Sample Paper ICSE Class 10 History Civics Set A

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Students can refer to the following Sample Paper ICSE Class 10 History Civics Set A with Answers provided below based on the latest syllabus and examination guidelines issued for ICSE History Civics. All specimen papers have been prepared covering all chapters given in ICSE History Civics book for Class 10. You should also refer to ICSE Class 10 History Civics Solutions.

Sample Paper ICSE Class 10 History Civics Set A with Answers

STD: X TIME: 2 Hrs.

(30 Marks)
Attempt all questions from this part

Question 1
(a) Name the two types of authority in federal set up in India.
(b) What is the normal term of Loksabha?
(c) What is the maximum gap that can prevail between two consecutive sessions?
(d) How is the speaker elected?
(e) Who is the ex-officio chairman of Rajya Sabha?
(f) How many members can President nominate to Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha?
(g) Who elects the President of India?
(h) Name the official process by which President is removed?
(i) Whom and by whose advice Lok Sabha can be dissolved?
(j) What is an Ordinance?

Question 2
(a) What do you mean by Doctrine of lapse?
(b) Why was Nana saheb angry with British?
(c) What is meant by General Service Enlistment Act?
(d) Name the first two presidents of INC?
(e) What is the objective of Servant of India society?
(f) Name two newspapers edited by Bal Gangadhar Tilak?
(g) What is the objective of Muslim League?
(h) What according to national leaders was the reason behind Partition of Bengal?
(i) What is the main objective of Non-Cooperation Movement?
(j) Mention two important contribution of Subhas Chandra Bose in India’s freedom struggle?

PART II ( 50 Marks)
Answer any two questions from this Section

Question 3
With reference to Union Parliament, answer the following:
(a) Composition of Lok Sabha (3 mks)
(b) Explain the following Parliament procedures : (i) Question Hour (ii) Quorrum (4 mks)
(c) Exclusive Powers of Rajya Sabha (3 mks)

Question 4
With reference to President, answer the following:
(a) Qualifications of President ( 3 mks)
(b) Reasons for Indirect election ( 3 mks)
(c) Procedure for Impeachment (4 mks)

Question 5
With reference to powers of President, answer the following:
(a) Executive Powers (3 mks)
(b) Legislative Powers (3 mks)
(c) Discretionary Powers (4 mks)

Answer any three questions from this section

Question 6
With reference to First War of Independence, answer the following:
(a) Political Causes (3 mks)
(b) Military Causes (3 mks)
(c) Economoc Causes (4 mks)

Question 7
With reference to modeartes and radicals phase, answer the following:
(a) Objectives of Moderates ( 3mks)
(b) Methods of radicals phase (3 mks)
(c) Contribution of (i) Dadabhai Naoroji and (ii) Bipin Chandra pal (4 mks)

Question 8
With reference to Subhash Chandra Bose and his contribution, answer the following:
(a) Objectives of Forward Bloc (3 mks)
(b) Objectives of INA (3 mks)
(c) Contribution of Subhash Chandra Bose (4 mks)

Question 9
With reference to Quit India Movement , answer the following:
(a) Causes of Quit India Movement (3 mks)
(b) Quit India Resolution( 3 mks)
(c) Significance of the Movement (4 mks)

Question 10
With reference to Independence and Partition of India, answer the following:
(a) Clauses of Mountbatten Plan (3 mks)
(b) Reasons for its acceptance by congress (3 mks)
(c) Clauses of Indian Independence Act (4 mks)