# CTET Paper 1 Maths Dec 2021 – 04-01-2022 Previous Year Question Paper English Explanation 30 MCQs

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CTET Paper 1 Maths Dec 2021 - 04-01-2022 Previous Year Question Paper English Explanation 30 MCQs

Answer for the question : 00:00:00 Introduction

Answer for the question : 00:00:42 A square has a boundary of 16 cm. From each of the four corners of this square, a small square of side 1 cm is cut off. What will be the length of the boundary of the remaining figure?
12 cm
14 cm
16 cm
18 cm

Answer for the question : 00:01:43 What will come in the blank? 2 thirds + ___= 11 twelfths
9 thirds
1 third
3 twelfths
13 twelfths

Answer for the question : 00:02:42 On her birthday Merlin’s mother gave her a packet of toffees to share with her friends. Merlin gave 2/7th of toffees to Aditi, 1/6th to Amol, 2/5th to Farhan, and 1/7th to Jerry. If she is left with only 2 toffees, then how many toffees were there in the packet
105
210
315
420

Answer for the question : 00:06:07 A shopkeeper has some eggs. He wants to put them in trays which can have exactly 12 eggs. He filled 9 trays with eggs and left with 5 eggs. How many more number of eggs does he need so that no egg is left out after completing the 10th tray?
5
6
7
8

Answer for the question : 00:07:06 Savita went to ATM to withdraw some money. She got five notes of Rs. 2000, four notes for Rs. 500 and nine notes of Rs. 100. On counting she found that 1 note of Rs. 2000 and 1 note of Rs. 100 are less in the whole amount. How much amount did she enter for withdrawal?
14000
14500
15000
16500

Answer for the question : 00:08:13 Anu brought 2 kg 500 g Laddu, 3 kg 250 g Jalebi and 4 kg Rasgullas from a sweet shop. The shopkeeper packed everything together in boxes with a maximum capacity of 750 g. How many boxes required to pack all the items?
15
13
14
12

Answer for the question : 00:09:30 The four traffic lights of a cross road change after 30s, 45s, 1 minute and 75s respectively. If these lights changed simultaneously at 1:35 pm, then they will change simultaneously again at.
2:05 pm
1:50 pm
2:10 pm
1:55 pm

Answer for the question : 00:11:28 Rae and Reena have arranged the bricks horizontally one above the other. If the length, width and height of each brick are 6 inches, 3 inches, and 3 inches, respectively then how many rows of the bricks will be required to create a 3.5 meter wall?
46
58
42
64

Answer for the question : 00:13:03 Rama reads the following details on a packet before throwing it on 3rd July 2021.
Date of packing: 10th Jan 2021
Best before 180 days from the date of packing
Which of the following statement, is correct?
She should throw the packet as the date of expiry has been already crossed
She can still use the packet for almost one more week
She can wait for another six months as it will get expired after 180 days
The packet got expired on 10th June 2021 so she would throw it.

Answer for the question : 00:15:26 Teacher gave some objects to children that include a matchbox, a ball, a book, a steel glass and a rope. She asked them to identify the objects which have the most numbers of corners. Which of the following statements is correct for the above situation?
Rope should be selected as it is the longest among all the given objects
Book should be selected as it has more number of corners than the matchbox
Matchbox and book should be related as both of them can be classified in the same category of objects having edge, faces and corners
Ball should be selected as it has infinite corners

Answer for the question : 00:17:21 A closed shape made up of three or more than three line segments is called
Triangle
Polygon
Polyhedrons

Answer for the question : 00:18:08 The temperature of a city is 23.5°C at 9 pm. If the temperature drops by 0.7°C every hour after that, then at what time the temperature will be 17.2°C?
2:00 am
3:00 am
5:00 am
6:00 am

Answer for the question : 00:19:46 Which of the following statements is true for the mean and median of the scores
15, 8, 13, 1, 23, 15, 20, 1
Mean is greater than the median
Median is greater than the mean
Both mean and median are equal
Median cannot be determined as there are even number of scores

Answer for the question : 00:22:38 The angles of rotations (rotational symmetry) of an equilateral triangle are:
90°, 180°, 270°, 360°
60°, 120°, 180°
120°, 240°, 360°
60°, 120°, 180°, 240°, 300°, 360°

Answer for the question : 00:24:50 Identify the next term of the given pattern
1ZA, 4YB, 9XC, 16WD ___
81VE
25VE
25EV
81EV

Answer for the question : 00:26:13 Which of the following is NOT a stage / level of Van Hiele theory of geometrical reasoning
Visualization
Concrete operation
Analysis
Axiomatic

Answer for the question : 00:27:14 “Continuous and comprehensive” evaluation in mathematics would include:
(a) Detailed feedback on the students conceptual understanding
(b) Only the collective progress of the class in terms of percentage of students failed or passed
(c) Progress of the students throughout the year
(d) Minimum levels of learning in mathematics
Choose the correct options
(b) and (d)
(a), (b) and (d)
(a) and (c)
only (b)

Answer for the question : 00:29:33 Which of the following statements is NOT true about mapping in mathematics
Mapping forms the basis for many topics in higher mathematics
Mapping strengthens spatial thinking
Mapping promotes proportional thinking
Mapping only includes drawing of a map of one’s surroundings

Answer for the question : 00:31:29 Which of the following is a closed ended question?
List five 3-digit numbers that have digit 5 at the tens place
Draw a shape where the sum of all sides is 36 cm
Write five whole numbers between 178 and 184
List two sets of five numbers that have a sum of 50

Answer for the question : 00:33:47 Which of the following is NOT a type and utility of numbers?
Cardinal Numbers
Ordinal Numbers
Aesthetic Numbers
Nominal Numbers

Answer for the question : 00:35:17 While teaching about measurement of length, a teacher askes the students to measure their table using hand spans and paper clips instead of measuring directly by a scale. What is the most appropriate reason for during this activity?
She wants to engage the children in hands-on activity because it is interesting for students
She wants her students to learn how to measure length correctly using paper clips
She wants her students to practise old ways of measurement using objects
She wants the students to understand the need for standard units for measurement

Answer for the question : 00:38:00 A primary school mathematics teacher asked the students to take out ‘Ruler’ as she was going to teach the topic on length measurement. Students got confused how can they take out a king or queen. Such words are called Homonyms. How can teachers address this challenge in classroom?
By asking the English language teacher to teach the word meanings of such words in English class
Teacher should draw the attentions of students to the specific meaning being used in mathematical context whenever such words appear in teaching
Teacher should prepare a list of such words with their meanings and ask students to memorise them
Teacher should ignore this as students eventually would learn many such words when they would practice more questions.

Answer for the question : 00:40:33 A class III teacher reads out the following problem to her students
“If I subtract ‘2 ones’ from ‘2 tens’ what will be the answer”
One of the students responded the answer is zero.
Which of the following statement is correct for the above context?
The answer given by the student is correct
Teacher should use concrete materials to strengthen the concept of place value in student
Teacher should give 10 similar problem to practice
Teacher should ignore the response of the student and should herself give the right answer and move to next problem to solve

Answer for the question : 00:42:37 While planning a lesson on the concept of addition of fractions a teacher is using the activity of rectangular strip folding. The above activity is a-
Content activity
Post Content activity
Pre content activity
Wastage of time

Answer for the question : 00:44:03 Which one of the following is the most important characteristic of good mathematics text book at primary level?
Concepts should be introduced through contexts
It should only contain numerous questions for practice
It should be attractive and colourful
Concepts should be introduced through formal algorithms.

Answer for the question : 00:46:42 The National curriculum framework (2005) considers that mathematics involves ‘a certain way of thinking and reasoning’. The vision can be realized by
Giving special coaching to students
Adopting exploratory approach, use of manipulatives connecting concepts to real life, involving students in discussions
Rewriting all the text book of mathematics
Emphasizing on solving problems given in text book

Answer for the question : 00:48:56 As a mathematics educator what advice will you give to prospective teachers to improve children’s performance in mathematics
Get children as many books as possible for practice work
Advice parents for tutoring children at home
Help children make connections between conceptual and procedural knowledge
Plan remedial classes for children at the end of the year

Answer for the question : 00:50:47 The statement ‘Teacher acts as a Facilitator, helps students to discover relationships and seek pattern for themselves’ s most suited with
Role play
Inductive method
Analytical Method
Demonstration

Answer for the question : 00:53:17 A primary class teacher asks his students to collect data on number of boys and girls studying in class V in their neighbourhood (including at least five households). Which of the following most appropriately describes the purpose of this activity?
To make students aware of gender differences in their neighbourhood
To introduce the topic of data handing
To make children familiar with their community
To give holiday homework to students

Answer for the question : 00:55:06 Which of the following is NOT one of the steps of problem solving given by Polya.
Understanding the problem
Devise a Plan
Recreate the plan
Carry out the plan

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