CTET (Central Teacher Eligibility Test) PaperI Math: Questions 221  224 of 363
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Question number: 221
» Pedagogical Issues » Place of Mathematics in Curriculum
Appeared in Year: 2011
Question
“Problem solving” as a strategy of doing mathematics involves – (June)
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Estimation 

b.  Extensive practice 

c.  Using clues to arrive at a solution 

d.  Activity based approach 

Question number: 222
» Pedagogical Issues » Place of Mathematics in Curriculum
Appeared in Year: 2011
Question
To introduce the concept of area, a teacher can start with – (June)
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Calculating area of a rectangle by finding length and breadth of a rectangle and using the formula for area of a rectangle (i. e. length ´ breadth) 

b.  Explaining of formulae for finding area of figures of different shapes 

c.  Calculating area of figures with the help of counting unit square 

d.  Comparing area of any figure with the help of different objects like palm, leaf, pencil, notebook, etc. 

Question number: 223
» Pedagogical Issues » Language of Mathematics
Appeared in Year: 2011
Question
While teaching comparison of fractions in which the numerators are same
e. g. and
Rohit’s response was “since the numerators are same and since 7 is larger than 5, therefore is bigger than . ”
This suggests that – (June)
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Rohit has not practised well 

b.  Rohit does not understand the magnitude of fractions 

c.  Rohit does not know the concept of numerator and denominator 

d.  Rohit does not know the concept of equivalent fractions 

Question number: 224
» Pedagogical Issues » Place of Mathematics in Curriculum
Appeared in Year: 2011
Question
The chapters in the NCERT textbook of mathematics of ClassIV have titles like “The Junk Seller”, “Trip to Bhopal”, “The Way the World Looks”. This shift has been done to – (June)
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Challenge the students to guess the mathematical content in the chapters 

b.  Make them understand differently 

c.  Make it interesting by relating it to everyday life 

d.  Know about selling junk and travelling 
