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.

Overall, young people don't benefit from compulsory military service.

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

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

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

Our society needs more lawyers.

National law should always override international agreements.

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

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

Sometimes interest rates should be raised to reduce inflation, even if doing so would cause a large number of job losses.

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

Our nation's history is not particularly glorious.

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

Everyone should have the right to trial by jury.

Class distinctions should exist.

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


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