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Australian Citizenship Test

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  • Base on Australian Citizenship: Our Common Bond
  • Rights and responsibilities
  • Australian history
  • Australian political systems
  • Australian physical and political geography
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    1. What do the police forces of states and the Northern Territory deal with?
  • 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
  • 2. How do people vote in Australia?
  • By secret ballot
  • By open ballot
  • By computer poll
  • 3. Which state has the world famous Great Barrier Reef?
  • Queensland
  • Victoria
  • New South Wales
  • 4. What is the official symbol of the Commonwealth of Australia?
  • The Union Jack
  • The Commonwealth Coat of Arms
  • The Commonwealth Star
  • 5. What is the 'rule of law'?
  • That no person or group is below the law
  • That Australian people enforce the law
  • That no person or group is above the law
  • 6. When was Australia's national identity beginning to form?
  • Around 1701
  • Around 1801
  • Around 1901
  • 7. What is the capital city of Northern Territory?
  • Brisbane
  • Darwin
  • Perth
  • 8. What is the population of Australia in 2012?
  • 40 million
  • 34 million
  • 22 million
  • 9. When was gold discovered in the colonies of New South Wales and Victoria?
  • In 1831
  • In 1841
  • In 1851
  • 10. The legislative, executive and judicial powers are in the Australian Constitution
  • True
  • False
  • 11. Who can tell the the judges and magistrates what to decide?
  • The Prime Minister
  • The Governor-General
  • No one
  • 12. Which of these is a responsibility of Australian citizens aged 18 years or over?
  • To attend local council meetings
  • To vote in elections
  • To have a curent Australian passport
  • 13. What did the First Fleet mostly transport?
  • Explorers
  • Free settlers
  • Convicts
  • 14. Which is a responsibility of the Australian Government?
  • Forestry
  • Foreign affairs
  • Local libraries, halls and community centres
  • 15. Who were the first Europeans to arrive in Australia?
  • The French
  • The British
  • The Spanish
  • 16. Some responsibilities are shared between the various levels of government.
  • True
  • False
  • 17. Who is the representative of the Head of State in each Australian state?
  • The Governor
  • The Governor-General
  • The Premier
  • 18. Which is not a responsibility of the local government?
  • Street signs and traffic controls
  • Public transport
  • Local roads, footpaths and bridges
  • 19. What is name given for Great Britain flag?
  • The British Union
  • The Union Jack
  • The Jack Union
  • 20. How are the states and the Northern Territory divided?
  • Into local government areas
  • Into local public areas
  • Into local private areas

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