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# Maths (Pedagogy) Questions for CTET Exam 2017

Q1. Summative Assessment of the unit ‘Mensuration’ can be done through
(a) paper-pencil test
(b) ICT activity
(c) project work
(d) maths lab activity

Q3. A suitable approach to introduce Coordinate Geometry in Class IX is through the use of
(a) demonstration using technology integration
(b) solving problems
(c) lecture method
(d) none of these

Q4. Ankur got zero marks in a word problem on linear equations in an assessment. The teacher knows that he can solve linear equations correctly. The teacher ought to remark in his report
(a) Ankur has a problem in comprehending the language of the question, though he can solve the equations
(b) Ankur lacks concentration and has examination phobia
(c) Ankur is not studying and practicing at home
(d) Ankur has not understood the concept of linear equations completely

Q5. While teaching ratio and proportion, Ms. Rama demonstrated some computer operations on the screen – ‘copy and paste’ and ‘copy and enlarge’ or ‘copy and reduce’. This activity may be
(a) formative assessment activity
(b) fun activity to pass time
(c) pre-content activity to introduce ratio
(d) post-content activity

Solve (x + 1)/(2x + 3)=3/8
Which cognitive skill of Bloom’s Taxonomy is emphasized in this question?
(a) Application
(b) Analysis
(c) Knowledge
(d) Comprehension

Q7. “The organisers of an essay competition decide that a winner gets a prize of Rs. 100 and a participant who does not win gets a prize of Rs. 25. The total prize money distributed is Rs. 3000. Find the number of winners, if the total number of participants is 63.”
Apart from checking the mathematical concept, what values can a teacher inculcate through this question amongst students, during the discussions?
(a) Competency of writing a good essay is important
(b) Writing of thoughts on social issues can be developed as a regular habit and the opportunities to make your thoughts public can be availed through participation in essay competition
(c) Winning is more important that participation
(d) Participation is not at all important

Q8. A teacher asked his/her students to complete the following concept map
With this activity in the class, the teacher is using concept map
(a) to conduct formative assessment and to get insight on how much students have learnt
(b) to enhance spatial ability of the learner so that she/he can see the complete unit as a whole
(c) to catch the attention of each student
(d) to provide different kinds of learning material

Q9. Portfolio of Mathematics students can have
(a) record of assignments, worksheets, Maths lab activity record, write-up of any mathematics model, mathematical posters and cards, any new type of problem attempted or generalizations mode etc.
(b) record of all class tests, unit tests conducted during the formative and summative assessment
(c) record of his photographs, drawing and art work
(d) record of classwork and homework notebooks

Q10. It is observed that a problem like ‘Show that the sum of two odd numbers is an even number’. Most of the students replied by quoting one example, say 5 + 7 = 12.
Students answered this question inappropriately as
(a) students have not understood that in Mathematics ‘any’ is used to indicate generalizations and hence are not able to answer correctly
(b) students have attained the formal operational stage as proposed by Piaget
(c) students firmly believe that if a statement is true for one set of numbers, it always true and hence have developed strong strategy for making generalizations
(d) students have not learnt the logical proof for the statements in the class

Solutions
S1. Ans.(a)
S2. Ans.(d)
S3. Ans.(b)
S4. Ans.(a)
S5. Ans.(c)
S6. Ans.(b)
S7. Ans.(b)
S8. Ans.(b)
S9. Ans.(a)
S10. Ans.(c)