Australian Citizenship Test

Australian Citizenship Practice Test 56

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. From which place people come to settle in Australia?
    • New Zealand
    • USA
    • UK
    • All around the world
  2. Is the AEC not independent of the government?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. People wanted to unite the colonies to form a single Australian nation for which below reason
    • Trade and transport
    • Defence
    • Australia‚Äôs national identity
    • All of the above
  4. Voting is compulsory for Australian citizens aged 18 years or over in federal and state or territory elections
    • True
    • False
  5. When did the European settlement take place?
    • 6 January 1788
    • 26 January 1788
    • 16 January 1788
    • 26 January 1878
  6. Point out the correct statement about equality of men and women in Australia
    • In Australia, both men and women have equal rights
    • Women have less rights than men in Australia
    • In Australia, men have less rights than women
  7. Point out the correct statement about voting
    • Who you voted for must to told to other people
    • You are forced to tell others who you vote for
    • Who you voted for is not seen by anyone else
  8. During European Settlement, why was a decision taken by the British Government to transport convicts to the new colony of New South Wales?
    • Jails could not hold the large number of people imprisoned for their crimes
    • British laws were harsh
    • All of the above
  9. How can you directly contribute to the Australian community?
    • By paying tax
    • By travelling abroad
    • By making use of the public transport
  10. When do people commit to a happy and prosperous future together and rejoice in the present?
    • Darwin Show Day
    • Alice Springs Show Day
    • Australia Day
  11. In 1851, what was the reason for people from all across the world to come to Victoria and New South Wales?<br />
    • To try their luck at making a fortune
    • To do the Farming
    • To make money
  12. Which is the largest city of Australia?
    • Melbourne
    • Perth
    • Sydney
  13. On the Torres Strait Islander Flag, the white colour represents____________
    • The peace
    • The Land
    • The Torres Strait Islander people
  14. The law that states that no person or group is above the law and all Australians are equal under the law is called __________
    • Rule of law
    • Equal law
    • One law
  15. What does having freedom of speech allow people to do?
    • To discuss their ideas with others
    • Not to discuss their ideas with others
    • To live peacefully if they don't discuss their ideas with others
  16. Choose a statement that is true about Freedom of religion
    • Australians are not allowed to follow any 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
  17. To apply for a career in the Australian Defence Force, the minimum age is ____________
    • 16 years
    • 19 years
    • 18 years
    • 14 years
  18. Of the following statements, which is true?
    • Matters of national importance are discussed by members of the House of Representatives
    • Considering, debating and voting on proposals for new laws or changes to the laws is the work of the House of Representatives
    • All of the above
  19. ____________ is the other name for the Senate.
    • The House of Review
    • The Lower House
    • The House of Representatives
  20. In the Australian Capital Territory, who is responsible for general police work?
    • Australian Federal Police
    • Australian Territory Police
    • Australian State Police

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