Political Cognizance Quiz: Test Your Ideology About Political Issues!

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Political Cognizance Quiz: Test Your Ideology About Political Issues! - Quiz

Check out our online quiz and develop your political opinions and stances about burning issues that impact the globe and put your best foot forward in understanding the political arena. This test aims to assess a person’s ideology and perception of political issues. Go for it!


You May Get

Left-Wing

You are more devoted to human needs than a liberal. You believe the free-market is not the most important aspect of our economic system. You believe most wars are a result of imperialism and thus should and can be eliminated. You believe in government regulation of markets and other economic instruments to benefit the people. You believe in a more graduated income tax, and stronger social welfare programs to provide things you regard as basic fundamental rights. These might include Housing, Health Care, Employment, Education, and access to sufficient nourishment. You believe in immigrant rights and encourage multiculturalism. You feel the government has no place regulating expression, speech, religious beliefs, reproductive rights, and assembly (including political affiliation). You believe in participatory democracy.

Liberal

You believe in a social safety net, but not if it harms the free-market. You feel our current social welfare programs are sufficient. You believe the market is a useful guide for our economic system and should be regulated some but not a lot. You believe in human rights and oppose most wars. You believe in public education, housing, and health care assistance, but you do not necessarily believe the government should ensure these things for people. You believe in some tax increases for the wealthy and corporations but only a small increase. You believe in a path to citizenship for immigrants and are for protecting reproductive rights. You believe in multiculturalism and freedom of speech and expression. You believe in the separation of church and state and protecting religious freedom. You believe in a representative democracy.

Conservative

You are a believer in private ownership of almost all industry. You believe the free-market is the best allocator of goods and services. You believe in a strong military to be used at the will of our leaders. You believe the government should minimize it's social welfare programs and has little place providing health care, housing, and education to our citizens. You believe in lowering taxes, especially on corporations, and believe the government should focus more on stopping illegal immigration. You are for curbing reproductive rights. You are ambivalent about multiculturalism and believe religious morals can be useful, but shouldn't dictate in our political process. You believe in a representative democracy.

Right-WIng

You are a believer in private ownership of all industry. You believe the free-market is the only just allocator of goods and services. You believe in a strong military to be used for any purpose from protecting the country to extending our country's power and economic advantage. You believe the government should eliminate social welfare programs and have absolutely no place providing anyone with jobs, health care, or education. You believe taxes should be as low as possible if they exist at all. You believe in stopping and deporting all illegal immigrants. You are against reproductive rights and multiculturalism. You believe religious morals should guide our political process. You believe in a representative democracy with a strong executive who may not always abide in the democratic process.
Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    With regard to economics: Government regulation as it stands today is...
    • A. 

      Far too Much

    • B. 

      Far too Little

    • C. 

      Too little

    • D. 

      Too much

  • 2. 
    With regard to taxes: They are...
    • A. 

      Far too low

    • B. 

      Far too high

    • C. 

      Too low

    • D. 

      Too high

  • 3. 
    With Regards to social welfare programs such as government assisted health care, education, and employment. They are...
    • A. 

      Far too few

    • B. 

      Too many

    • C. 

      Far too many

    • D. 

      Too few

  • 4. 
    With regards to religious beliefs: Should the government allow religious beliefs to play a role in the law making process?
    • A. 

      No way

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Perhaps

    • D. 

      Yes

  • 5. 
    With regards to conflict: Do you believe it is neccessary to initiate preemptive war?
    • A. 

      Sure

    • B. 

      No, not usually

    • C. 

      No

    • D. 

      Never

  • 6. 
    With regards to conflict: Do you believe the U.S. has the right to intervene in other nations affairs, particularly to "promote democracy"?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      Never

    • C. 

      Only if it serves the national interests

    • D. 

      Only if it furthers human rights and democracy

  • 7. 
    With regards to immigration: Do you believe immigrants, even if they are illegal, should...
    • A. 

      Be deported immediately

    • B. 

      Be given amnesty and a chance to become a citizen

    • C. 

      Probably be deported, depending upon the situation

    • D. 

      Probably given a path to citizenship

  • 8. 
    With regards to multiculturalism: It is...
    • A. 

      Terribly degenerating our moral fabric

    • B. 

      Harmful to our national character

    • C. 

      A positive step towards understanding

    • D. 

      Crucial in forming a better country and world

  • 9. 
    With regards to Reproductive rights: A woman's right to choose...
    • A. 

      Should be protected

    • B. 

      Should be protected and extended

    • C. 

      Should be curbed and subject to scrutiny

    • D. 

      Should be eliminated

  • 10. 
    With regards to Conflict: The U.S. is a force for good that intervenes for the advancement of mankind.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      More true than false

    • D. 

      More false than true

  • 11. 
    With regards to our political system: We should...
    • A. 

      Keep it the way it is

    • B. 

      Allow more plurality in legislating

    • C. 

      Support our leaders

    • D. 

      Extend public participation as much as possible

  • 12. 
    With regard to our economic system: We should...
    • A. 

      Keep it the way it is.

    • B. 

      Provide some increased social services, but not it it's harmful to free enterprise.

    • C. 

      Move towards a more socialistic system of regulation and strong social welfare programs.

    • D. 

      Move towards a more laissez-faire system free of any government regulation and void of social welfare programs.

  • 13. 
    WIth regards to Social Security: It is...
    • A. 

      Under funded and too minimal.

    • B. 

      A great service to our citizens.

    • C. 

      Needs reform, possibly privatization.

    • D. 

      Should be privatized or eliminated altogether.

  • 14. 
    WIth regards to gun control: It is...
    • A. 

      Too much

    • B. 

      Far too little

    • C. 

      Too little

    • D. 

      Far too much

  • 15. 
    With regards to executive power: It is...
    • A. 

      Useful, but should be watched

    • B. 

      An aspect of checks and balances

    • C. 

      Dangerous and should be kept in check

    • D. 

      Positive and can help us gain

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