Political Survey

In this survey, you are asked to give your opinion of a set of statements characterising political views. Please rate each statement on the scale given, which runs from "strongly disagree" to "strongly agree".


For statistical purposes, please tell us where you live:

The following are a set of propositions. Tell us whether you agree with them, as they would apply to the country where you live.

Overall, young people don't benefit from compulsory military service.

Sometimes international agreements should override national law.

We don't need religious faith to have a sense of right and wrong.

Abortion is acceptable in some cases.

A common language is not necessary for a cohesive society.

It's more important to make the poor richer than to decrease the gap between rich and poor.

Our society needs more lawyers.

Everyone should stand up for the National Anthem.

Drug abuse is a problem primarily because of its effects on society, not its effects on drug users alone.

Drivers shouldn't have to pay taxes to cover damage to the environment caused by motor transport, since that would price some people off the roads.

To protect society from drug abuse, narcotics must be banned.

New roads and railways should be built by the government, not private companies.

In the right circumstances, cutting taxes can increase government revenue.

It's more important to rehabilitate criminals than to punish them.

Companies should be free to pay their executives any salary, however large.


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