Sample Paper ICSE Class 10 History Civics Set D

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Students can refer to the following Sample Paper ICSE Class 10 History Civics Set D 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 D with Answers

History and Civics

(30 Marks)

Attempt all questions from this section.

Question 1

1. What is the term of office of the Judges of the Supreme Court? [1]
2. On what grounds can a Judge of the Supreme Court be removed from office? [1]
3 What do you mean by a Court of Record?[1]
4. Which are the two courts empowered to issue writs and state their purpose. [1]
5. On what condition can a non-member of the Parliament become a minister? [1]
6. Explain the term ‘Collective Responsibility’. [1]
7. Who appoints the Cabinet Ministers? [1]
8. Mention any one of the discretionary powers of the President of India. [1]
9. Who appoints an Ad Hoc Judge and for what purpose? [1]
10. What do you mean by Adjournment and Prorogation of the House?

Question 2
1. What is the composition of the Security Council? [2]
2. Mention the composition of the General Assembly of the UN. [2]
3 How did the failure of the League of Nations become a cause of the Second World War? [2]
4. What were the conditions in the Treaty of Versailles regarding the German army? [2]
5. Name the signatory countries of the Triple Entente. Which country joined this group later?[2]
6. What is the difference between Nationalism and Aggressive Nationalism? [2]
7. State any two clauses of the Mountbatten Plan with regard to the Constituent Assembly. [2]
8. What did France gain from the Treaty of Versailles?[2]
9. Explain the two causes of the Quit India Movement. [2]
10. State the purpose of the Simon Commission and what was the reaction of the people. [2]

Part II (50 Marks)
Attempt any two questions from this section.

Question 3
With reference to the powers of the Supreme Court of India, explain:
a. The Original Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court. [3]
b. Its Appellate Jurisdiction. [3]
c. The Advisory and Revisory Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court. [4]

 Question 4
The Cabinet has a pivotal role in framing the policies in India. With reference to this, explain:
a. The formation of the Cabinet. [3]
b. The Prime Minister as the leader of the Cabinet. [3]
c. Differentiate between Cabinet Ministers and Council of Ministers. [4]

 Question 5
The Prime Minister of India is the real Head of the Country. In this context, answer the following questions.
a. How does he occupy a unique position in the Parliament? [3]
b. Explain his role as the leader of the nation. [3]
c. How is he a link between the Cabinet and the President?

Section –B
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Question 6
The United Nations was established on 24th October 1945. In this context, explain:
a. The objectives of the United Nations.[4]
b. Expand (i)UNICEF (ii) WHO (iii) UNESCO.[3]
c. The composition of the International Court of Justice.[3]

Question 7
The Second World War was very destructive and had many causes. With regard to this explain:
a. How did the Treaty of Versailles become a cause for the War?
b. How did Fascism and Nazism drive the world into the war? [3]
c. Identify the person given in the picture and explain how he became a reason for starting the Second World War.

sample paper icse class 10 history civics set d

 Question 8
The First World War occurred in the 1914. In this context, explain the causes:
a. Nationalism and Imperialism. [3]
b. Division of Europe into two hostile groups.[3]
c. The immediate cause of the War. [4]

Question 9
Indian leaders had to struggle hard to attain freedom. With regard to this answer the following:
a. What were the reasons for the failure of the Cripps Mission? [3]
b. Explain the Jallianwala Bagh tragedy. [3]
c. How did Gandhiji start the Civil Disobedience Movement? [4]

Question 10
With reference to the transfer of power in India, explain:
a. Any four provisions of the Mountbatten Plan. [4]
b. Why was the plan accepted by the Congress and Muslim League? [3]
c. Mention any three clauses in the Indian Independence Act, 1947.