Australian Citizenship Practice Test 19

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Which one is a responsibility of local governments?

  • Schools
  • Police
  • Noise and animal control
  • Forestry

Which of the following political bodies is supreme in Australia, making crucial decisions in the interest of the country?

  • Lower House
  • Upper House
  • Cabinet
  • The Governor-General

Complete the sentence : Judges and magistrates are appointed by _________.

  • The Prime Minister
  • The King
  • The Government
  • None of the above

Which is the National Police Force of Australia?

  • Australian Federal Police
  • Australian State Police
  • Australian Territory Police
  • Australian Civil Police

Who is the Supreme authority in a court?

  • Judge
  • Victim
  • Juries
  • Prime Minister

Who is the final signatory for all the bills before they are promulgated into law?

  • Senate
  • Governor-General
  • House of Representatives
  • Prime Minister

Which political representatives do not belong to any particular political party?

  • The Prime Minister
  • Cabinet Ministers
  • Independents
  • Governor-General

What would you call the person heading the opposition?

  • Leader of the Second
  • Leader of the Ruling
  • Leader of the Opposition
  • None of the above

Who is the person empowered to assign ministerial portfolio to MPs and Senators?

  • Prime Minister
  • King of Australia
  • Governor-General
  • Administrator

Who is responsible for investigating crimes against federal laws?

  • Australian State Police
  • Australian Federal Police
  • Australian Territory Police
  • Australian Civil Police

What is the name given to the political body formed by the collective inclusion of ministers holding the most senior portfolios?

  • Lower House
  • Upper House
  • Cabinet
  • None of the above

Who is responsible for the protection of life and property in Australia?

  • The Jury
  • The Judge
  • The Police
  • Senator

Which branch of Australian police is responsible for all the police work in the Australian Capital Territory?

  • Australian Federal Police
  • Australian Territory Police
  • Australian State Police
  • Australian Local Police

Who is the deciding authority for imposing penalties on a lawbreaker for an offense?

  • Prime Minister
  • The Governor-General
  • The Court
  • Senator

After an election, how is the government formed in Australia?

  • All parties join to form the Australian Government after an election
  • The political party with the least votes forms the Australian Government after the election
  • The political party with the majority of Members in the House of Representatives forms the Australian Government after an election
  • Not mentioned above

Which of the following is a responsibility of local governments?

  • Schools
  • Local libraries, halls and community centres
  • Defence
  • Railways

Which of the following is true in regard to bribing a police officer in Australia?

  • It is not a crime to offer a bribe to a police officer in Australia
  • It is not a crime to bribe a police officer in Australia
  • It is a serious crime to bribe a police officer in Australia
  • Not mentioned above

Who is responsible for maintaining law and order in Australia?

  • The Judge
  • The Police
  • The Jury
  • Not mentioned above

Which government controls road and traffic rules in Australia?

  • Local governments
  • The Australian Government
  • State and territory governments
  • The Governor-General

Which of the statements is correct?

  • Not knowing a law is an excuse for breaking it in Australia
  • Not knowing a law is no excuse for breaking it in Australia
  • All of the above
  • None of the above

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