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cliffhanging story lines. Suppose that on one of these occasions, the special show drew
viewers from 38.2% of all US TV households. Suppose that three TV households are
randomly selected.
What is the probability that none of the three households viewed this special show?
A. 0.236
B. 0.056
C. 0.618
D. 0.382
E. 0.127
(.618) (.618) (.618) = .236 AACSB: Analytical Studies
Bloom's: Application
Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Probability & Independence 108. It is very common for television series to draw a large audience for special events of for
cliffhanging story lines. Suppose that on one of these occasions, the special show drew
viewers from 38.2% of all US TV households. Suppose that three TV households are
randomly selected.
What is the probability that exactly one of the three households viewed the special show?
A. 0.146
B. 0.084
C. 0.438
D. 0.382
E. 0.056
(.382) (.618) (.618) + (.618) (.382) (.618) + (.618) (.618) (.382) = .4376 AACSB: Analytical Studies
Bloom's: Application
Difficulty: Hard
Topic: Probability & Independence 1330 Chapter 01  An Introduction to Business Statistics 109. A survey is made in a neighborhood of 80 voters. 65 were Democrats and 15 were
Republicans. Of the Democrats, 35 are women, while 5 of the Republicans are women. If one
subject from the group is randomly selected, find the probability:
The individual is either a woman or a Democrat.
A. .538
B. .813
C. .500
D. .438
E. .875 AACSB: Analytical Studies
Bloom's: Application
Difficulty: Medium
Topic: Probability & Union 110. A survey is made in a neighborhood of 80 voters. 65 were Democrats and 15 were
Republicans. Of the Democrats, 35 are women, while 5 of the Republicans are women. If one
subject from the group is randomly selected, find the probability:
A male Republican
A. .125
B. .500
C. .333
D. .667
E. .188
(10/80) = .125 AACSB: Analytical Studies
Bloom's: Application
Difficulty: Medium
Topic: Probability 1331 Chapter 01  An Introduction to Business Statistics 111. A survey is made in a neighborhood of 80 voters. 65 were Democrats and 15 were
Republicans. Of the Democrats, 35 are women, while 5 of the Republicans are women. If one
subject from the group is randomly selected, find the probability:
A Democrat or a Republican
A. 0.50
B. 1.00
C. 0.813
D. 0.188
E. 0.152 AACSB: Analytical Studies
Bloom's: Application
Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Probability 112. Owners are asked to evaluate their experiences in buying a new car during the past
twelve months. When surveys were analyzed the owners indicated they were most satisfied
with their experiences at the following three dealers (in no particular order): Saturn, Honda,
and Buick.
When ranking the dealers how many outcomes are possible?
A. 6
B. 9
C. 8
D. 10
E. 12
HSB, BHS, SHB, HBS, BSH, SBH AACSB: Analytical Studies
Bloom's: Comprehension
Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Probability 1332 Chapter 01  An Introduction to Business Statistics 113. Owners are asked to evaluate their experiences in buying a new car during the past
twelve months. When surveys were analyzed the owners indicated they were most satisfied
with their experiences at the following three dealers (in no particular order): Saturn, Honda,
and Buick.
Assuming that each set of rankings is equally likely, what is the probability that
Owners ranked Saturn first?
A. 1/3
B. 1/6
C. 1/2
D. 5/6
E. 6/6 AACSB: Analytical Studies
Bloom's: Application
Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Probability 114. Owners are asked to evaluate their experiences in buying a new car during the past
twelve months. When surveys were analyzed the owners indicated they were most satisfied
with their experiences at the following three dealers (in no particular order): Saturn, Honda,
and Buick.
Assuming that each set of rankings is equally likely, what is the probability that
Owners ranked Saturn third?
A. 1/3
B. 1/6
C. 1/2
D. 5/6
E. 6/6 AACSB: Analytical Studies
Bloom's: Application
Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Probability 1333 Chapter 01  An Introduction to Business Statistics 115. Owners are asked to evaluate their experiences in buying a new car during the past
twelve months. When surveys were analyzed the owners indicated they were most satisfied
with their experiences at the following three dealers (in no particular order): Saturn, Honda,
and Buick.
Assuming that each set of rankings is equally likely, what is the probability that
Owners ranked Saturn first and Honda second?
A. 1/3
B. 1/6
C. 1/2
D. 5/6
E. 6/6 AACSB: Analytical Studies
Bloom's: Application
Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Probability 116. In a study of chain saw injuries, 57% involved arms or hands. If three different chain saw
injury cases are randomly selected, find the probability that they all involved arms or hands?
A. 0.570
B. 0.190
C. 0.185
D. 0.829
E. 0.325
(.57) (.57) (.57) = .185 AACSB: Analytical Studies
Bloom's: Application
Difficulty: Easy
Topic: Probability & Independence 1334 Chapter 01  An Introduction to Business Statistics 117. In a local survey, 100 citizens indicated their opinions on a revision to a local land use
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