ICSE Class 10 History & Civics Previous Year Question Paper 2021
The Lok Sabha session which is conducted in the months of November and December is the ___________________. 
- Summer Session
- Monsoon Session
- Winter Session
- Budget Session
The ____________________ motion allows the house to take up a definite matter of urgent importance. 
- No Confidence
Which of these denotes the correct composition of the Rajya Sabha? 
- 232 elected + 2 nominated
- 238 elected + 12 nominated
- 238 elected + 2 nominated
- 250 elected + 12 nominated
What is the quorum of the Indian Parliament? 
- He/She is the presiding officer of the Lok Sabha.
- Elected from among the members of the Lok Sabha.
- Elected when the newly elected house meets for the first time.
- The members of both the houses vote to choose the Speaker.
- two years
- one year
- three years
- six years
- It can approve an Ordinary Bill.
- It can make amendments to the Constitution.
- It can empower the Parliament to make laws on the State list.
- It can make laws on subjects in the Union List.
- Each follow their own law.
- The State law will prevail.
- The President is empowered to decide.
- The Union law will prevail.
- Ask question.
- Introduce motions.
- Adjourn the house.
- Interrupt the proceedings.
- Promulgated by the President.
- Issued when the Parliament is not in session.
- Has to be approved within six months from the re-assembly of the Parliament.
- Has to be approved by both the houses of the Parliament.
Which of these is NOT a qualification required to be a member of the Rajya Sabha? 
- Should be a citizen of India.
- Should not be an insolvent.
- Should be at least 30 years of age.
- Should be a graduate from any university in India.
Complete the given analogy. 
Election of Lok Sabha member: Citizens of India
Election of Rajya Sabha member: _______________
- Members of the Legislative Assembly.
- Members of the Legislative Council.
- Members of the Lok Sabha.
- Members of the Cabinet,
Question 13 
- When the government resigns.
- Proclamation of a National Emergency.
- Economic instability.
- Rajya Sabha declares by ¼ majority.
- No Confidence Motion
- Amendment of Constitution
- Monetary cuts
- Rejection of a Government Bill
- A. O. Hume
- W. C. Banerjee
- Dadabhai Naoroji
- Gopal Krishna Gokhale
- He established schools for girls
- He established the Bramho Samaj
- He established the Satya Shodak Samaj
- He was against the caste system
- Their leaders were Dadabhai Naoroji and Gopal Krishna Gokhale
- They believed in constitutional means of protest.
- They wanted self-government under British rule
- They wanted to launch violent agitations against the British
- There was only Hindus in West Bengal.
- To divide the Hindus and Muslims.
- There were many riots in Bengal.
- It was an administrative necessity as Bengal was a large territory.
- To train and organise public opinion in the country.
- To promote friendly relation between nationalist political workers.
- To promote among Muslims of India support for the British Government.
- To agitate through constitutional means.
- Dadabhai Naoroji
- W.C. Bonnerjee
- Rashbehri Ghosh
- Badruddin Tyabji
- It happened in the year 1919
- General Dyer was responsible for the massacre.
- It became cause for the Non-Cooperation movement.
- It became cause for the Civil Disobedience movement.
- Ali Brothers
- Dr. Saifuddin Kitchulu
- Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
- Sir Sayyid Ahmed Khan
- Repressive measures of the British
- The Chauri-Chaura incident
- The Gandhi – Irwin pact
- The Jallianwala Bagh massacre
- The Declaration of Poorna Swaraj was passed
- Subash Chandra Bose was made the President of the Congress
- Simon Commission recommendations were accepted
- Congress passed a resolution to begin the Civil Disobedience movement
- Failure of Simon Commission and Rowlatt Act.
- Failure of the Cripps mission and Declaration of Poorna Swaraj.
- Growing unemployment and Jallianwala Bagh massacre.
- Failure of Cripps Mission and Japanese threat.
- All treaties made with the British would lapse.
- The army and assets would belong only to India.
- The constituent Assemblies would serve as Central Legislatures.
- The Princely States were free to associate themselves with either dominion.
- Give me blood and I shall give you freedom
- Swaraj is my birthright and I shall have it.
- Do or die
- Vande Mataram
- The British forced the congress to accept the plan.
- The Muslim league cooperate in the governance.
- The only alternative to partition was a Federation with a weak Centre.
- The Princely States wanted to accept the plan.
- To formulate and present the demand to the government.
- To make the world aware of the true nature of British rule in India.
- Total mobilization of Indian manpower and money for a total war.
- To establish Home Rule in India.
- The general Service Enlistment Act.
- The inhuman treatment of indigo cultivators.
- The subsidiary alliance.
- The incident of greased cartridges.
- Subsidiary alliance
- Doctrine of Lapse
- Pretext of alleged misrule
- Outright wars
- Taxing religious places.
- Decay of cottage industries.
- Drain of wealth.
- Exploitation of economic resources.
- They were deprived of allowances.
- They were forced to go overseas on duty.
- They were given the same salaries as that of the British soldiers.
- The chances of promotion were very bleak.
- Surendranath Banerjee, Dadabhai Naoroji, Gopal Krishna Gokhale
- Dadabhai Naoroji, Lala Lajpat Rai, Bipin Chandra pal
- Gopal Krishna Gokhale, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Dadabhai Naoroji
- Lala Lajpat Rai, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Bipin Chandra Pal
- Early Nationalist
- Assertive Nationalist
- Attainment of Poorna Swaraj
- Self-Government under British Rule
- Abolition of Indian Council
- Demand for Provincial Government for Indians.
- Prayers and protest
- Swadeshi and Boycott
- Sending Deputations of Indian leaders to Britain
- Sending petitions to the British government.
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