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.

Our society doesn't need any more lawyers.

Cutting taxes can't ever increase government revenue.

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.

The government should act to stop companies paying executives excessive salaries.

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

The mix of minorities in public institutions should reflect their numbers in the general population.

Some art should receive government funding.

Sometimes international agreements should override national law.

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

Sometimes the only way to make a legitimate point of view heard is to break the law.

It is never moral to break the law.

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

Overall, young people benefit from compulsory military service.

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

The wealthy shouldn't pay a larger proportion of their income in tax than the poor.


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