# Pedagogical Issues (CTET Paper-II Mathematics): Questions 50 - 52 of 64

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## Question number: 50

» Pedagogical Issues » Developmental Theories

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### Question

It is observed that to a problem like ‘Show that the sum of any two odd numbers is an even number’, most of the students replied by quoting one example, say, 5 + 7 =12.

Students answered this question inappropriately as

### Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Students have attained the formal operational stage as proposed by Piaget

b.

Students firmly believe that if a statement is true for one set of numbers, it is always true and hence have developed strong strategy for making generalizations

c.

Students have not learnt the logical proof for the statement in the class

d.

Students have not understood that in Mathematics ‘any’ is used to indicate

Generalizations and hence are not able to answer correctly

## Question number: 51

» Pedagogical Issues » Place of Mathematics in Curriculum

Appeared in Year: 2015

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### Question

‘Data Handling’ at upper primary stage focuses on: (Sep)

### Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Techniques of data collection

b.

Data collection, organization and interpretation

c.

Data organization only

d.

Data interpretation only

## Question number: 52

» Pedagogical Issues » Place of Mathematics in Curriculum

Appeared in Year: 2012

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### Question

“The organizers of an essay completion decide that a winner gets a prize of Rs. 100 and a participant who does not win gets a prize of Rs. 25. The total prize money distributed is Rs. 3, 000. Find the number of winners, if the total number of participants is 63. ”

Apart from checking the mathematical concept, what values can a teacher inculcate through this question amongst students, during the discussions? (Nov)

### Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Participation is more important

b.

Writing of thoughts on social issues can be developed as a regular habit and the opportunities to make your thoughts public can be availed through participation in essay competition

c.

Winning is more important than participation

d.

Competency of writing a good essay is important

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