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.

It's not worth raising interest rates to reduce inflation if this would result in the loss of large numbers of jobs.

Everyone should have the right to trial by jury.

It is immoral to be lazy.

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

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.

Correct grammar is important.

Our society doesn't need any more lawyers.

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

Marijuana is a more dangerous drug than alcohol.

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

Shared religious beliefs should be an important part of our society.

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

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

National law should always override international agreements.

Economic globalisation will increase inequality.


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