What Is Your Political Ideology?

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 What Is Your Political Ideology?
What party should I vote for? Which historical figure shared my moral values? What system of government would best suit me? Am I a liberal, a socialist or a conservative or am I an anarchist, a communist or a fascist? Find our know with this new quiz. Just answer a few questions about your political beliefs and this quiz will estimate which ideology you best fit into. Please forgive any inaccuracies or ommissions. I am not an expert. This is just for fun.

  


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  • 1. 
    What do you believe should be the primary purpose of government?
    • A. 

      To carry out the will of the people.

    • B. 

      To ensure people' s freedoms and improve their quality of life.

    • C. 

      To help the poor and needy and to defend social equality.

    • D. 

      To protect the nation's borders and its cultural and national identity.

    • E. 

      To control all elements of society so as to ensure it benefits everyone.

    • F. 

      There should be no government. People can take care of themselves.


  • 2. 
    How far should the government tranfer money from rich to poor?
    • A. 

      The governemnt should completely control the money supply to ensure everyone gets the share they deserve based on their contribution to society.

    • B. 

      The rich should be highly taxed and the money given to the poor.

    • C. 

      The rich should be taxed and the money used to benefit everyone.

    • D. 

      Moving money from rich to poor makes the poor work less hard. It should be avoided.

    • E. 

      There should be no government intervention in the economy whatsoever.

    • F. 

      If the people are given full control of the economy the right policy will be found by trial and error.


  • 3. 
    What is your opinion on the civil service and public cooperations?
    • A. 

      The civil service is incompetent and disfunctional. Services that you pay for anyway should be privatised.

    • B. 

      There is no need for public services. All services can be handled by the private sector.

    • C. 

      Public coorporations are important in certain key industries where it must be ensured that everyone is treated equally.

    • D. 

      Government run organisations are the best type of company.


  • 4. 
    Should your country be a member of an organisation such as the European Union?
    • A. 

      Yes: Together we prosper. Divided we fall.

    • B. 

      No: It would be best to join something like EFTA for trade but there is no need to delegate political powers to international organisations.

    • C. 

      No: National identity above all - we should not open our borders to foreigners.

    • D. 

      It should be decided by plebiscite.


  • 5. 
    If the people vote to persecute a minority, should this be allowed?
    • A. 

      No: human rights above all else

    • B. 

      If the people want it then it must be right.

    • C. 

      Minorities should be persecuted but the people shouldn't get to vote.

    • D. 

      No: people are too stupid to make that kind of decision

    • E. 

      Only if it's very mild persecution.


  • 6. 
    Should gays be allowed to marry?
    • A. 

      Yes and to adopt, there should be no discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.

    • B. 

      No, marriage should be between a man and a woman.

    • C. 

      Gays have no place in a functional society.

    • D. 

      The government has no right to regulate marriage and adoption.


  • 7. 
    What is your opinion on abortion?
    • A. 

      Pro - life

    • B. 

      Pro - choice

    • C. 

      Not sure / in between


  • 8. 
    Should there be a death penalty?
    • A. 

      Yes, for serious criminals and traitors.

    • B. 

      Yes, for any enemy of soceity.

    • C. 

      Yes, for serious crimes only.

    • D. 

      No, life is sacred.


  • 9. 
    Who should take decisions in a courtroom?
    • A. 

      A jury or a public vote

    • B. 

      A highly qualified judge trained in the law and human rights

    • C. 

      The government


  • 10. 
    A person has been repeatedly arrested for robbery and all attempts to rehabilitate them have failed. If released they will rob again. What should be done with them?
    • A. 

      Death penalty - they have commited a crime and are of no use to society

    • B. 

      Forced labour - they should be made to work to benefit society

    • C. 

      Exile / Parole - keep them from robbing again while respecting their human rights

    • D. 

      Release them - the governemnt has no right to do any of the above


  • 11. 
    Should a government action every be taken if the majority of the people disagree?
    • A. 

      Yes - if it is mandated by a court to protect human rights

    • B. 

      Yes - if impartial experts believe it is good for the people

    • C. 

      Yes - if the government thinks it is good for the people

    • D. 

      No - the people are the ultimate authority

    • E. 

      No - no organisation can claim to act on behalf the people if even a minority of people disagree with it


  • 12. 
    What decisions should be voted on directly by the public?
    • A. 

      All laws and government decisions should be subject to public vote.

    • B. 

      Constitutional ammendments and important decisions should be voted on but things such as economic policy should not.

    • C. 

      People should elect a government and legislature and they should do the rest.

    • D. 

      The public is not qualified to take any important decision.


  • 13. 
    What is your opinion on universal health care?
    • A. 

      All health care should be free and provided by the state.

    • B. 

      There should be a universal health insurance system to ensure all citizens can afford health care when they need it.

    • C. 

      Socialized health care creates more problems than it solves. Private health care and health insurance is sufficient.


  • 14. 
    Should the judicial system focus more on punishment or rehabilitation?
    • A. 

      Punishment

    • B. 

      Rehabilitation


  • 15. 
    Should the government pay to maintain museums that can't survive on their own?
    • A. 

      No - if no one wants to go there I shouldn 't have to pay for it

    • B. 

      Yes - the government should ensure its people have access to educational material

    • C. 

      Only if the majority of people think they should be open.

    • D. 

      Yes - people should learn about the gloriou shistory of their country


  • 16. 
    How much should the government invest in the sciences?
    • A. 

      The government should invest heavilly in all areas of science.

    • B. 

      The government should not waste money on unnecesary research particularly into theoretical subjects.

    • C. 

      Only people who want to pay for research should pay for research.

    • D. 

      The government should only fund research that the taxpayers think is important.


  • 17. 
    How should the government procede in terms of stem cell research?
    • A. 

      It is unethical and should be banned.

    • B. 

      It should be legal but I shouldn' t have to pay money for it.

    • C. 

      It should be legal and heavilly funded because of importance for science and medicine.

    • D. 

      It should be legal because the rights of the society surpass the rights of the individual.


  • 18. 
    Should the rights of the individual be sacrificed for the good of society?
    • A. 

      Society always comes first

    • B. 

      The individual always comes first

    • C. 

      Mostly society comes first but the individual is also important

    • D. 

      Mostly the individual comes first but society is also important


  • 19. 
    How importantis religion in society?
    • A. 

      Religion is important and its teachings true and therefore the state should protect and enforce it.

    • B. 

      Religion is important and its teachings true but freedom of religion is also important.

    • C. 

      Religion is not absolute truth but has important things to teach and is valuable in society.

    • D. 

      Religious teachings are obviously untrue but they bring many benefits to society and so people should be free to believe in them.

    • E. 

      Religion is untrue and harmful and should be attacked by the state.

    • F. 

      If most people in a country are religious then the government should also be religious.


  • 20. 
    Even though Darwin 's Theory of Evolution is accepted as fact within the scientific community, 65% of people in the US believe that 7 day creationism should also be taught in schools. Should the government comply with this demand?
    • A. 

      No: evolution is science, creationism is not, children should not be taught lies.

    • B. 

      No, and all mention of the creation myth should be illegal

    • C. 

      Yes, creationsim is also a valid theory

    • D. 

      Yes, if the people want it it must be done

    • E. 

      Yes: evolution should not be taught as it goes against the word of God

    • F. 

      There should be no schools whatsoever.


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