Zzz Australian Government Quiz 2019

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Zzz Australian Government Quiz 2019

Quiz to pre test knowledge of student on the Governments of Australia


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Australia is a constitutional democracy
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Which level of Government is responsible for Trade and International Treaties?
    • A. 

      State Government

    • B. 

      Local Councils

    • C. 

      Federal Government

  • 3. 
    How many States and Territories are there in Australia?
    • A. 

      5 States and 3 Territories

    • B. 

      6 States and 2 Territories

    • C. 

      5 States and 2 Territories

    • D. 

      6 States and 3 Territories

  • 4. 
    The Member for Bellarine in the State Parliament of Victoria is?
    • A. 

      Darryn Lyons

    • B. 

      Sarah Henderson

    • C. 

      Lisa Neville

    • D. 

      Richard Marles

  • 5. 
    The Federation of the Australian Government occurred in ___________   in Melbourne.         
  • 6. 
    A referendum is arranged by the Federal Government to?
    • A. 

      Approve new laws proposed by the Government

    • B. 

      Remove the Prime Minister

    • C. 

      Select the Australian of the Year

    • D. 

      Change the Australian constitution

  • 7. 
    A Minister in the Federal Parliament is?
    • A. 

      Appointed by the Prime Minister from the general community

    • B. 

      Responsible for a particular area of interests

    • C. 

      Required to have Tertiary education

    • D. 

      Must be from the House of Representatives

  • 8. 
    What two things are most important when we are looking at our Government?
    • A. 

      That they are representative and responsible to the people of Australia

    • B. 

      That they make Australia look good to other countries

    • C. 

      That they make good decisions for the country

    • D. 

      That they don't fight with each other during sessions of Parliament

  • 9. 
    State elections in Victoria are held?
    • A. 

      At the discretion of the current Premier

    • B. 

      Every three years approximately

    • C. 

      Every four years in November

    • D. 

      Every five years in November

  • 10. 
    Voting in Australia is?
    • A. 

      Compulsory

    • B. 

      Optional

    • C. 

      Only for people over 21 years

    • D. 

      Only for people born in Australia

  • 11. 
    The Governor General of Australia is elected by the people of Australia?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The Parliament of Australia has the power to both appoint a Judge to the High Court of Australia and the power to remove a Judge from the High Court of Australia
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is not a political party in Australia?
    • A. 

      Labor

    • B. 

      Communist

    • C. 

      Greens

    • D. 

      Liberal

  • 14. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Tony Abbott

    • B. 

      Scott Morrison

    • C. 

      Daniel Andrews

    • D. 

      Bill Shorten