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Monday, August 27, 2007

GIMME A DOGS EYE WITH DEAD HORSE


Sample questions for Australian citizenship exams in the federal
government's draft Becoming An Australian Citizen workbook:

1. In what year did Federation take place?
2. Which day of the year is Australia Day?
3. Who was the first Prime Minister of Australia?
4. What is the first line of Australia's national anthem?
5. What is the floral emblem of Australia?
6. What is the population of Australia?
7. In what city is the Parliament House of the Commonwealth Parliament
located?
8. Who is the Queen's representative in Australia?
9. How are Members of Parliament chosen?
10. Who do Members of Parliament represent?
11. After a federal election, who forms the new government?
12. What are the colours on the Australian flag?
13. Who is the head of the Australian Government?
14. What are the three levels of government in Australia?
15. In what year did the European settlement of Australia start?
16. Serving on a jury if required is a responsibility of Australian
citizenship: true or false?
17. In Australia, everyone is free to practice the religion of their
choice, or practice no religion: true of false?
18. To be elected to the Commonwealth Parliament you must be an
Australian citizen: true or false?
19. As an Australian citizen, I have the right to register my baby
born overseas as an Australian citizen: true or false?
20. Australian citizens aged 18 years or over are required to enrol on
the electoral register: true or false?

Too ridiculous for words!

5 comments:

weetbix101 said...

I've failed this test big times....going back to France at once.....nice meeting you!

Anonymous said...

...and they say getting into the US is easy.

Facetious Muse said...

Here's some questions on becoming US civilians test
1.Who becomes President of the United States if the President and the vice-president should die?

2.Who said, "Give me liberty or give me death."?

3.What is the head executive of a city government called?

4.Who was the main writer of the Declaration of Independence?

5.. Who was the President during the Civil War?

6. Which President was the first Commander in Chief of the U.S. military?

7.What do the stripes on the flag mean?

8. Who elects the President of the United States?

9. How many changes or amendments are there to the Constitution?

10. What is the basic belief of the Declaration of Independence?

It's amazing some of the questions asked.

ononotagain said...

nobody has asked me about the title to this article... I guess I'll just laugh along with my true blues. Funny that the seppos haven't asked.
I AM, YOU ARE,WE ARE.........OI

Eff25 said...

1.Who becomes President of the United States if the President and the vice-president should die?

The Speaker of the House.

2.Who said, "Give me liberty or give me death."?

Something Henry. I'm closer to being deported. Paul Henry? Oh, I heard that quote might be false, or is.

3.What is the head executive of a city government called?

A Mayor.

4.Who was the main writer of the Declaration of Independence?

Thomas Jefferson.

5.. Who was the President during the Civil War?

Abraham Lincoln

6. Which President was the first Commander in Chief of the U.S. military?

George Washington, I think.

7.What do the stripes on the flag mean?

They represent the original 13 colonies, though I heard there might have been more than 13.

8. Who elects the President of the United States?

Each states' Board of Electors.

9. How many changes or amendments are there to the Constitution?

27?

10. What is the basic belief of the Declaration of Independence?

That all men are created equal, especially against rule by the English Monarchy.

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