HSC Ancient History Past Papers

We know studying for Ancient can be really difficult, and so can getting your hands on all the HSC Ancient History past papers you need!

So much content! So little time!

However, we know that HSC Ancient History past papers are the best way to reinforce all that content and make sure you ace that HSC Ancient History Exam! 

From 2019, there will be some changes to the structure of the Ancient History HSC Exam.

There will no longer be multiplechoice questions in the Cities of Vesuvius Source Study. The section will instead consist of three or four questions, with one worth 10-15 marks.

While the Ancient Society section in past exams had four questions, it may now have three or four.

There have also been slight changes to the Personality section, instead of two questions, there can now be two or three, with at least one of them worth 10-15 marks.

The Historical Period Section remains the same, providing two 25 mark essay questions, one of which you are required to answer.

But don’t worry too much about these changes, you can take a look at the sample paper for the 2019 exam here. 

However – the old past papers are not useless, they are still great practice for the real thing! Just be mindful and aware that some of the sections will look different and the question types may be different.

So, without further ado, here’s a comprehensive list of all the HSC Ancient History past papers you’ll ever need!

HSC Ancient History Past Papers

HSC Ancient History Exam Paper
HSC Ancient History Marking Guidelines
2019 Exam PaperN/A
2018 Exam Paper2018 Marking Guidelines
2017 Exam Paper2017 Marking Guidelines
2016 Exam Paper2016 Marking Guidelines
2015 Exam Paper2015 Marking Guidelines
2014 Exam Paper2014 Marking Guidelines
2013 Exam Paper2013 Marking Guidelines
2012 Exam Paper2012 Marking Guidelines
2011 Exam Paper2011 Marking Guidelines
2010 Exam Paper2010 Marking Guidelines
2009 Exam Paper2009 Marking Guidelines

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