Australian Citizenship Test

Australian Citizenship Practice Test 24

This Australian citizenship practice test contains 20 questions and 45 minutes time limit. Remember that you need to get at least 15 Questions correct or 75% to pass this Australian citizenship practice test.

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  1. Brisbane is the capital city of which Australian state?
    • Tasmania
    • South Australia
    • Queensland
    • Western Australia
  2. In Australia, there is a spirit of ‘mateship’. A mate is often a --------
    • Friend
    • Stranger
    • None of the above
    • A & B
  3. In which elections voting is not compulsory in some states
    • State
    • Federal
    • Local government
    • Territory
  4. Who maintain peace and order in the community?
    • A court
    • The Police
    • The Prime Minister
    • The Governor
  5. Pensions, family support, social security, whose responsibilities are these
    • The Australian Government
    • State and territory governments
    • Local governments
  6. Who was the first governor of the colony of New South Wales?
    • Captain James Stirling
    • Captain James Cook
    • Captain Arthur Phillip
    • Captain Jack
  7. Which is the day: People are committing prosperity and rejoice in future?
    • Darwin Show Day
    • Alice Springs Show Day
    • Australia Day
    • None of the above
  8. Do you know the meaning of Opposition? Is yes, state
    • Anybody who doesn't agree with the government
    • People who oppose the fact that Australia is a monarchy
    • The political party who wins the second largest number of seats in Parliament
    • Politicians who do not agree with the Prime Minister
  9. What is the minimum age for an Australian to register name and address on the electoral roll?
    • 16 years
    • 23 years
    • 21 years
    • 18 years
  10. On which date did the common wealth of Australia form?
    • On 1 January 1911
    • On 1 January 1901
    • On 1 January 1801
    • On 1 January 1701
  11. State the correct statement of the following
    • The Australian Government operates in a different way to State Governments
    • The Australian Government operates in a similar way to State Governments
    • The states do not have separate governments
  12. State the truth among the following statements
    • It is a serious crime to bribe a police officer in Australia
    • It is not a crime to offer a bribe to a police officer in Australia
    • It is not a crime to bribe a police officer in Australia
  13. The Australian Government is formed by whom?
    • All parties join to form the Australian Government after an election
    • The political party with the majority of Members in the House of Representatives forms the Australian Government after an election
    • The political party with the least votes forms the Australian Government after the election
  14. Choose a statement that is true about Freedom of religion
    • Australian law supports being married at the same time to more than one person
    • Laws passed by the Australian Parliament should be followed in the process of divorce
    • Australians are not allowed to follow any religion
  15. To work in Medicare, the minimum age is _________
    • 23 years
    • 18 years
    • 15 years
    • 20 years
  16. If a person has broken the law, who decides the penalty
    • The court
    • The Governor-General
    • The Prime Minister
  17. During European Settlement, why was a decision taken by the British Government to transport convicts to the new colony of New South Wales?<br />
    • Jails could not hold the large number of people imprisoned for their crimes
    • British laws were harsh
    • All of the above
  18. What does everyone in Australia deserves a 'fair go' mean?
    • The achievements of a person should be the result of their wealth
    • The achievements of a person should be the result of their hard work
    • The achievements of a person should be the result of their background
  19. Australian Government ministers and The Governor General are included in ___________
    • Judicial power
    • Legislative power
    • Executive power
  20. Of the following statement, choose the one that is true
    • Being familiar with the laws is not important in Australia
    • Not knowing a law is an excuse for breaking it in Australia
    • Not knowing a law is no excuse for breaking it in Australia

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You need to get at least 75% (15 Questions correct) to pass this practice test.