ICSE History and Civics 2018 Solved Paper Previous Year Question ICSE

History and Civics 2018 Solved Paper Previous Year Question ICSE

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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 2018 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 2018 (Solved)

PART – 1 [30 MARKS]
Attempt all questions from this Part

Question 1.

(a) Name the bill that cannot originate in the Rajya Sabha. [1]
(b) What is meant by the term ‘quorum’? [1]
(c) What is the maximum gap allowed between the two Parliamentary sessions ? [1]
(d) Who administers the oath of office to the Council of Ministers ? [1]
(e) What is an Ordinance? [1]
(f) State any one reason why the President is elected indirectly. [1]
(g) State any one administrative function of the Cabinet. [1]
(h) Name any two writs issued by the Supreme Court. [1]
(i) Name the highest criminal court in a district. [1]
(j) What is meant by Lok Adalats ? [1]

Answers 1 :

(a) Money Bill.
(b) A quorum is the minimum number of members required to be present in the Lok Sabha/Rajya Sabha before a meeting is allowed to begin. One tenth of the total members of the Lok Sabha/Rajya Sabha must be present at the beginning of a sitting of the House, including the Presiding Officer.
(c) Six months.
(d) President.
(e) An Ordinance is a Presidential decree having authority of law.
(f) The President is the Chief Executive in India. He is elected indirectly because : He, being a constitutional head, ought to be elected indirectly as directly elected member cannot become a Constitutional head.
(g) The whole administration of the state is run by the Cabinet.
(h) The Supreme Court can issue following writs :
(a) Writ of Habeas Corpus
(b) Writ of Mandamus
(i) The highest criminal court is the court of the Session Judge.
(j) A Lok Adalat means “People’s Court”. It encourages the settlement of disputes through compromise between two parties.

Question 2.


(a) Mention any two economic factors responsible for the growth of nationalism in India. [2]
(b) Name the two Presidents under whom the first two sessions of the Indian National Congress were held. [2]
(c) Name the nationalist who said, ‘Swaraj is my birthright and I shall have it’. State any one of his contributions to the National Movement. [2]
(d) State any two objectives of the Muslim League. [2]
(e) State any two causes that led to the Civil Disobedience Movement in 1930. [2]
(f) Name the last Viceroy of India. State any one of the provisions of the Indian Independence Act of 1947. [2]
(g) Give any two similarities between the ideologies of Nazism and Fascism. [2]
(h) Name the countries that formed the Axis Bloc, during World War II. [2]
(i) Give the full form of UNESCO. [2]
(j) State any two principles of ‘Panchsheel’ in the Non-Aligned Movement. [2]


Answers 2:

(a) (i) Poor condition of village economy .
(ii) Poor condition of Handicrafts.

(b) (i) 1st session was presided by W.C. Bannerjee.
(ii) 2nd session was presided by Dadabhai Naoroji.

(c) Bal Gangadhar Tilak.
(i) Tilak was one of the most prominent leaders of the extremists who taught people to rely on their own strength. He instilled among the people love and pride for the country. He was an agitator and a fighter in the true sense of the term.
(ii) He also with Bipin Chandra and Lajpat Rai transformed the anti-partition movement into a movement for Swaraj.

(d) (i) To protect the political and other rights of the Muslims.
(ii) To promote among the Muslims of India feeling of loyalty to the British government.

(e) (i) The passing of‘Complete Independence’ or ‘Purna Su araj resolution at Lahore session, of the Congress.
(ii) Rejection of Gandhi’s ‘Eleven Point’ programme.

(f) Lord Mountbatten.
The states were given the right to choose joining either the Dominions or to retain their independence.

(g) The two main principles of Fascism and Nazism were :
(a) Fascism and Nazism were and totally against democracy. They laid stress on duties and obligations unlike democracy. They laid stress on rights and liberties of the people.
(b) Rule of single party and a single leader, with full authority.

(h) (i) Germany
(ii) Italy
(ii) Japan

(i) United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation.

(j) The following were the two principles of Panchsheel:
(i) Mutual respect for each other’s territorial integrity.
(ii) Non-aggression.
Non-Alignment is the international policy of a sovereign state according to which it does not align itself with any of the power blocks and at the same time actively participates in the world affairs to promote international peace, harmony and cooperation.


Attempt any two questions from this Section

Question 3.


With reference to the Union Parhament, answer the following questions :
(a) How many members may be nominated to the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha ?
Give one reason as to why they may be nominated to the Lok Sabha. [3]
(b) Mention any three qualifications required for a member to be elected to the Lok Sabha. [3]
(c) What is meant by the term ‘Session’? Name the three Sessions of the Union Parhament. [4]

Answers 3:

(a) Lok Sabha : Not more than two members of the Anglo-Indian Community to be nominated by the President, if, in his opinion, that community is not adequately represented in the House.
Rajya Sabha : The President nominates 12 members to the Rajya Sabha.

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