Australian Citizenship Test

Australian Citizenship Practice Test 85

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. Perth is the capital city of which Australian state?
    • Western Australia
    • South Australia
    • Queensland
    • New South Wales
  2. The Commonwealth Coat of Arms represents?
    • Our national unity
    • National sports
    • National flower
    • National bird
  3. Both men and women have equal access to education and employment. Is it true?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. Both men and women can join the Australian Defence Force and the police. Is it true?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. How the colonies were united into the Commonwealth of Australia?
    • Revolution
    • Negotiation and referendum
    • Bloodshed
    • All of the above
  6. What has been set up to encourage cooperation between the levels of government?
    • The Cooperation of Australian Government
    • The Commission of Australian Government
    • The Committee of Australian Government
    • The Council of Australian Government
  7. What is the name of the capital city of Western Australia?
    • Darwin
    • Adelaide
    • Perth
    • Hobart
  8. For amendments in Australian Constitution which majority is essential in a referendum?
    • Double majority
    • House majority
    • Senate majority
    • Simple majority
  9. Which Government is responsible for foreign affairs (relations with other countries?)
    • Local governments
    • State and territory governments
    • The Australian Government
  10. State the Capital city of New south Wales
    • Canberra
    • Brisbane
    • Melbourne
    • Sydney
  11. What separates the mainland from Tasmania?
    • Mountain
    • Bass Strait
    • Lakes
  12. What is there in the background of commonwealth Coat of Arms symbol?
    • Daffodils
    • Golden wattle
    • Opal
  13. What are the 3 arms of government?
    • Judicial power, Electoral power, Legislative power
    • Electoral power, Legislative power, Executive power
    • Judicial power, Legislative power, Executive power
  14. Who established The High Court of Australia?
    • The Australian Constitution
    • The British Constitution
    • House of Representatives
  15. 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
  16. The Commonwealth electoral roll is maintained by ______
    • Australian Electoral Commission
    • The Speaker of the House of Representatives
    • The prime minister
  17. The first 11 convict ships arrived from Great Britain on ____________
    • on 26 January 1688
    • on 26 January 1988
    • on 26 January 1788
  18. Of the following statement, which would you consider an example of freedom of speech?
    • Australians are free to not follow a religion
    • In a court of law, women and men are treated equally
    • Any topic can be written and discussed in newspapers
  19. Of the following statement, choose the one that is true
    • In any circumstance, reserve powers cannot be used
    • Only in specific circumstances can Reserve powers be used
    • In all circumstances, reserve powers can be used
  20. The MPs or Senators are chosen by _______ to become ministers.
    • The Governor- General
    • The Prime Minister
    • The Queen

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