democratic governments

With the Federal Election coming up very soon, many schools are adding some material to everyday lessons to make sure that Aussie kids have some idea of what's happening. This particular quiz arose out of a typical year 7 study of Ancient Greece and Rome. What do we owe those two forerunners of today's democratic systems?

If you think you know the answer to that and other basic political questions, take this '21 question quiz' and see just how politically 'savvy' you really are!

Created by: Nicola
  1. Democracy means
  2. A republic is
  3. In ancient Athens, the laws were made by
  4. In ancient Athens, who was not allowed to vote?
  5. In Athens,which of the following was not elected?
  6. In Australia, who makes the laws?
  7. Australia is
  8. Rome under the Etruscans was originally
  9. In Rome, laws were made by
  10. the most powerful leaders of the Republic of Rome were
  11. Which institution had the most power in Republican Rome?
  12. How was the power of the consuls limited?
  13. What is a secret ballot?
  14. Australians vote in how many different kinds of elections?
  15. Federalism means
  16. The Australian Parliament consists of
  17. The leader of the Federal Government in Canberra is called
  18. Australia's court system has
  19. Choose the wrong answer: Democratic governments all should have

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