Multiple Choice Quiz
Multiple Choice Quiz
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 1 Which of the following is a correct statement about probability? A) Probability values range from 0 to 1, inclusive. B) Probabilities may assume negative values. C) Probabilities may be greater than 1. D) Probabilities are limited to one decimal place. 2 Probability is defined as: A) a number between 0 and 1, inclusive. B) the outcome of an experiment. C) the likelihood that an event will happen. D) an uncertain event. 3 An event is: A) a collection of events. B) a collection of outcomes from an experiment. C) always greater than 1. D) measuring or observing an experimental outcome. 4 Which of the following is not a type of probability? A) Subjective B) Independent C) Empirical D) Classical 5 Two events are not independent if: A) one event affects the likelihood of another event. B) the sum of their probabilities is greater than 1. C) we can count the possible outcomes. D) one event does not affect the probability of another event. 6 The Special Rule of Addition is used to compute: A) the probability of two or more independent events. B) the probability of two or more mutually exclusive events. C) the probability of two or more collectively exhaustive events. D) subjective probabilities. 7 The General Rule of Addition is used to compute: A) the probability of two or more independent events. B) the probability of two or more collectively exhaustive events. C) the probability of two events, which are not mutually exclusive. D) subjective probabilities. 8 The joint probability of two mutually exclusive events is: A) zero. B) one. C) 0.50 D) the sum of the probabilities of both events. 9 The General Rule of Multiplication is used to compute: A) the probability of two or more dependent events. B) the probability of two or more independent events. C) the probability of two or more mutually exclusive events. D) subjective probabilities. 10 When we subtract the probability of an event from 1, we are using the: A) rule of subjective probability. B) the complement rule. C) the General Rule of Addition. D) the Special Rule of Multiplication. 11 The difference between a permutation and a combination is: A) in a permutation order is important and in a combination order is not important. B) in a permutation order is not important and in a combination it is important. C) a combination is based on the classical definition of probability. D) a permutation is based on the classical definition of probability. 12 Data were collected on 100 students regarding their class and major. The data are summarized in the following contingency table: (38.0K)What is the probability of randomly selecting a sophomore or an undeclared student? A) 0.19 B) 0.59 C) 0.40 D) 0.29 13 Data were collected on 100 students regarding their class and major. The data are summarized in the following contingency table: (38.0K)What is the probability of randomly selecting an undeclared student who is a senior? A) 0.43 B) 0.30 C) 0.73 D) 0.14