Where Do You Lie On The Political Spectrum?

29 Questions | Total Attempts: 2800

Political Spectrum Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz has four results briefly summarizing the views of major political parties within the United States: Republican, Green, Libertarian, Democrat


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these statements best describes how you feel about people?
    • A. 

      I believe people can succeed if they work hard enough.

    • B. 

      I believe people can succeed if they have enough help and support

    • C. 

      I believe some are at a disadvantage, and unlikely to succeed.

    • D. 

      I believe people can do anything with planning and patience, but they should not make excuses.

  • 2. 
    I think the government’s main job is to…
    • A. 

      To care for the poor who cannot take care of themselves

    • B. 

      To care for the environment and natural resources

    • C. 

      Butt out! We do not need a government at all.

    • D. 

      To serve the people, not control them

  • 3. 
    Should Illegal Immigrants be deported?
    • A. 

      Yes, especially since the economy is in rough shape right now.

    • B. 

      The adults should be deported, but the children should stay with help from welfare assistance.

    • C. 

      They should be allowed to stay but given no welfare assistance, so they can help our economy, not suck it dry.

    • D. 

      They should all be allowed to stay, and funded by our taxes for all the welfare, healthcare and schooling they need.

  • 4. 
    Should Same- Sex Marriage be legal? . . .
    • A. 

      It should be legal, and homosexual couples should be given priveleges over heterosexuals to make up for their long suffering.

    • B. 

      It should be legal because homosexuality is not a choice, it is genetic.

    • C. 

      No, perhaps homosexual couples should be considered “Domestic Partners” or members of “Civil Unions” but not married persons.

    • D. 

      It should be legal only because the government shouldn't stop us from doing anything.

  • 5. 
    I would prefer a government that…
    • A. 

      Has the size, funding and manpower to govern the entire country.

    • B. 

      Only steps in when called upon to regulate; and otherwise allows people to live their own lives

    • C. 

      Is caring enough to assist the people and environment everyday

    • D. 

      Disappeared, people don't need government.

  • 6. 
    If a far away state, say California, allowed a mass invasion of illegal citizens to stay within their borders because they (the Californianas)  benefitted from their labor, should the entire country be responsible for paying taxes for their stay? [for their healthcare, welfare, housing, etc.]
    • A. 

      No, people in far away states are not benefitting for their labor and should not have to pay for them via taxes.

    • B. 

      Yes, and every working American Citizen is obligated to help this state as a United country.

    • C. 

      Only the people who support illegal immigration in California or nationally should be responsible; people against illegal immigration in California or elsewhere should not be responsible

    • D. 

      Yes, the entire nations should support their efforts and add in more taxes to ensure their work is environmentally safe

  • 7. 
    Capitalism (which emphasizes citizen power in creating business, companies, setting wages, without the interference of the government) is …
    • A. 

      Is the best form of government because it allows the average citizen to become as rich as they want based on their actions no matter where they came from.

    • B. 

      Is unfair because several people make mistakes that will not allow them to live well (crimes, early unplanned pregnancies, etc.)

    • C. 

      Is fair because it is against freedom to make everyone earn the same amount no matter what they do.

    • D. 

      Is bad because no one should want to make a lot of money, everyone should get by minimally enough for their need to prevent hunger and homelessness

  • 8. 
    Socialism (which emphasizes government control in setting wages, jobs, monitoring or running all business; allowing no person to have any more income than another) is...
    • A. 

      Is unfair because if some people work harder than others they should earn more

    • B. 

      Is okay because everyone should earn the same amount to be fair

    • C. 

      Is the best form of government because although firefighters and cashiers have different jobs, they have equal worth and one does not need to make more money than the other

    • D. 

      Is wrong because it gives the government so much power over people's lives

  • 9. 
    The poor living in the U.S…
    • A. 

      Are victims of circumstance and require government (people’s tax) assistance

    • B. 

      Likely made poor decisions that should not require funding by the rest of the working nation

    • C. 

      Only deserve minimal assistance, people lack motivation if given too many handouts

    • D. 

      Need our help and should receive it. No one should want to make a lot of money.

  • 10. 
    If women cannot afford abortions, assuming they are in no physical danger of childbearing, should taxes be collected nationally to assist them?
    • A. 

      No, abortion is an elective choice that many people do not support

    • B. 

      Yes, because not everyone can afford the consequences of sex

    • C. 

      Yes, because abortion is a women's rights issue, women are entitled to special priveleges.

    • D. 

      Never. No one should be given anything for free, especially something they want, not need.

  • 11. 
    Black citizens have higher rates of incarceration, and minimal graduation rates in comparison to other races because…
    • A. 

      They have lost the family structure, as many men do not raise their children, thereby preventing the development of strong work ethic

    • B. 

      As a race that stemmed from slavery, they still struggle with self-identity and self-worth.

    • C. 

      There is no good reason for it, black issues are black induced and can be corrected by blacks.

    • D. 

      Blacks are not on the same level mentally, they need more social programs to help get ahead.

  • 12. 
    Select your opinion based on this fact: There are 50 million Americans (1/6 of the population) who do not have healthcare.  
    • A. 

      This is a shame, so some must pay more for heatlhcare to assist those who cannot pay

    • B. 

      There are also over 400 million Americans with health care that this 50 million can learn from.

    • C. 

      Something must be done, but not against people's will who do have insurance.

    • D. 

      A small tax hike should correct this issue.

  • 13. 
    Should state's have individual rights, or must all states follow the same laws?
    • A. 

      No states rights, because we all have an environmental responsibility. The government must ensure all states are doing their part to decrease pollution.

    • B. 

      Yes, it is nearly impossible for 50 states to all follow the same laws, people would live much happier under small, state government.

    • C. 

      No, there are poor everywhere. The government must ensure enough aid reaches the poor through national taxes.

    • D. 

      Yes in fact, the less government the better

  • 14. 
    Should Prostitution be legalized…
    • A. 

      Yes, it could be a potentially profitable market. Consenting adults should be able to do what they please

    • B. 

      Yes, it is harmless but the government should mandate us to pay taxes for its regulation to make sure there is no malpractice.

    • C. 

      No, Prostitution is illegal and dangerous; how could we ensure no one underage or with disease is working?

    • D. 

      Seems risky, but we should consider it.

  • 15. 
    Finish this sentence: Marijuana. . .
    • A. 

      Is consumed by many people, and should become legal for all

    • B. 

      Should become legal for persons over 18

    • C. 

      Is illegal for a reason. People should spend their time on more productive activities.

    • D. 

      Is an earthly substance, it should be legalized and be explored for potential benefits.

  • 16. 
    I think Racism …
    • A. 

      Is wrong, and should be prohibited. Racist comments should be punished with jail time or fines.

    • B. 

      Is sad, but unavoidable. All we can do is make the laws fair, people will still be ignorant.

    • C. 

      Does not affect you if you don’t let it. Free speech is a must, racists have rights too.

    • D. 

      Should be banned in educational facilities and places of business or punishable by law.

  • 17. 
    I think the Death Penalty…
    • A. 

      Is okay for serious violent crimes like murder of children, etc.

    • B. 

      Is wrong because it is violence

    • C. 

      Is wrong because all people should be rehabilitated

    • D. 

      Is not used often enough

  • 18. 
    I think the CIA torturing war criminals…
    • A. 

      Is wrong on all counts and corrupt government officials who get caught should be punished.

    • B. 

      Is acceptable if vital information was obtained because of it.

    • C. 

      Is necessary because Americans on foreign soil would be tortured, an eye for an eye

    • D. 

      Is awful, no one should be tortured, even if they killed hundreds of others.

  • 19. 
    Gang violence has increased over the years because…
    • A. 

      The laws are too hard on young offenders. Teens need rehabilitation, never jail

    • B. 

      Because often we call gang deaths "manslaughter" and not "murder', which gives violent teens less jailtime and puts them back on the streets.

    • C. 

      The death penality is not used often enough. Juveniles get slaps on the wrist instead of real correction.

    • D. 

      Some races are disproportionately violent by no fault of their own.

  • 20. 
    Agree or disagree with this Statement:Slavery’s affects are still alive in Blacks living in america. Blacks deserve reparation for their suffering or they will never succeed.
    • A. 

      I agree; Black people today are struggling as the result of centuries of slavery, and they will need (and deserve) government programs made to benefit them if they are to ever succeed in society

    • B. 

      I disagree; the Black race is strong, If they are struggling because of a “slave” mentality it can be corrected better through hard work, than welfare.

    • C. 

      I agree; the law should ease off minorities to account for their ancestors scorn.

    • D. 

      I disagree; all the slaves have passed on, there is no reason black individuals should be compensated for their ancestors tragedies.

  • 21. 
    Read this statement: When third-world poor countries are struggling with hunger and war devastation, America as a world superpower has an obligation to aid them
    • A. 

      I agree, as an industrialized nation, we and other strong nations should pull together to help those whose people are suffering

    • B. 

      I disagree, more harm than good results in meddling in foreign affairs. America should mind it's own business

    • C. 

      I disagree; Charities, celebrities and other non-profits can give if they want, it should not be taken with taxes

    • D. 

      I agree; we should be a world-country and help citizens of the world like we do our own environment

  • 22. 
    Communism is supposed to make all things fair, but how do you feel about these Communist countries: 1. Venezuela (which mandates 3 minute showers or less) and 2. China (which has limited having more than one child)
    • A. 

      This is the price to pay for fairness, the way Venezuela and China operate is acceptable to me.

    • B. 

      Reproduction and hygiene are rights that have been violated in an effort to make everything fair.

    • C. 

      They are a key example of a leviathan monstrous government. The citizens in those countries are being put through hell.

    • D. 

      Actually the shower regulations should promote good environmental health

  • 23. 
    Prayer in public places by an individual or small group is...
    • A. 

      Inappropriate, religion is a private matter. Violators should be prosecuted.

    • B. 

      Inappropriate, but no one should be punished.

    • C. 

      Perfectly acceptable, freedom of religion is in our constitution.

    • D. 

      Perfectly acceptable, in fact prayer spaces should be implemented to allow people of different faiths more convenient ways to exercise this.

  • 24. 
    Does welfare cure poverty long term?
    • A. 

      No

    • B. 

      Yes

    • C. 

      It may

    • D. 

      I doubt it, people get comfortable on welfare.

  • 25. 
    Homosexuality is a lifestyle that should be…
    • A. 

      Accepted by society because it is genetic and/or a personal non-harmful choice

    • B. 

      Accepted by society because it is no one else's business

    • C. 

      Discouraged by society for moral and health reasons: studies confirm the spread of depression and diseases is larger among homosexuals

    • D. 

      Accepted by society because less reproduction means less people and less pollution

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