CTET November 2012 Mathematics and Science Question Paper II.
Central Teacher Eligibility Test CTET November 2012 Mathematics and Science Question Paper II For Class VI to VIII CTET Nov 2012 Mathematics and Science Question Paper For Upper Primary Teacher in Hindi and English Language
1. Sum of two numbers is 32. If one of them is – 36, then the other number is
(1) – 4
(3) – 68
2. In 2010, the population of a city ü 303 million. This number is same as
3. 210-1 is divisible by
4. Sum of HCF and LCM of 4, 20 and 28 is
5. Two squares have sides x cm and (2x + 1) cm, respectively. The sum of their perimeters is
100 cm. Area (in cm2) of the bigger square is
6. A cube has a volume 125 cm3. Area of its one face is
(2) 20 cm2
(3) 25 cm2
(4) 30 cm2
7. “How does a square form a parallelogram ? Expain.” The students are asked to write the answer to
above question. The objective of the teacher is (1) giving an opportunity to students to think and reflect
(2) making the classroom more interactive
(3) exposing the students to open-ended questions
(4) improving the writing skills of the students
8. Portfolio of Mathematics students can have
(I) record of hi photographs, drawing and art work
(2) record of classwork and homework notebooks
(3) record of assignments, worksheets, maths lab activity record, write-up of any mathematics model, mathematical posters and cards, any new type of problem attempted or generalisations made, etc.
(4) record of all class tests, unit tests conducted during the formative and summative assessment
9. A lesson plan on unit of Menstruation include one of the instructional objectives as follows:
“Learners will be able to understand the application of Mathematics.” This instructional objective is
(1) appropriate, as all units of Mathematics aim at this only
(2) appropriate, as unit on ‘Mensuration’ has lots of application in day-to-day life
(3) appropriate, as one must be able to apply the knowledge gained
(4) inappropriate, as the objective is vague and ill-defined
10. Present NCERT text-books on Mathematics are written keeping in mind the recommendations of
(1) National Curriculum Framework 2005
(2) National Policy on Education 1986
(3) Syllabus prescribed by CBSE in 2006
(4) Syllabus prescribed by State Board in 2006
11. Identify the open-ended problem.
(1) Find the cube of 10.
(2) Write any 5 numbers whose cube is more than 64.
(3) Parikshit makes a cuboid of dimension 5 cm, 2 cm, 5 cm. How many such cuboids are required to form a cube?
(4) Find the cube-root of 512 using prime factorisation method.
12. Which of the following is a heterogeneous mixture?
(1) Air ruled in a balloon
(3) Stainless steel
(4) lodised table salt
13. If you are asked to project the image of a well-lit painting on the wall, which one of the following optical devices would you select for this purpose?
(1) Plane mirror
(2) Convex mirror
(3) Concave lens
(4) Convex lens
14. An object of mass 5 kg is sliding on a smooth frictionless horizontal surface with a COflstaflt velocity of 10 metres per second. The force required to keep the object moving with the same velocity is
(1) 0 newton
(2) 50 newtons
(3) 250 newtons
(4) 500 newtons
15. After physical exercise we sometimes get muscle cramps. This results due to
(1) non-conversion of glucose to lactic acid
(2) conversion of pyruvate to lactic acid
(3) conversion of pyruvate to alcohol
(4) non-conversion of glucose to pyruvate
16. Select from the following a set having correct combination of organs that do not carry out any digestive function.
(1) Oesophagus, I3uccal cavity, rectum
(2) Oesophagus, large intestine, rectum
(3) Oesophagus, Buccal cavity, large intestine
(4) Small intestine, large intestine, rectum
17. The part of alimentary canal which receives bile juice from the liver and stores it in gall bladder is
(3) Small intestine
18. Study the following statements about villi:
A. They are finger-like projections.
B. They have very thin walls.
C. They have small pores through which food can pass easily.
D. They have a network of thin and smal blood vessels close to the surface.
The statements which enable the villi to
absorb digested food are
(1) A,B and C
(2) B,C and D
(3) C,D and A
(4) D,A and B
19. Some dinosaurs had feathers although they could not fly, but birds have feathers that heIr them to fly. In the context of evolution this means that
(1) reptiles have evolved from the birds
(2) birds have evolved from reptiles
(3) there is no evolutionary connection between reptiles and birds
(4) feathers are homologous structures in both the organisms
20. Geothermal energy is an alternative source ot energy. For this energy, the most feasible regions are those that
(1) are near the coastal regions
(2) have coal mines
(3) have thermal power plants
(4) are over hot spots in the crust
21. Select from the following a set of three metals which are found in free state.
(1) Aluminum, copper, silver
(2) Gold, iron, silver
(3) Copper, gold, iron
(4) Silver, gold, platinum
22. The crop nutrients available in fertilizers are
(1) nitrogen, potassium and iron
(2) nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium
(3) nitrogen, phosphorus and iron
(4) nitrogen, sodium and potassium
23. Out of the following, in which lesson is a general rule explained first and after that examples are illustrated?
(1) Deductive lesson
(2) Inductive lesson
(3) Cognitive lesson
(4) Skill lesson
24. Which one of the following is most appropriate about curriculum planning in Science?
(1) It is done to map the scientific topics studied in each term
(2) It is done to combine the scientific study with work in other subject areas
(3) It. gives details of each unit of work for each term
(4) It is done to plan the specific learning objectives of each lesson to build upon prior learning
25. A tightly structured lesson of Physics if taught with little flexibility is least conducive to the learning of the student who
(1) is hyperactive
(2) is culturally disadvantaged
(3) has an IQ of 86
(4) has an IQ of l25
26. Lesson planning in Life Sciences should be guided primarily by the consideration of
(1) meeting the needs of the average child in the class
(2) satisfying parents
(3) the curriculum goals and learning outcomes
(4) providing pupils with work
27. When upper-grade children do research work, the major problem the teacher has to contend with is
(1) finding appropriate materials
(2) scheduling time in school library on internet
(3) gaining the co-operation of the public library
(4) discouraging children from copying verbatim from books and encyclopedias and guiding them effectively
28. The project method of teaching is best associated with the philosophy of
(1) Max Rafferty
(2) John Dewey
(3) Robert Hutchins
(4) B.F. Skinner
29. A teacher is conducting a demonstration to motivate students, but the demonstration does not result in the expected outcome. The teacher is best advised to
(1) withhold the demonstration and do it again
(2) tell the class that the demonstration failed and ask them to help/determine the reason
(3) find out and explain the cause of failure of the demonstration by involving students
(4) send a note to the Science co-ordinator, asking him/her to come to the room
30. Which of the following techniques is not recommended for the Science teachers to use in response to the complexity of learning?
(1) While introducing a complex concept, ask only open-ended questions to stimulate thinking of students
(2) Take a pre-test to find out previous knowledge of students
(3) Use manipulative materials for explaining the subtle processes
(4) Plan the level of instruction slightly above the level of individual students but well within the level of the class
31. In a mixed ability class with students in different stages of cognitive development, which one of the following strategies will be most suitable?
(1) Using hands-on activities involving concrete objects for simplification of abstract concepts
(2) Regrouping the class into four groups as per the four stages of cognitive development proposed by Piaget
(3) Planning individual instruction for gifted students
(4) Taking an average of the IQ scores of students and planning teaching accordingly
32. Of the following activities in a Science class, the one with least educational value is
(1) Constructing a model
(2) Reading about a simple experiment
(3) Discussing a scientific principle
(4) Drawing a design