Australian Citizenship Test

Australian Citizenship Practice Test 63

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. 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
  2. When does a bill become a law in Australia?
    • When the Prime Minister signs
    • When the Queen signs
    • When the Governor-General signs
  3. Who represents the Queen of Australia in each of the state?
    • Chief Minister
    • Governor –General
    • Senator
    • Governor
  4. How many representatives does each state get to elect
    • 12
    • 14
    • 15
    • 18
  5. What was the reason behind the decision taken by the British Government for transporting convicts to New south Wales- New colony?
    • Jails could not hold the large number of people imprisoned for their crimes
    • British laws were harsh
    • All of the above
    • None of the above
  6. How much is the population of Australia today?
    • 32 million
    • 12 million
    • 22 Million
    • 2 Million
  7. Mention the national gemstone of Australia
    • Jasper
    • Pearl
    • Opal
    • None of the above
  8. Who signs the bill after which it becomes a law?
    • Senate
    • Governor-General
    • The House of Representatives
  9. In _______gold was discovered in the colonies of New South Wales and Victoria.
    • 1751
    • 1851
    • 1951
    • 1651
  10. ____________ is Australia's largest state.
    • South Australia
    • Western Australia
    • Queensland
  11. In Centrelink, what is the minimum age to work?
    • 17 years
    • 19 years
    • 18 years
    • 22 years
  12. Identify the statement that is true about Australian laws
    • Laws to maintain an orderly, free society are made by Australian representatives in government
    • Laws to maintain a safe society are not made by Australian representatives in government
    • Laws to protect people's rights are not made by Australian representatives in government
  13. On 26 January, 1788, ________ arrived from Great Britain.
    • British Fleet
    • First Fleet
    • Second Fleet
  14. To form a single Australian nation, the British colonies united ______-
    • By referendum and negotiation
    • Through bloodshed
    • Through revolution
  15. Identify the statement that is true.
    • Courts and judges are independent of parliament and government
    • Judges and courts are always dependent on government
    • Judges and courts are always dependent on Parliament
  16. What is the State and territory governments responsible for?
    • Employment
    • Air safety and airports
    • Public transport
  17. Which would you consider the oldest continuing culture in the world?
    • Roman Culture
    • British Culture
    • The indigenous culture of Australia
  18. _________ is New South Wales's capital city
    • Melbourne
    • Sydney
    • Canberra
  19. The representative who is voted for to represent the Australians in the House of Representatives is called _____________________
    • Member of Upper House
    • Member of Lower House
    • Member of Parliament
  20. On what is the Australian system of parliamentary democracy based?
    • American system
    • British system
    • Indian democracy

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