Lesson-1 Power Sharing Test

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  • 1. 
    The principle of majoritarianism led to a civil war in 
    • A. 

      Sri lanka

    • B. 

      Georgia

    • C. 

      Belgium

    • D. 

      Ukraine

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is not the benefits of power-sharing?
    • A. 

      It reduces the possibility of conflict between social groups

    • B. 

      It ensures political stability in the long run

    • C. 

      All political parties get their expected share

    • D. 

      It upholds the spirit of democracy

  • 3. 
    Tamil natives of Sri Lanka are called 
    • A. 

      Sri Lankan Tamils

    • B. 

      Indian Tamils

    • C. 

      Muslim Tamils

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is not the form of power sharing?
    • A. 

      Horizontal division of power

    • B. 

      Vertical division of power

    • C. 

      Vertical division of power among social groups

    • D. 

      Division of power between people

  • 5. 
    What is the linguistic composition of Belgium?
    • A. 

      59 % speaks French, 40% speaks Dutch and 1 % speaks German

    • B. 

      59 % speaks Dutch, 40 % speaks French and 1 % speaks German

    • C. 

      50 % speaks Dutch, 49 % speaks French and 1 % speaks German

    • D. 

      70 % speaks Dutch, 25 % speaks French and 5 % speaks German.

  • 6. 
    Which language was recognized as the official language after independence in Sri Lanka?
    • A. 

      Tamil

    • B. 

      Hindi

    • C. 

      Sinhala

    • D. 

      Telugu

  • 7. 
    Which are the two major ethnic groups of Belgium?
    • A. 

      Dutch and German

    • B. 

      French and German

    • C. 

      Dutch and French

    • D. 

      None of these 

  • 8. 
    Most of the Sinhala speaking people in Sri Lanka are 
    • A. 

      Buddhists

    • B. 

      Hindus

    • C. 

      Muslims

    • D. 

      Christians 

  • 9. 
    Sri Lanka become independent in the year 
    • A. 

      1958

    • B. 

      1960

    • C. 

      1947

    • D. 

      1948

  • 10. 
    What does Tamil eelam mean?
    • A. 

      Tamil estate

    • B. 

      Tamil Government

    • C. 

      Tamil nation

    • D. 

      Tamil court

  • 11. 
    There is a third kind of government apart from the central and the state governments in Belgium? What is this government known as?
    • A. 

      Regional government 

    • B. 

      Provincial government

    • C. 

      Community government

    • D. 

      Local government

  • 12. 
    Which of the following doesn't border Belgium?
    • A. 

      Germany

    • B. 

      Ireland

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Netherland

  • 13. 
    An act was passed to recognize Sinhala as the only official language in 
    • A. 

      1954

    • B. 

      1955

    • C. 

      1956

    • D. 

      1957

  • 14. 
    Brussels was chosen the headquarters of 
    • A. 

      European Union

    • B. 

      G-77

    • C. 

      G-5

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 15. 
    The new Constitution of Sri Lanka shall protect and foster
    • A. 

      Christian

    • B. 

      Buddhism

    • C. 

      Muslim 

    • D. 

      Hindu

  • 16. 
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