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Chapter 6: On the Rule of the Road

Warm UpExerciseVocabularyListeningSpeakingReading-Cyber SafetyGrammar- Agreement of the subject with the verbWriting
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Warm Up [Page 178]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 12th English Class Answers Guide Chapter 6 On the Rule of the RoadWarm Up [Page 178]

Warm Up | Q a. | Page 178

From the pictures given below, identity the actions that may cause inconvenience and discomfort to others. Discuss.

Warm Up | Q b. | Page 178

Classify these pictures to show what they depict–Personal freedom/Public liberty.

Personal freedom Public liberty
colouring the hair red  
   
   
   
Exercise [Pages 180 - 181]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 12th English Class Answers Guide Chapter 6 On the Rule of the RoadExercise [Pages 180 - 181]

Answer the following questions in one or two sentences each.

Exercise | Q 1. a. | Page 180

Why did the lady think she was entitled to walk down the middle of the road?

Exercise | Q 1. b. | Page 180

What would be the consequence of the old lady’s action?

Exercise | Q 1. c. | Page 180

What does the ‘rule of the road’ mean?

Exercise | Q 1. d. | Page 180

Why should individual liberty be curtailed?

Exercise | Q 1. e. | Page 181

How would a reasonable person react when his actions affect other person’s liberty?

Exercise | Q 1. f. | Page 181

Define ‘liberty’ as perceived by the author.

Exercise | Q 1. g. | Page 181

According to the author, what are we more conscious of?

Exercise | Q 1. h. | Page 181

What is the foundation of social conduct?

Exercise | Q 1. i. | Page 181

How can we sweeten our life’s journey?

Exercise | Q 1. j. | Page 181

What does the traffic policeman symbolize?

Answer the following questions in three or four sentences each.

Exercise | Q 2. a. | Page 181

What is ‘liberty’ according to the old lady?

Exercise | Q 2. b. | Page 181

How would ‘liberty’ cause universal chaos?

Exercise | Q 2. c. | Page 181

Why is there a danger of the world getting ‘liberty drunk’?

Exercise | Q 2. d. | Page 181

‘Curtailment of private liberty is done to establish social order’ – Do you agree?

Answer each of the following in a paragraph of 100–150 words.

Exercise | Q 3. a. | Page 181

What do you infer from Gardiner’s essay ‘On the rule of the Road'?

Exercise | Q 3. b. | Page 181

Explain in your own words, "What freedom means?"

Exercise | Q 3. c. | Page 181

"My right to swing my fist ends, where your nose begins." Elucidate with reference to, ‘On the Rule of the Road’.

Exercise | Q 3. d. | Page 181

Civilization can only exist when the public collectively accepts constraints on its freedom of action – Explain.

Vocabulary [Pages 181 - 182]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 12th English Class Answers Guide Chapter 6 On the Rule of the RoadVocabulary [Pages 181 - 182]

Vocabulary | Q a. | Page 181

Now the teacher will read the following words. Listen carefully to the stress in each word. Write against each word whether it is a noun or a verb and mark the stress.

'contract con'tract
conduct con'duct
'object ob'ject
'subject sub'ject
'present pre'sent
'desert de’sert
'project pro'ject
'refuse re'fuse
'address ad'dress
Vocabulary | Q b. | Page 181

The most noticeable difference between American and British English is in the vocabulary usage. There are hundreds of everyday words that are different. 

Vocabulary | Q c. | Page 181

Some British English words are given in column ‘A’. Write their corresponding American English word is Column ‘B.

British American
pavement side walk
pull over  
waistcoat  
chips  
flat  
ground floor  
underground  
queue  
wind screen  
indicator  
timetable  
post  
holiday  
autumn  
lift  
nappy  
full stop  
loo  
sweets  
bin  
Vocabulary | Q d. | Page 182

Similarly there is a difference in the spelling of certain words between American and British English. In Column ‘A’ words are spelled in American. Write down the corresponding British English spelling for those words in column ‘B’. (The first one is done for you)

A B
odor odour
program  
parlor  
apologize  
color  
check  
theater  
gray  
behavior  
humor  
labor  
Listening [Page 182]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 12th English Class Answers Guide Chapter 6 On the Rule of the RoadListening [Page 182]

Listening | Q 1 | Page 182

Listen carefully to the story being read out and answer the questions.

A boy was flying a kite with his father. He was excited to watch the kite soar high and asked his father, “What kept the kite up?” Dad replied “The String”. The boy said, “No dad, the string is holding the kite down.” The father suddenly broke the string, the kite came crashing down. Now the boy understood, what was holding the kite up. This is true in life as well. We are, advised to follow a set of rules or a prescribed code of conduct to enable us to reach our full potential. However, very often we hear the phrase “I want to be free.” If you take the train off the track, it is free. But where would it go? If each one of us follows our own traffic rules and drive on any side of the road what would you call it? Freedom or chaos? By observing rules we are actually gaining freedom. This is what. discipline is all about.

1. According to the father what kept the kite up?

  1. the kite itself
  2. air
  3. the string
  4. father’s skills

2. The string helped the kite to ______.

  1. withstand the pressure
  2. break free
  3. crash
  4. soar high

3. To realize our full potential, we should ______.

  1. obey our elders
  2. follow a set of rules
  3. work hard
  4. plan well

4. A train should go on the ______to reach its destination.

  1. track
  2. line
  3. road
  4. path

5. To realize our full potential, we should ______.

  1. obey our elders
  2. follow a set of rules
  3. work hard
  4. plan well

6. Taking freedom in our own hands will lead to ______.

  1. self-discipline
  2. chaos
  3. a code of conduct
  4. freedom

7. The main idea of the passage is ______.

  1. the art of flying kites
  2. father’s advice to his son
  3. the importance of discipline
  4. the right to freedom
Speaking [Page 182]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 12th English Class Answers Guide Chapter 6 On the Rule of the RoadSpeaking [Page 182]

Speaking | Q a. | Page 182

Everybody enjoys holidays but, when it comes to safety ‘There is no holiday for Safety’. Discuss in groups what safety measures one should take while driving a car/two wheeler.

Speaking | Q b. | Page 182

Your school has arranged for a road safety campaign, Share a few ideas with your classmates which can be used during the campaign. For example ‘Speed thrills but kills’.

Reading-Cyber Safety [Pages 183 - 185]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 12th English Class Answers Guide Chapter 6 On the Rule of the RoadReading-Cyber Safety [Pages 183 - 185]

Reading-Cyber Safety | Q 1. | Page 183

How should teenagers guard against cyber crimes?

Reading-Cyber Safety | Q 2. | Page 184

What should we do to ensure Safe Surfing?

Reading-Cyber Safety | Q 3. | Page 184

What are the details not to be revealed in public domain?

Reading-Cyber Safety | Q 4. | Page 184

What should parents do to ensure the safety of children in cyber space?

Reading-Cyber Safety | Q 5. | Page 184

Should children be discouraged from playing online games?

Reading-Cyber Safety | Q 1. | Page 185

Which of the following should one avoid while using social media? Tick against the correct options.

Reading-Cyber Safety | Q 2. | Page 185

How can we identify insecure websites?

Reading-Cyber Safety | Q 3. | Page 185

Mention any three details that should not be revealed in public domain.

Reading-Cyber Safety | Q 4. | Page 185

What should parents do to ensure cyber safety for their wards? (Any three points)

Reading-Cyber Safety | Q 5. | Page 185

Why is it not advisable to play online games?

Reading-Cyber Safety | Q 6. a) | Page 185

Pick out word which mean the same as

stop doing something (para 1) 

Reading-Cyber Safety | Q 6. b) | Page 185

Pick out word which mean the same as

place or fix (para 2) 

Reading-Cyber Safety | Q 6. c) | Page 185

Pick out word which mean the same as

not protected (para 2)

Reading-Cyber Safety | Q 6. d) | Page 185

Pick out word which mean the same as

keep a check on (para 3)

Grammar- Agreement of the subject with the verb [Pages 187 - 188]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 12th English Class Answers Guide Chapter 6 On the Rule of the RoadGrammar- Agreement of the subject with the verb [Pages 187 - 188]

Task 1

Grammar- Agreement of the subject with the verb | Q I 1. | Page 187

Choose the correct option and complete the sentence.

Manoj ______ present along with his parents.

  • was

  • were

Grammar- Agreement of the subject with the verb | Q I 2. | Page 187

Choose the correct option and complete the sentence.

Each of these boys ______ passed.

  • has

  • have

Grammar- Agreement of the subject with the verb | Q I 3. | Page 187

Choose the correct option and complete the sentence.

Neither Lekha nor Leela ______ been selected.

  • has

  • have

Grammar- Agreement of the subject with the verb | Q I 4. | Page 187

Choose the correct option and complete the sentence.

Every man, woman and child ______ happy.

  • was

  • were

Grammar- Agreement of the subject with the verb | Q I 5. | Page 187

Choose the correct option and complete the sentence.

One of the machines______ defective.

  • is

  • are

Grammar- Agreement of the subject with the verb | Q I 6. | Page 187

Choose the correct option and complete the sentence.

A number of books ______ missing.

  • is

  • are

Grammar- Agreement of the subject with the verb | Q I 7. | Page 187

Choose the correct option and complete the sentence.

Seker or his brothers ______ done it.

  • has

  • have

Grammar- Agreement of the subject with the verb | Q I 8. | Page 187

Choose the correct option and complete the sentence.

To make a promise and then not to keep it ______ dishonesty.

  • is

  • are

Grammar- Agreement of the subject with the verb | Q I 9. | Page 188

Choose the correct option and complete the sentence.

One or the other of those men ______ lodged a complaint.

  • has

  • have

Grammar- Agreement of the subject with the verb | Q I 10. | Page 188

Choose the correct option and complete the sentence.

Each leaf and each flower ______ stripped off the tree.

  • was

  • were

Task 2

Grammar- Agreement of the subject with the verb | Q II. 1. | Page 188

Identify the error in each of the following sentence and rewrite them Correctly.

Either Shyam or Ram have to pay the fine.

Grammar- Agreement of the subject with the verb | Q II. 2. | Page 188

Identify the error in each of the following sentence and rewrite them Correctly.

Abdul as well as Karim deserve praise.

Grammar- Agreement of the subject with the verb | Q II. 3. | Page 188

Identify the error in each of the following sentence and rewrite them Correctly.

Ten thousand rupees a month are an insufficient income.

Grammar- Agreement of the subject with the verb | Q II. 4. | Page 188

Identify the error in each of the following sentence and rewrite them Correctly.

Many a student were awarded at the function.

Grammar- Agreement of the subject with the verb | Q II. 5. | Page 188

Identify the error in each of the following sentence and rewrite them Correctly.

Neither Veena nor her sisters has been informed of the accident.

Grammar- Agreement of the subject with the verb | Q II. 6. | Page 188

Identify the error in each of the following sentence and rewrite them Correctly.

Mithra as well as her daughters enjoy singing

Grammar- Agreement of the subject with the verb | Q II. 7. | Page 188

Identify the error in each of the following sentence and rewrite them Correctly.

You, who is my friend, should help me.

Grammar- Agreement of the subject with the verb | Q II. 8. | Page 188

Identify the error in each of the following sentence and rewrite them Correctly.

My scissors is missing.

Grammar- Agreement of the subject with the verb | Q II. 9. | Page 188

Identify the error in each of the following sentence and rewrite them Correctly.

A variety of pleasing objects charm the eye.

Grammar- Agreement of the subject with the verb | Q II. 10. | Page 188

Identify the error in each of the following sentence and rewrite them Correctly.

Sixty miles are a long distance.

Writing [Pages 188 - 189]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 12th English Class Answers Guide Chapter 6 On the Rule of the RoadWriting [Pages 188 - 189]

Task 1

Writing | Q 1 | Page 188

Preparation of apple juice

You plan to delight your parents and sister, serving them chilled apple juice. Here is the process: (Complete the sentences with the right form of the verbs)

Four or five apples ______ (take) and ______(wash) well. They ______(wipe) dry and cut into pieces of medium size. The seeds ______(remove). Then the apples ______(put) into the mixer. Some milk ____(add) .The apples ______(crush) and a fine liquid ______(obtain). This liquid ______(filter) and the juice ______(store) in the refrigerator. It is ______(take) out whenever needed, and after adding sugar, it ______(serve) in cups.

Task 2

Writing | Q 2 | Page 189

Installing a computer

The description of installing a computer in your study room is given in the form of jumbled sentences. Rearrange the sentences in the right order and form a coherent paragraph.

1. Once you connect the CPU, connect the keyboard and mouse.
2. Before turning on the power, check that all parts are connected to the CPU.
3. First, open the box and take out the computer parts.
4. Plug both the computer and the monitor with a power cord.
5. Set the computer on a table or flat surface.
6. Finally, turn on the power.

Task 3

Writing | Q 3 1. | Page 189

Attempt a description of the following process, in about 100 word each, either using the imperative or the passive.

Preparing your favourite dish

Writing | Q 3 2. | Page 189

Attempt a description of the following process, in about 100 word each, either using the imperative or the passive.

Organising a birthday party in your house

Writing | Q 3 3. | Page 189

Attempt a description of the following process, in about 100 word each, either using the imperative or the passive.

Sending a letter by courier service

Writing | Q 3 4. | Page 189

Attempt a description of the following process, in about 100 word each, either using the imperative or the passive.

Obtaining a demand draft from a bank

Chapter 6: On the Rule of the Road

Warm UpExerciseVocabularyListeningSpeakingReading-Cyber SafetyGrammar- Agreement of the subject with the verbWriting
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