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

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

Workers in the public sector should be paid as much as those doing similar jobs in private industry.

Sometimes it's necessary to sack people who go on strike.

Scientists bear a moral responsibility for how their discoveries are used.

Workers don't need to resort to collective bargaining to achieve fair pay.

Our society needs more lawyers.

Trial by jury shouldn't always be available by right.

Cutting taxes can't ever increase government revenue.

It's unacceptable for a businessman to bribe a foreign official to complete a sale.

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

Sometimes children shouldn't obey their parents.

Everyone should stand up for the National Anthem.

It's more important to rehabilitate criminals than to punish them.

Family is more important than society.


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