What Kind of Socialist are You?

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Do you desire to overthrow capitalism, but have no idea whose views you line up with? Then you've come to the right place! This quiz should be able to give you a decent idea which school of socialism you fall into.

There are many kinds of socialism, from extreme libertarianism to extreme authoritarianism. Whatever you are, you should know who your allies are once you've taken this quiz.

Created by: JeanLouisDavid
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. Are you more of a revolutionary or a reformist?
Revolutionary
Reformist
4. Are you more authoritarian or anti-authoritarian?
Authoritarian
Anti-Authoritarian
5. Which of these thinkers' ideas resonate the most with you?
Karl Marx
Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
Mikhail Bakunin
James Keir Hardie
Ferdinand Lassalle
Mao Zedong
6. How should currency work in an ideal society?
Currency should be retained as a part of the market system.
Currency should take the form of labor notes with a fixed value.
Currency should be abolished completely; things should come from each according to his ability, to each according to his need.
7. What is the worker entitled to?
The full products of his/her labor
The satisfaction of his/her needs
8. A socialist society should retain a market economy.
Strongly Agree
Agree
Disagree
Strongly Disagree
9. The state should control businesses and industries.
Strongly Agree
Agree
Disagree
Strongly Disagree
10. Without the state, a fully free market would be a self-regulating socialist system.
Strongly Agree
Agree
Disagree
Strongly Disagree
11. Because it will inevitably either favor the current elite or create a new ruling class, the state must be abolished for equality and freedom to be enjoyed by all.
Strongly Agree
Agree
Disagree
Strongly Disagree
12. The use of reform and electoral politics is a viable method for bringing about equality.
Strongly Agree
Agree
Disagree
Strongly Disagree
13. An authoritarian socialist state such as the USSR is just as bad as, if not worse than, a capitalist one.
Strongly Agree
Agree
Disagree
Strongly Disagree
14. The capitalist system is a mockery of the free market, not its natural conclusion.
Strongly Agree
Agree
Disagree
Strongly Disagree
15. The rural peasants are just as vital to the overthrow of capitalism as the urban workers.
Strongly Agree
Agree
Disagree
Strongly Disagree
16. The creation of a socialist state and a dictatorship of the proletariat is integral to achieving the end goal, communism.
Strongly Agree
Agree
Disagree
Strongly Disagree
17. There can be no "worker's state"; the state, wherever it exists, will inevitably either exploit the workers or assist others in doing so.
Strongly Agree
Agree
Disagree
Strongly Disagree
18. Democracy is an effective system.
Strongly Agree
Agree
Disagree
Strongly Disagree
19. Who should control businesses and industries?
Those who work in them should manage them.
They should be controlled democratically by the community.
Some should be privately owned, while others should be controlled by the state.
The state should control all of them.
20. Had you been there when the First International split, who would you have sided with, the Red (Marxists) or the Black (anarchists)?
The Red
The Black

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