Parliament Then And Now

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is an example of a decision that the Western Australian Parliament would make?
    • A. 

      What age you can leave school

    • B. 

      Roads that will be built

    • C. 

      What you should learn at school

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    How many members of the Legislative Council were there in 1870?
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      18

    • D. 

      20

  • 3. 
    The new Parliament House of Western Australia opened for business in 1906. True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Women became members of parliament in __________________
  • 5. 
    In what year did Edith Cowan become elected into Parliament?
    • A. 

      1921

    • B. 

      1920

    • C. 

      1922

    • D. 

      1924

  • 6. 
    Edith Cowan's image can be found on a $20 note. True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What change to voting took place in 1962?
    • A. 

      Men over the age of 21 years

    • B. 

      Females were allowed to vote

    • C. 

      Aboriginals were given the right to vote

    • D. 

      The voting age was lowered to 18 years old

  • 8. 
    Who is responsible for running the state of Western Australia?
    • A. 

      Governor

    • B. 

      Prime Minister

    • C. 

      Premier

    • D. 

      Mayor

  • 9. 
    The political party or coalition party who wins the most legislative seats at an election wins the right to form government. True or False? 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The Premier is the head of the State. Who is the head of the entire nation of Australia?
    • A. 

      Prime Minister

    • B. 

      President

    • C. 

      Queen

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    Select the Symbols used in parliament
    • A. 

      Black Rod

    • B. 

      Black Cane

    • C. 

      Mace

    • D. 

      Black Mace

  • 12. 
    What does a stenographer do?
    • A. 

      Type speeches from parliament

    • B. 

      Write notes in parliament

    • C. 

      Welcome to parliament session

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    Who is responsible for approving a new bill?
    • A. 

      Legislative council

    • B. 

      Legislative assembly

    • C. 

      Premier

    • D. 

      Voters

  • 14. 
    No bill can become law until is passed through both legislative councils. True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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