Government and the law in Australia
Chapter III Practice Test
Chapter III Practice Test
1. Where is Parliament House?
2. Who does not have a police force?
Brisbane Sydney Canberra
3. What power does the High Court of Australia have?
Australia The tates and the Northern Territory Towns
4. When did the Australian Constitution take effect?
The power to make and change the laws The power to put the laws into practice The power to interpret and apply the laws
5. How can the Bill go to the Governor-General?
On 1 January 1910 On 1 January 1901 On 26 January 1901
6. How state and territory parliaments make their own laws?
If the Queen of Australia agrees to the Bill If the majority of members in each House of Parliament agrees to the Bill If the Prime Minster agrees to the Bill
7. What do members of the House of Representatives discuss?
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
8. What is the total of representatives in the Senate?
Matters of national importance Matters of community planning Matters of education planning
9. Some responsibilities are shared between the various levels of government.
66 76 86
10. Which of these is not the a role of the Governor-General?
11. Which level of government responsible for rubbish collection, building permits, social planing, noise and animal control?
Interpret and apply the law Performing ceremonial duties Approving the appointment of the Australian Government and its ministers, federal judges and other officials
12. Who becomes the leader of the Australian Government?
Australian Government Australian state and territory government Australian local goverment
13. What does each state have?
A member in the House of Representatives appointed by the Queen of Australia The leader of the party or coalition of parties with the majority of members in the House of Representatives The leader of the party or coalition of parties with the minority of members in the House of Representatives
14. Who chosen the Government Ministers?
Constitution and parliament Parliament and no constitution Parliament
15. Who is not an Australian leader?
The Governor-General The government leader The people of Australia
16. Who explains the laws to the jury
Chief Minister Councillor President
17. How was each British colony governing itself before 1901 in Australia?
The judge The Governor The police
18. Who is a Senator?
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
19. How members of the Australian Parliament Houses are elected?
An elected representative of a state or territory in the Australian Parliament Any person chosen by a government leader to be responsible for an area of government An elected representative of the Australian people in the Australian Parliament
20. Can you raise matters that concern you with your elected representative?
By the people usually elect representatives to each House in amunicipal election By the people usually elect representatives to each House in a federal election By the people usually elect representatives to each House in a state election
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