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ICSE Class X Prelims 2018 : History and Civics (Ashoka Universal School (AUS), Chandsi, Nashik)

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Ashoka Universal School Academic Session 2017 - 18 Pre-Board II Class X History and Civics H.C.G. Paper 1 Duration: Two Hours Marks: 80 Answer 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 Part I (Compulsory).A total of five questions are to be attempted from Part II, two out of three questions from Section A and three out of five questions from Section B. The intended marks for questions or parts of questions are given in brackets [ ]. Part I (30 Marks) Attempt all questions from this Part Question 1] a. Mention any one reason why elections in India are held by the secret ballot. [1] b. Who is the leader of the Cabinet? What does his resignation imply? [1] c. Who are Deputy Ministers? [1] d. Who has the power to promulgate an Ordinance at the Centre? When can it be promulgated? [1] e. Whose advice is followed by the President? [1] f. Which languages can be used in the Parliament? [1] g. Who is eligible to be the Speaker of the Lok Sabha? [1] h. Where can Judges of the High Court practice after retirement? [1] i. Why cannot the salaries and allowances of the Judges of High Court be voted upon? [1] j. Which Subordinate Court has the authority to award a death sentence? [1] Question 2] a. The Act of 1858 ended the East India Company s rule and the Government of India was transferred to the British Queen. When was Queen s Proclamation made public at Allahabad? Who became her first Viceroy under this Act? [2] b. Name the moderate leader who experienced the Economic Drain during the colonial times. Also name the Congress leader, who died after being assaulted by the British in his demonstration against the Simon Commission. [2] c. Name any two books authored by Bal Gangadhar Tilak. [2] d. When was the Muslim League formally formed? Who presided over its session at Dhaka? [2] e. Why was the Congress Session held at Lahore in 1929 significant to the National Movement? [2] f. When did Subhash Chandra Bose announce the formation of the Provisional Government? Which slogans became the battle cry of the INA? [2] g. What were the two proposals related to the Princely States in the Mountbatten Plan? [2] h. When was League of Nations formed? Where was its Head Quarter located? Also, name the one major country which wasn t allowed to become the member of the League of Nations.[2] i. Give the reason as to why Japan invaded China. [2] j. What was Panchsheel? When was it signed? [2] 2017-18/Grade X /History-Civics/ Pre Board II Page 1 of 3

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