Australian Citizenship Test by Goobid

Government and the law in Australia
Chapter III Practice Test

1. What happens after a proposal of a new law or a change to the law?
  • The proposal is pass to the Governor-General for approval
  • The House of Representatives and the Senate signs and agree with the proposal
  • The House of Representatives and the Senate consider, debate and vote on whether they agree with the proposal
  • 2. What do members of a political party do?
  • They work together to interpret and apply the laws
  • They work together to put the laws into practice
  • They work together to have the party's ideas turned into laws
  • 3. Who does not have a police force?
  • Australia
  • The tates and the Northern Territory
  • Towns
  • 4. Who is the leader in the Australian government system?
  • The Queen of Australia
  • The Governor-General
  • The Prime Minister
  • 5. Who chosen the Government Ministers?
  • The Governor-General
  • The government leader
  • The people of Australia
  • 6. Which level of government responsible for taxation, national economic management, immigration and citizenship?
  • Australian Government
  • Australian state and territory government
  • Australian local goverment
  • 7. Who is not an Australian leader?
  • Chief Minister
  • Councillor
  • President
  • 8. Which of these statements about Australia's national identity was beginning to form around 1901 is incorrect?
  • A new revolution is form
  • Sporting teams were representing Australia internationally
  • A unique Australian culture was developing in popular songs, poems, stories and art
  • 9. Who is free to join a political party in Australia?
  • People with Australian citizenship
  • People born in Australia
  • Anyone
  • 10. Who is the representative of the Head of State in Australia?
  • The Governor
  • The Governor-General
  • The Prime Minister
  • 11. How members of the Australian Parliament Houses are elected?
  • 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
  • 12. Which is not a political party in Australia?
  • The Australian Labor Party
  • The Liberal Party of Australia
  • The Democratic Party of Australia
  • 13. Who do Members of Parliament represent?
  • All Australians living in Victoria
  • Everyone who lives in Australia
  • Everyone who lives in his or her electoral district
  • 14. Who is encourage cooperation between the levels of government?
  • The Australian Governor
  • The Australian Governor-General
  • The Council of Australian Government
  • 15. 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
  • 16. 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
  • 17. Where are state and territory governments based?
  • In Canberra
  • In national capital city
  • In their capital cities
  • 18. Name some of the most serious crimes in Australia?
  • Murder, assault or sexual assault.
  • Violence against people or property, armed robbery or theft.
  • All the above
  • 19. Which is not a federal crime?
  • Drug trafficking
  • Traffic offences
  • Crimes against national security
  • 20. When did the Australian Constitution take effect?
  • On 1 January 1910
  • On 1 January 1901
  • On 26 January 1901

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