About Power sharing

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Power sharing MCQ

1. Power sharing means

  • It reduces the possibility of conflicts
  • It is the basic spirit of democracy
  • It is a good way to ensure political stability
  • All of the above

2. Intelligent sharing of power is done among

  • Legislature and Central Government
  • Executive and Judiciary
  • Legislature and executive
  • Legislature, Executive and Judiciary

3. Power Sharing is desirable because it

  • helps the people of different communities to celebrate their festivals.
  • imposes the will of the majority community over others.
  • reduces the conflict between social groups.
  • ensures the stability of Political Order.

4. After the independence of Sri Lanka witnessed the supremacy of which community?

  • The Tamils
  • The Muslims
  • The Sinhalas
  • The Christians

5. Which community lived in the wallonia region??

  • french
  • german
  • swiss
  • dutch

6. Which community demanded the creation of a 'Tamil Eelam'?

  • Sri Lankan Tamils
  • Indian Tamils
  • Sinhalese
  • Buddhists

7. Where will you find community government?

  • Sri Lanka
  • India
  • Belgium
  • All of above

8. Brussels was chose as the headquarters of which organisation

  • the european organisation
  • the power sharing union
  • united nations
  • european union

9. Which state of India has roughly the same population count as that of Sri-Lanka?

  • Haryana
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Bihar
  • Madhya Pradesh

10. Power shared by two or more political parties is known as

  • Seperation government
  • Community government
  • Coalition government
  • None of these

11. Which is not a form of power sharing among the following?

  • power sharing among different social groups
  • power sharing among ordinary people
  • power sharing among different levels of government
  • power sharing among different organs of government

12. The system of 'Check and Balance' comes under which form of power sharing ?

  • Horizontal power sharing
  • Vertical power sharing

13. How does India practice power sharing?

  • between different organs of the government
  • between linguistic groups
  • between states
  • Both A & B

14. Why is power sharing good?

  • it resolves conflicts without any violence
  • it does not involve political instability
  • power sharing is the very spirit of democracy
  • All of above

15. What is the percentage of Sinhala-speaking people in Sri Lanka?

  • 74%
  • 75%
  • 14%
  • 19%

16. Which language is dominantly spoken in Belgium? *

  • Dutch
  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • French

17. When was the Act passed which established Sinhala as the official language to be used in Sri Lanka?

  • 1948
  • 1956
  • 1964
  • 1980

18. A war-like conflict between two opposing groups in a country is called?

  • Cold War
  • Civil War
  • ethnic war
  • None of there

19. Which of the following is the capital of the city of Belgium?

  • Bruges
  • Brussels
  • Ghent
  • Antwerp

20. Sri Lanka is an island nation, just a few kilometers from the southern coast of

  • Goa
  • Kerala
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Lakshadweep

21. Which of the following is not a region of Belgium?

  • Brussels-Capital region
  • Flemish
  • Walloon
  • Luxembourg

22. Who elect the community government in Belgium?

  • Central government
  • People belonging to one language community
  • State government
  • All of above

23. Belief that the majority of community should be able to rule a country in whatever way it wants is-----

  • Majoritarian
  • coailition
  • Monarchy
  • None of these

24. _______is the capital of Belgium

  • Brussels
  • Vienna
  • Baghdad
  • Rome

25. When did Sri Lanka emerge as an indepandent nation ?

  • 1945
  • 1946
  • 1947
  • 1948

26. Which ethnic group is in majority in Sri Lanka ?

  • Christians
  • Sri Lankan Tamils
  • Sinhala
  • Indian Tamils

27. Which is the state religion of Sri Lanka?

  • Muslim
  • Hindu
  • Buddhism
  • Christian

28. The major language generally spoken in Belgium are-----and -------.

  • Sinhala and English
  • Dutch and French
  • Dutch and Sinhala
  • French and English

29. The principal of majoritarianism led to a civil war in ------

  • Sri Lanka
  • Belgium
  • England
  • France

30. Which country does not share its borders with Belgium?

  • Netherlands
  • France
  • Germany
  • Luxembourg

31. What percentage of people in Belgium speak Dutch?

  • 29%
  • 40%
  • 59%
  • 80%

32. Which community live in the Wallonia region?

  • Dutch
  • French

33. Name the belief that the majority community should be able to rule the country in whichever way it wants.

  • Majoritarianism
  • Minority community
  • Both A & B
  • None of these

34. ______ had been chosen as the headquarters of the European Union.

  • Belgium
  • France
  • Brussels
  • Sri Lanka

35. When did the civil war in Sri Lanka end?

  • 2009
  • 2010
  • 2011
  • 2012

36. Which is the third kind of government elected in Belgium?

  • State government
  • Central government
  • District government
  • Community government

37. When was the act passed to recognise Sinhala as the only official language in Sri Lanka, thus disregarding Tamil?

  • 1956
  • 1962
  • 1948
  • 1965

38. A violent conflict between two or more countries that becomes so intense that it appears like a war is called a ______.

  • Civil war
  • ethnic war
  • Cold War
  • None of these

39. A violent conflict between opposing groups within a country that becomes so intense that it appears like a war is called...

  • World War
  • Social Conflict
  • Civil War
  • Fight

40. Belgium is a small country in ------

  • Asia
  • America
  • Europe
  • Africa

41. The majority social group in Srilanka was --------

  • Srilankan Tamils
  • Sinhala
  • Indian Tamil
  • Dutch

42. Tamil Eelam was demanded in the -----parts of Srilanka

  • Northern & Southern
  • Eastern & Western
  • Northern & Eastern
  • Southern & Western

43. ---------was chosen as the headquarters of European union

  • India
  • Brussels
  • Belgium
  • Colombo

44. Tamil speakers in Srilanka are ------

  • 18%
  • 13%
  • 7%
  • 74%

45. Which language is mainly spoken in the Flemish region of Belgium?

  • French
  • Dutch
  • English
  • All of above

46. Who elects the community government in Belgium?

  • People belonging to one language community only.
  • By the leader of Belgium.
  • The citizens of the whole country.
  • The community leaders of Belgium

47. What was the percentage of indian tamils living in Sri Lanka

  • 18
  • 13
  • 5
  • 20

48. When did the conflict in Sri Lanka end??

  • 2008
  • 2006
  • 2010
  • 2009

49. Sri Lanka gained independence in _______________

  • 1940
  • 1968
  • 1974
  • 1948

50. In Sri Lanka 7% of them were ____________

  • buddhist
  • tamil
  • sinhalese
  • Christian

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