) 1/60

Maria has 2 groups of tiles. The 1st group of 26 tiles has all the letters of the alphabet. The 2nd group of 10 tiles is numbered 0 through 9. If she draws 1 letter tile and 1 number tile, what is the probability that she will draw a letter in her
a) 1/13
b) 5/52
c) 1/4
d) 7/26

What is the probability that Ms. Grisham will let you have free time in SSI tutorials?
a) 100% (Obviously I don't know probability...or Ms. Grisham)
b) 30% (Maybe she'll be sick one day and we'll have a sub!)
c) 0% (Not gonna happen...but we gotta pass this test, so it's cool)
d) 1% (I have no idea why I'm choosing this answer...the correct one is pretty obvious)

A coin is tossed and a single 6-sided die is rolled. Find the probability of landing on the head side of the coin and rolling a 4 on the die.
a) 1/4
b) 3/12
c) 1/12
d) 1/6

A bag contains 3 blue and 2 green marbles. You draw 3 marbles from the bag with replacement. What is the probability that all 3 marbles are green?
a) 4/25
b) 8/125
c) 8/27
d) 6/27

Ima RockStar rolls a die and spins a spinner, with six equally spaced sections, labeled 1 - 6. What is the probability that Ima will roll a number less than 5 and the spinner lands on 2?
a) 1/9
b) 1/18
c) 1/2
d) 5/18

The weatherman says that Houston has a 40% chance of rain and a 10% chance of flooding this weekend. What is the probability of being in a place where it's raining and flooding this weekend?
a) 1/50
b) 2/15
c) 1/25
d) 1/5

What are the odds of getting a sum of less than 8 when rolling a pair of dice?
a) 1/2
b) 1/3
c) 5/36
d) 4/9

My plans for this weekend SHOULD include:
a) Nothing except sleep because that's what I've pretty much done all year...why change now?
b) Logging on to some of the websites that Ms. Grisham sent home so I can practice and PASS
c) Plans??!?! Heeellllloooooooo...I live in the MOMENT, people!
d) Staying up late both nights so I'm SUPER tired Monday morning, which causes me to fall asleep in math tutorials, which then c

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