Teacher Eligibility Test (TET)
(For a person who intends to be a teacher for classes VI to VIII)
(iv)a Mathematics and Science
(30 Multiple choice questions of Mathematics and 30 Multiple choice questions of Science will be asked from this part of the question paper. Each questio will be of one mark) Marks
Unit 1: 06 Marks
Indices : Multiplication and division of numbers on equal bases, Laws of Indices. Algebraric expresions : Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division, Identities
Factors : factors of simple algebraic expressions
Equations : Simple linear equation.
Progressions : Arithmetic Progession and geometric Progression, nth term, sum of n terms
Unit 2: 06 Marks
Interest : Simple interest, compound interest, Profit – Loss.
Ratio and Proportion : Division into proportional parts, Partnership. Percentage, Birth and Death rate, Population growth, Depreciation,
Time and distance : Speed, Average Speed, Time, Relative speed.
Unit 3: 06 Marks
Lines and Angles : Line segment, straight and curved lines, types of angles.
Plane figures : Triangles, Congurence of triangles, Quadrilaterals and Circle.
Unit 4: 06 Marks
Area of Plane figures : Triangles, Rectangles, Parallelograms and Trapeziums. Surface Area and Volume : cube, cuboid and right circular cylinder.
Unit 5: 06 Marks
Statistics : collection and classification of data, frequency distribution table, Tally marks, bar graph and histogram, circular graph (pai diagram). Graph: Various types of graphs.
Unit 6: 06 Marks
Living Being : different parts of plants, nutrition in plants, respiration and excretion, plant cell and animal cell- their structure and work; cell division
Human body and health – Micro-organisms (bacteria, virus, fungi); Deceases spread by micro-organisms, (tuberculosis , measles , diptheria, cholera, typhoid); prevention from diseases; different systems of human body ; infectious diseases (reasons of spreading and prevention); Major components of food and diseases developed due to their deficiency; Balanced diet;
Unit 7:06 Marks
Force and Motion
Types of forces- muscular force, frictional force, gravitational force, magnetic force, electrostatic force); Types of motion (linear, zig-zag, circular, vibrating, periodic) speed. Types of energies- traditional and alternative sources of energy; energy conservation;
Heat – applications of heat; transformation of heat, concept of temperature; melting, boiling and evaporation; condensation and sublimation; examples of thermal expansion in daily life; insulator and conductor of heat; Methods of heat transfer (conduction, convention and radiation).
Light – sources of light, formation of shadow, reflection of light, image formation in plane mirror, spherical mirror (focus, focal length, radius of curvature), Image formed by spherical (convex and concave) mirrors; incidents related to refraction; images formed by convex and concave lenses; application of lenses Sound – Types of sound, sound propagation characteristics of sound, echo, noise and methods to reduce noise.
Magnetism – properties of magnet, magnetic induction, various application of magnetism.
Unit 9: 06 Marks
Electricity – Electric cells ; direct current and alternate current; conductor, semiconductor and insulator and their uses; chemical, magnetic and thermal effects of electric current; electric fuse, electric energy and prevention of its misuse.
Science and Technology – importance of science in daily life; artificial fibres, plastic, detergents, cement, etc.; Science and Technology in medical field (X-ray, C.T.Scan, Surgery, Ultrasound and LASER) ; In the field of Telecommunication – general information about fax machine, computer, internet, e-mail and website.
Unit 10: 06 Marks
Structure of Matter – Atom and molecule; structure of atom; element, compound and mixture; separation of impurities of substances; symbols of elements; chemical formulae of compounds and chemical equations. Chemical Substances – Oxides of carbon, green house effect and global worming, hydrocarbon (general information); acid, base and salt; oxygen gas, nitrogen gas and nitrogen cycle.
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