Pedagogical Issues (CTET (Central Teacher Eligibility Test) PaperII Mathematics): Questions 57  59 of 64
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Question number: 57
» Pedagogical Issues » Language of Mathematics
Appeared in Year: 2014
Question
As per the NCF, 2005 (Sep)
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Narrow aim of teaching Mathematics at school is to teach arithmetic and higher aim is to teach algebra 

b.  Narrow aim of teaching Mathematics at school is to develop numeracyrelated skill and higher aim is to develop problemsolving skill 

c.  Narrow aim of teaching Mathematics at school is to teach number system and higher aim is to teach algebra 

d.  Narrow aim of teaching Mathematics at school is to teach calculation and higher aim is to teach measurements 

Question number: 58
» Pedagogical Issues » Language of Mathematics
Appeared in Year: 2014
Question
Under the topic, “Use of exponents to express small numbers in standard form”, the following facts are stated:
 The speed of light is 300000000
 The height of the Mount Everest is 8848 m.
 The diameter of a wire on a computer chip is 0.000003 m.
 The size of a plant cell is 0.00001275 m.
The above examples are used to express each stated number in standard form. Use of such examples (Sep)
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Helps the teacher to identify the bright students 

b.  Shows the accuracy aspect of numbers 

c.  Reflects the interdisciplinary approach 

d.  Is made in class to grab the attention of students more interested in science 

Question number: 59
» Pedagogical Issues » Developmental Theories
Appeared in Year: 2014
Question
According to Jean Piaget’s theory (Sep)
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Introduction of pair of linear equation and techniques of solving it are assimilation and connecting it to basics of linear equation is accommodation 

b.  Exposure to linear equation, techniques of solving it and pair of linear equations are assimilation 

c.  Learning the concept of linear equation, pair of linear equations and quadratic equations is problem of accommodation 

d.  Introduction of linear equation and learning techniques of solving it are assimilation and extending the concept to pair of linear equations may raise problem of accommodation 
