Nature Of Mathematics Pedagogy CTET MCQ

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Nature Of Mathematics Pedagogy CTET MCQ

01 Most appropriate strategy that can be used to internalize the skill of addition of money is

  1. use of models
  2. role play
  3. solving lots of problems
  4. use of ICT

Option 2 – role play

02 A teacher uses the following riddle in a class while developing the concept of base 10 and place value ‘ I am less than 8 tens and 4 ones. ‘ The objective of this activity is to

  1. have some fun in the class and break the monotony
  2. reinforce the concept of base 10 and place value
  3. do summative assessment
  4. introduce the concept of tens and ones to the students

Option 2 – reinforce the concept of base 10 and place value

03 Classroom discussion was initiated in class V on ‘sale’ in festival season, during the topic of ‘percentage’. This type of discussion in classroom

  1. helps the students to listen to each other’s opinion and encourages them to present their argument
  2. must be avoided as it raises the noise level of class and disturbs others
  3. helps the students to enhance their debating skills
  4. starts heated arguments in class and spoils the atmosphere of the class

Option 1 – helps the students to listen to each other’s opinion and encourages them to present their argument

04 A teacher distributed a newspaper in class V and asked the students to read the cricket scores of the Indian team in the latest match. Then, she asked them to draw a bar graph of the scores. The teacher is trying to

  1. help the students to make connections between mathematical concepts and real life
  2. teach them through a project approach
  3. make the class joyful and communicating
  4. enhance reasoning power of the students

Option 1 – help the students to make connections between mathematical concepts and real life

05 Mental math activities are important because they provide a chance to

  1. develop mental computation procedures as the students try to identify the relationship between numbers for fast calculations
  2. master procedures learnt in class using paper-pencil
  3. master algorithms learnt and practice more number of problems in less time
  4. develop their speed with accuracy for calculations and help to improve performance in examinations

Option 1 – develop mental computation procedures as the students try to identify the relationship between numbers for fast calculations

06 The section, ‘ Practice Time ‘ included in different topics in Mathematics textbook aims at

  1. providing fun and enjoyment to students
  2. having a change in daily routine
  3. ensuring better utilization of time
  4. providing extended learning opportunities

Option 4 – providing extended learning opportunities

07 The main goal of Mathematics education is

  1. to formulate theorems of geometry and their proofs independently
  2. to help the students to understand mathematics
  3. to develop useful capabilities
  4. to develop children’s abilities for mathematisation

Option 4 – to develop children’s abilities for mathematisation

08 Which one of the following is an important characteristic of a good mathematics textbook at primary level?

  1. concepts should be introduced through contexts
  2. It should only contain numerous exercises to give rigorous practice
  3. It should be attractive and colorful
  4. It must be thick and large

Option 1 – concepts should be introduced through contexts

09 ‘ Mathematics puzzles ‘ at primary level help in

  1. identifying brilliant students of the class
  2. providing fun to students
  3. testing problem-solving skills
  4. promoting problem-solving skills

Option 4 – promoting problem-solving skills

10 A teacher is teaching addition to class II students. Which one of the following is the most suitable strategy to follow?

  1. word problems should not be done in class II
  2. word problems should be used only for the purpose of assessment
  3. the addition should be introduced through word problems
  4. word problems should be done at the end of the chapter

Option 3 – the addition should be introduced through word problems

11 Which one of the following should be the most important feature of Mathematics textbooks at the primary level?

  1. concepts should be linked to higher classes
  2. concepts should be presented from complex to simple
  3. concepts should be presented in a strictly hierarchical manner
  4. concepts should be presented from concrete to abstract

Option 4 – concepts should be presented from concrete to abstract

12 Which one of the following is true about teaching and learning of Mathematics in class I and II?

  1. lots of opportunities for practice should be provided
  2. only oral mathematics problems should be done in class I and II
  3. mathematics should be integrated with other subjects like language, art, etc
  4. mathematics should not be taught in class I and II

Option 3 – mathematics should be integrated with other subjects like language, art etc

13 At the end of the period, home work is given to the students to

  1. utilize students leisure time
  2. keep student busy
  3. apply the gained knowledge
  4. all of the above

Option 3 – apply the gained knowledge

14 ” It is more useful to know how to mathematize than to know a lot of mathematics. ” This statement is given by

  1. david wheeler
  2. george polya
  3. van hiele
  4. vygotsky

Option 1 – david wheeler

15 Which teaching technique is not suitable for primary stage?

  1. symposium
  2. explanation
  3. drill
  4. questioning

Option 1 – symposium

16 Giving assignment to the students is a

  1. technique
  2. a.v.aids
  3. principle of teaching
  4. maxim of teaching

Option 1 – technique

17 Which of the following should be avoided in a good mathematics textbook? ( Nature Of Mathematics Pedagogy CTET MCQ )

  1. linking the mathematics that students do (in their textbooks) to the mathematics they see and experience all around
  2. Introducing concepts through situations of life in which they are placed
  3. beginning concept formation with definitions and mathematical terminology
  4. arriving at concepts and ideas by observing patterns, exploring them, and providing children opportunities to define them in their own words

Option 3 – beginning concept formation with definitions and mathematical terminology

18 A suitable approach to introduce coordinate geometry in class IX is through the use of

  1. lecture method
  2. role play
  3. demonstration using technology integration
  4. solving problems

Option 3 – demonstration using technology integration

19 Which of the following is more helpful in the development of alertness? ( Nature Of Mathematics Pedagogy CTET MCQ )

  1. written work
  2. homework
  3. oral work
  4. all of these

Option 3 – oral work

20 When teaching ‘shapes’, a teacher can plan a trip of historical places as

  1. field trips have been recommended by CBSE, so they are a must
  2. shapes are an integral part of any architecture and such trips encourage connections across disciplines
  3. she has completed most of the syllabus well in time and needs to provide leisure
  4. It would be a good break from the routine mathematics class and an opportunity to improve communicative skills

Option 2 – shapes are an integral part of any architecture and such trips encourage connections across disciplines

21 To be a ‘good’ mathematician one must be able to

  1. understand, apply and make connections across the concepts
  2. master the techniques of answering questions
  3. memorize most of the formulae
  4. solve the problem in no time

Option 1 – understand, apply and make connections across the concepts

22 Computational skills in mathematics can be enhanced by

  1. describing algorithm only
  2. conducting hands-on activities in class
  3. clarifying concepts and procedures followed by lots of practice
  4. giving conceptual knowledge alone

Option 2 – conducting hands-on activities in class

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