quiz-24 national road safety quiz

National Road safety month is observed every year from 18-01-2021 to 17-02-2021 to make aware people about the importance of following traffic rules.

Quizway.in presents an online quiz on some of the basic traffic rules. Please click the following button for the online quiz.

This quiz is contributed by Smt Geetha Pradana. M.Sc., M.L.I.Sc.

Offline quiz of the same is available below. We have added the key at the end of the post for your convenienvce.


1.The number of passengers permitted to be taken in a private vehicle is recorded in the

  1. Tax Token
  2. Permit
  3. Registration Certificate
  4. Driver license

2.Which of the safety device fitted in a Light Motor vehicle protects the driver from injury?

  1. Helmet
  2. Seat belt
  3. None of the above
  4. Speed governor

3.Which of the following is a legal requirement for every vehicle?

  1. First aid box
  2. TV
  3. Audio system
  4. Fog lamp

4.When a cow is standing across the road

  1. Wait until it clears the road
  2. Pass it from front
  3. Pass it from behind
  4. None of the above

5.In lane traffic, before making a right turn you should be in

  1. Any lane
  2. Extreme left lane
  3. Extreme right lane
  4. Middle lane

6.If your vehicle hits a pedestrian you should

  1. Identify Yourself and leave
  2. Help the person, and call an ambulance
  3. Help the injured for medical aid identify yourself and then report to police
  4. None of the above

7.Reversing is prohibited

  1. In the main road
  2. In one way
  3. At t junction
  4. Parking place

8.While driving on wet or slippery road

  1. Tyre pressure must be reduced
  2. Avoid sudden braking and acceleration
  3. The vehicle should be driven at high speed
  4. None of the above

9.You are driving when your power steering stops working. You should:

  1. Honk your horn and turn off the ignition.
  2. Turn on your hazard lights and brace yourself.
  3. Work hard to steer, reduce your speed, drive to a safe area, and stop.
  4. Slam on your brakes.

10.You come to an intersection that is blocked by other traffic. You should:

  1. Go slowly until the traffic ahead moves.
  2. Get as close as possible to the car in front of you.
  3. Stay out of the intersection until you can pass through.
  4. Sound your horn to make the cars move up.

11.If you need to stop quickly and your vehicle is not equipped with an Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS), you should:

  1. Hold down the brake pedal.
  2. Firmly pump your brakes.
  3. Lightly tap the brakes.
  4. Release the brake pedal.

12.The act of turning your head and checking your blind spot before changing lanes, driving away from a curve, or merging your vehicle into traffic is:

  1. A bad driving habit.
  2. A good driving habit.
  3. Unnecessary.
  4. Not necessary if you use the rear view mirror

13.Certain highway signs require drivers to obey an indicated instruction. Such signs are known as:

  1. Regulatory signs.
  2. Warning signs.
  3. Information signs.
  4. Guide signs.

14.Which of the following is true about driving on a roadway?

  1. As you drive faster, your tires become less effective.
  2. Water does not affect cars with good tires.
  3. Deepwater is less dangerous than shallow water.
  4. As you decrease your speed, the roadway becomes more slippery.

15.When stopped for a traffic violation or at an equipment check, the driver must produce:

  1. Proof of insurance.
  2. Their license.
  3. Proof of registration.
  4. All of the above.

16.When encountering an aggressive driver, you should:

  1. Avoid eye contact, slow down, and let them pass.
  2. Cut them off to slow them down.
  3. Retaliate by tailgating them.
  4. Make sure they know you disapprove of their behaviour.

17.A pedestrian starts to cross in front of your vehicle. You should:

  1. Flash your lights.
  2. Slow down.
  3. Speed up and pass in front of the pedestrian.
  4. Stop and let the pedestrian cross.

18.You hold a learners license for motorcycle

  1. You will drive when the traffic is less.
  2. You drive the vehicle with a pillion.
  3. You will not carry any other person on the motorcycle except for the purpose of getting instructions from an instructor who holds a valid driving license to drive a motorcycle.
  4. Driving in any public place.

19. Pedestrian should cross the road at:

  1. Zebra crossing
  2. Signal Point
  3. Any where at his will
  4. Infront of slow-moving vehicles

20. You should not overtake when

  1. The road ahead is not visible
  2. On straight
  3. Road in rural areas
  4. Wide road

ANSWER KEY: 1.3 2.2 3.1 1.1 2.3 6.3 1.2 8.2 9.3 10.1 11.2 12.4 13.1 14.1 15.4 16.4 17.4 18.3 19.1 20.1


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