Australian Citizenship Test by Goobid

Government and the law in Australia
Chapter III Practice Test


1. What are ministers important areas of government?
  • Street signs, traffice controls and bridges
  • Public transport, hospitals and health services
  • Employment, Indigenous affairs and the Treasury
  • 2. Can you vote in an election if you are not correctly enrolled?
  • Yes, you can
  • No, you can not
  • Maybe, you can
  • 3. How can the Australian Constitution be changed?
  • It can only be changed by the Prime Minister
  • It can only be changed by the High Court of Australia
  • It can only be changed through a special vote called a referendum
  • 4. The Governor-General acts independently of all political parties
  • True
  • False
  • 5. What do you call the Australia's national police force?
  • The Australian Federal Police
  • The Commonwealth Police
  • The Australian Commonwealth Police
  • 6. What are other names for the Senate?
  • The People's House, the House of Review or the States's House
  • The Upper House, the House of Review or the States's House
  • The Lower House, the House of Review or the States's House
  • 7. What is not important work of the House of Representatives?
  • Apply and interpret the laws of Australia
  • Considering, debating and voting on proposals for new laws or changes to the laws
  • Discussing matters of national importance
  • 8. What is the role and responsibilities of the Administrator?
  • Similar to those of a state Premier
  • Similar to those of a state Governor
  • Similar to those of a Member of Parliament
  • 9. How was each British colony governing itself before 1901 in Australia?
  • Each colony had its own constitution and its own laws
  • Each colony had British constitution and it followed British laws
  • Each colony had its own constitution and its own laws
  • 10. Some responsibilities are shared between the various levels of government.
  • True
  • False
  • 11. Who decides if a person is guilty or not?
  • The court
  • The police
  • The people
  • 12. How is the Member of Parliament number for each state and territory based on?
  • The size of its population
  • The wealth of each state and territory
  • The area of each state and territory
  • 13. Which level of government responsible for schools, railways, hospitals and health services?
  • Australian Government
  • Australian state and territory government
  • Australian local goverment
  • 14. Which of these statements about traffic laws in Australia is correct?
  • 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
  • 15. Who chosen the Government Ministers?
  • The Governor-General
  • The government leader
  • The people of Australia
  • 16. The Australian Electoral Commission is independent of the government
  • True
  • False
  • 17. What was Australia system of government before 1901?
  • Australia colonies were directly governed by the British government
  • Australia was made up of six separate, self-governing British colonies
  • The colonies were united into a federation of states called the Commonwealth of Australia
  • 18. Which is not a political party in Australia?
  • The Australian Labor Party
  • The Liberal Party of Australia
  • The Democratic Party of Australia
  • 19. Which of these statements about the Australian Electoral Commission is correct?
  • It conducts federal elections and referendums
  • It maintains the Commonwealth electoral roll
  • All the above
  • 20. How Australian Parliament is made?
  • By Government ministers
  • By courts and judges
  • By representatives who are elected by the people of Australia
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