Australian Citizenship Test

Australian Citizenship Practice Test 8

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 state was the first colony established by the British
    • Queensland
    • New South Wales
    • Victoria
    • Western Australia
  2. For amendments in Australian Constitution which majority is essential in a referendum?
    • Double majority
    • House majority
    • Senate majority
    • Simple majority
  3. Which of these statements about Laws and religion in Australia is incorrect?
    • Most religions have rules, but these are not laws in Australia
    • Some religious or cultural practices, such as being married to more than one person at the same time, are against Australian law
    • The process of divorce, including custody of children and property settlement, must follow a religion is rules, but not Australia laws
  4. From which historical place are the Aboriginal people from?
    • Europe
    • Mainland Australia and Tasmania
    • Africa
    • Tasmania and Britain
  5. State the type of Australian Electoral Commission as an agency
    • Agricultural
    • Commonwealth
    • Defense
  6. What is the minimum age for an individual to get a career in Australian Army?
    • 18 years
    • 20 years
    • 21 years
    • 23 years
  7. What are the six different colonies that made Australia before 1901?
    • Self-governing American colonies
    • Self-governing Australian colonies
    • Self-governing British colonies
  8. From the islands to the north of ______ come the Torres Strait Islanders.
    • Queensland
    • Victoria
    • New South Wales
  9. ______ is Western Australia's capital city
    • Melbourne
    • Brisbane
    • Perth
  10. The power to make laws that govern the country lies with __________
    • Parliament
    • The King
    • The Queen
  11. On what is the Australian system of parliamentary democracy based?
    • Indian democracy
    • American system
    • British system
  12. The basic rules for the government of Australia are set out in which of these the legal documents?
    • The Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act
    • The Commonwealth of British Constitution Act
    • The Commonwealth of British - Australian Constitution Act
  13. What is the Local government responsible for?
    • Defense
    • Animal and noise control
    • Air safety and airports
  14. The MPs or Senators are chosen by _______ to become ministers.
    • The Queen
    • The Prime Minister
    • The Governor- General
  15. What are Australia’s national colours?
    • Gold and red
    • Blue and red
    • Blue and white
    • Green and gold
  16. During European Settlement, the reason the British Government decided to transport convicts to the new colony of New South Wales was ______________<br />
    • The large number of people imprisoned for their crimes could not be held in the jail
    • Harsh British laws
    • All of the above
  17. What is the national gemstone of Australia?
    • Opal
    • Jasper
    • Pearl
  18. Choose the correct statement about voting in Australia.
    • If you don't wish, you don't have to vote in an Australian federal election
    • You will have to go to jail if you do not vote in an Australian federal election and do not have a good reason for not voting
    • You will have to pay a fine if you do not vote in an Australian federal election and do not have a good reason for not voting
  19. The High Court of Australia was established by ____________
    • House of Representatives
    • The Australian Constitution
    • The British Constitution
  20. What is the other name for the Australian Government?
    • General Government
    • Territory government
    • Commonwealth Government

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