Pedagogical IssuesNature of Mathematics (CTET (Central Teacher Eligibility Test) PaperI Math): Questions 16  18 of 31
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Question number: 16
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Appeared in Year: 2011
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The NCF (2005) considers that Mathematics involves ‘a certain way of thinking and reasoning’. – (June)
From the statements given below, pick out one which does not reflect the above principle:
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  The activities and exercises chosen for the class 

b.  Giving students set formulae to solve the numerical questions 

c.  The way the material presented in the textbooks is written 

d.  The method by which it is taught 

Question number: 17
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Appeared in Year: 2011
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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: 18
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Appeared in Year: 2011
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Sequence the following tasks as they are taken up while developing the concept of measurement:  (June)
1. Learners use standard units to measure length.
2. Learners use nonstandard units to measure length.
3. Learners verify objects using simple observation.
4. Learners understand the relationship between metric units.
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  4, 1, 3, 2 

b.  2, 1, 3, 4 

c.  1, 2, 4, 3 

d.  3, 2, 1, 4 
