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Power Sharing: 10 CBSE Political Science

Question: What is the percentage of ethic composition of Brussels?

Answer: In the capital city Brussels, 80% people speak French while 20% are dutch-speaking.

Question: What do you understand by Power Sharing?

Answer: Power sharing is the distribution of power, subjects among the organs of government. It is an intelligent step to insure the stability of power, political order.

  1. It helps to reduce the conflict between different social groups.
  2. Citizens have a right to be consulted on low they are to be governed.

Question: Where is Belgium located? (situated)

Answer: Belgium is a small country in Europe. It has borders with Netherlands, France and Germany.

Question: What is the ethnic composition of Belgium?

Answer: The ethnics composition of Belgium, a small country is very complex. Of the country’s total population, 59 per cent live in the Flemish region and speak Dutch language. Another 40 per cent people live in the Wallonia region and speak French. Remaining 1 per cent of the Belgians speak German. In the capital city, Brussels, about 80 per cent people speak French while 20 per cent are Dutch-speaking.

Question: What is the special problem the capital city Brussels faces?

Answer: Brussels presented a special problem: the Dutch speaking people constituted a majority in the country but a minority in the capital.

Communities and regions of Belgium

Communities and regions of Belgium
Communities and regions of Belgium

Ethnic communities of Belgium

Ethnic communities of Belgium
Ethnic communities of Belgium

Question: What is the ethnic composition of Sri Lanka?

Answer: Sri Lanka has a diverse population. The Sinhalese community forms the majority of the population (74 %) with Tamils (18 %) who are mostly concentrated in the north and east of the island, forming the largest ethnic minority. Other communities include the Muslims. Among Tamils, there are two sub-groups. The Tamil natives of the country are called ‘Sri Lankan Tamils’ (13 %). The Tamils, who were brought as indentured labourers from India by British colonists to work on estate plantations are called the ‘Indian Origin Tamils’ (5 %). Most of the Sinhala-speaking people are Buddhists, while most of the Tamils are Hindus or Muslims. There are about 7 % Christians, who are both Tamil and Sinhalese.

Ethnic composition of Sri Lanka
Ethnic composition of Sri Lanka

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