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.

There is no reason to stand up for the National Anthem.

Sometimes civilians are a legitimate military target.

Drivers should pay enough tax to cover the cost of environmental damage caused by motor transport, even if that would price some people off the roads.

Nobody should go hungry, even if they refuse to work.

It doesn't matter whether the mix of minorities in public institutions reflects their numbers in the general population.

There's no need to subsidise farmers if we can buy food more cheaply from abroad, even if that meant they went out of business.

Our armed forces should intervene to stop genocide in other countries.

Aggressive foreign policies will not put a stop to international terrorism.

We should make use of any technology, if it benefits us.

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

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

Overall, economic migrants are a drain on our country.

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

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

Correct grammar is important.


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