Hsie Stage 3 My Place 2014

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  • 1. 

    What important event occurred in 2008

    • A.

      Federation

    • B.

      The first settlement

    • C.

      Parliament House opened

    • D.

      The Apology

    Correct Answer
    D. The Apology
    Explanation
    In 2008, a significant event known as "The Apology" took place. This refers to the formal apology delivered by the Australian government to the Indigenous Stolen Generations. The Stolen Generations were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children who were forcibly removed from their families and communities by the Australian government. The apology was a crucial step towards acknowledging the historical injustices and trauma caused by these policies. It aimed to promote reconciliation and healing between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians, recognizing the importance of addressing past wrongs and working towards a better future.

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  • 2. 

    Filll in the space The film Rabbit Proof Fence shows how ............................ impacted on Australia's indigenous people

    • A.

      The Apology

    • B.

      The Stolen Generation

    • C.

      Poor health

    • D.

      Lost children

    Correct Answer
    B. The Stolen Generation
    Explanation
    The film Rabbit Proof Fence shows how The Stolen Generation impacted Australia's indigenous people. The Stolen Generation refers to the forced removal of indigenous children from their families by the Australian government between 1910 and 1970. This policy had a devastating effect on indigenous communities, causing trauma, loss of cultural identity, and disconnection from their families and heritage. The film portrays the real-life story of three girls who were taken from their families and their courageous journey to escape and find their way back home, highlighting the profound impact of this policy on indigenous people.

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  • 3. 

    What religious tradition is Mohammad's family practising.

    • A.

      Divali

    • B.

      Moon Festival

    • C.

      Christmas

    • D.

      Ramadan

    Correct Answer
    D. Ramadan
    Explanation
    Mohammad's family is practicing the religious tradition of Ramadan. Ramadan is a month-long Islamic religious observance that involves fasting from sunrise to sunset. It is a time of spiritual reflection, increased devotion, and worship for Muslims around the world. Divali, Moon Festival, and Christmas are religious traditions celebrated by other faiths such as Hinduism, Buddhism, and Christianity respectively.

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  • 4. 

    What is it called when people are left out based on race or gender (Male or female)?

    • A.

      Conscription

    • B.

      Discrimination

    • C.

      Loneliness

    • D.

      Isolation

    Correct Answer
    B. Discrimination
    Explanation
    Discrimination refers to the act of treating someone unfairly or differently based on their race or gender. It involves excluding or segregating individuals based on these factors, denying them equal opportunities, rights, or privileges. This term accurately describes the situation where people are left out based on their race or gender, making it the correct answer in this context.

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  • 5. 

    In what year was the Bicentennial celebrated?

    • A.

      2008

    • B.

      1998

    • C.

      1988

    • D.

      1888

    Correct Answer
    C. 1988
    Explanation
    The Bicentennial refers to the 200th anniversary of a significant event or occurrence. In this case, the question is asking about the year in which the Bicentennial was celebrated. The correct answer is 1988, as it was the year that marked the 200th anniversary of a specific event or occurrence.

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  • 6. 

    From what country did the "boat people" from the 1980s originate

    • A.

      Malaysia

    • B.

      China

    • C.

      Thailand

    • D.

      Vietnam

    Correct Answer
    D. Vietnam
    Explanation
    The "boat people" from the 1980s originated from Vietnam. This term refers to the thousands of Vietnamese refugees who fled their country by boat during and after the Vietnam War. These individuals sought to escape political persecution, economic hardships, and the aftermath of the war. Many embarked on dangerous journeys across the South China Sea, facing risks such as piracy, overcrowded boats, and harsh weather conditions. Their arrival in neighboring countries, such as Malaysia, Thailand, and China, led to significant humanitarian challenges and international attention.

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  • 7. 

    Mike knew a lot about ..............

    • A.

      Muscle Cars

    • B.

      Chickens

    • C.

      Bikes

    • D.

      Dogs

    Correct Answer
    A. Muscle Cars
    Explanation
    Mike knew a lot about muscle cars because the question states that he knew a lot about muscle cars.

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  • 8. 

    Where had Tippy been?

    • A.

      Korean War

    • B.

      Afganistan War

    • C.

      Vietnam War

    • D.

      Japanese War

    Correct Answer
    C. Vietnam War
    Explanation
    Tippy had been in the Vietnam War.

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  • 9. 

    Why does Michaelis  have to go to the Vietnam War even though he doesn't want to go.

    • A.

      Juristiction

    • B.

      Conscription

    • C.

      Federation

    • D.

      War

    Correct Answer
    B. Conscription
    Explanation
    Conscription is the practice of mandatory military service, where individuals are required to serve in the armed forces, regardless of their personal desires or preferences. In the context of the Vietnam War, conscription was implemented by the government to ensure an adequate number of soldiers for the war effort. Michaelis, like many others, would have been compelled to go to the Vietnam War because of conscription laws, even if he did not want to participate in the conflict.

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  • 10. 

    What school did Michaelis attend on the weekend?

    • A.

      Tuition

    • B.

      Italian

    • C.

      Greek

    • D.

      English

    Correct Answer
    C. Greek
  • 11. 

    What did Michaelis use his binoculars for?

    • A.

      Bird watching

    • B.

      Football watching

    • C.

      Neighbour spying

    • D.

      To watch TV

    Correct Answer
    D. To watch TV
    Explanation
    Michaelis used his binoculars to watch TV. This suggests that he was either too far away from the TV or wanted a closer view of the screen. It is possible that he did not have a clear view of the TV due to his seating arrangement or the position of the TV in the room. Using binoculars would allow him to enhance the viewing experience by magnifying the image on the screen.

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  • 12. 

    Why did the movies have news reels?

    • A.

      Information

    • B.

      Entertainment

    • C.

      Communication

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The movies had news reels because they served multiple purposes. Firstly, they provided information to the audience by showcasing current events and news stories. Secondly, they offered entertainment value as news reels often included interesting and exciting footage. Lastly, news reels served as a means of communication, allowing filmmakers to share important messages and updates with the public. Therefore, the correct answer is "All of the above."

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  • 13. 

    How is he related to Jen?

    • A.

      Father

    • B.

      Step-father

    • C.

      Uncle

    • D.

      Neighbour

    Correct Answer
    B. Step-father
    Explanation
    Based on the given options, the correct answer is step-father. This means that the person in question is married to Jen's mother, but is not her biological father.

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  • 14. 

    Who was in the poster that Jen stole from the cinema?

    • A.

      Queen Elizabeth

    • B.

      Prince Charles

    • C.

      Clark Gable

    • D.

      Prince Phillip

    Correct Answer
    D. Prince Phillip
    Explanation
    Jen stole a poster from the cinema, and the question asks who was in the poster. The correct answer is Prince Phillip.

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  • 15. 

    What did the boys transport in the "billy cart"?

    • A.

      Newspapers

    • B.

      Themselves

    • C.

      Chickens

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The boys transported all of the above in the "billy cart", including newspapers, themselves, and chickens.

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  • 16. 

    What special event happens on the first Tuesday of November in Australia?

    • A.

      Federation

    • B.

      Voting

    • C.

      Australia Cup

    • D.

      Melbourne Cup

    Correct Answer
    D. Melbourne Cup
    Explanation
    The Melbourne Cup is a special event that happens on the first Tuesday of November in Australia. It is a prestigious horse racing event that has been held since 1861. Known as "the race that stops a nation," it is a public holiday in Melbourne and is widely celebrated across the country. The Melbourne Cup is not only a horse race but also a social and cultural event, with people dressing up, attending parties, and participating in various festivities. It has become an iconic part of Australian culture and is one of the most significant horse racing events in the world.

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  • 17. 

    Who was Colum's family trying to hide the chickens from?

    • A.

      The policeman

    • B.

      The Dole Inspector

    • C.

      The shopkeeper

    • D.

      The neighbours

    Correct Answer
    B. The Dole Inspector
    Explanation
    Colum's family was trying to hide the chickens from the Dole Inspector. This suggests that the family may have been receiving government assistance, such as welfare or unemployment benefits, and they were afraid that if the inspector discovered the chickens, it could jeopardize their eligibility for these benefits.

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  • 18. 

    Who was Sofia trying to keep away from Michaelis?

    • A.

      Janice

    • B.

      Jenny

    • C.

      Janet

    • D.

      Jill

    Correct Answer
    A. Janice
    Explanation
    Sofia was trying to keep Janice away from Michaelis.

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  • 19. 

    Who is this?

    • A.

      Aunty Bev

    • B.

      Aunty Pat

    • C.

      Aunty Sofia

    • D.

      Aunty Laura

    Correct Answer
    A. Aunty Bev
    Explanation
    Based on the given options, the person in the picture is referred to as "Aunty Bev".

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  • 20. 

    What type of trading cards did Mike collect?

    • A.

      Football

    • B.

      Soccer

    • C.

      Cars

    • D.

      Cats

    Correct Answer
    C. Cars
    Explanation
    Mike collected trading cards of cars.

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