Political Spectrum Analyzer

17 Questions | Total Attempts: 192

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Political Spectrum Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will examine your political beliefs and suggest your likely position on the political spectrum.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Our economy should 
    • A. 

      Be almost entirely controlled by the government with the goal helping the public.

    • B. 

      Have minimal regulations and restrictions on corporations and businesses, yet prevent monopolies and trusts.

    • C. 

      Have no restrictions nor interventions by the goverment.

    • D. 

      Have the government moderately involved to help people.

  • 2. 
    Abortion
    • A. 

      A woman should be able to decide if she wants to have an abortion.

    • B. 

      Abortion should be allowed in some cases such as rape or health reasons.

    • C. 

      Abortions should be outlawed in all cases.

    • D. 

      The government should not intervene in a moral issue.

  • 3. 
    Death Penalty
    • A. 

      Should be illegal.

    • B. 

      Death penalty should be used only in extreme circumstances.

    • C. 

      Should be legal.

  • 4. 
    Education Vouchers can be used to purchase education from any institution such as public schools or private schools.
    • A. 

      Vouchers take away money from public schools and lower educator's pay.

    • B. 

      Vouchers create competition and increase efficency

    • C. 

      The government shouldn't pay for education

  • 5. 
    Enviroment
    • A. 

      Oil is a good source of energy and drilling should continue.

    • B. 

      We should explore other eco-friendly sources of energy and reduce consumption and pollution.

  • 6. 
    Assisted Suicide by physicians (a terminally ill pateint wants a doctor to help end his/her life painlessly)
    • A. 

      It is immoral, the goal should be compassionate care and easing the suffering.

    • B. 

      Should be legalized, people have the choice to decide if they want to die. It is wrong to force someone to suffer.

  • 7. 
    Global Warming / Climate Change
    • A. 

      'Global warming occurs because of the use of fossil fuels' is a fact and measures should be done to prevent it.

    • B. 

      Changing global temperature is natural, science has shown that global temperature change is natural.

  • 8. 
    Healthcare The Goverment should 
    • A. 

      Use a single payer system to provide healthcare to all.

    • B. 

      Support free or low cost government controlled healthcare.

    • C. 

      Support a competitive private industry. The uninsured will be helped by the private sector.

    • D. 

      Not do anything involved with the healthcare industry except lower taxes.

  • 9. 
    Taxes
    • A. 

      Should be high for the wealthy and a large government is necessary to address societal issues.

    • B. 

      Should be equal and low for all, a small government is sufficient.

    • C. 

      Should increase incrementally with income, the poor shouldn't be burdened with an equal tax, the rich shouldn't be heavily targeted.

    • D. 

      Should be reduced to their bare bones. Only essential government programs should run.

  • 10. 
    Welfare
    • A. 

      Is a safety net which provides for the needs of the poor and helps them get back on their feet.

    • B. 

      Shouldn't be used long term. Opportunities should be provided whenever possible to develop self reliance. An exception to this would be people with disabilities.

    • C. 

      Should be eliminated. Opportunities and hard work are a better option than Welfare.

  • 11. 
    Campaign Donations
    • A. 

      Corporations are people and should be able to donate unlimited amounts.

    • B. 

      Corporations should only be able to donate limited amounts of money.

    • C. 

      The Government should fund campaigns entirely, no private donations.

  • 12. 
    Same-sex Marriage
    • A. 

      Marriage is the union of people who love each other. All people should have the right to marry.

    • B. 

      I'm not going to decide that for someone else.

    • C. 

      Same-sex marriage shouldn't be legal.

  • 13. 
    Immigration
    • A. 

      Illegal immigrants should have the same rights as American citizens.

    • B. 

      Legal immigration is acceptable, but coming into the country illegally should warrant deportation.

    • C. 

      The path citizenship should be easier, migration between countries should be easy. Illegal immigrants should not have equal rights.

  • 14. 
    Gun Rights
    • A. 

      Guns should be totally illegal.

    • B. 

      Guns should highly regulated. (No semi-automatics, full background checks, no online purchases or trades)

    • C. 

      Guns should be lightly regulated. (Light background checks, machine guns not allowed)

    • D. 

      All guns should be legal and unregulated.

  • 15. 
    Unions
    • A. 

      Corporations should be controlled by the government.

    • B. 

      Organized labor should be supported by the government because they work for worker's rights such as pay or work week length.

    • C. 

      Unions give unnecessary power to workers and raise cost of business.

  • 16. 
    Budget Choose MOST accurate statement for your beliefs.
    • A. 

      The government should increase funds for Education and not cut any programs.

    • B. 

      The government should enforce equal cuts across the board.

    • C. 

      Defense is most important and should not be cut.

    • D. 

      All unnecessary programs should be terminated.

    • E. 

      Government should increase money going to social programs.

  • 17. 
    Legalizing Drugs
    • A. 

      All drugs should be legal.

    • B. 

      Low risk (marijuana, alcohol tobacco) drugs should be legal.

    • C. 

      Maintain current laws on substances.

    • D. 

      No substances should be legal.