Australian Citizenship Test

Australian Citizenship Practice Test 79

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 is Australia's national gemstone?
    • Ammolite
    • Tourmaline
    • Opal
    • Amethyst
  2. Select the correct statement regarding Government Minister
    • The leader of a territory government
    • A member of parliament chosen by a government leader to be responsible for an area of government
    • The leader of the Australian Government
    • None of the above
  3. Who appoints Judges and magistrates?
    • The Governor
    • The Prime Minister
    • The Queen
    • The government
  4. What date did European settlement start?
    • 26 February 1768
    • 26 February 1738
    • 26 February 1788
    • 26 February 1748
  5. Where are Torres Strait Islanders people historically from?
    • Islands to the east of Queensland
    • Islands to the north of Queensland
    • Islands to the west of Queensland
  6. What are they called, those who represent a state or territory in the Australian Parliament after winning a state or territory election
    • Chief Minister
    • Senator
    • Premier
    • Governor
  7. What does the green stripe indicate on Torres Strait Islander Flag?
    • The sun
    • The Land
    • The water
  8. Name the animal that supports the shield in the Commonwealth Coat of Arms symbol
    • An Emy and a Koala
    • A Koala and a kangaroo
    • An emu and a kangaroo
  9. What should be the age of an Australian citizen to seek elections to parliament at the federal, state or territory level?
    • 23 years
    • 16 years
    • 18 years
    • 21 years
  10. What is the base of the Australian system of parliamentary democracy?
    • British system
    • American system
    • Indian democracy
    • Canadian system
  11. State the organization that has been set up to encourage cooperation between the various levels of government
    • The Council of Australian Government
    • The Council of State Government
    • The Council of Territory Government
  12. The power to make laws that govern the country lies with __________
    • Parliament
    • The King
    • The Queen
  13. Of the following, identify the statement that is true.
    • The government cannot be criticized by Australians
    • The government can be criticized by Australians
    • To change laws, Australians cannot campaign
  14. Australia’s culture, history and political institutions have been majorly influenced by _________ heritage
    • Irish and British
    • Asian
    • American
  15. Of the following statements, identify the one that is true?
    • The car must be registered to drive a car in Australia
    • You must have a local driver's license to drive a car in Australia
    • All of the above
  16. 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
  17. Of the following statements, which is true?
    • Matters of national importance are discussed by Senators
    • Considering, debating and voting on proposals for new laws or changes to the laws is what Senators do
    • All of the above
  18. Which of the following is the Australian Government responsible for?
    • Local roads
    • Bridges
    • National economic management
  19. Who was the first governor of the New South Wales colony?
    • Frank Cassidy
    • Kevin Michael RUDD
    • Captain Arthur Phillip
  20. Wilderness landscapes that are unspoilt are found in most parts of ________<br />
    • South Australia
    • Tasmania
    • Queensland

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