The Federation quiz
a. How many British colonies were there in Australia before 1901?
b. Give one reason why the colonies decided to federate.
c. On what date did Australia become a nation?
d. Which was the last colony to join the federation?
e. At the time of federation which country did the colonies look to as the ‘mother country’?
f. What is the Australian Constitution?
g. How did the Australian people agree to federation?
h. What did the British Parliament do so Australia could federate? i. What was the name of Australia’s first Prime Minister?
j. How many people watched the ceremony in Centennial Park when Australia was declared a nation?