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ICSE Class 10 Social Science (History, Civics and Geography) Previous Year Board, Sample and Prelim Question Papers
Social Science comprises of three disciplines – History, Civics and Geography. There are two Question papers. One of History and Civics and another of Geography. Both the Question papers are of two hours duration with 80 marks each and have a component of internal assessment of 20 marks each. Finally 50% marks of both the subjects are added and arrived at the total 100 marks of Social Science.
The objective of History and Civics Question paper is to help students grow as educated and mature citizens by helping them understand their government and its structures, the independence movement and how it shaped, perspective of the World and its local government structure. The objective of Geography subject is to understand about our country, its resources, its physical attributes, the conservation of resources and their importance for the country.
Civics covers Union Legislature, Union Executive and Judiciary. Union Legislature covers Loksabha and Rajyasabha, their composition, terms, members and their rights, procedures, presiding officers etc. The Union executive covers study about the President, The Vice-president and the Prime minister and its council of Ministers. The Judiciary covers the study of Supreme Court, High Courts and sub-ordinate courts.
History covers the study of The Indian National Movement from 1857 to 1917, The mass phase of the movement from 1915 to 1947and the Contemporary World.
Geography paper has two parts. The first part covers map work. The map work covers topographical Map and Map of India. The second park covers the study on the location of India and its physical features, Climate, Types of Soils and its erosion, Forests – importance, types of vegetation and its conservation, Water Resources – Sources of water, Its conservation and irrigation, Mineral and Energy Resources, Agricultures, manufacturing, Transport – Road, railways, water and Air and Waste management.
If you are a student of ICSE Class 10 board then it is very important to be prepared for the final exams of Social Science – History, Civics and Geography. Once you're done with studying, then you must try solving ICSE Class 10 sample question papers to overcome the fear and curiosity facing the question paper in the final exams. ICSE Class 10 Social Science -History, Civics and Geography sample papers, question papers, previous year question papers are given below. The Question Papers are for year 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. Select your Board Paper and download it for free.