What're the Odds?

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Can you name the correct order of the events on the right, from least likely to most likely?

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ProbabilityLetterAnswer Choices: What're the Odds That/Of
1:195,249,054A - being struck by lightning in a given year, based on reported injuries and deaths (US)
1:10,179,260B - being struck by lightning in your lifetime
1:9,200,000C - dying in a plane crash when flying with the bottom 25 airlines (based on safety record)
1:843,744D - dying in a plane crash when flying with the top 25 airlines (based on safety record)
1:750,000E - dying in an automobile accident
1:649,740F - dying in an automobile accident this year
1:72,193G - Four of a Kind (5 Card Stud)
1:12,300H - Full House (5 Card Stud)
1:6,250I - High Card only (5 Card Stud)
1:4,165J - Pair (5 Card Stud)
1:1,024K - Royal Flush (5 Card Stud)
1:694L - Straight (5 Card Stud)
1:509M - Straight Flush (5 Card Stud)
1:255N - Flush (5 Card Stud)
1:158O - Three of a Kind (5 Card Stud)
1:100 (1%)P - Two Pair (5 Card Stud)
1:47.3 (2.1%)Q - hitting the Powerball jackpot
1:40 (2.5%)R - winning the Illinois lottery
1:33 (3%)S - a given female will ever be diagnosed with cancer (US)
1:21 (4.8%)T - a flipped coin will land on 'Heads'
1:12 (8%)U - a flipped coin will land on 'Heads' 10 times in a row
1:2.67 (37.5%)V - a given male will ever be diagnosed with cancer (US)
1:2.4 (41.7%)W - a given non-smoking U.S. white male will die of lung cancer (white males have the most lung cancer)
1:2.23 (44.8%)X - a given pregnant woman will have twins
1:2 (50%)Y - a given U.S. white male smoker will die of lung cancer (white males have the most lung cancer)
1:1.99 (50.2%)Z - the quarter mile-wide asteroid, MN2004, will strike the Earth on April 13, 2029 (as predicted in Dec 2004)

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