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Australias System of Government Quiz 1

All questions are from your weekly tasks so far. Show me how much you learnt
by answering each question below!
Federation:
1. During what years did support for Federation of Australia grow? (1 mark)
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2. What date did Australia officially become a nation? (1 mark)
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3. Give 2 reasons why Australia Federated. (2 marks)
Reason 1: _________________________________________________________
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Reason 2: _________________________________________________________
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The Constitution:
4. As a Constitutional Monarchy, who is our Head of State? (1 mark)
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5. What are the 3 Separation of Powers stipulated in the Australian
Constitution? (3 marks)
Power 1: _________________________________________________________
Power 2: _________________________________________________________
Power 3: _________________________________________________________
6. Who is our current Governor General? What is their role? (2 marks)
Name: ___________________________________________________________
Role: ____________________________________________________________
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The 3 Levels of Government:
7. Who is currently in power and what Party do they represent? (4 marks)
a. State Government: _______________________________________________
b. Federal Government: _____________________________________________
8. Where does Federal Parliament meet? (1 mark)
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9. List 5 responsibilities for each level of government: (15 marks)
a. Local: * _______________________________________________________
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b. State: * _______________________________________________________
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c. Federal: * _______________________________________________________
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Test Score: /30 Grade: A B C D