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.

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

There are some sexual acts which are immoral, even between consenting adults.

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

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

Religious faith should be based on the literal word of God.

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

Economic globalisation will decrease inequality.

Correct grammar is important.

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

Beneficial medical research should always go ahead, however many animal experiments would be performed

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

The government should act to stop companies paying executives excessive salaries.

Everyone should have access to the Internet.

There are some ethnic groups who can never be fully integrated into our society.

Civilians are never a legitimate military target.


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