History and Civics 2019 Solved Paper Previous Year Question ICSE

History and Civics 2019 Solved Paper Previous Year Question ICSE

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How To Solve ICSE History and Civics Paper (Previous Year)

Before start solving History and Civics ICSE Paper you should read the following topics clearly.

  1.  Read all chapter Carefully.
  2. Make a short notes on Latest Topics.
  3. Practice essay and Composition.
  4. Answer should be to the Point.
  5. focus on grammar in answer.
  6. Practice Chapter wise exercise of your Text Book..

History and Civics 2019 Solved Paper Previous Year Question

(Two Hours)

  • Answers to this Paper must be written on the paper provided separately.
  • You will not be allowed to write during the first 15 minutes.
  • This time is to be spent in reading the Question Paper.
  • The time given at the head of this paper is the time allowed for writing the answers.
  • Attempt all questions from Section I and any four questions from Section II.
  • The intended marks for questions or parts of questions are given in brackets [ ].

ICSE History and Civics 2019  (Solved)

Section -1 (40 Marks)

(Attempt All questions from this section)

Question 1.

(a) What is the normal term of office of the Lok Sabha ? [1] (b) State the meaning of the term Question Hour. [1] (c) Name the Presiding officer of the Lok Sabha. [1] (d) State any one condition when the Parliament can legislate on subjects in the State List. [1] (e) Write any one circumstance when the President can declare a National Emergency. [1] (f) What happens when a motion of ‘No-Confidence ’ is passed against a Minister ? [1] (g) On whose advice can the President appoint the Council of Ministers ? [1] (h) What is meant by Appellate Jurisdiction ’ of the Supreme Court ? [1] (i) On what grounds can a Supreme Court Judge be removed from office ? [1] (j) State one point of distinction between a District Judge and a Sessions Judge. [1]

Answer 1:

(a) Five Years.
(b) Every member of the House has the privilege to ask questions from the government on the matters of public interest. Such questions are addressed to the Chair and, if admitted, the Government is obliged to answer them. First hour of every working day of the House is reserved for questions unless otherwise decided by the Speaker.
(c) The Speaker is the presiding officer of the Lok Sabha.
(d) Dining the Proclamation of Emergency.
(e) It can be declared if there is a war, external aggression or armed rebellion inside the country.
(f) He can be removed or need to resign.
(g) The Council of Ministers is appointed by the President on the advice of the Prime Minister.
(h) The Supreme Court is the highest Court of appeal, and it stands at the apex in the Indian judicial system. It has a very vast appellate jurisdiction.
(i) A Judge may be removed from his office on ground of “proved misbehavior or incapacity” by impeaching him/her.
(j) District Judge : District Judge deals in civil cases.
Session Judge : Session Judge deals in criminal cases.

Question 2.

(a) What was the General Service Enlistment Act? [2] (b) Name the two books that Dadabhai Naoroji authored explaining the ‘Drain of India’s Wealth’. [2] (c) Name each of the organizations founded by Jyotiba Phule and Raja Rammohan Roy. [2] (d) Write any two contributions of Lala Lajpat Rai to the National Movement. [2] (e) State any two provisions of the Indian Independence Act of 1947 that was to decide the fate of the Princely States. [2] (f) Write any two reasons for the acceptance of the Mountbatten Plan by the Congress. [2] (g) State any two objections imposed by the Treaty ofVersailles on the German military power. [2] (h) Name the Signatory Countries of the Triple Alliance. [2] (i) What is meant by the term “Veto’ power ? [2] (j) Why was the League of Nations established ? [2]

Answer 2 :

(a) The General Service Enlistment Act of 1856 provided that all recruits to the Bengal Army should be ready for service anywhere, whether within or outside India.
(b) (i) Poverty and un-British rule in India.
(ii) Magazine-Dharma Marg Darshak.
(c) (i) Jyotiba Phule: Satya Shodhak Samaj.
(ii) Raja Rammohan Roy: Brahmo Samaj.
(d) (i) Through his writings he preached radical nationalism, inspired the Indian youth and kindled the fire of patriotism in them.
(ii) He transformed the freedom struggle into the agitation of the millions and common masses. He, through his speeches and writings, accelerated its pace and widened its base.
(e) (i) The Princely states that were officially related to the British Empire were made free from all the treaties and relationships.
(ii) They could decide which dominion to join.
(f) (i) Non-Cooperative attitude of the League: The League had joined the Congress to obstruct the working of the Congress and not to cooperate with it.
(ii) Communal Riots : The large scale communal riots that engulfed the whole country convinced all that the only solution to the communal problem lay in the partition of India. These riots were the outcome of “Direct Action” Day by the League.
(g) (i) The German Army was disbanded. She was allowed to keep only one lac soldiers.
(ii) She was not allowed to have any air force and the sub-marines.
(h) Germany, Austria, Hungary and Italy.
(i) A negative vote by a permanent member of a Security Council is called a veto power.
(j) The main objective of the League of Nations was to preserve peace and settle disputes by arbitration.


(Attempt any two questions from this Section)

Question 3.

The Parliament is the body of people’s representatives who have Supreme power in a democracy. With reference to the Union Legislature answer the following :
(a) How are the members of the Rajya Sabha elected? [3] (b) Why is it called a Permanent house? [3] (c) State any two Financial and any two Legislative powers of the Indian Parliament. [4]

Answer 4 :

(a) The members of the Rajya Sabha from each State are elected by the members of the Legislative Assembly (i.e. the Lower House) of that State.

  • This is done by means of proportional representation through the Single Transferable Vote System.
  • The representatives of the Union Territories are chosen in such a manner as may be decided or prescribed by the Parliament.

(b) The Rajya Sabha is a permanent House, hence it cannot be dissolved. Each member is elected for a term of six years. l/3rd of its total members retire at the end of every two years, and the equal number of new members are elected to fill the vacancies caused by the retirement of 1/3 rd members.

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