Pedagogical IssuesLanguage of Mathematics (CTET (Central Teacher Eligibility Test) PaperI Math): Questions 9  11 of 21
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Question number: 9
» 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: 10
» 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: 11
» 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 
