Australian Government
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Which describes the government of Australia?
    answer choices
    confederate government
    federal government
    unitary government
    autocratic government
  • Question 2
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    Q. Which has the most power in the Australian government?
    answer choices
    the constitution
    the people of Australia
    the Queen
    the High Court of Australia
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. Which statement best describes an oligarchy?
    answer choices
    A dictator holds all political power
    The judicial branch shares power with the legislature
    A small group runs the government
    The citizens vote on the leader of the country
  • Question 4
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    Q. What is the role of the governor-general in Australia?
    answer choices
    Represents the Queen in Australia
    acts as the chief executive of government
    waits for recommendations from the prime minister
    the leader of the political party with the most representatives in Parliament
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. Which BEST describes a result of British colonization of Australia?
    answer choices
    Australia is an old-fashioned country that is governed by the Queen of Great Britain
    Australia is an old-fashioned country that is very dependent on Great Britain
    Australia is a modern, independent country, which is dependent on Great Britain
    Australia is a modern, independent country, but it still has a few ties with Great Britain
  • Question 6
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    Q. Australia has a prime minister that is elected through the legislature. This means that Australia has a
    answer choices
    presidential democracy
    parliamentary democracy
    autocratic democracy
    direct democracy
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. What do these phrases explain?
    * signs bills into law
    * commander-in-chief for the military
    * acts as head of state
    * approves the governor-general
    answer choices
    duties of the Queen in Australia
    duties of the Governor General
    duties of the High Court
    duties of Parliament
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. What responsibility is required by law for Australians over the age of 18?
    answer choices
    military service
    attending college
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. Australian citizens do not directly vote any of the following people into office EXCEPT
    answer choices
    the governor-general
    the monarch (Queen)
    the prime minister
    a member of Parliament
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. Who has the most political power in Australia's government
    answer choices
    Governor General
    Prime Minister
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