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.

Nobody should be sacked for going on strike.

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

Smokers should be able to receive medical care for smoking-related illnesses even if they still smoke.

Our sense of right and wrong comes from religious faith.

Schools should do much more than just training people for the workforce.

Religious faith should be based on the literal word of God.

Scientists bear a moral responsibility for how their discoveries are used.

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

Having individual local representatives is more important than electing parties in exact proportion to their support.

Large corporations are more important to the economy than small businesses.

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

The government should raise revenue by taxing income rather than consumption.

There are some ethnic groups who can never be fully integrated into our society.

Correct grammar doesn't matter.

Economic globalisation will decrease inequality.


Political Survey: an open, honest version of politicalcompass.org.
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