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# Very short answer type question of probability

1. A card is drawn from a well-shuffled deck of 52 cards. Find the probability of getting an ace card. 2. Two dice are thrown simultaneously. Find the probability of getting a doublet. 3. A die is thrown. Find the probability of getting a number less than 6. 4. A and B are two mutually exclusive events for which p(A) = 0.3, p(B) = p and p (A =0.5 find the value of p. 5. A card is drawn at random from a well-shuffled pack of 52 cards. Find the probability of it being a spade or a king. 6. An integer is chosen at random from the first 200 positive integers. Find the probability that it is divisible by 6 or 8. 7. If p (A) = ( ( , then evaluate p ( A/B). 8. A coin is tossed three times, where E = Head on third toss. F = Head on first two tosses. Find P (E/F). 9. If P (A) =0.3, P(B) =0.7 and P ( ) ( ) 10. Find the probability of obtaining an even prime number on each die, when a pair of die is rolled. 11. If A and B are two independent events, then find P (B), when P ( A = 0.60 and p (A) = 0.35. 12. An urn contains 5 red and 2 black balls. 2 balls are randomly drawn. Let X represents the number of black balls. What are possible values of X? 13. Find the mean of the binomial distribution B ( 14. Find the variance of the binomial distribution B ( ) )

15. A coin is tossed 4 times. Find the mean and variance of the probability distribution of the number of heads. 16. A coin is tossed twice, what is the probability that atleast one tail occurs ? 17. A die is thrown. Find the probability that a number greater than or equal to 3 will appear? 18. A card is selected from a pack 52 cards. Calculate the probability that card is an ace of spades. 19. A fair coin market 1 on one face and 6 on other face and a fair die are both tossed. Find the probability that sum of numbers that turn up is 3. 20. A letter is chosen at random from the word ASSASSINATION find the probability that a letter is ( i ) vowel. ( ii ) a consonant.

21. In class XII of a school, 40% students study Mathematics , 30% study biology and 10% of class study both Mathematics and biology. If a student is selected at random from the class, find the probability that he will studying Mathematics or biology. 22. A box contains 10 red marbles , 20 blue marbles and 30 green m arbles. 5 marbles are drawn at random from the box, what is the probability that all will be blue? 23. 4 cards are drawn from a well-shuffled deck of 52 cards. What is the probability of obtaining 3 diamonds and 1 spade? 24. The number lock of a suitcase has four wheels, each labeled with 10 digits i. e. ,from 0 to 9. The lock opens with no repeats. What is the probability of a person getting the right sequence to open the suitcase? 25. A die has two faces each with number 1, three faces each with number2 and one face with number 3. If die is rolled once, determine probability of not getting 3. 26. If E and F are events such that p (E )= ( ( then, find the probability (not E and not F). 27. A fair coin marked 1 on one face and 6 on other and a fair die are both tossed. Find the probability that the sum of numbers that turn up is 12. 28. Let E and F be the events with P (E )= ( ( . Find whether the events are independent or not. 29. Let X represents the difference between the number of heads and the number of tails obtained ,when a coin is tosses 6 times. What are possible values of X?

## Short answer type question

30. Two dice are tossed once. Find the probability of getting an even number on the first die or a total of 8. 31. Two dice are tossed together. Find the probability of getting a doublet or a total of 10. 32. In a hurdle race, a player has to cross 10 hurdles. The probability that he will clear each hurdles is what is the probability that he will knock down fewer than 2 hurdles? 33. Two dice are tossed together. Find the probability that the sum of the number obtained on the two dice is neither a multiple of 3 nor a multiple of 4. 34. If a mother, father and son line up at random for a family picture as E(son on one end) and F (father is middle), then find P(E/F). 35. Evaluate P (A ( ( . And P(A/B)= . 36. Two coins are tossed once. Find P(E/F), where (i) E= Tail appears on one coin. F= one coin shows head. (ii) E=no tail appears. F= no head appears. 37. 12 cards, numbered 1 to 12, are placed in a box, mixed up thoroughly and then a card is drawn at random from box. If it is known that the number on the drawn card is more than 3, find the probability that it is an even number.

38. It is know that 10% of certain articles manufactured are defective. What is the probability that in a random sample of 12 such articles, 9 are defective? 39. Given that the events A and B are such that P (A) = ( ( find p,if they are (i) mutually exclusive, (ii) independent. 40. Let A and B be the independent events with P(A)=0.3 and P(B)=0.4. find ( (i)P (A ( (iii)P (A/B) (iv) P (B/A) 41. Given, two independent events A and B such that P(A)=0.3 and P(B)=0.6. find (i) P(A and B) (ii) P(A and not B) (iii) P (A or B) (iv) P(neither A nor B). 42. A bag contains 5 red, 6 white and 7 black balls, 2 balls are drawn at random. What is the probability that both the balls are red or both are black? 43. In a group of students, there are 3 boys and 3 girls. 4 students are to be selected at random from the group. Find the probability that either 3 boys and 1 girl or 3 girls and 1 boy are selected. 44. A bag contains 5 red, 7 green and 4 white balls. 3 balls are drawn one after another without replacement. Find the probability that (i) the balls are white, green and green respectively. (ii) out of 3 balls, one is white and 2 is green.