Australian Citizenship Practice Test 14

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Before 1901, six colonies were self governing. What were they known as?

  • Self-governing American colonies
  • Self-governing Australian colonies
  • Self-governing British colonies

Who are authorised to interpret and apply Australian laws?

  • Ministers
  • The people
  • Judges

What are the three powers of the government?

  • Electoral power, Legislative power and Executive power
  • Legislative power, Executive power and Judicial power
  • Judicial power, Electoral power and Legislative power

Which of the following power takes care for enforcing Law and order into practice?

  • Legislative power
  • Executive power
  • Judicial power

At times of need how is the Australian Constitution amended?

  • Federal Election
  • Referendum
  • By-election

What powers are vested with the Governor-General and the ministry of Australian Government?

  • Legislative power
  • Judicial power
  • Executive power

In respect of democracy in Australia which statement is the correct?

  • The way in which a person, as a citizen, will have a say in the running of the country needs to be understood
  • The way in which laws are made in the parliamentary democracy and are administered needs to be understood
  • All of the above

What is the full Form of AEC?

  • Australian Election Commission
  • Australian Electoral Commission
  • Australian Electoral Community

Which organisation in Australia allows free, fair and honest elections?

  • Territory Electoral Commission
  • Australian Electoral Commission
  • Federal Electoral Commission
  • None of the above

Which one of the statements is correct?

  • In forming the laws and policies of a government, ordinary Australians do not have a say
  • Ordinary Australians cannot have a say in forming the laws and policies of a government
  • Ordinary Australians can have a say in forming the laws and policies of a government

What are the duties under the purview of ATO?

  • The duty of the ATO is to ensure all citizens are paying the correct amount of tax
  • The duty of the ATO is to ensure that all citizens are aware of their tax rights and obligations
  • All of the above
  • None of the above

Which of the following movements were responsible for bringing the old British colonies under one flag called Australia?

  • Through bloodshed
  • Through revolution
  • By referendum and negotiation

Which statement is true regarding help from an Australian high commission in times of need while you are overseas?

  • You cannot ask for help from an Australian high commission in times of need while you are overseas
  • You won't get any help from an Australian high commission in times of need while you are overseas
  • You can ask for help from an Australian high commission in times of need while you are overseas
  • None of the above

In regard to participation in the societies in Australia, which of the statements are true?

  • All citizens are encouraged to participate in society in Australia
  • Only senior citizens are encouraged to participate in society in Australia
  • Only youngsters are encouraged to participate in society in Australia

What enabled the formation of the parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia?

  • The British Constitution
  • The Australian Constitution
  • House of Representatives

What is the full form of ATO?

  • Australian Taxation Office
  • Australian Transport Office
  • Australian Textiles Organisation

When is double majority essential for amendment of the Australian constitution?

  • Federal Elections
  • By-elections
  • Referendum

Who elects the representatives to the Parliament?

  • The people of Australia elect the representatives
  • The Queen elects the representatives
  • The Prime Minister elects the representatives

What is the reason for dividing all the governing powers of Australia between 3 arms of government?

  • So that all the power to govern Australia is not taken over by the Prime Minister
  • So that all the power to govern Australia is taken over by the 3 arms group
  • To stop one person or one group of people taking over all the power to govern Australia

Under the order of which authority High Court of Australia came into existence?

  • The British Constitution
  • House of Representatives
  • The Australian Constitution

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