New Australian Citizenship Practice Test 5

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The Basic rules of the Government of Australia were framed under the guidelines of Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act 1900?

  • Yes
  • No

Beyond which of these years six British Colonies were functioning as self governing states before coming under commonwealth constitution of Australia?

  • 1701
  • 1801
  • 1601
  • 1901

What are the members of parliament called, who are given responsibility of different ministries by Prime Minister?

  • Premier
  • Chief Minister
  • Government Minister
  • None of the above

Who is the person leading a Territory Government?

  • The Governor
  • Premier
  • Chief Minister
  • The Queen

One of the important responsibilities of the House of Representatives are to debate and vote on issues pertaining to proposals for new laws and or changes to the existing laws.

  • Yes
  • No

Decisions of the Australian Electoral Commission cannot be influenced by any individual, Political or any other institution.

  • Yes
  • No

How can an Australian voter communicate his/her views on the policies and laws of the Government?

  • Discuss it with your local member of parliament.
  • Write a letter outlining your views.
  • All of the above
  • None of the above

Which office in Australia is responsible for creation of awareness among the citizens on Tax rights and on issues of justified Tax amounts etc?

  • Australian Electoral Office
  • Australian Taxation Office (ATO)
  • Australian Companies Office
  • Australian National Audit Office

It is a matter of great pride that Australia did not emerge through any revolution or bloodshed but which of the following process were the main reason for its coming to existence?

  • Negotiation
  • Referendum
  • Both A & B
  • None of the above

What do we call the people who after winning a state/ territory election represent a state or territory in the Australian Parliament?

  • Senator
  • Premier
  • Chief Minister
  • The Governor

Who leads a State Government?

  • Premier
  • Chief Minister
  • The Governor
  • The Queen

What is the official designation given to the Leader of a Local Council?

  • Senator
  • Chief Minister
  • Premier
  • Mayor or Shire President

Which Australian Commission is the authority for maintaining Electoral Roll and conducting Federal Elections and Referendums?

  • Australian public service commission
  • The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC)
  • Australian high commission
  • Australian human rights commission

How many members do the House of Representatives comprise of?

  • 140
  • 250
  • 350
  • 150

What is the other name very commonly used for the House of Representatives?

  • Upper House
  • Lower House or the People’s House
  • House of Review
  • States’ House

What is the basic criteria upon which number of MPs for each state and territory decided?

  • The size of its population
  • The size of men population
  • The size of women population
  • The size of educated people population

Who is responsible for collection of Taxes from Individuals, Companies or Organisations etc. who are liable to pay Taxes?

  • Australian Electoral Office
  • Australian Companies Office
  • Australian Transport Office
  • Australian Taxation Office (ATO)

What was formed because of unification of six British colonies into a federation on January 1, 1901

  • Commonwealth of independent states
  • Commonwealth of Australia
  • Commonwealth of Nations
  • None of the above

Complete the sentence: An elected member of a Local Council is called a __________.

  • Chief Minister
  • Senator
  • Councillor
  • Premier

What do we call the people who after winning the parliamentary election represent the country’s people to the Australian parliament?

  • The Governor
  • Chief Minister
  • Premier
  • Member of Parliament (MP)

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