Australian Citizenship Test

Australian Citizenship Practice Test 48

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.

Time Spent: 00:45:00

  1. In each state, who represents the Queen of Australia?
    • The Chief Minister
    • The Premier
    • The Governor-General
    • A Governor
  2. What date did European settlement start?
    • 26 February 1768
    • 26 February 1738
    • 26 February 1788
    • 26 February 1748
  3. What type of legal organisation or group can you freely join?
    • Any legal organisation or group
    • Political party, trade union, religious, cultural or social group
    • Gathering in group with others to protest against a government action or an organisation
  4. How many languages are spoken in Australia?
    • Over 250 languages
    • Over 200 languages
    • Over 100 languages
    • Over 300 languages
  5. Which of these is an example of freedom of speech?
    • Men and women are treated equally in a court of law
    • People can peacefully protest against government decisions
    • Australians are free to not follow a religion
  6. Which of these statements about Australian 'mateship' is incorrect?
    • To visit someone who is lonely
    • To take a meal to an elderly neighbour
    • To not drive a friend in need to go to a medical appointment
  7. Which one of the following is not a national icon?
    • Sydney's Opera House
    • Sydney's City
    • Sydney's Harbour Bridge
  8. State the truth statement
    • Courts and judges are independent of parliament and government
    • Judges and courts are always dependent on Parliament
    • Judges and courts are always dependent on government
  9. For what does the state and territory government responsible?
    • Citizenship and immigration
    • Schools
    • Defense
    • None of the Above
  10. _______ was the first Governor of the colony of New South Wales.
    • Kevin Michael RUDD
    • Captain Arthur Phillip
    • Frank Cassidy
  11. The power to make laws that govern the country lies with __________
    • Parliament
    • The King
    • The Queen
  12. A government system where citizens freely choose representatives to govern the country and make laws on their behalf is called _________
    • Dictatorship
    • Democracy
    • Autocracy
  13. In 1851, in the colonies of Victoria and New South Wales, what was discovered?
    • Gold
    • Silver
    • Diamond
    • Zinc
  14. Australia’s culture, history and political institutions have been majorly influenced by _________ heritage
    • Irish and British
    • Asian
    • American
  15. In 1788, why did the First Fleet arrive from Great Britain?
    • For setting up a settlement of convicts for the British Government
    • For preaching the religion
    • For learning about the cultural differences between British and Australians
  16. Who are Australia's first inhabitants?
    • Europeans
    • British people
    • The Torres Strait Islander people and the Aboriginals
  17. Australia's laws are to be obeyed by _________
    • Only Parliament members
    • Only People born in Australia
    • Everyone in Australia
  18. Choose a statement that is true about Freedom of association
    • Joining any legal organization is allowed for Australians
    • Joining any social group is not allowed
    • Joining any political party is not allowed for Australians
  19. The responsibility of ____________ lies with the Australian Government.
    • Citizenship and immigration
    • Traffic controls
    • Local roads
  20. __________ is made up of the ministers with the most senior portfolios.
    • Lower House
    • Cabinet
    • Upper House

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