MCQ1: The following are the main goals of teaching mathematics at the primary school level except _________
Answer: To help students to memorise mathematical formula
MCQ2: The revised National Mathematics Curriculum for Basic Education in Nigeria is focused on giving children the opportunity to do the following except:
Answer: Acquire the ability for rote learning
MCQ3: The following is one of the six (6) themes in the revised curriculum
Answer: Everyday Statistics
MCQ4: Each of the following is a theme in the revised mathematics curriculum except: ____________
Answer: Directed Numbers
MCQ5: The curriculum aids the teacher by prescribing the following except:
Answer: Disciplinary measures to take when students misbehave
MCQ6: The following recommendations would help in ensuring that the curriculum achieve the objectives for which it is made except :______
Answer: Only first class graduates must teach at that level
MCQ7: The following are manipulatives for teaching Counting/Basic Addition & Subtraction Pictures except: ______________
Answer: One 35 cl bottle of water
MCQ8: The following are manipulatives for teaching Positive and Negative Integers Picture______________
Answer: All of the above options
MCQ9: If a pupil is unable to solve abstract problem after teaching him using concrete object, as a teacher what would you do ___________
Answer: re-teach the concept/skill at the concrete level using appropriate concrete objects
MCQ10: For a student with learning difficulty the following approach would help to improve his/her performance
Answer: All of the options
MCQ11: According to Graham et al (1992), ____________ refers to a variety of self-regulation strategies that students can use to manage themselves as learners and direct their own behavior, including their attention?
Answer: Self-instruction
MCQ12: ___________ is a term used to describe a wide array of tutoring arrangements, that involved students working in pairs to help one another learn or practice an academic task
Answer: Peer tutoring
MCQ13: CRA stands for _________
Answer: Concrete Representational Abstract
MCQ14: According to Access Centre (2004) CRA works well with the following groups of people:
Answer: All of the options
MCQ15: Before Piaget moved into the study of the development of children's understanding, who was he?
Answer: Biologist
MCQ16: In what ways was Jean Piaget studying the development of children understanding?
Answer: All of the options
MCQ17: According to Piaget’s theory, the first period of cognitive development is called _______ stage
Answer: sensorimotor
MCQ18: According to Piaget’s theory, the second period of cognitive development is called _______ stage
Answer: Preoperational
MCQ19: According to Piaget’s theory, the fourth period of cognitive development is called _______ stage
Answer: Formal operational
MCQ20: According to Piaget’s theory, the third period of cognitive development is called _______ stage
Answer: concrete operational
MCQ21: In Bloom’s taxonomy of educational objectives, recall or recognition of terms, ideas, , procedures, theories etc describes the ________ level
Answer: Knowledge
MCQ22: In Bloom’s taxonomy of educational objectives, breaking down information into component parts describes the __________ level
Answer: Analysis
MCQ23: In Bloom’s taxonomy of educational objectives, understanding what the facts mean describes the __________ level
Answer: Comprehension
MCQ24: In Bloom’s taxonomy of educational objectives, judging or forming an opinion about the information or situation describes the ________ level
Answer: Evaluation
MCQ25: In Bloom’s taxonomy of educational objectives, combination of facts, ideas, or information to make a new whole describes the ________ level
Answer: Synthesis
MCQ26: ____________ is a style of the presentation of content in classroom
Answer: Method
MCQ27: The following are factors that affect the teaching and learning of mathematics
Answer: All of the options
MCQ28: The following are advantages of the lecture method except:
Answer: it promotes interest by giving the students a share in the responsibility for the course and in search for knowledge.
MCQ29: The following is a disadvantage of the Discussion method of teaching
Answer: It makes more demands on the instructor as a group leader than as a lecturer.
MCQ30: The following is an advantage of the discussion method
Answer: All of the options
MCQ31: __________ allows students to work through mathematics equations in a small group setting.
Answer: Cooperative Group Learning
MCQ32: The following are fundamental educational principles which form the foundation of all assessment that supports effective education except:
Answer: Golden Principle
MCQ33: 3a-5b+7a = 3a+7a-5b is possible because of ______ Property
Answer: Commutative
MCQ34: (a+b) +c = a+(b+c) is possible because of ______ Property
Answer: Associative
MCQ35: a(b+c) = (ab) + (ac) is possible because of ______ Property
Answer: Distributive
FBQ1: One of the main goals of Primary mathematics is to help students acquire basic skills in ___________
Answer: Numeracy
FBQ2: Teaching mathematics at the Primary level is to help students to acquire the ability to interpret graphs and arrangements of numerical data. TRUE or FALSE?
Answer: TRUE
FBQ3: The revised National Mathematics Curriculum for Basic Education in Nigeria is focused on giving children the opportunity to acquire communication skill necessary to function in an information age. TRUE or FALSE.
Answer: FALSE
FBQ4: The six (6) themes in the revised mathematics curriculum are: Number and Numeration, Basic Operations, Measurement, Algebraic Process, Geometry and Mensuration and Statics and Dynamics. TRUE or FALSE.
Answer: FALSE
FBQ5: The concrete level of understanding is the most basic level of mathematical understanding. TRUE or FALSE?
Answer: TRUE
FBQ6: The general types of mathematics manipulatives are Discrete and ____________
Answer: Continuous
FBQ7: Continuous manipulatives are those materials that can be counted. TRUE or FALSE
Answer: FALSE
FBQ8: Base 10 cubes/blocks can be used to teach Place value Pictures. TRUE or FALSE?
Answer: TRUE
FBQ9: systematic and explicit instruction, self instruction, peer tutoring and visual representations have been found suitable for teaching students with learning difficulties. TRUE or FALSE.
Answer: TRUE
FBQ10: ______________________ instruction, often called direct instruction, refers to an instructional practice that carefully constructs interactions between students and their teacher.
Answer: Explicit
FBQ11: CAST is the acronym for Center for ________ Special Technology
Answer: Applied
FBQ12: ______________________ refers to a variety of self-regulation strategies that students can use to manage themselves as learners and direct their own behavior, including their attention
Answer: Self-instruction
FBQ13: __________ refers to students working in pairs to help one another learn or practice an academic task.
Answer: Peer-tutoring
FBQ14: According to Kunsch, Jitendra, and Sood (2007), Peer -tutoring works best when students of different ability levels work together. TRUE or FALSE.
Answer: TRUE
FBQ15: CRA is the acronym for _______________
Answer: Concrete-Representational-Abstract
FBQ16: According to Piaget, in ____________ stage, Infants gain knowledge of the world from the physical actions they perform on it
Answer: sensorimotor
FBQ17: According to Piaget, the _____________ operational stage commences at around 11 years of age (puberty) and continues into adulthood
Answer: Formal
FBQ18: rote memorization, recognition, or recall of facts describes the __________ level of Bloom’s taxonomy
Answer: Knowledge
FBQ19: ___________ is judging or forming an opinion about the information or situation
Answer: Evaluation
FBQ20: Analysis is the combination of facts, ideas, or information to make a new whole. TRUE or FALSE
Answer: FALSE
FBQ21: correct use of the facts, rules, or ideas is _______
Answer: Application
FBQ22: ____________ is the understanding of what the facts mean
Answer: Comprehension
FBQ23: What is the first day of spring is an example of a question testing which cognitive level?
Answer: Knowledge
FBQ24: Innovations in teaching of mathematics can be diversified in terms of _________, Pedagogic Resources and Mastery Learning Strategy used in teaching-learning process.
Answer: Methods
FBQ25: For a science student, ___________ is the most fundamental subject beside the English Language
Answer: Mathematics
FBQ26: Mathematics trains students in the use of __________ power rather than memory work and rote learning
Answer: Reasoning
FBQ27: As the main goal in English Language is Literacy, ___________ is the main goal in Mathematics
Answer: Numeracy
FBQ28: The National Mathematics Curriculum for Basic Education Programme span for a period of _____________ years
Answer: nine
FBQ29: The Bill that mandated UBE was passed in the year _____________
Answer: 2004
FBQ30: The first Mathematics Curriculum was developed in the year ________________
Answer: 1977
FBQ31: A good example of spatial mathematics is ______________
Answer: Geometry
FBQ32: In selecting the curriculum contents and learning experience, ____________ approach was used in the current curriculum
Answer: Thematic
FBQ33: The contents and learning experience selected in Mathematics curriculum can be grouped into __________ theme
Answer: six
FBQ34: ___________ is the minimum qualification required to teach Basic 1 - 9
Answer: National Certificate of Education
FBQ35: Computational Algorithm such as those used in long division and multiplication requires regular __________
Answer: practice