Pedagogical IssuesPlace of Mathematics in Curriculum (CTET (Central Teacher Eligibility Test) PaperII Mathematics): Questions 4  5 of 11
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Question number: 4
» Pedagogical Issues » Place of Mathematics in Curriculum
Appeared in Year: 2013
Question
A task assigned to the class VIII student is as follows:
An open box is to be made out of a metallic sheet of. Length and breadth of the box is 30 cm and 15 cm respectively. What is the possible height of the box? Also find the volume of this box. This task refer to (July)
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Higher level of cognitive demand as it requires the use of conceptual understanding that underline the procedure to complete the task. 

b.  Higher level of cognitive demand as the problem can be solved by making diagrams and connections between many possible situations. 

c.  Lower level of cognitive demand as there is no connection between concepts involved and procedure required. 

d.  Lower level cognitive demand as it requires the knowledge of formulae of volume of cuboid. 

Question number: 5
» Pedagogical Issues » Place of Mathematics in Curriculum
Appeared in Year: 2012
Question
To help the students writing proofs of Geometrical theorems Mr. Masih divided the class into small groups and asked each group to evolve the proof of the theorem by mutual discussion. His objective of using this strategy is (May)
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  To engage the students in discussion and independent learning 

b.  To compel the students to open the textbooks, read the proofs and understand on their own 

c.  To engage the students in collaborative learning 

d.  To allow the students to be active participants in discussion, test various possibilities and reach a conclusion after reasoning 
