# CTET July 2019 Paper 2 Mathematics and Science Questions Paper Part 2

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40. **Direction**: Answer the following questions by selecting the correct/most appropriate options.

Which of the following statements does __not__ reflect contemporary view of student՚s errors in mathematics?

A. They are a part of learning.

B. They are a rich source of information.

C. They can guide the teacher in planning her classes.

D. They should be overlooked.

41. **Direction**: Answer the following questions by selecting the correct/most appropriate options.

Which of the following statement (s) regarding Mathematics is true?

A. Mathematics is a tool.

B. Mathematics is a form of art.

C. Mathematics is a language.

A. B & C

B. only A

C. A, B & C

D. A & B

42. **Direction**: Answer the following questions by selecting the correct/most appropriate options.

To prove that is an irrational number, a teacher begins by assuming that it is a rational number and then proceeds to show how this assumption is not feasible. This is an example of proof by

A. Deduction

B. Contradiction

C. Verification

D. Induction

43. **Direction**: Answer the following questions by selecting the correct/most appropriate options.

Which of the following statements reflects a desirable assessment practice in the context of mathematics learning?

A. Holding conversations and one to one discussion with children can also be helpful in assessing them.

B. Assessment should be product oriented and focus on the right answer of the child.

C. Incorrect answers of children should Largely be ignored because we need to focus on children՚s strengths.

D. Only paper-pencil tasks are suited to assess students because they require precise answers.

44. **Direction**: Answer the following questions by selecting the correct/most appropriate options.

Which of the following statements is true of learning mathematics?

A. Girls need extra attention because they are weaker in mathematics.

B. Mathematics is a specialized subject meant for a select few.

C. Informal algorithms are inferior to formal mathematics.

D. Everyone can learn and succeed in mathematics.

45. **Direction**: Answer the following questions by selecting the correct/most appropriate options.

The role of proportional reasoning in understanding the concept related to ratio and proportion was highlighted by

A. Zoltan Dienes

B. Jean Piaget

C. Lev Vygotsky

D. Van Hiele

46. **Direction**: Answer the following questions by selecting the correct/most appropriate options.

A student is not able to solve those word problems which involve transposition in algebra. The best remedial strategy is to:

A. give lot of practise questions of word problems in another language.

B. explain him/her word problem in simple language.

C. explain concept of equality using alternate method.

D. give lot of practise questions on transposition of numbers.

47. **Direction**: Answer the following questions by selecting the correct/most appropriate options.

Contemporary understanding of Mathematics Pedagogy encourages teachers to do all of the following, except:

A. Introduce computation of problems before development of conceptual understanding.

B. Create opportunities for students to guess-and-verify the solutions to problems.

C. Develop the skill of systematic reasoning in students.

D. Encourage the ability to approximate solutions.

48. **Direction**: Answer the following questions by selecting the correct/most appropriate options.

The value of is

A. − 11

B. 13

C. − 16

D. 9