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.

Sometimes it's necessary to sack people who go on strike.

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

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

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

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

Aid projects abroad should always be funded by charities, not the taxpayer.

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

Officials like public prosecutors should be directly elected rather than chosen by the government.

We should maintain the right to free expression, even if some people use it to create trouble.

Our society needs more lawyers.

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

Correct grammar doesn't matter.

Members of our society should be familiar with the history and traditions of our culture.

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

Dealing with nuisance crimes like petty vandalism makes serious crime less likely.


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