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.

Some medical research would require so many animal experiments that it should not be done, whatever the benefits.

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

It's acceptable for a businessman to bribe a foreign official to complete a sale.

We should offer sanctuary to anybody fleeing persecution.

Sometimes schools should teach children things which contradict their parents' religious faith.

Sometimes international agreements should override national law.

Religious faith needn't be based on the literal word of God.

There is a place for organised religion in government.

It is never moral to break the law.

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

It is only acceptable to use proportionate force to defend your property from criminals.

People of any ethnic group can be fully integrated into our society.

Members of society needn't be familiar with the history and traditions of our culture.

Services like health care, education and social security should be provided by the government, not by private enterprise.

Small businesses are more important to the economy than large corporations.


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