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 acceptable for a businessman to bribe a foreign official to complete a sale.

Members of our society should be familiar with the history and traditions of our culture.

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

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

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

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

Officials like public prosecutors should be chosen by the government, not directly elected.

Laziness is not immoral.

There is no reason to stand up for the National Anthem.

Everyone should have the right to trial by jury.

Some medical research would require so many animal experiments that it should not be done, whatever the benefits.

A person's social status should depend on who their parents are.

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

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

Sometimes children shouldn't obey their parents.


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