Pedagogical IssuesNature of Mathematics (CTET (Central Teacher Eligibility Test) PaperI Math): Questions 10  12 of 31
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Question number: 10
» Pedagogical Issues » Nature of Mathematics
Appeared in Year: 2013
Question
According to NCF 2005
“Developing children’s abilities for Mathematization is the main goal of mathematics education. The narrow aim of school mathematics is to develop ‘useful’ capabilities. ”
Here Mathematization refers to develop child’s abilities – (July)
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  To formulate Geometry and independently. Theorems of their proofs 

b.  To translate word problems into linear equations. 

c.  To develop the child’s resources to think and reason mathematically, to pursue assumptions to their logical conclusion and to handle abstraction. 

d.  In performing all number operations efficiently including of finding square root and cube root. 

Question number: 11
» Pedagogical Issues » Nature of Mathematics
Appeared in Year: 2013
Question
The highlights of a good textbook are that – (July)
A. They contain numerous exercises to give rigorous practice.
B. All concepts can be introduced through situations.
C. Only solved examples are included.
D. They must be thick and heavy.
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  C and D 

b.  A and C 

c.  B and D 

d.  A and B 

Question number: 12
» Pedagogical Issues » Nature of Mathematics
Appeared in Year: 2012
Question
A teacher is uses the following riddle in a class while developing the concept of base 10 and place value:
‘I am less than 8 tens and 4 ones. ’
The objective of this activity is – (January)
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  To have some fun in the class and to break monotony 

b.  To do summative assessment 

c.  To reinforce the concept of base 10 and place value 

d.  To introduce the concept of tens and ones to the students 
