Australian Citizenship Test

Australian Citizenship Practice Test 6

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. The Australian constitution can only be changed by
    • Revolution
    • Referendum
    • Bloodshed
    • All of the above
  2. The Australian system of parliamentary democracy was based on the ---------- system
    • USA
    • French
    • British
    • Russia
  3. When the Bill becomes a law
    • Prime Minister signs the Bill
    • Governor-General signs the Bill
    • Queen signs the Bill
    • None of the above
  4. --------- is the supreme court in the Australian court hierarchy
    • State Court
    • Territory Court
    • High Court of Australia
    • None of the above
  5. What is the leader of a local council called?
    • Premier
    • Senator
    • Chief Minister
    • Mayor or Shire President
  6. Which one among the statement is correct?
    • Children born overseas to Australians can be registered as Australian citizens
    • Children born overseas to Australians cannot be registered as Australian citizens
    • Only if children are born in Australia and New Zealand, Australians can be registered as Australian citizens
  7. Which among the statement about voting in Australia is true?
    • In Australian federal and state or territory elections, voting is compulsory once you are on the electoral roll
    • You can vote if you wish once you are on the electoral roll
    • You are not allowed to vote once you are on the electoral roll
    • None of the Above
  8. What is the name of the power that puts the laws into practice?
    • Executive power
    • Legislative power
    • Judicial power
  9. What is the base of the Australian system of parliamentary democracy?
    • British system
    • American system
    • Indian democracy
    • Canadian system
  10. State the number of Senators in the house of Senate
    • 74
    • 71
    • 76
    • 79
  11. State one among the following which is the responsibility of Local governments
    • Railways
    • Health services and hospitals
    • Bridges, local road, footpaths
  12. What is the flag of Great Britain that is on Australian National Flag called?
    • The Union Jack
    • The Southern Cross
    • The Commonwealth Star
  13. 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
  14. Of the following statements, which is true?
    • People are allowed to speak and write what they think in Australia
    • People can harm others in Australia
    • People cannot speak and write what they think in Australia
  15. Which are the three levels of government?
    • Territory governments, The Australian Government, State governments
    • Territory Governments, local governments, and state governments
    • State and Territory governments, Local governments, and The Australian Government
  16. In 1851, why did people come to New South Wales and Victoria from all around the world?<br />
    • To try their luck at making a fortune
    • To make money
    • To do the Farming
  17. To work in Medicare, the minimum age is _________
    • 22 years
    • 18 years
    • 21 years
  18. The right to _________ comes with being an Australian
    • Vote in a referendum, federal and state or territory elections
    • Apply for work in the Australian Defence Force or the Australian Public Service
    • All of the above
  19. Identify the statement that is true among the following
    • You cannot ask for help from an Australian high commission in times of need while you are overseas
    • You won't get any help from an Australian high commission in times of need while you are overseas
    • You can ask for help from an Australian high commission in times of need while you are overseas
  20. Choose the statement that is true about criminal offences in Australia.
    • Obtain a firearm licence from the police first is a must for any person who wishes to own a gun
    • In Australia, it is illegal to carry weapons such as knives or guns
    • All of the above

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