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SHARP BRAIN<br />
BLUNT BRAIN<br />
EXERCISE THE BRAIN<br />
80,000 students across the State sitting the exam. 10%<br />Of these from the South Coast. 60,000 go on to the HSC<br />
Australian History, Geography, Civics and Citizenship <br />2010 School Certificate Test <br />Section 1 — Australian Geog...
32 How are changes made to the Australian Constitution? <br />(A) By a referendum <br />(B) By the Prime Minister <br />(C...
HISTORY<br />Source C <br />29 What conclusion can be drawn from Sources C and D? <br />	(A) The media ignored the threat ...
Question 46 (5 marks) Select ONE event/issue from the box below. <br />Freedom Rides	Women’s Liberation 	Green bans <br />...
Question 47 (5 marks) <br />Explain how a historian could use sources to investigate the experiences of ONE of the groups ...
Section 2 – Part B (continued) <br />In your answer you will be assessed on your ability to: <br />■ organise and communic...
Which geographical instrument is used by a geographer in the field to determine direction? <br />(A) Ruler <br />(B) Compa...
<ul><li>What proportion of Australia’s population was under the age of 15 in 1954 and 2004?
(A)	1954 19.8%; 2004 28.7%
	(B)	1954 28.7%; 2004 20%
	(C)	1954 36.0%; 2004 25.2%
        (D)	1954 41.2%; 2004 27.4%</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Which statement best describes the likely weather conditions ...
<ul><li>In what direction is Bowan River flowing in AR2378?</li></ul>(A)	Northeast<br />(B)	Southeast<br />(C)	Southwest<b...
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  1. 1.
  2. 2. SHARP BRAIN<br />
  3. 3. BLUNT BRAIN<br />
  4. 4. EXERCISE THE BRAIN<br />
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  7. 7. 80,000 students across the State sitting the exam. 10%<br />Of these from the South Coast. 60,000 go on to the HSC<br />
  8. 8. Australian History, Geography, Civics and Citizenship <br />2010 School Certificate Test <br />Section 1 — Australian Geography, Civics and Citizenship <br />50 marks <br />Allow about 1 hour for this section <br />This section has TWO parts <br />Part A – Questions 1–20 20 marks <br />Part B – Questions 21–24 30 marks <br />Section 2 — Australian History, Civics and Citizenship <br />50 marks <br />Allow about 1 hour for this section <br />This section has TWO parts <br />Part A – Questions 25–44 20 marks <br />Part B – Questions 45–48 30 marks <br />
  9. 9. 32 How are changes made to the Australian Constitution? <br />(A) By a referendum <br />(B) By the Prime Minister <br />(C) By agreement among political parties <br />(D) By a decision of the High Court of Australia <br />
  10. 10. HISTORY<br />Source C <br />29 What conclusion can be drawn from Sources C and D? <br /> (A) The media ignored the threat of communism. <br /> (B) Communism spread from Europe to South East Asia. <br /> (C) Australians were not concerned about the domino theory. <br /> (D) There was a fear that Australia would be taken over by communism. <br />Source D <br />©The Courier Mail, 19 April 1965 <br /> Australia’s stake in what started out as a Red-engineered dirty little civil war is this: if communism takes over in South Vietnam, then Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia will surely be swallowed, too, in time. We could be next. <br />
  11. 11. Question 46 (5 marks) Select ONE event/issue from the box below. <br />Freedom Rides Women’s Liberation Green bans <br />Whitlam dismissal Green politics Republicanism One Nation <br />What impact did the selected event/issue have on post- World War II Australia? <br />Event/issue:.......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................<br />
  12. 12. Question 47 (5 marks) <br />Explain how a historian could use sources to investigate the experiences of ONE of the groups in the box below. <br />A migrant group in the post-WWII period <br />‘Enemy’ aliens in WWI OR WWII <br />Women during the Great Depression <br />Women’s liberationists in the post-WWII period <br />Group: ........................................................................................................................................<br />................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................<br />
  13. 13. Section 2 – Part B (continued) <br />In your answer you will be assessed on your ability to: <br />■ organise and communicate your knowledge and understanding effectively <br />■ support your ideas with relevant evidence <br />■ use historical terms appropriately <br />Question 48 (15 marks) <br />Explain why Australia became involved in the Vietnam War. <br />In your answer, refer to: <br />influences from outside Australia <br />influences from within Australia. ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................<br />
  14. 14. Which geographical instrument is used by a geographer in the field to determine direction? <br />(A) Ruler <br />(B) Compass <br />(C) Barometer <br />(D) Clinometer <br />
  15. 15. <ul><li>What proportion of Australia’s population was under the age of 15 in 1954 and 2004?
  16. 16. (A) 1954 19.8%; 2004 28.7%
  17. 17. (B) 1954 28.7%; 2004 20%
  18. 18. (C) 1954 36.0%; 2004 25.2%
  19. 19. (D) 1954 41.2%; 2004 27.4%</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Which statement best describes the likely weather conditions being experienced in Cairns?</li></ul>(A) Unstable atmospheric conditions – windy and clear blue skies<br />(B) Stable atmospheric conditions – windy with heavy rain<br />(C) Stable atmospheric conditions – gentle winds and clear blue skies<br />(D) Unstable atmospheric conditions – strong winds and heavy rain<br />
  20. 20. <ul><li>In what direction is Bowan River flowing in AR2378?</li></ul>(A) Northeast<br />(B) Southeast<br />(C) Southwest<br />(D) Northwest<br />
  21. 21. Question 46 (5 marks) <br />• Aid • Migration • Defence • Trade <br />Choose ONE of Australia’s regional and global links from the box above. <br />Link: ................................................................................................................................... <br />Outline the role of government in relation to the link you have chosen. <br />..................................................................................................................................................... <br />..................................................................................................................................................... <br />..................................................................................................................................................... <br />..................................................................................................................................................... <br />..................................................................................................................................................... <br />..................................................................................................................................................... <br />
  22. 22. Question 22 (5 marks) <br />A Year 10 Geography student is completing a Research Action Plan investigating the impact of a proposed dam on the Red River. Some of the research findings are shown in the table. <br />The final step for this Research Action Plan is to demonstrate active citizenship by proposing individual OR group actions in response to the research findings. <br />Using the information provided, describe at least TWO appropriate actions to complete this Research Action Plan. <br />..........................................................................................................................................<br />..........................................................................................................................................<br />
  23. 23. Question 24 (15 marks) <br />Australia faces challenges in relation to human rights. Discuss strategies to address these challenges. <br />..................................................................................................................................................... <br />..................................................................................................................................................... <br />..................................................................................................................................................... <br />..................................................................................................................................................... <br />..................................................................................................................................................... <br />..................................................................................................................................................... <br />..................................................................................................................................................... <br />..................................................................................................................................................... <br />
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