Pedagogical Issues (CTET (Central Teacher Eligibility Test) PaperI Math): Questions 78  80 of 135
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Question number: 78
» Pedagogical Issues » Place of Mathematics in Curriculum
Appeared in Year: 2012
Question
Ms. Reena uses a grid activity to teach the concept of multiplication of decimals. A sample is illustrated below:
Through this method, Ms. Reena is – (January)
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Focusing more on procedural knowledge and less on conceptual knowledge 

b.  Focusing more on conceptual knowledge and problemsolving and less on procedural knowledge 

c.  Using traditional approach of learning 

d.  Focusing on developing problemsolving skill 

Question number: 79
» Pedagogical Issues » Language of Mathematics
Appeared in Year: 2011
Question
When faced with word problems, Rajan usually asks ‘‘should I add or subtract? ’’
‘‘Should I multiply or divide? ’’. Such questions suggest (June)
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Rajan cannot add and multiply 

b.  Rajan lacks understanding of number operations 

c.  Rajan has problems in comprehending language 

d.  Rajan seeks opportunities to disturb the class 

Question number: 80
» Pedagogical Issues » Place of Mathematics in Curriculum
Appeared in Year: 2011
Question
When teaching ‘shapes’, a teacher can plan a trip of historical places as – (June)
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Field trips have been recommended by CBSE, so they are a must 

b.  It would be a good break from the routine mathematics class and an opportunity to improve communicative skills 

c.  Shapes are an integral part of any architecture and such trips encourage connections across disciplines 

d.  She has completed most of the syllabus well in time and needs to provide leisure 
