# Worksheet: Using Words to Describe Probability

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

**Q12: **

What is the probability of a man living forever?

- Abetween 0 and 1
- B0
- C1

**Q13: **

What is the probability of the weather tomorrow being sunny?

- A1
- Bbetween 0 and 1
- C0

**Q14: **

Is it possible, impossible, or certain that someone on Earth saw the sun rising in the west this morning?

- Acertain
- Bimpossible
- Cpossible

**Q15: **

If there are three red balls and nothing else in a bag, is it certain, possible, or impossible that if I pick out a ball at random it will be red?

- Acertain
- Bpossible
- Cimpossible

**Q16: **

Is it possible, impossible, or certain that someone watches television 4 times a week?

- Apossible
- Bcertain
- Cimpossible

**Q17: **

State whether the following statement is possible, impossible, or certain: A student goes on a field trip.

- APossible
- BImpossible
- CCertain

**Q18: **

Is this event certain, possible or impossible?

If I jump up, I will come back down.

- Apossible
- Bimpossible
- Ccertain

**Q19: **

Is this event certain, possible or impossible?

I will play football this week.

- Acertain
- Bpossible
- Cimpossible

**Q20: **

Is this event certain, possible or impossible?

If I throw a regular die, I will get a 7.

- Apossible
- Bimpossible
- Ccertain

**Q21: **

Which of the following might represent a probability?

- A
- B1.8
- C
- D

**Q22: **

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

**Q23: **

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

**Q24: **

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

- Aimpossible
- Blikely
- Cunlikely
- Dcertain

**Q25: **

What is the probability of an impossible event?