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CTET Paper 1 Maths January 2021 Previous Question Paper – Simple English Explanation

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CTET Paper 1 Maths January 2021 Previous Question Paper - Simple English Explanation - 30 questions

Answer for the Question : 00:00 – Intro

Answer for the Question : 00:22 – Which of the following is least likely to impact teaching learning in mathematics?

Answer for the Question : 02:43 – Rohit realizes that square is both a rhombus & a rectangle. He is at what stage of Van Hiele’s visual thinking?

Answer for the Question : 04:36 – “The sum of any two whole numbers is a whole number.” This property of whole numbers is referred to as :

Answer for the Question : 06:31 – Which of the following statements regarding mathematics teaching-learning is incorrect? Mathematical knowledge can be created in primary class students through observation of pattern & generalizations.

Answer for the Question : 09:33 – Which of the following statements is/are true regarding teaching ‘Numbers’ at primary level? A. Intuitive understanding of numbers should be encouraged. B. Writing numbers should be taught in sequence. C. Writing of numbers as Numeral should proceed counting. D. Order irrelevance of numbers should be encouraged.

Answer for the Question : 11:30 – Which of the following is the most important aspect of teaching of mathematics at primary level?

Answer for the Question : 13:06 – Which of the following statements is Not correct with regard to nature of mathematics?

Answer for the Question : 15:08 – Which of the following activities is most likely to develop spatial reasoning among students?

Answer for the Question : 17:07 – Which of the following is most suitable for teaching children the concept of fractions?

Answer for the Question : 18:36 – In which of the following statements, number ‘three’ used in ordinal sense?

Answer for the Question : 19:41 – Identify the correct statement. The units of perimeter & area are same. The shape of figure determines the perimeter. If two figures have same area, their perimeters are equal. If two figures have same perimeter, their areas are equal.

Answer for the Question : 21:49 – Identify the correct statement with respect to the mathematics curriculum.

Answer for the Question : 23:48 – Identify the correct statement with regard to introducing the concept of triangles at primary level.

Answer for the Question : 25:11 – In a division sum, the divisor is 5 times the quotient & twice the remainder. If the remainder is 5, what is the number?

Answer for the Question : 26:06 – The sum of five consecutive numbers is 20. What is the sum of first three consecutive numbers?

Answer for the Question : 27:37 – A wire in the form of a square encloses an area of 144 cm2. How much area is enclosed if the same wire is bent in the form of a rectangle of length 16 cm?

Answer for the Question : 29:34 – Among the following fractions, the largest & second largest fractions, respectively are.

Answer for the Question : 30:53 – Asmita reaches school for a meeting 15 minutes before 8.30 am. She reached half an hour earlier than her colleague who is 40 minutes late for meeting. What is the scheduled time of the meeting?

Answer for the Question : 31:59 – In how many ways, 48 small squares of 1 cm x 1 cm can be arranged so that the resulting area is 48 cm2?

Answer for the Question : 34:29 – In school assembly, students of a class are standing in a line. Ruhi is 19th from both ends. How many students are present in that class?

Answer for the Question : 35:03 – A number is larger than half of 100. It is more than 6 tens & less than 8 tens. The sum of its digits is 9. The tens digit is the double of the ones digit. What is the number?

Answer for the Question : 36:36 – The rates of various stationery items are given below : A packet of crayons – ₹ 15.50 A packet of pencils – ₹ 14.00 A packet of sketch pens – ₹ 22.50 One scissors – ₹ 17.00. One eraser – ₹ 2.00 One sheet of glazed paper – ₹ 2.50 A pack of decorative Stickers – ₹ 5.00 Sohail buys one packet of… How much would he be required to pay?

Answer for the Question : 37:42 – A train starts from Patna on 30th May, 2020 at 23 : 40 hours & reaches Mumbai on 1st June, 2020 at 5 : 15 hours. What is the total travel time of train?

Answer for the Question : 38:49 – In a five-digit number, the digit at the hundreds place is three-fourth of the digit at ten thousands place & the digit at tens place is two-third of the digit at hundreds place. The digit at tens place is square of the smallest prime number & the digit at thousands place is the largest single digit prime number. If the digit at unit place is the largest single digit odd.

Answer for the Question : 40:27 – What should be subtracted from the sum of 8008, 8088 & 8808 to obtain 17863?

Answer for the Question : 41:14 – A bucket of 16 litres capacity is filled to the brim with water. Water from this bucket is to be transferred into smaller utensils. A mug filled to capacity has to be dipped 50 times to completely transfer the water in the bucket into the utensils. What is the capacity of the mug?

Answer for the Question : 42:04 – A taxi meter shows charges of ₹ 50 for the first two KMs of journey & ₹ 16 for every subsequent KM traveled. Manju pays ₹ 258 as fare to travel from her house to the railway station. How far is the railway station from her home?

Answer for the Question : 43:08 – The following table shows marks obtained out of 100 by Maria & Shehnaz in five subjects :

Answer for the Question : 44:08 – Which of the following is a desirable teaching-learning practice in the context of Mathematics?

Answer for the Question : 46:33 – Following are questions posed by the teacher in the mathematics classroom : A. What is the area of the rectangle whose one side is 5 cm & perimeter is 30 cm? B. Find a set of numbers whose median is 4. C. List all prime numbers between 0-8.


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CTET P1 Maths January 2021 English Explanation Solved Previous Question Paper