Q1. Fill in the blanks.
i. People who own homes have to pay a ___________________.
ii. Municipal ___________functions in small towns.
iii. In a municipal corporation the elected members are called____________________.
iv. Commissioner and the administrative staff are appointed by the__________________.
i. Yasmin Khala worked on accounts in the sanitation department. ___
ii. Municipal Corporation builds hotels and restaurant. _______
iii. Property taxes form only 25-30 per cent of the money that a Municipal Corporation earns. ________
iv. The city of Surat had a plague scare in 2014. _______
Q3. Who broke the street light?
Q4. Specify what an urban local body found in a big city is called?
Q5. Who has the responsibility of replacing the street light?
Q6. Who decides where a park or a new hospital should go?
Q7. Who are responsible for preparing the budget for a city?
Q8. How is a ward councillor elected?
Q9. What was the result of plague in Surat?
Q10. What do you understand by term ‘Tax’?
Q11. What was Gangabai protesting about?
Q12. Why were children worried?
Q13. All cities have Municipal Corporation. Comment
Q14. What did Gangabai do and why?
Q15. Why children went to Yasmin Khala’s house?
Q16. Who was Yasmin Khala?
Q17. What did Gangabai say when the Commissioner said that there were not enough trucks in the city?
Q18. Why do you think Gangabai decided to approach the Ward Councillor?
Q19. What could be the effects of garbage lying all over the streets?
Q20. What steps have been taken by Municipal Corporation of Surat for the control of plague?