# Worksheet: Probability: Certain, Likely, Unlikely, Impossible

In this worksheet, we will practice describing probability using words like “certain,” “likely,” “equally likely,” “even chance,” “unlikely,” and “impossible.”

**Q5: **

Is it more likely, equally likely, or less likely that this spinner lands on red rather than green?

- Aless likely
- Bmore likely
- Cequally likely

**Q6: **

If the spinner is spun once, is it certain, likely, unlikely, or impossible that the spinner lands on the number 6?

- Acertain
- Bimpossible
- Clikely
- Dunlikely

**Q11: **

What is the probability of a man living forever?

- Abetween 0 and 1
- B0
- C1

**Q12: **

What is the probability of the weather tomorrow being sunny?

- A1
- Bbetween 0 and 1
- C0

**Q13: **

Which of the following might represent a probability?

- A
- B1.8
- C
- D

**Q14: **

Anthony has 19 colored beads in a bag: 2 are red, 6 are blue, 4 are green, and the rest are yellow. If he selects one at random without looking, is it certain, likely, unlikely, or impossible that a yellow bead is chosen?

- Aimpossible
- Blikely
- Ccertain
- Dunlikely

**Q15: **

Daniel writes numbers on separate pieces of paper. He puts the pieces of paper in a bag and selects one without looking. The number 1 is written on 9 pieces of paper, the number 2 is written on 8 pieces of paper, and the number 3 is written on 6 fewer pieces of paper than the number 2. Is it certain, likely, unlikely, or impossible that he picks the number 1 or 2?

- Acertain
- Bunlikely
- Clikely
- Dimpossible

**Q16: **

If this spinner is spun once, it is certain, likely, unlikely, or impossible that it stops on an even number?

- Aimpossible
- Blikely
- Cunlikely
- Dcertain

**Q17: **

What is the probability of an impossible event?

**Q18: **

Complete using certain, likely, or impossible: It is that a shark could swim to the moon and live happily.

- Aimpossible
- Blikely
- Ccertain

**Q19: **

What is the probability of an impossible event?

**Q20: **

What is the probability of an event that is certain to occur?

**Q21: **

A spinner is divided into 10 equal sectors numbered 1 through 10. If the spinner is spun, is it certain, likely, unlikely, or impossible that it lands on a number less than 4?

- Alikely
- Bunlikely
- Cimpossible
- Dcertain

**Q22: **

A spinner has 35 equal sections of which are blue, are red, are orange, and are purple. When the spinner is spun, it is equally likely that the pointer lands on any of the sections. What is the most probable color for the spinner to land on?

- ABlue
- BPurple
- COrange
- DRed

**Q23: **

What is the probability of rolling a number which is greater than 6 on a fair die?

**Q24: **

There are 15 letter tiles in a bag: six tiles are labeled S, eight tiles are labeled R, and one is labeled M. Which of the following describes how likely it is to choose the letter M?

- AUnlikely
- BCertain
- CLikely
- DImpossible

**Q25: **

A bag contains 35 marbles, 34 of which are blue. If a marble is picked out at random, what is the likelihood of it being blue?

- Aunlikely
- Bimpossible
- Clikely
- Dcertain