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Maths Pedagogy ( Paper I )

Maths Pedagogy ( Paper I )_30.1

1. Sequence the following tasks as they would be taken up while, developing the understanding of shapes and spaces across primary classes:
A. Matches the property of 2- D shapes by observing their sides and corners
B. Describe intuitively the properties of 2 -D shapes
C. Sorts 2-D shapes
D. Describe the various 2-D shapes by counting their sides, corners and diagonals

2. To be “good” mathematician one must be able to:
A. Understand, apply and make connection across the people
B. Master the techniques of answering the questions
C. Memories most of the formulae
D. Solve the problem in no time

3. The NCF (2005) considers that Mathematics involves ‘ a certain way of thinking and reasoning’. The vision can be realized by:
A. Rewrite all text books of Mathematics
B. Giving lots of problem worksheets to students
C. Giving special coaching to students
D. Adopting exploratory approach, use of manipulatives, connecting concepts to real life, involving students in discussions.

4. The chapter in the N.C.E.R.T textbook of mathematics of class-IV have title like 38.”The Junk Seller”, ”Trip to Bhopal”, “The way the World Looks”
The shift has to be done to:
A. Make it interesting by relating it to everyday life
B. Know about selling junk and travelling
C. Challenge the student to guess the mathematical content in the chapter
D. Make them understand differently

5. When teaching ‘shapes’ a teacher can plan a trip of historical places as:
A. Field trip have been recommended by CBSE, so they are must
B. Shapes are an integral part of any architecture and such trips encourages connection across discipline.
C. She has completed most of the syllabus well in time and needs to provide leisure
D. It would be a good break from the routine mathematics class and an opportunity to improve communicative skills.
6. Use of abacus in class II does not help the students to:
A. Write the numeral equivalent of numbers given in words
B. Attain perfection in counting
C. Understand the significance of place value
D. Read the numbers without error

7. Most appropriate strategy that can be used to internalize the skill of addition of money is:
A. Solving lots of problem
B. Use of ICT
C. Use of models
D. Role play

8. The objective of teaching number system to class III student is to enable the students:
A. To master the skill of reading large numbers
B. To count up to 6 digits
C. To see the numbers as groups of hundreds, tens and ones and to understand the significance of place value
D. To master the skill of addition and subtraction of four digit numbers
9. ‘Spatial Ability’ in a child refers to his ability of:
A. Visualizing shapes, comparing them in plane or space and their orientation
B. Visualizing the transformation only such as flip, slide and rotation of two dimensional figures
C. Visualization of the word problems mentally
D. Doing construction of angles accurately

10. Classroom discussion was initiated in class V on ‘Sale’ in festival season, during topic of ‘percentage’. This type of discussion in classroom:
A. Start heated arguments in class and spoils the atmosphere of the class
B. Help the students to listen to each other’s opinion and encourage them to present their argument
C. Must be avoided as it raises the noise level of class and disturb others
D. Help the students to enhance their debating skills