Maths Pedagogy Quiz for CTET Exam 2017

1. According to Hogben, “Mathematics is the mirror of civilization”. This statement corresponds to which value of Mathematics?
A. cultural
B. social
C. disciplinary
D. none of the above

2. Which point is not included in the professional skills of a teacher?
A. knowledge of self
B. to experiment well
C. dedication
D. satisfactory knowledge of social matter

3. “Preponderate of nation” is-
A. guardian
B. school inspector
C. teacher
D. none of the above

4. “Problem solving” as a strategy of doing mathematics involves
A. Activity based approach
B. Estimation
C. Extensive practice
D. Using clues to arrive at a solution

5. When faced with word problems, Rajan usually asks “Should I add or subtract”? Should I multiply or divide?” Such questions suggest
A. Rajan lacks understanding of number operations
B. Rajan cannot add and multiply
C. Rajan seeks opportunities to disturb the class
D. Rajan has problems in comprehending language

6. 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
A. To do summative assessment
B. To introduce the concept of tens and ones to the students
C. To have some fun in the class and to break monotony
D. To reinforce the concept the base 10 and place value

7. In a Mathematics classroom, emphasis is placed on-
A. problem-solving strategies
B. mathematical content, process and reasoning
C. mathematical content
D. mathematical algorithms and processes

8. The term, “Mathematical Tools” refers to-
A. physical material like Geo-board and 3 D models, cubic rods etc
B. all types of materials including language, written symbols and meaningful instructions to establish their purpose
C. calculators, rulers, tape measures, protractors, compass etc
D. charts based on formulae and concepts, graph papers, dotted sheet etc

9. Structural approach is also known as –
A. direct approach
B. new approach
C. aural-oral approach
D. both 2 and 3

10. At primary stage, which method for teaching of writing is useful?
A. kinder garden method
B. French method
C. play way method
D. all of the way