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# Maths Pedagogy Quiz for KVS and CTET Exams

Q1. Which evaluation involves gathering information about the student’s errors, reasons for those errors, depth of conceptual understanding and effective means of intervention?
(a) Diagnostic evaluation
(b) formative evaluation
(c) prognostic evaluation
(d) summative evaluation

Q2. “In a triangle, if two sides are equal, then the angles opposite to equal sides have equal measures.” The inverse of this theorem will be-
(a) in a triangle, if the angles opposite sides have equal measures, then two sides are equal
(b) in a triangle, if its measures of angles opposite to two sides are not equal, then the two sides are not equal
(c) in a triangle, if two sides are not equal, then the angles opposite to these two sides does not have equal measures
(d) all of the above

Q3. In reference to difference between teaching of Mathematics and teaching of Science, the wrong statement is-
(a) in teaching of science, the results are validated through experiments; in teaching of mathematics experimentation are the means to verify some of the probable results
(b) Mathematics is a man-made universe while Science is a natural one
(c) teaching of science involves only deductive process while teaching of mathematics involves a combination of both inductive and deductive processes
(d) teaching of Mathematics starts with undefined terms, defined terms, axioms, theorems while teaching of science starts with well-defined terms

Q4. Read the following problem given in a textbook for class VII.
“A map is given with a scale of 2cm=1000 km. What is the actual distance between two places, if the distance on the map is 2.5 cm?” This problem is-
(a) investigatory in nature
(b) based on higher order thinking skills
(c) to enhance problem solving skills
(d) interdisciplinary in nature

Q5. According to NCF 2005, school Mathematics takes place in a situation where-
(a) children are listeners and the teacher is an active narrator
(b) children are involved in chorus drill of formulae and pressure of performance in examination
(c) Mathematics is part of children’s life experience
(d) children are forced to learn all concepts by daily practice

Q6.  In class VI, teacher gave a topic for debate as Formative Assessment task. “Hindu-Arabic numerals are more powerful than Roman Numerals.”
Objective of this Formative Assessment activity is to assess-
(a) creativity
(b) understanding
(c) knowledge
(d) analysis

Q7. In a Mathematics classroom, emphasis is placed on-
(a) problem solving strategies
(b) mathematical content, process and reasoning
(c) mathematical content
(d) mathematical algorithms and processes

Q8. 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 and meaningful instructions to establish their purpose
(c) calculators, rulers, tape measures, protractors, compass etc
(d) charts based on formulae and concepts, graph papers, dotted sheet etc

Q9. CBSE announced the celebration of “Ganit Week” in schools to commemorate the birth anniversary of the legendary mathematician, Srinivasa Ramanujan. Ganit stands for-
(a) growing aptitude in numerical innovations and training
(b) growing aptitude in numerical innovations and techniques
(c) growing ability in numerical innovations and techniques
(d) growing ability in numerical innovations and training

Q10. Four stages of language development in Mathematics classroom in order are-
(a) everydaylanguage→mathematized situation language→language of Mathematics problem solving→symbolic language
(b)  everydaylanguage→symbolic language→language of Mathematics problem solving→ mathematized situation language
(c) everydaylanguage→language of Mathematics problem solving→ mathematized situation language →symbolic language
(d) everydaylanguage→ language of Mathematics problem solving→ symbolic language→mathematized situation language
Solutions

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