Mathematical ContentNature of Mathematics and Logical Thinking (CTET (Central Teacher Eligibility Test) PaperII Mathematics): Questions 8  10 of 13
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Question number: 8
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Appeared in Year: 2012
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This is a problem from NCERT textbook of Mathematics:
“In a laboratory, the count of bacteria in a certain experiment was increasing at the rate of 2.5 % per hour. Find the bacteria at the end of 2 hours if the count was initially 5,06,000. ” With the help of this problem teacher can inculcate the following value: (Nov)
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Bacteria always grows and does not decay. 

b.  Mathematics is required in every sphere of life. 

c.  To conduct experiment in Biology Lab the knowledge of Mathematics is essential. 

d.  Preventive measures shall be taken immediately to prevent the spread of epidemics because the bacteria grow at very fast rate. 

Question number: 9
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Appeared in Year: 2012
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“Two numbers are in the ratio 5: 3. If they differ by 18, what are the numbers? ” This question is framed to test a student’s (Nov)
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Computational ability 

b.  Verbal ability and procedural fluency 

c.  Conceptual understanding 

d.  Procedural fluency 

Question number: 10
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Appeared in Year: 2012
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Which of the following problem are reflecting in nature? (Nov)
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Solve the equation . Explain your solution process. 

b.  Perimeter of a rectangle is 64 meters. Its length is 4 m. more than the breadth. Find the perimeter. 

c.  Write a real life situation for which is a solution. 

d.  Find the solution of 
