Australian Citizenship Test

Australian Citizenship Practice Test 54

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. Once you are on the electoral roll, is voting compulsory in Australian federal and state or territory elections?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. If you do not vote in an election and do not have a good reason for not voting, do you have to pay a fine?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Who is supreme in a court?
    • The Jury
    • The Lawyer
    • The prime minister
    • The judge or magistrate
  4. What is the name of the capital city of South Australia?
    • Hobart
    • Perth
    • Canberra
    • Adelaide
  5. Who represents the Head of State in each state of Australia?
    • The Queen
    • Governor
    • Premier
    • Chief Minister
  6. Which of these statements about Laws and religion in Australia is incorrect?
    • Some religious or cultural practices, such as being married to more than one person at the same time, are against Australian law
    • The process of divorce, including custody of children and property settlement, must follow a religion is rules, but not Australia laws
    • Most religions have rules, but these are not laws in Australia
  7. What is that political system of ruling is called in which voters can freely vote to candidates of their choice to rule them and make laws on their behalf
    • Democracy
    • Dictatorship
    • Communism
  8. What do the points of the white star at the Torres Strait Islander Flag signify?
    • A symbol for all Torres Strait Islanders
    • A symbol of peace
    • The Torres Strait's island groups
  9. What type of spirit can we see in Australia?
    • Whistleblowing
    • Leadership
    • Mateship
  10. Which of the following services is the responsibility of an Australian government?
    • Drains
    • Local roads
    • The communications network and postal services
  11. In 1851, why did people come to New South Wales and Victoria from all around the world?
    • To try their luck at making a fortune
    • To make money
    • To do the Farming
  12. Which of the following statements about equality in Australia is true?
    • Voting and contesting for Parliament is the right of only men
    • Voting and contesting for Parliament is the right of only women
    • Voting and contesting for Parliament is the right of both women and men
  13. Who is the leader of the Australian Government?
    • The Queen
    • The King
    • The Prime Minister
  14. A group of stars we see in the southern sky called ___________is on the Australian National Flag
    • The Union Jack
    • The Commonwealth Star
    • The Southern Cross
  15. 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
  16. Which form of government does Australia follow?
    • Democracy
    • Autocracy
    • Dictatorship
  17. Of the following statement, which is true?
    • For all people living in Australia, Australia's laws are important
    • Only for the citizens of Australia, Australia's laws are important
    • Only for the people born in Australia are Australia's laws important
  18. In __________ election, voting is compulsory in Australia
    • Federal
    • State
    • All of the above
  19. To apply for a career in the Navy, what is the minimum age?
    • 17 years
    • 18 years
    • 19 years
    • 15 years
  20. The proposals of new laws made by the elected members of the Australian Parliament are called ____________
    • Bills
    • Budget
    • Notes

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