P) Power-sharing can be vertical as well as horizontal.

Q) All religious communities have reserved seats in the central government in India. 

Which of the above statements is/are TRUE?

  1. only P 
  2. only Q 
  3. Both P and Q are true. 
  4. Neither P nor Q is true.

(CBSE Practice Question Paper)


So, the correct option is( A):  Power-sharing can be vertical as well as horizontal


  • When the power is divided among the government existing at various levels in a hierarchical form , it is called a vertical division of power
  • When the power is shared among different organs of the govt - that is, the legislature, executive, and judiciary, it is called a horizontal distribution of power.
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