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Question. Executive is responsible to
(a) Lok Sabha.
Question. The first general elections held in India was in the year
Question. Belgium has borders with
(a) Netherlands, France and Germany.
(b) France, Germany and Spain.
(c) Spain, Nethwelands and France.
(d) Germany, Spain and Netherlands.
Question. The United Progressive Alliance is a
(a) pressure group.
(b) coalition party.
(c) regional party.
(d) interest group.
Question. Inclusion of representatives of labour union, in the Management Board of an industry is an example of power sharing among different
(a) levels of government.
(b) social groups.
(c) pressure groups.
(d) organs of government.
Question. Sharing of power among different levels of government is known as the
(a) Vertical power sharing.
(b) Horizontal power sharing.
(c) Organizational power sharing.
(d) Regional power sharing.
Question. In Sri Lanka, Sinhala was recognized as an official language in
Question. The basic principle of democracy is
(a) majority rule.
(b) people are the ultimate source of power.
(c) only leaders are powerful.
(d) political parties are powerful.
Question. The institution that can bring changes in the existing laws in India is
Question. ‘Singhali and Tamil’ languages are main languages of which country?
(c) Sri Lanka
Question. There are some statements with reference to power sharing in Indian democratic, system. Select the irrelevant statement:
(a) Participation of public in general election
(b) Activeness of Gram Panchayat
(c) Activities of Army
(d) We participated in Gram Sabha.
Question. Apart from the Central and the State government there is the third type of government in Belgium calledthe
(a) Regional government.
(b) Ethnic government.
(c) Community government.
(d) Federal government.
Question. The power sharing arrangement among different organs of the government is
Question. The group, which is fighting with arms for the demands of Sri Lankan Tamil is
(a) Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam.
(b) All-Ceylon Tamil Congress.
(c) Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam.
(d) Pattali Makkal Katchi.
Question. In 1830 Belgium declared its independence from
Question. In Belgium, 40% people living in the Wallonia region speaks
(a) English language.
(b) German language.
(c) French language.
(d) Dutch language.
Question. The rules of power distribution among the different levels of government are laid down by the
(a) Central government.
(b) Supreme Court.
(d) Legal laws.
Question. The term ethnic implies
(a) people living in harmony.
(b) a social division based on shared culture.
(c) people fighting for their community.
(d) people fighting for power.
Question. The major cause of the civil war in Sri Lanka was the distrust between the two communities namely,
(a) Sri Lankan Tamils and the Indian Tamils.
(b) Hindus and Muslims.
(c) Sinhalas and Moors.
(d) Sinhalas and the Tamils.
Question. Majoritarianism is a belief that the majority community should be able to rule a country by disregarding the
(a) Minority community.
(b) Ethnic group.
(c) Sinhala community.
(d) Muslim Community.
Question. Match List – I with List – II and select the correct answer :
|List – I||List – II|
|(a) Division of powers among organs of government||I. Community goverment|
|(b) Division of powers between Centre and States||II. Coalition government|
|(c) Sharing of powers among different social groups||III. Separation of powers|
|(d) Sharing of powers between two or more than two parties||IV. Federal government|
(a) A-I, B-II, C-III, D-IV
(b) A-III, B-IV, C-I, D-II
(c) A-II, B-III, C-IV, D-I
(d) A-IV, B-III, C-II, D-I
Question. Which among the following statements is a moral reason regarding the. desirability of power sharing ?
(a) Power sharing is good because it helps to reduce the possibility of conflict between social groups.
(b) Social conflict often leads to violence and political instability. Hence power sharing is a good way to ensure the stability of political order.
(c) Tyranny of the majority is not just oppressive for the minority, it often brings ruin to the majority as well
(d) A democratic rule involves sharing power with those affected by its exercise and who have to live with its effects.
Question. Sri Lanka has a
(a) presidential system.
(b) semi-presidential system.
(c) parliamentary system.
(d) monarchical system.
Question. Prudential reason of power sharing is based on careful calculation of
(a) gains and losses.
(b) money and man power.
(c) profit and gains.
(d) total income and losses.
Question. An example of a one-party system is
Question. The majority people in Sri Lanka follow the religion :
Question. In India seats are reserved for women in:
(a) Lok Sabha
(b) Rajya Sabha
(c) Panchayti Raj
Question. The main objective of the federal system is to
(a) promote diversity.
(b) make centre more powerful.
(c) accomodate regional diversity.
(d) distribute finances to different organs.
Question. In Belgium, Constitution (1970-1993). prescribes that the number of
(a) Dutch and French speaking ministers shall be equal in the central government.
(b) German and English speaking people shall be equal in the state government.
(c) Spanish and French speaking leaders shall be unequal in the local government.
(d) German and Dutch speaking ministers shall be equal in union government.
Question. The vertical division of power takes place in
(a) presidential rule.
(c) unitary government.
Question. The unitary government is best defined as
(a) checks and balance.
(b) no constitutional division of powers between central and state government.
(c) balance of powers.
(d) seperation of powers between executive and parliament.
Question. Which of the following is not an essential element of the State ?
(b) Political Party
(c) Definite Territory
Question. The horizontal distribution of power sharing takes place between the
(a) legislature and executive.
(b) executive and judiciary.
(c) legislature, executive and judiciary.
(d) legislature, executive, judiciary and press.
Question. Indian Parliament consists of
(a) Cabinet and President.
(b) Prime Minister and President.
(c) President, Council of States and House of the People.
(d) Ruling party, Opposition party and Cabinet.
Question. The country where a Grand Coalition came into being after the elections of 2005 is
(c) Sri Lanka.
Question. Belgium is made up of
(a) German Region, the Flemish Region and the Brussels Region.
(b) Walloon Region, the Flemish Region and the Brussels Region.
(c) Walloon Region, the Flemish Region and the German Region.
(d) German Region, the Flemish Region and Walloon Region.
Question. Choose the correct statement/s from the given options.
(i) In Belgium, leaders realised that unity of the country is possible only by sharing of power.
(ii) In Sri Lanka, the demand for more autonomy to provinces populated by Tamils has been granted.
(iii) In Belgium, policy of accommodation was adopted.
(iv) In Sri Lanka, majority community forced its domination over others.
(a) Both (i) and (ii)
(b) Both (iii) and (iv)
(c) Both (ii) and (iv)
(d) (i), (iii) and (iv)
Question. What was the major objective of LTTE in Sri Lanka?
(a) Establish autonomy for Buddhist people.
(b) Attain Independence for Christians.
(c) End Sinhala rule.
(d) Demand separate homeland for Tamils.
Question. Assertion (A) In India, power is shared among different levels of the government.
Reason (R) This gives minority communities a fair share in power.
(a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.
(b) Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanation of A.
(c) A is true, but R is false.
(d) A is false, but R is true.
Question. Choose the correct statement/s from the given options.
(i) Belgium and Sri Lanka are democracies.
(ii) In Belgium, leaders realised that the unity of the country is possible only by respecting the feelings and interests of all the communities.
(iii) In Sri Lanka, majority community forced its domination over others and refused to share its power.
(iv) Both Belgium and Sri Lanka dealt with the question of Power Sharing in a similar manner.
(a) Both (i) and (ii)
(b) Both (ii) and (iii)
(c) (i), (ii) and (iii)
(d) (i), (ii) and (iv)
Question. Which of the following was not the provision of Belgium Constitution?
(a) Constitution prescribes that the number of Dutch and French Speaking Ministers shall be equal in the central government.
(b) Brussels have a separate government in which both communities will have equal representation.
(c) The Community government has no power regarding culture, education and language.
(d) Some special laws require the support of majority of members from each linguistic group.
Question. The distribution of powers among Central, State and Local governments in India depicts the power sharing arrangement among different
(b) levels of governments.
(c) socio-political groups.
(d) political groups and movements.
Question. Match the following and choose the correct answer from the code
List – I
(a) Power is shared among different organs of government such as the legislature, executive and judiciary
(b) Power is shared among different social groups power
(c) The fundamental provisions of the constitution cannot be unilaterally changed by one level of government
(d) The constitutionalisation of 3rd tier of Indian democratic system.
List – II
(i) Community Government
(ii) Horizontal distribution
(iii) In 1992
(a) a-ii, b-i, c-iv, d-iii
(b) a-i, b-ii, c-iii, d-iv
(c) a-i, b-iii, c-ii, d-iv
(d) a-ii, b-iv, c-i, d-iii.
FILL IN THE BLANKS
Question. _______ is the percentage of French speaking people in Belgium.
Question. Power Sharing involves as wide range of ________ arrangements.
Question. ________ country is the headquater of “The European Union”.
Question. ________ is a social divsion based on similarities of physical type or of culture or both.
Question. On ________ Sri Lanka gain independence.
4th Feb. 1948
TRUE / FALSE
Question. Between 1970 & 1993 the constitution of Belgium was amended three times.
Question. Belgium is smaller in area than the state of Haryana (India).
Question. Prudential decisions are usually contrasted with those decisions which are based purely on moral considerations.
Question. French language is spoken in Flemish region.
Question. In Sri Lanka about 7 percent are christians who are both Tamil & Sinhalise.
Question . In a good democratic government, due respect is given to diverse groups and views that exist in a society.
Question . Judges can check the functioning of executive or laws made by the legislature.
Question . Power sharing is good because it helps to reduce the possibility of conflict between social groups.
Question . Belgium is smaller in area than the state of Haryana.
Question . Brussels does not has a separate government where both the communities have equal representation.
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