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Question number: 84
» Pedagogical Issues » Language of Mathematics
Appeared in Year: 2011
Question
When teaching addition of fractions, a teacher came across the following error:
What remedial action can the teacher take in such a situation? – (June)
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Help the child to understand the concept of LCM 

b.  No intervention is needed because she will understand as she grows 

c.  Help the child to understand the magnitude of each fraction 

d.  Ask the child to practise as much as she can 

Question number: 85
» Pedagogical Issues » Nature of Mathematics
Appeared in Year: 2011
Question
Sequence the following tasks as they would be taken up while developing the understanding of shapes and space across primary classes:
1. Matches the properties of 2D shapes by observing their sides and corners
2. Describes intuitively the properties of 2 D shapes
3. Sorts 2D shapes
4. Describes the various 2D shapes by counting their sides, corners and diagonals – (June)
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  3, 2, 4, 1 

b.  4, 2, 1, 3 

c.  1, 4, 2, 3 

d.  3, 1, 4, 2 

Question number: 86
» 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: 87
» 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. 
