MCQ for CA Foundation Maths Chapter 15 PROBABILITY
Sample Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ's) for CA Foundation - Paper 3 - Business Mathematics and Logical Reasoning & Statistics - Chapter 15 PROBABILITY - For Practice relevant for Dec 22 and May/June 23 Examinations
Q: 1 The following table gives distribution of wages of 100 workers-
Wages(in Rs) |
120-140 |
140-160 |
160-180 |
180-200 |
200-220 |
220-240 |
240-260 |
No. of workers |
9 |
20 |
0 |
10 |
8 |
35 |
18 |
The probability that his wages are under Rs 140 is
- 20/100
- 9/100
- 29/100
- none
Answer: 2
Q:2 The chance of getting a sum of 10 in a single throw with two dice is
- 10/36
- 1/12
- 5/36
- none
Answer: 2
Q:3 Two unbiased coins are tossed. The probability of obtaining at least one head is
- 1/4
- 2/4
- 3/4
- none
Answer: 3
Q:4 If events A and B are independent, the probability of occurrence of A as well as B is given by
- P(AB)= P(A/B)
- P(AB)= P(A)/P(B)
- P(AB)= P(A)P(B)
- None
Answer: 3
Q:5 If P (A)= ¼, P(B)=⅖ , P (A+B)=½ then P(AB)is equal to
- 3/4
- 2/20
- 13/20
- 3/20
Answer: 4
Q:6 If two events are independent then
- P(B/A)=P(AB) P(A)
- P(B/A)= P(AB) P(B)
- P(B/A)= P(B)
- P(B/A)= P(A)
Answer: 3
Q:7 Two dice are thrown at a time. The probability that the numbers shown are equal is
- 2/6
- 5/6
- 1/6
- none
Answer: 3
Q:8 IF P(A)=3/8, P(B)= 1/3 and P(AB)=1/4 then P(A^{C}) is equal to
- 5/8
- 3/8
- 1/8
- none
Answer: 1
Q:9 If the probability of a horse A winning a race is 1/6 and the probability of a horse B winning the same race is 1/4, What is the probability that none of them will win
- 5/12
- 7/12
- 1/12
- none
Answer: 2
Q:10 In a class 40 % students read Mathematics, 25 % Biology and 15 % both Mathematics and Biology. One student is select at random. The probability that he reads Biology if he reads Mathematics
- 7/8
- 1/8
- 3/8
- none
Answer: 3
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