What Is Your Political Ideology?

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What Is Your Political Ideology?

What do you know about Political ideology? and If not, do you at least know what is an ideology? political ideology is a set of views about political affairs held by almost everyone in a society. Basically, there are five kinds of political ideologies being studied today. What is yours? We can help you find it with this quiz. Take it!


Questions and Answers
  • 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 transfer money from rich to poor?
    • A. 

      The government 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 dysfunctional. Services that you pay for anyway should be privatized.

    • B. 

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

    • C. 

      Public co-operations 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 society.

    • 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 committed a crime and are of no use to society.

    • B. 

      Forced labor - 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 government has no right to do any of the above.

  • 11. 
    Should a government action ever 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 amendments 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 glorious history of their country.

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

      The government should invest heavily in all areas of science.

    • B. 

      The government should not waste money on unnecessary 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 proceed 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 heavily 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 important is religion in society?
    • A. 

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

    • B. 

      Religion is important and its teachings are 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, creationism 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.