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# Maths Quiz (Pedagogy) for CTET Exam 2016

1.Following is a problem from text book of class VI:
“Express the following statement through linear expression:
Neha has 7 more toffees than Megha. If Megha has x toffees, how many toffees does Neha have?”
Which competence of Bloom’s cognitive domain is referred in the above question?
A.Analysis
B.Synthesis
C.Knowledge
D.Comprehension

2.“The sum of two whole number is also a whole number”. This property of whole number is known as-
A.Associative property of addition
B.Commutative property of addition
C.Closure property of addition
D.Property of componendo-dividendo

3.Which of the following options does not demonstrate the achievement of skill objectives of teaching, school mathematics in upper primary stages?
A.The pupil handles geometrical instruments with ease and proficiency
B.The pupil measures accurately
C.The pupil solves routine type of problems using a formula
D.The pupil does written calculation with ease and speed

4.Read the following question from the class VI text book:
“Prabha deposited Rs.5000 in a bank at the rate of 5% interest per anuum. After 2 year she withdrew the money to purchase the study table for Rs.3500. She deposited the money left with him again at the rate of 5 % interest per annum for another two year. How much amount will she receive after two year?”
What values can be inculcated in students through this question?
A.Sincerity
B.Simplicity and helping other
C.Honesty
D.Habit of saving money and spending it wisely

5.A very common error observed in addition of linear expression is 5y+3=8y
This type of error is termed as-
A.Procedural error
B.Careless error
C.Clerical error
D.Conceptual error

6.A child of class VII defined the rectangle as follows:
“Rectangle is a quadrilateral whose opposite sides are parallel and equal.”
The definition reflect that the child-
A.Knows the properties of the shape, but repeated some properties in definition
B.Knows some properties, but missed some important to complete the definition
C.Cannot recognize the shape
D.Do not know the correct properties of the shape

7.A task assigned to the class VIII is as follow-
An open box is to be made out of a metallic sheet of 50cm*65cm. Length and breadth of the box is 30 cm and 5 cm resp. What is the possible height of the box? Also find the volume of this box-
This task refer to-
A.Higher level of cognitive demand as it require the use of conceptual understanding that underline the procedure to complete the task
B.Higher level of cognitive demand as the problem can be solved by making diagram and connections between many possible situations.
C.Lower level of cognitive demand as it require the knowledge of formula of volume of cuboid
D.Lower level of cognitive demand as there is no connections between concepts involved and procedural required.

8.According to Van Hiele level of Geometric thought the five levels of geometric understanding are visualization, analysis, informal deduction, formal deduction and rigour. Students of the class VII are asked to classify the quadrilateral according to their properties. These students are at———–level of Van Hiele Geometric thought-
A.Informal deduction
B.Formal deduction
C.Visualization
D.Analysis

9.A class VII teacher wants to discuss the following problem in the class-
“A square is divided into four congruent rectangles. The perimeter of each rectangle is 40 units. What is the perimeter of given square?”
Key Mathematical concepts required to solve this problem is-
A.Area of rectangle, perimeter of square
B.Formation of algebraic equation to solve the problem
C.Area of square and rectangle, perimeter of square and rectangle and definition of square and rectangle
D.Meaning of the terms square, rectangle, congruent, perimeter etc.

10.Algebra is introduced in the middle classes. According to Piaget’s theory of cognitive development, it is appropriate to introduce algebra at this stage as-
A.The child is at concrete-operational stage and he can understand and conceptualize concrete experiences by creating logical structure.
B.The child is at formal operational stage and is fully mature to grasp the abstract concepts
C.The child is at sensorimotor stage and can understand with the help of lots of manipulative
D.The child is at pre operational stage and can understand abstract concepts.