. EXPAND YOUR KNOWLEDGE

Ask Yourself/Ask Americans

Do you agree or disagree with each of the statements below? Put a check under the number that indicates how you feel.

+2 = Strongly agree +1 = Agree 0 = No opinion -1 = Disagree -2 = Strongly disagree

+2 +1 0 -1 -2

1. 1 admire a person who is his or her own boss more than someone who must answer

to others. _____ _____ _____ _____

2. I would like to own my own business. _____ _____ _____ _____

3. I think we should work to live, not live to

work. _____ _____ _____ _____

4. A teacher has more prestige than a

businessperson. _____ _____ _____ _____

5. Companies should offer loyal employees

lifetime employment. _____ _____ _____ _____

6. Corporate CEOs deserve as much money

as they can get. _____ _____ _____ _____

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+2

 

+1

 

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-1

 

-2

 

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7. The place where I live is more important

to me than where I work. _____ _____ _____ _

8. I would take a job I liked for less pay

over a job I didn’t like for more pay. _____ _____ _____ _

9. I would work on an assembly line in a

factory if the pay were good. _____ _____ _____ _

10. All things considered, a government-run system is better for a country and its

people than capitalism. _____ _____ _____ _

Ask several Americans these questions, if possible. If there are no Americans available, ask people from other countries.

Updated: 18th July 2015 — 3:16 pm