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.

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

Schools should concentrate on training people for the workforce.

Everybody has a right to top-quality health care, even if they aren't wealthy.

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

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

Sometimes children shouldn't obey their parents.

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

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

Large corporations are more important to the economy than small businesses.

Dealing with nuisance crimes like petty vandalism doesn't make serious crime less likely.

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

Sometimes interest rates should be raised to reduce inflation, even if doing so would cause a large number of job losses.

To protect society from drug abuse, narcotics must be banned.

A common language is not necessary for a cohesive society.

There are some sexual acts which are immoral, even between consenting adults.


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