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.

Smokers should be required to kick the habit before receiving medical care for smoking-related illnesses.

Marijuana is a more dangerous drug than alcohol.

National law should always override international agreements.

Our society needs more lawyers.

Everyone bears a moral responsibility for the actions of their government, even when they do not support them.

Shared religious belief isn't an important part of our society.

Economic globalisation will decrease inequality.

We can't offer sanctuary to everyone who is fleeing persecution.

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

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

Our armed forces should intervene to stop genocide in other countries.

Some overseas aid projects should be funded by the taxpayer, and can't be left to charities.

Schools should concentrate on training people for the workforce.

The people of this country have a very different character to those of our neighbours.

Everyone should have the right to trial by jury.


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