Australian citizenship test

The Australian will attempt to pass a bill that, if passed, will amend the Australian Citizenship Act 2007 and require most applicants for citizenship by conferral to have successfully completed a citizenship test before applying.

Are YOU worthy of Australian citizenship? Take this quiz! It contains 20 questions taken from the 2007 draft of the booklet "Becoming an Australian Citizen". 12 correct responses will grant you citizenship! Please note that the two first questions on age and gender are not included in the government quiz.

Created by: Siri
What is your age?
Under 18 Years Old
18 to 24 Years Old
25 to 30 Years Old
31 to 40 Years Old
41 to 50 Years Old
51 to 60 Years Old
Over 60 Years Old
What is your gender?
Male
Female
1. In what year did federation take place?
1788
1896
1902
1901
1897
2. Which day of the year is Australia day?
7 June
26 February
26 January
17 May
7 January
3. Who was the first Prime Minister of Australia?
James Cook
Edmund Barton
Alfred Deakin
Henry Parkes
Billy Hughes
4. What is the first line of Australia's national anthem?
Australia let us all rejoin
Waltzing Mathilda
Australians all let us rejoice
Australia let's all of us rejoice
Australians all let us reach us
5. What is the floral emblem of Australia?
Waratah
Golden wattle
Royal Bluebell
Sturt's Desert Pea
Red and Green Kangaroo Paw
6. What is the population of Australia?
21 million
17 million
45 million
92 million
71 million
7. In what city is the Parliament House of the Commonwealth Parliament located?
London
Sydney
Canberra
Perth
Melbourne
8. Who is the Queen's representative in Australia?
John Howard
The Prime Minister
Gordon Brown
The Governor-General
Prince Charles
9. How are Members of Parliament chosen?
General election
Randomly
Popularity votes during Party dinners
Based on politician's secondary educational etablishment
Test for duration of talking without making a point
A varying combination of the above
10. Who do members of Parliament represent?
The Australian male white upper middle class
Indigenous Australians
The majority
The Australian population
Their political party
All of the above
11. After a federal election, who forms the new government?
The Prime Minister
The Queen
The Governor-General
The majority
White upper middle class men
12. What are the colours on the Australian flag?
Red, black and yellow
Green, blue, black and white
Red, white and blue
Green, white and yellow
13. Who is the head of the Australian Government?
The Queen
The President
The Governor-General
The Prime Minister
14. What are the three levels of government in Australia?
Economic, cultural and natural
Global, glocal and local
National, State and Local
Democrat, Labour, Liberal
15. In what year did the European settlement of Australia start?
1492
1788
1888
1592
16. Serving on a jury if required is a responsibility of Australian citizenship: true or false?
True
False
17. In Australia, everyone is free to practice the religion of their choice, or practice no religion: true or false?
False
True
18. To be elected to the Commonwealth Parliament you must be an Australian citizen: true or false?
True
False
19. As an Australian citizen, I have the right to register my baby born overseas as an Australian citizen: true or false?
False
True
20. Australian citizens aged 18 years or over are required to enrol on the electoral register: true or false?
True
False

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