Do These Odds Still Hold True? #3
In 1996, odds were suggested for the risk of dying from certain events:
- 1 in 11 million
- 1 in 12 million
- 1 in 20 million
- 1 in 23 million
- 1 in 36 million
Your Task: Match the above odds with these events (listed in a random order):
Do some research and justify your conclusions.
- Leaking gas
- Bitten by a dog
- Drinking detergent
- Earthquake or volcano
Note: The correct answers are E, L, B, D, S.
Source: "A Fistful of Risks," Discover, May 1996, p. 82