# GCSE Maths: Statistics & Probability

### Description

Are you ready for the statistics and probability section of your GCSE Maths exam? Take this quiz to find out!
Quiz by Andrea Leyden, updated more than 1 year ago
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## Resource summary

### Question 1

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The normal price of a television is £1200. It is reduced to £970. Work out the percentage reduction.
• 19.2%
• 18.7%
• 19.4%

### Question 2

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Four numbers have a mean of 10. The median is 8. Two of the numbers are 1 and 5. Work out the other two numbers.
• 25
• 23
• 21

### Question 3

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Bag A has 2 black counters and 3 white counters. Bag B has 3 orange counters and 4 green counters. A counter is chosen at random from each bag. What is the probability of choosing a black counter and an orange counter? (Multiple correct answers)
• $$\frac{6}{35}$$
• 0.17
• $$\frac{6}{25}$$

### Question 4

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42 out of 80 animals are dogs. What percentage of the animals are dogs?
• 52.5%
• 19.1%
• 20.5%

### Question 5

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There were 17 million families in the UK in 2006. The mean number of children per family was 1.8. How many children were there in the UK?
• 4
• 5
• 3

### Question 6

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One combination is soup and curry. How many different combinations are there?
• 9
• 4
• 6

### Question 7

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The sections of a fair spinner are red, white or blue. The spinner is spun 40 times. Write down the relative frequency of the spinner landing on red.
• 70%
• 13%
• 14%

### Question 8

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Here are two events: 1. A ticket wins the National Lottery. 2. A fair coin lands on heads five times in a row. The probability of A happening is 7.15 × $$10\,^8$$ How many more times likely is B than A?
• 4.5 x $$10\,^1$$
• 4.4 x $$10\,^5$$
• 5.4 x $$10\,^2$$

### Question 9

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One of the balls is dropped from a height of 2 metres. Each time the ball bounces it reaches – of its previous height. How high will the ball reach after two bounces?
• $\frac{1}{3}$
• $\frac{1}{2}$
• $\frac{18}{25}$

### Question 10

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A company makes 400 Christmas toys. Each toy costs £4.70 to make. One-quarter of the toys are given away to a children’s home. Three-fifths of the rest are sold for the full price of £12. The remainder are sold at half price. How much profit does the company make?
• £1,035
• £1,000
• £1,250

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