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# Maths Quiz ( Pedagogy ) for CTET Exam 2016

1. Charu simplified the given rational number -30/-40 = – 3/4. This error can be considered as-
A. procedural error
B. error due to wrong interpretation of problem
C. careless error
D. conceptual error
2. ” Data handling” at upper primary stage focuses on
A. data organization only
B. techniques of data collection
C. data collection, organization and interpretation
D. data interpretation only

3. Which one of the following is not a Problem Solving Strategy in Mathematics?
A. solving backwards
B. rote learning
C. trial and error
D. drawing
4. According to Piaget, when the child is at formal operational stage, it is appropriate to introduce-
A. numbers
B. geometry
C. ratio and proportion
D. data handling

5. Which one of the following is not a Mathematical process?
A. memorization
B. measurement
C. visualization
D. estimation
6. Which one of the following statements is correct?
A. sum of two prime numbers is always a prime number
B. ‘1’ is the smallest prime number
C. a composite number can be odd
D. there is no even prime number
7. As per NCF 2005, the goal of mathematics teaching in school curriculum is that children learn ‘Important Mathematics’. Important Mathematics implies-
A. understanding appropriate use of learnt mathematical techniques
B. knowing mathematical procedures and algorithms
C. verifying geometrical theorems in Maths Lab
D. solving mathematical games and puzzles
8. A learner exhibiting difficulty in sorting, recognizing patterns, orienting numbers and shapes, telling time and measurement may have dyscalculia with difficulty in –
A. language processing
B. visual memory
C. visual motor coordination
D. visual spatial skills
9. Read the following question from class VI textbook: ” Write a pair of integers whose sum gives a negative integer”.
The above question refers to-
A. reflective question
B. open-ended question
C. close-ended question
D. multi- disciplinary question

10. Learning Mathematics at upper primary level is about-
A. gaining understanding of mathematical concepts and their applications in solving problems logically
B. learning lots of new formulas and algorithms
C. learning problem solving techniques only
D. remembering solutions or methods of various types of mathematical problems