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# Maths Quiz (Pedagogy) for Paper I and II

1. As per NCF 2005, the goal of mathematics teaching in school curriculum is that children learn ” Important Mathematics “.
Important Mathematics implies-
A. solving mathematical games and puzzles
B. verifying geometrical theorems in Maths Lab
C. understanding appropriate use of learnt mathematical techniques
D. knowing mathematical procedures and algorithms
2. The term ,”Mathematical Tools” refers to-
A. physical material like Geo-board and 3 D models, cubic rods, etc
B. all types of materials including language, written symbols, meaningful instructions to establish their purpose
C. calculators, rulers, tape measures, protractors, compass etc
D. charts based on formulas and concepts, graph papers, dotted sheets etc
3. Learning mathematics at upper primary level is about-
A. remembering solutions or methods of various type of mathematical problem
B. learning lots of new formulas and algorithms
C. learning problem solving techniques only
D. gaining understanding of mathematical concepts and their application in solving problems logically
4. In geometry class of VI grade students, the teacher explained the construction of angles measuring 30, 60 and 90, with the help of demonstration of construction and bisector of an angle. Then she asked the students to construct an angle of 15 and an angle of 45.
This task at this point reflects the teacher’s intention to-
A. assess the student’s understanding and ability to combine two skills learnt, to accomplish the given task
B. engage every student in some work
C. give the exposure of experiential learning
D. assess the learner’s performance in summative assessment
5. Place of Mathematics education in the curricular framework is positioned on twin concerns-
A. What mathematics education can do to improve the score of students in summative examination and how it can help to choose right stream in higher classes
B. What mathematics education can do to engage the mind of every student and how it can strengthen the student’s resources
C.  What mathematics education can do to improve communication skills of every child and how it can make them employable after school
D. What mathematics can do to retain every child in school and how it can help them to be self-dependent
6. A debate was conducted in mathematics period of class VI on ‘Zero is the most powerful number.’
This activity encourages the child to-
A. collaborate with friends
B. write numbers containing zero(s)
C. analyse and communicate
D. solve problems containing numbers ending with zero(s)
7. Which one of the following questions is open ended?
A. find 15*3
B. use number line to find 3 times 15
C. write any two numbers whose product is 45
D. how will you multiply 15 by 3

8. Some students of class II, face difficulty in the addition of two digit numbers involving ‘carrying over’. Reason behind this problem is lack of-
A. understanding of regrouping process
B. interest in mathematics
C. understanding of difference between face value and place value
D. understanding the importance of zero

9. Which one of the following is an important characteristic of a good mathematics textbook at primary level?
A. it should be attractive and colorful
B. it must be thick and large
C. concepts should be introduced through contexts
D. it should only contain numerous exercises to give rigorous practice
10. Communication in mathematics class refer to developing ability to-
A. interpret data by looking at bar graphs
B. organised, consolidate and express mathematical thinking
C. give prompt response to questions asked in the class
D. contradict the views of others on problems on mathematics