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Maths Pedagogy Quiz for KVS/NVS & CTET Exams

Maths Pedagogy Quiz for KVS/NVS & CTET Exams_30.1

Q1. National Curriculum Framework 2005, the sequence of Mathematics is
(a) Before language
(b) After language
(c) After Science
(d) After Social Science

Q2. Inductive method of teaching Mathematics we proceed from
(a) Abstract to Concrete
(b) General to Specific
(c) Known to Unknown
(d) Unknown to Known

Q3. In a pair of adjacent angles (i) vertex is always common, (ii) one arm is always common and (iii) uncommon arms are always opposite rays. Then
(a) (ii) is false.
(b) (iii) is false.
(c) All (i), (ii) and (iii) are true.
(d) (i) is false, but (ii) and (iii) are true

Q4. A teacher asked the students to collect leaves and to identify symmetry patterns. This task reflects the teacher’s efforts to
(a) introduce an intradisciplinary approach
(b) enhance creativity amongst students
(c) relate real life experience with mathematical concepts
(d) improve mathematical communication

Q5. Anil is able to answer all questions orally, but commits mistakes while writing the solutions of problems. The best remedial strategy to remove errors in his writing is
(a) giving him an assignment of 10 problems every day
(b) providing him with a worksheet with partially solved problems to complete the missing gaps
(c) giving him practice test after school hours, continuously for one month
(d) calling him out to solve a problem on the blackboard

Q6. As per NCF 2005, Mathematics curriculum is ambitious, coherent and teaches important Mathematics. Here ‘ambitious’ refers to
(a) teach variety of Mathematics like arithmetic, algebra, geometry and data handling
(b) teach more than one way of solving problems of Mathematics
(c) seek higher aims of teaching Mathematics in school
(d) seek narrow aims of teaching Mathematics in school

Q7. Child-centered pedagogy is
(a) to teach children in small child care centers to ensure individual attention
(b) teaching as per the desire of a child
(c) teacher explains the concept by standing in the center with children encircling her
(d) giving primary approach to children’s experiences and  their active participation

Q8. Dyscalculia is
(a) Reading disability
(b) Learning disability in arithmetic
(c) Writing disability
(d) None of these

Q9. Recognition of pattern and their completion’ is an essential part of Mathematics curriculum at primary stage as it
(a) develops creativity and artistic attributes in students
(b) prepare students to take up competitive examinations
(c) helps the students in solving ‘Sudoku’ puzzles
(d) promotes creativity amongst students and helps them to understand properties of numbers and operations

Q10. Student A and Student B ask and answer questions to complete a worksheet. This is
(a) an information gap activity
(b) a controlled interview
(c) an information transfer activity
(d) a role play


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