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.

Sometimes civilians are a legitimate military target.

Our nation has a glorious history.

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

People who refuse to work should run the risk of going hungry.

Companies should be free to pay their executives any salary, however large.

Everyone should stand up for the National Anthem.

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

It is immoral to be lazy.

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

Our sense of right and wrong comes from religious faith.

Services like health care, education and social security should be provided by the government, not by private enterprise.

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

Aid projects abroad should always be funded by charities, not the taxpayer.

Smokers should be able to receive medical care for smoking-related illnesses even if they still smoke.

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


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