Navigating the BOSTES website to find past papers can be a major pain, so here’s a quick and easy list of HSC Modern History Past Papers!

Not all of the years have marking guidelines unfortunately, and some of the older papers include questions on topics/content no longer covered, but they’re still useful. Going over past questions can help you figure out what kind of questions you may be asked in the HSC and how to deconstruct them.

HSC Past Papers

  Papers Answers
2014 Modern History Exam Paper  Modern History Marking guidelines
2013 Modern History Exam Paper Modern History Marking guidelines
2012 Examination Paper Marking guidelines
2011 Examination Paper Marking guidelines
2010 Examination Paper Marking guidelines
2009 Examination Paper  Marking guidelines
2008 Examination Paper N/A
2007 Examination Paper

Source Booklet

2006 Examination Paper N/A

Other Past Papers

Paper Link
Abbotsleigh 2001 Modern History Trial Click me!
Roseville 2001 Modern History Trial Click me!
St Augustines 2010 Modern History Trial Click me!
Knox Grammar 2010 Modern History Trial Click me!
Knox Grammar 2011 Modern History Trial Click me!
Knox Grammar 2012 Modern History Trial Click me!
North Sydney Girls 2014 Modern History Trial Click me!

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