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.

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

We don't need religious faith to have a sense of right and wrong.

Smokers should be able to receive medical care for smoking-related illnesses even if they still smoke.

Nobody bears a moral responsibility for actions of their government if they don't support them.

No crime, however serious, should be punished by death.

Abortion is acceptable in some cases.

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

We should offer sanctuary to anybody fleeing persecution.

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

It is immoral to be lazy.

Fundamentally, the people of this country have the same character as those of our neighbours.

It is never necessary to break the law to make a legitimate point of view heard.

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

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

It is acceptable to use any amount of force you choose to defend your property from criminals.


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