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Two statements are given below as Assertion (A) and Reasoning (R). Read the statement and choose the most appropriate option:

Assertion (A): Power sharing is good for democracy.  

Reason (R): It helps to reduce the possibility of  conflict between social groups. 

(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 correct but (R) is wrong.  

(d) (A) is wrong but (R) is correct. 


(CBSE, term 1 2021 Boards)



Since social conflict often leads to violence and political instability, power sharing is a good way to ensure the stability of the political order. Therefore, power sharing is desirable for democracy.


  • Assertion (A) : Power sharing is good for democracy. This is true
  • Reasoning (R):  It helps to reduce the possibility of conflict between social groups. This is true.
  • Sharing powers among the subordinates ensure the stability of the political order and hence reduces the possibility of conflicts. So, this is the correct explanation for assertion



  • Assertion is true .
  • Reason is true
  • And, reasoning is the correct explanation of assertion.

So, the correct answer is (a).

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