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Top 10 Questions in History and Civics ICSE Class 10 Exam - 2020

The ICSE Class 10 History and Civics exam is just around the corner. It is an important subject and has a lot of important dates and subjects that one has to remember. Since the paper is a culmination of two subjects, it also has two sections dedicated to each topic – History and Civics.

Like Maths, remembering the dates and laws also require practice and that is why we have listed the important questions that one must focus on before the examination. This the time for revision and focusing on these topics can help you score more marks.


Important Questions & Answers ICSE Class 10 Board Exam 2020 : History & Civics


Q1. Discus any three powers and functions of the International Court of Justice.                                                                                                          (3)                                                                                                                                                                

Q2. Discuss any three demands of the Early Nationalists.                                                                                                                                              (3)

Q3. Discuss any four causes of the First World War.                                                                                                                                                      (3)

Q4. Discuss any four impact of the Civil Disobedience Movement.                                                                                                                                (4)

Q5. Explain four factors that led to the rise of Fascism in Italy.                                                                                                                                       (4)

Q6. Mention any three clauses of the Mountbatten Plan.                                                                                                                                          (3)

Ans. Three clauses of the Mountbatten Plan were:

  • To divide British India into India and Pakistan.
  • It was for both the countries to decide about their relationship with British Commonwealth and with each other.
  • The Princely states would be free to join either India or Pakistan.


Q7. Explain three ways in which legislature exercises control over the Executive?                                                                                                      (3)  

Q8. Explain three types of emergencies that President is empowered to Proclaim?                                                                                                     (3)                                                                                                                          

Q9. Why is judiciary independent of the Executive?                                                                                                                                                       (3)

Q10. Mention any four legislative powers of the Cabinet.                                                                                                                                               (4)


Review all the important answers and practice material for the ICSE Class 10 History and Civics exam 2020 below:

ICSE Class 10 History and Civics exam 2020 - Sample Papers

ICSE Class 10 History and Civics exam 2020 - Previous years papers

ICSE Class 10 History and Civics exam 2020 – Most important questions

ICSE Class 10 History and Civics exam 2020 – Revision notes

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