Government and the law in Australia
Chapter III Practice Test
Chapter III Practice Test
1. Who can propose a new law or a change to the law?
Your driver's licence can be suspended however you can get a new licence right away You could be fined a large amounts of money and you will go to prison if you can't pay it You could be fined a large amounts of money or even sent to prison
2. What does each state have?
A Governor-General A Prime Minister A member of the Australian Parliament
3. How can the Bill go to the Governor-General?
Constitution and parliament Parliament and no constitution Parliament
4. Who signs all Bills passed by the Australian Parliamentinto law?
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
5. How are local councillors chosen in each local government area?
The Head of State The Governor-General The Prime Minister
6. How local government areas may be called?
Appointed by the Governor Nominated by the Administrators Voted by citizens
7. Which of these is the a role of the Governor-General?
Cities, shires, towns or municipalities States, cities, towns or municipalities States, cities, towns or shires
8. How can the Australian Constitution be changed in a referendum?
Approves the appointment of state premiers Signing of Bills passed by the Australian Parliament Approves the appointment of the Head of State
9. How is the Member of Parliament number for each state and territory based on?
There needs to be a single majority There needs to be a double majority There needs to be a triple majority
10. How can you raise matters that concern you in Australian politic?
The size of its population The wealth of each state and territory The area of each state and territory
11. What is secret ballot voting?
You can make an appointment with your local member of parliament or you can write a letter outlining your views You can attend the Prime Minister meeting to discuss matters that concern you You can attend the Australian Parliament to discuss matters that concern you
12. When was Australia's national identity beginning to form?
That other people can see who you vote for That no one else sees who you vote for That you need to vote for a selected candidate
13. Can you carry weapons such as knives or guns?
Around 1701 Around 1801 Around 1901
14. What does the Australian Federal Police do?
Yes No Maybe
15. What is the Australian Electoral Commission?
The Australian Federal Police investigates crimes against federal laws The Australian Federal Police is also responsible for general police work in the Australian Capital Territory All the above
16. What is the relationship between the police and the community?
An immigration agency A private agency A Commonwealth agency
17. Do courts and judges are part of parliament and government
That you can report crimes and seek assistance from your local police You can report crimes to your local police That the police can help with community works
18. How Australian Parliament is made?
19. Who elects the members of the Australian Parliament Houses?
By Government ministers By courts and judges By representatives who are elected by the people of Australia
20. What is the penalty for breaking traffic laws?
The Governor-General The Prime Minister The Australian people
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