1. What is your age? Under 18 Years Old 18 to 24 Years Old 25 to 30 Years Old 31 to 40 Years Old 41 to 50 Years Old 51 to 60 Years Old Over 60 Years Old 2. What is your gender? Male Female 3. Which way do you typically vote at election time? Democrat Republican Libertarian Green Other I don't vote 4. Democrat public policy is BEST described as...? Progressive Fighting for the little guy Keeping big business in check All of the above Benefitting some at the expense of others Socialism, if not outright communism 5. Republican public policy is BEST described as...? Upholding traditional values Advancing God, country, and family Rewarding individual responsibility All of the above Benefitting some at the expense of others Theocracy and fascism 6. The CHIEF problem with Libertarians is...? They go to far They're only interested in drugs and hookers They falsely believe the free market can fix anything All of the above Their political action contradicts their stated or implied ethical and political principles 7. "Selfishness" is BEST characterized as... Evil An unfortunate tendency that social policy should be engineered to mittigate A virtue A natural attribute of man that renders all political power dangerous and threatening Both 1 and 2 Both 3 and 4 8. Pure democracy, as a political institution, is...? The ideal form of social organization The worst form of social organization, except for all the others Tyranny of the majority Collectivist; places popular opinion ahead of individual ethics Good; but needs to be held in check by a set of principles encoded into a constitution Both 3 and 4 9. Homelessness and poverty are...? Not a social problem An individual problem, but not my problem A social problem that must be addressed through public policy Caused by capitalism and selfishness The province of charities, churches, and helping hands Both 1 and 2 10. Terrorism is best dealt with by...? Killing terrorists Killing terrorists and then molding their nations and cultures to produce less of them Trying to understand their motivations 11. Illegal drugs and drug deals are...? A scourge on society A danger to my children that I should be aware of A social problem requiring public action as guided by the medical profession None of my business, except for my drugs and my drug deals, in which case it's none of yours 12. Sex for hire is...? A private matter between consenting adults A sin The victimization and objectification of women A danger to young girls that society has a responsibility to prevent 13. Public education is...? A public good Necessary, to ensure all children receive a minimum chance A process by which the young are indoctrinated and molded to the specifications of the state Deeply flawed; public policy must be amended to offer parents and students more choices Both 1 and 2 14. Your motivations for helping someone in need are BEST described as...? Obeying God's admonition Goodwill toward men Meeting my duty to give back to society A desire to invest in someone or something I value 15. You are the victim of a terrible assault against you. Who has the right to redress? Me, and me alone The people The state Both 2 and 3 16. A cold-blooded murderer is caught, tried in court, found guilty by a jury and sentenced to death. You are vindicated, because...? Justice is done The murderer owes a debt to society I'm not. I have nothing to do with it The people are vindicated The governement that prosecutes is the government of the people 17. A no-smoking section in a restaurant is...? A matter of public health Going too far; all public establishments should be made off limits for smoking Entirely between the owner of the restaurant and his/her customers 18. The Constitution of the United States is best described as...? A living document, subject to molding with the times A social contract A document that holds no original moral authority over anyone currently living America's most important document Both 2 and 4 19. Between the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution, which is the most important document? The Declaration of Independence The U.S. Constitution Equal Importance The DoI is of utmost importance, while the Constitution is a tyrannical imposition with no authority The DoI is irrelevant and not part of federal law. The Constitution is the supreme law of the land 20. Voting at election time is...? A social duty An unwarranted imposition on the rights of others A cherished privilege A moral right 21. Taxation is...? In general, too high In general, too low Not progressive enough; the wealthy should pay more Theft A necessary evil An inescapable law of nature, like death 22. How many individualists can you fit on the head of a pin? Just one As many as wish to try Who owns the pin?