Australian Citizenship Test

Australian Citizenship Practice Test 78

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 are Local governments responsible for?
    • Social security (pensions and family support)
    • Food and meat inspection
    • Police
  2. Which state has many examples of fine colonial architecture?
    • South Australia
    • Victoria
    • New South Wales
    • Tasmania
  3. What system of government do we have in Australia?
    • Parliamentary democracy
    • Queen rule
    • King rule
    • Governor-General rule
  4. Which Government is responsible for foreign affairs (relations with other countries?)
    • State and territory governments
    • The Australian Government
    • Local governments
  5. On which portion does the Southern Cross in Australian National flag locate?
    • On the left
    • On the right
    • In the Centre
    • None of the above
  6. What was the name of the place when gold was discovered in 1851?
    • Western Australia and Queensland
    • Victoria and New South Wales
    • Tasmania and South Australia
  7. What responsibility lies with the local governments?
    • Defence
    • Community centres, halls and local libraries
    • Schools
  8. Name the government that controls the road and traffic rules
    • State governments
    • Australian Government
    • Local governments
  9. The commonwealth of Australia includes ____ states.
    • 9
    • 8
    • 5
    • 6
  10. The mainland and _______ are separated by Bass Strait
    • Tasmania
    • Queensland
    • South Australia
  11. How many representatives are elected from each state in the house of Senate?
    • 16
    • 15
    • 11
    • 12
  12. Who advises the Queen to appoint the Governor-General as her representative in Australia
    • The King
    • The Prime Minister of Australia
    • The Prime Minister of Britain
  13. Identify the statement from among these that is true?
    • The Governor-General acts independently of all political parties
    • The Governor-General depend on Liberal Party of Australia
    • The Governor-General depend on Australian Labor Party
  14. The first 11 convict ships came to be known as__________
    • 11 Fleet
    • First 11 Ships
    • First Fleet
  15. A major influence on Australia's history, culture and political institutions has come from _________ heritage<br />
    • Asian
    • American
    • British and Irish
  16. Of these, which is a true statement?
    • Only some states in Australia hae capital city
    • Only one territory in Australia has its own capital
    • Each mainland territory and state has its own capital in Australia
  17. Identify the statement from among these that is true?
    • Irrespective of their race, all Australians have to treat each other with respect and dignity
    • Irrespective of their country of origin, all Australians have to treat each other with respect and dignity
    • All of the above
  18. 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
  19. AEC stands for _____
    • Australian Electoral Commission
    • Australian Election Commission
    • Australian Electoral Community
  20. Both the mainland territories elect _______ representatives each in the house of Senate.
    • 5
    • 4
    • 3
    • 2

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