Sose Test Covering 4 Areas

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Sose Test Covering 4 Areas

This test will cover the 4 areas in SOSE.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1. What is immigration? (2 marks)
    2. Who were the first people to migrate into Australia and about when did this happen? (2 marks)
    3. a) In which year did permanent European settlement begin in Australia? (1 mark)
    b) What do we call the ships that arrived with those first European settlers? (1mark)
  • 2. 
    Currently, there are just over 22 million people in Australia. About how many of those are immigrants?  
    • A. 

      1 million

    • B. 

      12 million

    • C. 

      8 million

    • D. 

      6 million

  • 3. 
    What caused a large number of continental Europeans, North Americans and Chinese to immigrate to Australia in the 1850’s?  
    • A. 

      More land was opened for farming

    • B. 

      There was a gold rush in Victoria and New South Wales

    • C. 

      A special assistance program was run by the government

    • D. 

      There were many wars in their country of origin

  • 4. 
    Together with the Immigration Restriction Act 1901, what policy meant that any non-European person could NOT immigrate to Australia?  
    • A. 

      The White Australia Policy

    • B. 

      The Non-Asian Policy

    • C. 

      The Europeans Only Policy

    • D. 

      The Aboriginal Person Policy

  • 5. 
    Why were there a huge number of immigrants coming into Australia between 1945 and 1965?  
    • A. 

      The government had instigated a large nation building program

    • B. 

      After the war, the government thought that Australia needed more people to defend it from attacks

    • C. 

      The government considered population growth was very important for Australia

    • D. 

      All of the above

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