How To Prepare for Australian Citizenship Test

Pass the citizenship test with the help of resource book

The citizenship test is mandatory for all applicants who are seeking Australian Citizenship except if they suffer from a permanent loss or substantial impairment of hearing, speech or sight or if they have a permanent or enduring physical or mental inability. The test is a computer based online exam in English language consisting of 20 questions, selected randomly from a pool of 350 questions. If you want to know how to prepare for the Australian citizenship test, you may visit the Department of immigration and citizenship website for detailed information.

There are many online websites and study materials available for the candidates to help them prepare for Australian citizenship test. However, the best guide to help the applicants for the citizenship test is the resource book - Australian Citizenship: Our Common Bond.

Test resource book:

  • The book is available in plain English and consists of two sections – testable and non-testable. It mainly focuses on topics like Australia and its people, citizenship pledge, democratic beliefs, rights and responsibilities, government and law and many more. Applicants who have problem understanding English language can buy the translated version of test resource book that is available in 37 languages.
  • If the applicant cannot memorize all the questions from the testable part and have confusion on how to prepare for the Australian citizenship test, they can simply go through the practice bits given in the resource book to get familiarity with the questions.
  • As the entire questions given in the test are from the resource book, there is no need to purchase or obtain a citizenship test package from any other individual or organization to pass the test. The Department of Immigration and Citizenship does not take the responsibility of recommending any study material that will assist the applicants in passing the test.

Test resource DVD:

  • To be more convenient for the applicants with low level of literacy, the citizenship test resource is also available in the audio-visual DVD format. Applicants can get this resource book and DVD together by either ordering or downloading from the citizenship website.
  • It is highly recommended that the applicants either watch the DVD or study the resource book prior to writing the test. They are the best options for the applicants who have no idea on how to prepare for the Australian citizenship test.

20 Free Sample Australian Citizenship Test Questions and Answers

1) What is the procedure of re admitting Australian citizen in the nation?

  • must apply for a passport
  • are able to travel worldwide without a passport
  • have the privilege of being able to apply for an Australian passport

2) What is the eligibility of the candidate to be nominated in Parliament election?

  • Any Australian citizen who achieved extraordinary merits
  • Any adult Australian-born citizen
  • Anybody who collected enough signatures for nomination
  • Any adult Australian citizen

3) Which song is sung at the major sporting events at the Australian citizenship ceremonies and at schools?

  • Advance Australia Fair
  • The Star-Spangled Banner
  • God save the King

4) State the correct statement from the following

  • An Australian citizen is free to return to Australia after travelling overseas
  • An Australian citizen is not allowed to go out of Australia until the age of 18
  • An Australian citizen is not allowed to go out of Australia

5) State your line of action as an Australian citizen

  • not defend Australia should the need arise
  • not serve on a jury if called to do so
  • serve on a jury if called to do so

6)Which one among the statement is correct?

  • None of the Below
  • Only if children are born in Australia and New Zealand, Australians can be registered as Australian citizens
  • Children born overseas to Australians cannot be registered as Australian citizens
  • Children born overseas to Australians can be registered as Australian citizens

7) What is the important right and responsibility of all Australian citizen?

  • Teaching
  • Voting
  • Travelling
  • None of the Above

8) State the correct statement from the following

  • An Australian citizen is not allowed to go out of Australia until the age of 18
  • An Australian citizen is not allowed to go out of Australia
  • An Australian citizen is free to return to Australia after travelling overseas

9) What is the eligibility of the candidate to be nominated in Parliament election?

  • Any adult Australian citizen
  • Any adult Australian-born citizen
  • Any Australian citizen who achieved extraordinary merits
  • Anybody who collected enough signatures for nomination

10) What should you do as an Australian citizen?

  • not serve on a jury if called to do so
  • not obey the law
  • Obey the law
  • None of the Above

11) Who forms the Australian government?

  • All parties join to form the Australian Government after an election
  • The political party with the least votes forms the Australian Government after the election
  • The political party with the majority of Members in the House of Representatives forms the Australian Government after an election

12) What is the significance of 25th April in Australian every year?

  • Easter Day
  • Anzac Day
  • Labour Day
  • Australia Day

13) State the number of important parts that is included in Australian Aboriginal flag.

  • 5
  • 3
  • 2
  • 4

14) Which one among these statement is true?

  • Irrespective of their race‚ all Australians have to treat each other with respect and dignity
  • Irrespective of their country of origin‚ all Australians have to treat each other with respect and dignity
  • All of the Above
  • None of the Above

15) What is the name of the law that says, ?no person or group is above the law and all Australians are equal under the law??

  • Equal law
  • Rule of law
  • One law

16) Point out the correct statement

  • The Governor-General depend on Australian Labor Party
  • The Governor-General acts independently of all political parties
  • The Governor-General depend on Liberal Party of Australia

17) Name the key decision making body of the Australian Government

  • Cabinet
  • Upper House
  • Lower House

18) Name the proposals of new law that is made by members of the Australian Parliament

  • Notes
  • Bills
  • Budget

19) State the three levels of government

  • Territory Governments‚ local governments‚ and state governments
  • State and Territory governments‚ Local governments‚ and The Australian Government
  • Territory governments‚ The Australian Government‚ State

20) What among the following is the responsibility of Australian government?

  • playgrounds
  • swimming pools
  • foreign affairs