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.

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

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

Everyone should have the right to trial by jury.

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.

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

Class distinctions should exist.

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

Nobody should be sacked for going on strike.

Sometimes children shouldn't obey their parents.

Sometimes international agreements should override national law.

Beneficial medical research should always go ahead, however many animal experiments would be performed

It is never moral to break the law.

Marijuana is a more dangerous drug than alcohol.

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

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


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