Government and the law in Australia
Chapter III Practice Test
Chapter III Practice Test
1. What is Royal Assent?
A Premier A Governor A Governor-General
2. What is our common bond?
A ceremonial duty A representative appointed by the Queen of Australia Signing all Bills passed by the Australian Parliament into law
3. How state and territory parliaments make their own laws?
The institutions Citizenship The laws
4. Who are the Independents in Australian politics?
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
5. Who appointed the Governor-General?
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
6. The idea of one Australian nation became a reality and uniting the nation was an easy task.
The Queen The Prime Minister The Member of Parliament
7. Where is Parliament House?
True False None
8. What is Australian federal electorates?
Brisbane Sydney Canberra
9. Which of these statements about the Queen of Australia is correct?
Voting for the people we want to represent us in parliament An electoral divisions for the Australian House of Representatives A federal election that is compulsory
10. What are ministers responsibility?
In Australia, the Queen does not have a day-to-day role in government The Queen appoints the Prime Minister as her representative in Australia The leader of the Australian Government
11. What is the role of the senate?
Signs all Bills passed by the Australian Parliament Interpret and apply the law Important areas of government
12. All members of parliament do not belong to any political party
To be responsible for an area of govenment To consider, debate and vote on new or changes to the laws To sign all Bills passed by the Australian Parliament into law
13. How members of the Australian Parliament Houses are elected?
14. What is a jury?
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
15. Who is Australia's Head of State?
A group of MP randomly chosen A group of ordinary people randomly chosen from the general poplulation A person being charged with an offence
16. Who has the power to interpret and apply the law?
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II The Governor-General The Prime Minister
17. Who makes and changes laws to benefit the nation?
The Prime Minister The Governor-General Judges
18. What do the police forces of states and the Northern Territory deal with?
The Australian Parliament The Prime Minister The High Court of Australia
19. Why voting is compulsory?
They deal with crimes against federal laws They are responsible for general police work in the Australian Capital Territory They deal with crimes under state and territory laws
20. Who represents the Queen of Australia in a state?
To have a change in Australia government once in a while To make sure that the people we elect are really the ones that the majority of the people want To keep track all the citizens in Australia
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