History Civics Specimen 2024: ICSE Sample Model Paper Solutions Part 1

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History Civics Specimen 2024: ICSE Sample Model Paper Solutions Part 1

Board ICSE
Class  10th (x)
Subject Social
Topic  Specimen Paper Solved
Paper  History and Civics
Session 2023-24
Question Type Part 1 (Que-1 MCQ and Que-2 )
Max mark 80

(H.C.G. Paper – 1)

Question 1 :

(i) An ordinance is called a temporary law. Which of the following statements correctly describes the same?

(a) Only the Cabinet can prepare an ordinance.

(b) It is issued when the Parliament is not functioning.

(c) If the Parliament does not approve it within six weeks it becomes inoperative.

(d) Only the President can promulgate an ordinance

Answer : (c) If the Parliament does not approve it within six weeks it becomes inoperative.

(ii) Given below are details of a few Indian citizens.

Candidate Age Other Details
W 35 Recently declared bankrupt
X 25 a successful industrialist
Y 30 Belongs to a socially and educationally backward class
Z 31 Convicted of a criminal offence and sentence to improvement of two years

Select the person who fulfils the eligibility criteria to become a member of the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Indian Parliament.

(a) W

(b) X

(c) Y

(d) Z

Answer : (c) Y

(iii) The opposition feels that the ruling government does not have the majority in the

Lok Sabha and wants to bring down the Government.

Which of these motions will the Leader of the Opposition move?

(a) Adjournment Motion

(b) No-confidence Motion

(c) Motion of Thanks

(d) Censure Motion

Answer : (b) No-confidence Motion

(iv) When the Supreme Court reviews any judgement made by it to remove an error,it falls under __________ jurisdiction.

(a) Advisory

(b) Revisory

(c) Original

(d) Appellate

Answer : (b) Revisory

(v) Identify the officials who form the electoral college for the Presidential elections in India.

P: elected members of Parliament

Q: nominated members of Parliament

R: elected members of State Legislative Assemblies

S: nominated members of State Legislative Councils

(a) P and Q

(b) R and S

(c) P and R

(d) Q and S

Answer :  (c) P and R

(vi) Court of District Judge : Civil Cases : : Sessions Court : __________ Cases

(a) Advisory

(b) Criminal

(c) Constitutional

(d) Appellate

Answer : (b) Criminal

(vii) Read the two statements given below about the Civil Disobedience Movement and select the option that shows the correct relationship between (A) and (B).

(A) Gandhi’s Civil Disobedience was based on engaging in dialogue and negotiation with the British.

(B) Gandhi believed that violence and aggression are counterproductive to achieve any goal.

(a) (B) contradicts (A).

(b) (B) is the reason for (A)

(c) (A) is true but (B) is false.

(d) (A) and (B) are independent of each other

Answer : (b) (B) is the reason for (A).

(viii) The central government of a country named X has decided to enforce a law similar to the Vernacular Press Act, which was enacted by the British in India in 1878 to control and regulate the vernacular press. Based on this information, who among the following is most likely to benefit from the enforcement of the law in X?

(a) its citizens

(b) the media industry

(c) the opposition party

(d) the ruling political party

Answer : (d) the ruling political party

(ix) In 1856, the British East India Company justified the annexation of Awadh, a princely state in northern India, on what grounds?

(a) acquire more land for British colonies

(b) stop the rebellion against the British

(c) punish the Nawab of Awadh for opposing British rule

(d) due to alleged misgovernance by the Nawab of Awadh

Answer : (d) due to alleged misgovernance by the Nawab of Awadh

(x) Source: Daily Express, 29th June, Monday 1914 Which of the following is an immediate impact of the above incident?

(a) It led to the supremacy of America

(b) It led to the First World War

(c) Austria and Hungary became two independent nations.

(d) Democracy replaced monarchy in many countries.

Answer : (b) It led to the First World War

(xi) Identify the odd one out of the following objectives:

(a) To promote among Muslims of India, support for the British government

(b) To remove any misconceptions regarding the intention of the government

(c) To protect and advance the political rights and interests of the Muslims

(d) To abolish the zamindari system

Answer : (d) To abolish the zamindari system

(xii) A college student named Roshni is doing a project on a prominent Indian leader

whose core work revolved around Dalit rights.

Who is Roshni MOST LIKELY writing about?

(a) Surendranath Banerjee

(b) Pherozeshah Mehta

(c) Dadabhai Naoroji

(d) Jyotiba Phule

Answer : (d) Jyotiba Phule

(xiii) __________ was the cause for the renewal of the Civil Disobedience Movement.

(a) Failure of the Second Round Table Conference

(b) Rowlatt Act

(c) Mountbatten Plan

(d) Failure of the Cripps Mission

Answer : (a) Failure of the Second Round Table Conference

(xiv) The non-permanent members of the Security Council have a term of __________years.

(a) 2

(b) 3

(c) 5

(d) 10

Answer : (a) 2

(xv) Which of the following policies of a dictator ruling over Country X is MOST aligned with the ideologies of Mussolini during his time in power?

(a) prioritising military expansion

(b) promoting environmental sustainability

(c) creating a healthcare program for all citizens equally

(d) offering financial aid to support the education of students from poor backgrounds

Answer : (a) Prioritising military expansion

(xvi) Which of the following scenarios describes the Non-Alignment Policy (NAM)?

(a) A country forms a military alliance only with the United States.

(b) A country maintains relations with both factions during the Cold War and does not take sides.

(c) A country is part of a religious movement advocating non-violence

(d) A country aligns with Soviet Union and receives military aid

Answer : (c) A country is part of a religious movement advocating non-violence

Que-2 History Civics Specimen 2024: ICSE Sample Model Paper Solutions Part 1

(i) Read the given news carefully.

Headline: Mysuru Lok Adalat settles 53-year-old civil case involving Kannada poets’ kin. This case went on for a total of 53 years in various courts and involved 10 advocates and 40 witnesses.   Source: news18.com published on March 14, 2022
State any two advantages of Lok Adalats that can be deduced from the above news headline.

Ans:  The basic features of Lok Adalat are the procedural flexibility and speedy trial of the disputes.

(ii) Imagine you were part of the German military in the year 1919, mention any two terms of the Treaty of Versailles which would impact you.


  1. The Treaty declared Germany guilty of aggression. She had to pay a very heavy sum estimated at 33 billion dollars as War Indemnity to the Allies. Germany was to evacuate the places she had captured during the war.
  2. The area of the Rhine Valley was to be demilitarised. Germany could not “maintain or construct any fortification either on the left bank of the Rhine or on the right bank”. To guarantee the execution of the Treaty, the German territory west of Rhine was to be occupied by the Allied Troops for 15 years.

(iii) Mention any two contributions of Subash Chandra Bose.

Ans: He raised the first Indian National Army (INA), Azad Hind Fauj in 1943 and started an armed coup and inspired thousands of Indian youths to join the struggle for independence from the British colonial rule

(iv) Give two reasons for the acceptance of the Mountbatten Plan by the Congress.

Ans:  The Congress accepted the Mountbatten Plan out of concern for integrity and unity of India. According to Sardar Patel if it (Congress) would not have done so, India would have fallen to bits and pieces and completely ruined. Further communal riots compelled the Congress to accept the plan to avoid further bloodshed

(v) Mention any two methods of the Assertive Nationalists.

Ans:  we can say that all the suggested options i.e. Swadeshi, Boycott, and National education, were the methods followed by Assertive nationalists

(vi) Mention any two objectives of the League of Nations.

Ans: The League of Nations (1920 – 1946) was the first intergovernmental organization established “to promote international cooperation and to achieve international peace and security”. It is often referred to as the “predecessor” of the United Nations

(vii) Name the two alliances formed in Europe before the beginning of the First World War

Ans:  Two rival blocks formed in Europe were Triple Alliance (Germany, Italy, Austria-Hungary) and Triple Entente (Britain, France and Russia)

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