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QUEST TUTORIALSHead Office
: E-16/289, Sector-8, Rohini, New Delhi, Ph. 65395439
1.
6 coins are tossed simultaneously .The propability of getting atleast 6heads is :(A)
5764
(B)
229256
(C)764(D)37256
2.
The probabilities of three mutuallyexclusive events are
23
,
14
&
16
.The statement is :(A) True (B) Wrong(C) Could be either(D) Do not know
3.
A & B toss a coin alternatively, thefirst to show a head being the winner.If A starts the game, the chance of hiswinning is :(A)
58
(B)
12
(C)
13
(D)
23
4.
A & B are two events such that andP

(A) = 0.4, P (A + B) = 0.7 andP (AB) = 0.2, then P (B) =(A) 0.1(B) 0.3(C) 0.5(D) None of these
5.
Suppose that A, B, C are events suchthat P (A) = P (B) = P (C) =
14
,P (AB) = P (CB) = 0, P (AC) =
18
,then P (A + B) =(A) 0.125(B) 0.25(C) 0.375(D) 0.5
6.
A single letter is selected at randomfrom the word “PROBABILITY” . Theprobability that the selected letter is avowel is :(A)
211
(B)
311
(C)
411
(D) 0
7.
If A & B are two events such that,P (A
B) = P (A
B), then the truerelation is :(A) P (A) = P (B) = 0(B) P (A) + P (B) = P (A) P

BA
   
(C) P (A) + P (B) = 2 P (A) P

BA
   
(D) None of these
8.
A coin is tossed and a dice is rolled .The probability that the coin showsthe head and the dice shows 6 is :(A)
18
(B)
112
(C)
12
(D) 1
9.
A card is drawn at random from apack of cards . The probability of thiscard being a red or a queen is :(A)113(B)126(C)
12
(D)
713
10.
The probability of happening an evenA is 0.5 and that of B is 0.3 . If A & Bare mutually exclusive events, then
Probability
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the probability of happening neitherA nor B is :(A) 0.6(B) 0.2(C) 0.21(D) None of these
11.
If P

(A) = 0.4, P

(B) = x, P

(A

B) =0.7 and the events A & B areindependent, then x =(A)
13
(B)
12
(C)
23
(D) None of these
12.
A box contains 6 nails and 10 nuts .Half of the nails and half of the nutsare rusted . If one item is chosen atrandom, what is the probability thatit is rusted or is a nail .(A)
316
(B)
516
(C)1116(D)1416
13.
A man draws a card from a pack of 52 playing cards, replaces it andshuffles the pack . He continues thisprocess until he gets a card of spade .The probability that he will fail thefirst two times is :(A)
916
(B)
116
(C)
964
(D) None of these
14.
In a box of 10 electric bulbs, two aredefective . Two bulbs are selected atrandom one after the other from thebox . The first bulb after selectionbeing put back in the box beforemaking the second selection . Theprobability that both the bulbs arewithout defect is :(A)
925
(B)
1625
(C)
45
(D)
825
15.
If A & B are any two events, then thetrue relation is :(A) P (A
B) > P (A) + P (B) - 1(B) P (A
B) < P (A) + P (B)(C) P

(A

B) = P

(A)

+

P

(B)

P

(A

B)(D) None of these
16.
A box contains 15 tickets numbered1, 2, ..... , 15 . Seven tickets are drawnat random one after the other withreplacement . The probability that thegreatest number on a drawn ticket is9, is :(A)
910
6
   
(B)
815
7
   
(C)35
7
   
(D) None of these
17.
A purse contains 4 copper coins & 3silver coins, the second purse contains6 copper coins & 2 silver coins . If acoin is drawn out of any purse, thenthe probability that it is a copper coin,is :(A)
47
(B)
34
(C)
3756
(D) None of these
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18.
If A & B are any two events, then theprobability that exactly one of themoccur is :(A) P (A) + P (B) - P (A
B)(B) P (A) + P (B) - 2

P (A
B)(C) P (A) + P (B) - P (A
B)(D) P (A) + P (B) - 2

P (A
B)
19.
If A & B are two mutually exclusiveevents, then P (A + B) =(A) P (A) + P (B) - P (AB)(B) P (A) - P (B)(C) P (A) + P (B)(D) P (A) + P (B) + P (AB)
20.
The probability of happening atleastone of the events A & B is 0.6 . If theevents A & B hapens simultaneouslywith the probability 0.2, thenP
( )
A+ P
( )
B=(A) 0.4(B) 0.8(C) 1.2(D) None of these
21.
A problem of mathematics is givento three students whose chances of solving the problem are13,
14
&15respectively . The probability that thequestion will be solved is :(A)
23
(B)
34
(C)
45
(D)
35
22.
If P

(A
1

A
2
) = 1 - P

(
A
1c
)
P
(
A
2c
)
,where c stands for complement, thenthe events A
1
& A
2
are :(A) Mutually exclusive(B) Independent(C) Equally likely(D) None of these
23.
A speaks truth in 75% cases and B in80% cases . In what % of cases arethey likely to contradict each other instating the same fact .(A) 5 %(B) 55 %(C) 35 %(D) 45 %
24.
Six boys and six girls sit in a row .What is the probability that the boysand girls sit alternatively .(A)
1462
(B)
1924
(C)
12
(D) None of these
25.
A man and a woman appear in aninterview for 2 vacancies in the samepost . The prob. of man’s selction is1/4 and that of woman’s selection is1/3 . What is the probability that noneof them will be selected ?(A)
12
(B)
112
(C)14(D) None of these
26.
3 dice are thrown simultaneously.What is the probability of obtaining atotal of 17 or 18 ?(A)
19
(B)
172
(C)
154
(D) None of these
27.
An unbiased die with faces marked1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6 is rolled four times .Out of four face values obtained the
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