Scoring Details

The following table was obtained through reverse engineering the original test. I reworded the questions because the original test is copyrighted by the original authors. Hopefully I haven't changed the meaning of any of the questions too much.

# Question Axis SD D A SA
1 A global economy should benefit people more than multi-national corporations. Economic +4.5 +2.5 −2.5 −4.5
2 Regardless of moral implications, I'll support my country. Social −5.0 −3.0 +3.0 +5.0
3 National pride makes little sense, since one cannot choose one's birthplace. Social +4.5 +2.5 −2.5 −4.5
4 My race is superior to others. Social −4.5 −2.5 +2.5 +4.5
5 The proverb, "The enemy of my enemy is my friend." is true. Social −4.5 −2.5 +2.5 +4.5
6 It can be right to use the military in a way inconsistent with international law. Social −4.0 −2.0 +2.0 +4.0
7 Information and entertainment have become too intertwined. Social +4.5 +2.5 −2.5 −4.5
8 Class divisions are more significant than national borders. Economic +4.5 +2.5 −2.5 −4.5
9 Keeping inflation down should be a higher priority than keeping unemployment down. Economic −4.5 −2.5 +2.5 +4.5
10 Corporations must be regulated to protect the environment, since they won't on their own. Economic +4.0 +2.0 −2.0 −4.0
11 Society would do well to follow this ideal: "from each according to his ability, to each according to his need." Economic +4.5 +2.5 −2.5 −4.5
12 It is troubling that water, a vital requirement for life, has become a marketed product. Economic +5.0 +3.0 −3.0 −5.0
13 Land should not be possessed and traded like a commodity. Economic +4.5 +2.5 −3.5 −4.5
14 It is upsetting that some people amass wealth by moving money around, as opposed to by acting in a way that improves society. Economic +5.0 +3.0 −2.0 −5.0
15 It is sometimes necessary to restrict foreign trade in order to protect citizens at home. Economic +4.5 +2.5 −3.5 −4.5
16 A company has no other responsibility beyond providing its shareholders with profit. Economic −4.5 −2.5 +2.5 +4.5
17 Taxes on the wealthy are too high. Economic −4.0 −2.0 +3.0 +4.0
18 Better medical care should be available to those who can afford it. Economic −4.0 −2.0 +2.0 +4.0
19 Corporations that lie to the public should face punishment from the government. Economic +3.5 +1.5 −2.5 −3.5
20 Freer trade leads to a freer society. Economic −5.0 −3.0 +3.0 +5.0
21 Abortion should never be legal in cases where the mother's life is not in danger. Social −4.0 −2.0 +2.0 +4.0
22 Authority is there to be challenged. Social +4.5 +3.5 −2.5 −4.5
23 "An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth" is a good philosophy. Social −3.5 −2.5 +1.5 +3.5
24 Tax revenue should not fund art or museums that cannot survive on their own revenue. Economic −4.5 −2.5 +3.5 +4.5
25 The government should not mandate primary school attendance. Social +5.0 +1.0 −3.0 −5.0
26 All people have rights, but the various races/classes/types of people should keep separate. Social −4.5 −2.5 +2.5 +4.5
27 Spanking is sometimes a necessary method of disciplining children. Social −5.0 −3.0 +2.0 +5.0
28 It's normal for children to keep information from their parents. Social +4.5 +2.5 −1.5 −4.5
29 People who possess marijuana for their own use should not be criminally prosecuted. Social +4.0 +1.0 −2.0 −4.0
30 The main purpose of an educational system is to prepare its students for employment. Social −5.0 −3.0 +2.0 +5.0
31 People with hereditary disabilities should be forbidden from having children. Social −5.5 −3.5 +3.5 +5.5
32 The greatest lesson learned while growing up teaches children to accept punishment. Social −5.0 −3.0 +3.0 +5.0
33 People cannot be considered "savage" or "civilized," just members of different cultures. Social +4.5 +3.5 −2.5 −4.5
34 Persons capable of work who choose not to do so should not expect benefits from welfare or other social programs. Social −4.5 −2.5 +2.5 +4.5
35 It's better to keep busy with uplifting activities instead of dwelling on troubling matters. Social −4.0 −2.0 +2.0 +4.0
36 It's impossible for first-generation immigrants to assimilate fully. Social −4.5 −1.5 +2.5 +4.5
37 All of us benefit every time when a succesful corporation does well. Economic −5.5 −3.5 +4.5 +5.5
38 No public money should fund any broadcasting company, no matter how balanced its content. Economic −3.0 −2.0 +2.0 +3.0
39 We have given up too much personal liberty in the fight against terrorism. Social +5.0 +3.0 −2.0 −5.0
40 Having a single political party would be better than having multiple parties because we'd be able to avoid the kind of disagreement that currently slows the political process. Social −5.5 −2.5 +3.5 +5.5
41 One does not need to worry about state-sponsored surveillance if one has nothing to hide. Social −5.0 −3.0 +3.0 +5.0
42 The most heinous crimes should sometimes be punishable by death. Social −5.0 −3.0 +3.0 +5.0
43 All members of a civilized society must have superiors to give them commands and subordinates to command in turn. Social −4.0 −2.0 +2.0 +4.0
44 Abstract art—art for art's sake—shouldn't be called "art." Social −5.0 −3.0 +3.0 +5.0
45 Doling out punishment for criminal acts is more important than attempting to rehabilite the persons who commit them. Social −4.5 −2.5 +2.5 +4.5
46 Some criminals can never be rehabilitated. Social −5.0 −3.0 +3.0 +5.0
47 Authors and artists are less important than entrepreneurs and manufacturers. Social −3.5 −1.5 +1.5 +3.5
48 A mother should always put her home ahead of her career. Social −4.5 −2.5 +2.5 +4.5
49 Less-developed countries are being harmed by corporations that are unfairly exploiting a genetic resources of plants found there. Social +4.5 +2.5 −2.5 −4.5
50 Burying the hatchet with "the man" is a clear indicator that a person has "grown up." Social −4.0 −2.0 +2.0 +4.0
51 Astrology accurately describes aspects of life. Social −4.5 −2.5 +2.5 +4.5
52 One cannot have morality without religion. Social −4.0 −2.0 +2.0 +4.0
53 Charity helps the needy better than welfare and other social programs can. Economic −5.0 −4.0 +4.0 +5.0
54 Some people are just prone to bad luck. Social −4.5 −2.5 +2.5 +4.5
55 I would like my child to learn religious values at school. Social −4.0 −2.0 +2.0 +4.0
56 Sex is immoral unless the participants are married. Social −4.5 −3.5 +2.5 +4.5
57 Same-sex couples in committed, solid relationships should be allowed to adopt children. Social +4.5 +3.5 −2.5 −4.5
58 It should be legal for adults to view pornography where the participants are consenting adults. Social +4.5 +2.5 −2.5 −4.5
59 What consenting adults do behind the bedroom door is of no concern to the state. Social +5.0 +3.0 −3.0 −5.0
60 Homosexual feelings are never natural. Social −5.0 −3.0 +3.0 +5.0
61 We are too open about sex and sexuality today. Social −4.0 −2.0 +2.0 +4.0

Add up the Economic scores and divide by 8. This is the position on the X axis.

Add up the Social scores and divide by 19.5. This is the position on the Y axis.

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