# Samacheer Kalvi 8th Social Science Civics Chapter 5

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### Chapter 5 – Road Safety Rules and Regulations

1. At a red light
(a) You can keep going if the path looks clear.
(b) You must stop and wait for it turn green.
(d) You can attend call.
(b) You must stop and wait for it turn green.

2. Pedestrians can cross the road only ……………
(a) at anywhere
(b) near the signals
(c) at Zebra crossing
(d) none
(c) at Zebra crossing

3. Road Safety Week is celebrated in the month of …………… every year.
(a) December
(b) January
(c) March
(d) May
(b) January

4. For emergency, call …………… for ambulance service.
(a) 108
(b) 100
(c) 106
(d) 101
(a) 108

5. What are the causes for the road accidents?
(a) Over Speeding
(b) Drunken Driving
(c) Distraction to Drivers
(d) All of these
(d) All of these

6. The first category of traffic signs is ……………
(a) Mandatory Signs
(b) Cautionary Signs
(c) Informatory Signs
(d) None of these
(a) Mandatory Signs

7. ‘Setu Bharatam’, a program was launched in ……………
(a) 2014
(b) 2015
(c) 2016
(d) 2017
(c) 2016

8. Expand ABS:
(a) Anti Brake start
(b) Annual Base System
(c) Anti – locking Brake System
(d) None of these
(c) Anti – locking Brake System

9. Overtaking when approaching a bend is –
(a) permissible
(b) not permissible
(c) permissible with care
(d) our wish
(b) not permissible

10. When the ambulance is approaching –
(a) allow passage if there are no vehicles from front side
(b) no preference need be given
(c) allow free passage by drawing to the side of the road
(d) drive behind the ambulance with great Speed
(c) allow free passage by drawing to the side of the road

II. Fill in the Blanks:

1. Always keep …………… while driving.
2. Mandatory signs are exhibited in …………… shape.
3. ……………controls the speed of the vehicle.
4. Higher the speed; …………… the risk.
5. Use of in four wheelers and …………… for two wheelers has been brought under law.

1. to the left
2. circular
3. Automatic speed
4. higher
5. seat belt and helmets

III. Match the following:

1. Pollution under control certificate – Zebra crossing
2. One  time tax for new car                 – Comic book on road safety
3. Pedestrian                                           – 6 months
4. Brasilia Declaration                          – 15 years
5. Swachha safer                                    – Global conference

1 – iii; 2 – iv; 3 – i; 4 – v; 5 – ii

IV. State true dr false:

1. The problem of accidents lies with roads only.
2. Check mirrors before changing lanes.
3. Flashing yellow signal indicates to slow down and proceed with caution.
4. On a two wheeler only one pillion rider is allowed.
5. The roads are one of the worst invention of man.

1. False
2. True
3. True
4. True
5. False

V. Consider the following statements and tick the appropriate answer

1. Which of the following statements is/are not correct?
(i) Maintain the right distance to the vehicle in the front.
(ii) Maintain speed limit, never exceed the speed limit
(iii) Wearing seat belt is not necessary while driving.
(iv) Don’t slow down on bend and turn in the road.

(a) i, iii only
(b) ii, iv only
(c) i, ii only
(d) iii, iv only
(d) iii, iv only

2. Assertion (a) : Drunken driving causes accidents.
Reason (R) : It hampers vision due to dizziness.
(a) A is correct and R is the correct explanation of A
(b) A is correct and R is not the correct explanation of A
(c) A is wrong and R is Correct
(d) Both are wrong
(a) A is correct and R is the correct explanation of A

3. Assertion (a) : Road signs are easy to comprehend.
Reason (R) : They are mostly pictorial.
(a) A is true but R is false.
(b) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
(c) A is false but R is true.
(d) Both A and Rare true. R is not the correct explanation of A
(b) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

4. Find the odd one out (road safety rules)
(a) Slow down on the bends
(b) Maintain speed limit
(c) Use cell phone while driving
(c) Use cell phone while driving

5. The following signs represent.

1.    One Way
2. Pedestrain Crossing
3. Horns Prohibited
4. Hospital
5. Right Hand Curve
6. Men at Work

VI. Answer the following in one or two sentences

1. How do you ensure road safety?
Road safety is primarily’ meant about to protect and provide security of all those who travel on roads.

2. Why road safety is very important to us?

1. Road accidents are undesired events that lead to injury or death.
2. These deaths and injuries result in significant social and economic costs.
3. The problem does not lie with roads, it is our carelessness that results in such misfortune.

3. What are the direct consequences of road accidents?
Direct consequences of Accidents : Fatality (death), Injury, Property damage.

4. Draw traffic lights signals and indicates the meaning.

5. Write a note on Brasilia Declaration on road safety.

1. Taking road safety as a serious issue, India signed Brasilia Declaration in 2015 through which the participants.
2. Across the world are committed to improve road safety and ways to reduce the traffic deaths by the end of this decade.

6. What is the aim of observing Road Safety Week?

1. Road safety week is a national event aimed at raising public awareness about traffic rules and ultimately to reduce casualties due to road accidents.
2. It is also intented to reinforce road safety behaviour among road users.

7. Write any four traffic rules.
Traffic rules in India:

1. On a two – way road, the driver must drive on the left side of the road.
2. It is mandatory for the driver to slow down at all inter junctions and pedestrian crossing.
3. If the driver is turning left, he has to rotate the hand in the anti-clockwise direction.
4. On a two – wheeler only one pillion rider is allowed.

8. How does alcohol affect driving?