Ace Australian Citizenship Test 2020 Set 3

Why is there compulsory voting in Australia?


Options are :

  • Compulsory voting is a way to know exactly how many citizens are in Australia
  • Because Australia still follows the old British election rules
  • Compulsory voting is a way to make sure that the people we elect are really the ones that the majority of the people want (Correct)

Answer :Compulsory voting is a way to make sure that the people we elect are really the ones that the majority of the people want

Official UK Citizenship Test 2020 Set 4

In Australian politics, how can you raise matters that concern you?


Options are :

  • You can make an appointment with your local member of parliament or you can write him/her a letter (Correct)
  • You can call the Prime Minister and discuss matters that concern you on the phone
  • You can attend the Australian Parliament to discuss matters that concern you

Answer :You can make an appointment with your local member of parliament or you can write him/her a letter

Who elects the members of the Australian Houses of Parliament?


Options are :

  • The Australian people (Correct)
  • The Prime Minister
  • The Governor-General

Answer :The Australian people

What is a referendum?


Options are :

  • A vote to change the Prime Minister
  • A vote to change the Australian Constitution (Correct)
  • A vote to change the government

Answer :A vote to change the Australian Constitution

Ace Australian Citizenship Test 2020 Set 5

Who maintains peace and order in Australia?


Options are :

  • Lawyers
  • Public servants
  • Police (Correct)

Answer :Police

What happened in Australia on 1 January 1901?


Options are :

  • The Australian and New Zealand Army Corps was formed
  • The Australian Constitution came into effect (Correct)
  • The Australian Constitution was changed by a referendum

Answer :The Australian Constitution came into effect

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


Options are :

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

Answer :People are free and safe to vote for any candidate

United States Of America Citizenship Practice Test Set 3

What is the name given to the party or coalition of parties with the second largest number of members in the House of Representatives?


Options are :

  • The Opposition (Correct)
  • The Senate
  • The Government

Answer :The Opposition

Which arm of government has the power to interpret and apply laws?


Options are :

  • Judicial (Correct)
  • Executive
  • Legislative

Answer :Judicial

Which of these statements about state governments is correct?


Options are :

  • The states have no constitution
  • Each state has its own constitution (Correct)
  • All states have the same constitution

Answer :Each state has its own constitution

Ace Australian Citizenship Test 2020 Set 4

What is the name of the legal document that sets out the rules for the government of Australia?


Options are :

  • The Australian Commonwealth
  • The Australian Constitution (Correct)
  • The Australian Federation

Answer :The Australian Constitution

What is the name of a proposal to make a law in parliament?


Options are :

  • Royal Assent
  • Bill (Correct)
  • Debate

Answer :Bill

What is the Australian Electoral Commission?


Options are :

  • A governmental organization
  • A private company
  • A Commonwealth agency (Correct)

Answer :A Commonwealth agency

United States Of America Citizenship Practice Test Set 2

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


Options are :

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

Answer :The signing of Bills passed by the Australian Parliament

All Australians must obey the laws made by


Options are :

  • The Australian Parliament, state and territory parliaments, and local government (Correct)
  • The Australian Parliament, British Parliament, and state and territory parliaments
  • The Australian Parliament, the Aboriginal parliament and the territory parliaments

Answer :The Australian Parliament, state and territory parliaments, and local government

How can the Australian Constitution be changed?


Options are :

  • It can only be changed by the Prime Minister
  • It can only be changed through a special vote (Correct)
  • It can only be changed by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Answer :It can only be changed through a special vote

Der Einbürgerungstest (German Citizenship Test) Powerpack II Set 4

Which of the following is not a right associated with being an Australian citizen?


Options are :

  • Owning a business (Correct)
  • Voting in federal and state or territory elections, and in a referendum
  • Seeking election to parliament

Answer :Owning a business

How many steps does a Bill have to go through to become a law?


Options are :

  • 4 (Correct)
  • 5
  • 3

Answer :4

How many representatives from each state are there in the Senate?


Options are :

  • 12 (Correct)
  • 76
  • 150

Answer :12

Canada Citizenship Test 2020 - Mock Test Set 2

What does COAG stand for?


Options are :

  • The Centre for Official Australian Governance
  • The Commission for Australian Governors
  • The Council of Australian Government (Correct)

Answer :The Council of Australian Government

Australia Day is celebrated on:


Options are :

  • Dec.25
  • Nov.15
  • Mar.05
  • Jan.26 (Correct)

Answer :Jan.26

Ace Australian Citizenship Test 2020 Set 5

Which of the following demonstrates freedom of speech?


Options are :

  • Newspapers and other media can write about any topic (Correct)
  • Australians are free to follow any religion
  • Australians can choose to read any newspapers
  • Australians can speak in any language

Answer :Newspapers and other media can write about any topic

European settlement in Australia began in :


Options are :

  • 1888
  • 1900
  • 1850
  • 1788 (Correct)

Answer :1788

The first convict ships to arrive in Australia came from:


Options are :

  • Japan
  • China
  • Great Britain (Correct)
  • Canada

Answer :Great Britain

United States Of America Citizenship Practice Test Set 3

Which of the following statement is INCORRECT?


Options are :

  • Australian men and women have the same rights
  • Australians are free to follow any religion
  • Australian citizens can vote in all elections
  • Australians are required to follow Judaeo-Christian ethics (Correct)

Answer :Australians are required to follow Judaeo-Christian ethics

The first governor of the New South Wales colony was:


Options are :

  • Sir Arthur Sydney
  • Captain Peter Cook
  • Captain Arthur Phillip (Correct)
  • Sir Peter Sydney

Answer :Captain Arthur Phillip

The official symbol of Australia that identifies Commonwealth property is:


Options are :

  • The Queen
  • The national anthem
  • Commonwealth Coat of Arms (Correct)
  • The national flower

Answer :Commonwealth Coat of Arms

Canada Citizenship Test 2020 - Mock Test Set 3

Which of the following statements is true?


Options are :

  • Only politicians can protest
  • No one can protest against the government
  • Citizens 16 years of age or over can protest against the government
  • Citizens can protest against the government, as long as they do it legally (Correct)

Answer :Citizens can protest against the government, as long as they do it legally

What do the green strips represent on the Torres Strait Islander Flag?


Options are :

  • The land (Correct)
  • Freedom
  • All of the above
  • Hope

Answer :The land

Which of the following is a responsibility for Australians 18 years old or over?


Options are :

  • None of the above
  • To volunteer in his or her community
  • To serve on a jury if called to do so (Correct)
  • To attend university

Answer :To serve on a jury if called to do so

Canada Citizenship Test 2020 - Mock Test Set 1

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