>Sample Australian Citizenship Test – B

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Sample Australian Citizenship Test B

1. Australia Day is celebrated yearly on
a. December 26
b. January 26
c. April 25

2. Commemorating the landing of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps at Gallipolli in 25 April 1915 is called the
a. ANZAC Day
b. Boxing Day
c. Remembrance Day

3. Australia introduced decimal currency on 14 February _____.
a. 1956
b. 1966
c. 1976

4. The early European settlers of Australia are soldiers and ______.
a. convicts
b. doctors
c. bakers

5. Australia has
a. six states and two territories
b. six territories and 2 states
c. seven states and one territory

6. The capital of Australia is
a. Canberra
b. Sydney
c. Melbourne

7. The former name of Tasmania is
a. James Cook’s Land
b. Queensland
c. Van Diemen’s Land

8. The signing of laws passed by the Parliament by the Governor-General is called the
a. Royal Stamp
b. Royal Signage
c. Royal Assent

9. The Australian flag has _____ stars.
a. four
b. five
c. six

10. The House of Representative has _____ Members.
a. 140
b. 150
c. 160

11. Schools and railways are the responsibilities of the
a. local government
b. state govenrment
c. federal government

12. The _______ have been the symbol of remembrance since World War I.
a. red carnations
b. red roses
c. red poppies

13. The largest state in Australia is
a. Western Australia
b. Queensland
c. Northern Territory

14. The following value reflects strong influence on Australia’s history and culture
a. Judeo-Christian ethics
b. Communism
c. Selfishness

15.Which of the following is an Australian value?
a. equality of men and women
b. women cannot join the military
c. women are not permitted to apply to “manly” jobs

16. European migrants started arriving in Australia in
a. 1788
b. 1878
c. 1778

17. The first governor of Australia is
a. Lachlan Macquarie
b. Arthur Phillip
c. Edmund Barton

18. Sir Hupert Opperman is a
a. tennis player
b. long-distance cyclist
c. billiard player

19. A “digger” is a
a. miner
b. soldier
c. convict

20. Most early Australians came from Britain and
a. Ireland
b. Iceland
c. Italy

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