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 more important to rehabilitate criminals than to punish them.

In the right circumstances, cutting taxes can increase government revenue.

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

Our society needs more lawyers.

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

It's more important that we elect parties in exact proportion to their support than that we each have individual local representatives.

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

Marijuana is a more dangerous drug than alcohol.

It is never moral to break the law.

A person's social status shouldn't depend on who their parents are.

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

Aggressive foreign policies can put a stop to international terrorism.

Some art should receive government funding.

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

Sometimes schools should teach children things which contradict their parents' religious faith.


Political Survey: an open, honest version of politicalcompass.org.
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