Government and the law in Australia
Chapter III Practice Test
Chapter III Practice Test
1. What is lawful to drive a car in Australia?
Employment A peaceful and stable society A common laws
2. How many members do Australians elect to the House of Representatives?
That you must have a local driver's licence and the car must be registered That the car must be registered That you must have a local driver's licence
3. Can you carry weapons such as knives or guns?
120 150 180
4. How state and territory parliaments make their own laws?
Yes No Maybe
5. What is a referendum?
In a similar way to the Australian Parliament making laws In a different way to the Australian Parliament making laws State and territory laws are made from the Australian Parliament
6. Who are the Independents in Australian politics?
A special vote to change the Australian Constitution A special vote to change the Australian Government A special vote to change the Australian Leader
7. Are people freely and safely to vote for any candidate?
Members of parliament do not belong to any political party Members of parliament who join Independent Party Members of parliament who do not join Independent Party
8. What is the Australian system of parliamentary democracy based on?
9. Who can influence the decisions of the Australian Electoral Commission?
The British system The Canadian system The French system
10. Which is not a federal crime?
Political parties can influence the decisions of the Australian Electoral Commission People in government can influence the decisions of the Australian Electoral Commission None the above
11. Which of these statements about traffic laws in Australia is correct?
Drug trafficking Traffic offences Crimes against national security
12. When were the colonies united into a federation of states?
Traffic laws relating to speeding and driving after drinking alcohol or taking drugs are very strict You need a local car driver's licence and you can drive any vehicle registered Babies and young children can be hand-held
13. Which of these statements about Australian police is incorrect?
1 January 1901 26 January 1910 4 July 1901
14. What does MP stand for in polictics?
The police decide if a person is guilty or not The police may give evidence in court The police is independent of the government
15. Can you own a gun?
Member of Parliament Member of Politics Military Police
16. What will a court use in some cases to decide if a person has broken the law?
Yes if you have a firearm licence from the police No All the above
17. How is the Member of Parliament number for each state and territory based on?
A jury A police No one
18. How many mainland territories in Australia?
The size of its population The wealth of each state and territory The area of each state and territory
19. Who has the power to interpret and apply the law?
1 2 3
20. What have our democratic institutions created?
The Prime Minister The Governor-General Judges
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