Australian Citizenship Practice Test 12

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As an Australian citizen what major responsibility do you have towards Australia?

  • Not defend Australia should the need arise
  • Not serve on a jury if called to do so
  • Defend Australia should the need arise
  • None of the above

What legal way is maintained while amendment of the Australian Constitution?

  • State or territory and federal elections
  • Local government elections
  • Referendum

Which of these is a role of the Governor-General?

  • The appointment of state premiers
  • The signing of Bills passed by the Australian Parliament
  • The appointment of the Head of State

Being a citizen of Australia what rights as mentioned below one can enjoy?

  • Apply for work in the Australian Defence Force or the Australian Public Service
  • Vote in a referendum, federal and state or territory elections
  • Apply for an Australian passport and re-enter Australia freely
  • All of the above

What is the minimum age for an Australian to have his/her name registered on the electoral roll?

  • 18 years
  • 21 years
  • 23 years
  • 16 years

What can be correctly said about compulsory voting in local government elections?

  • It is not compulsory to vote in local government elections in all states
  • Voting in local government elections is not compulsory in some states
  • It is compulsory to vote in local government elections in all states

Which one of the following statements in regard to formation of social laws and their implication is true in Australia?

  • Laws to maintain a safe society are not made by Australian representatives in government
  • Laws to maintain an orderly, free society are made by Australian representatives in government
  • Laws to protect people's rights are not made by Australian representatives in government

Being an Australian, people enjoy many of the privileges as enlisted below. Select the correct statement to establish the same.

  • Re-enter Australia freely by applying for an Australian passport
  • Seek election to parliament
  • Register children born overseas as Australian citizens by descent.
  • All of the above

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 current Australian passport

What is the mandatory requirement for an individual to be an Australian citizen?

  • Not obey the law
  • Not serve on a jury if called to do so
  • Obey the law
  • None of the above

Which is true regarding Jury service in Australia?

  • To serve on a jury, all the people in Australia may be called
  • To serve on a jury, any Australian on the electoral roll may be called
  • To serve on a jury, people who come to visit Australia may be called

Which of these statements about voting in Australian elections is correct?

  • People are free and safe to vote for any candidate
  • Voting is by a show of hands
  • People must write their name on their vote

What responsibility do you have as an Australian citizen?

  • Obey the law
  • Defend Australia should the need arise
  • serve on a jury if called to do so
  • All of the above

What should be the minimum age of a person to work in Centrelink?

  • 20 years
  • 18 years
  • 21 years
  • 23 years

Being an Australian what privileges one can have as a respectable citizen? Select the correct option.

  • Register children born overseas as Australian citizens by descent.
  • Ask for consular assistance from an Australian official while overseas
  • Apply for an Australian passport and re-enter Australia freely
  • All of the above

As an Australian citizen what is your most important responsibility?

  • Not vote in a referendum, federal and state or territory elections
  • Not obey the law
  • Vote in a referendum, federal and state or territory elections
  • None of the above

As an Australian citizen what line of action shall you maintain?

  • Serve on a jury if called to do so
  • Not defend Australia should the need arise
  • Not serve on a jury if called to do so

In which of the elections it is compulsory for an Australian citizen to exercise their voting rights?

  • State
  • Federal
  • All of the above
  • None of the above

As an Australian citizen which among the following falls as a mandatory responsibility towards the government?

  • Travelling
  • Voting
  • Teaching
  • None of the above

Which is the correct definition of a jury?

  • A jury is a group of ordinary Australian men and women who listen to the evidence in a court case and decide if a person is innocent or guilty.
  • A jury is group of people who can apply for an Australian passport and re-enter Australia freely
  • A jury is a group of people committed to join together to defend the nation and its way of life

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  • Number of questions: 20
  • Answer correctly to pass: 15
  • Passing score: 75%