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Political Typology Quiz Help Center

This page provides resources to help you create and share the Pew Research Center’s political typology quiz with your students or community group. Below are links to step-by-step instructions for creating your own version of the quiz, as well as answers to frequently asked questions and tips for sharing the quiz with your group. If you have any additional questions that are not answered on this page, please contact us.

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Step-by-step instructions

How to create a political typology quiz for your community or group


Who should create a community quiz? What should I do if I forget my group ID? How big does my group need to be to get results? See answers to common questions about the Pew Research Center’s community quizzes.

Tips for sharing the quiz

We want to make it easy for you to encourage your students, colleagues, or other community members to take your group’s version of the political typology quiz. We’ve included sample language for sharing your quiz with your community or group, including sample language for email and social media sharing. When inviting members of your group to take your quiz, be sure to use your unique URL or group ID from the email you received after registering. In addition, be deliberate about who you share your unique URL or group ID with; anyone who takes the quiz from your unique URL or group ID will be counted in your results.

About the Political Typology Quiz

Pew Research Center’s political typology is a long-running study that sorts voters into cohesive groups based on their attitudes and values, rather than their partisan labels. In this way, it aims to “go beyond red vs blue” and provides a field guide to the changing political landscape. The 2014 Political Typology is based on the largest political survey the center has ever undertaken – a nationally representative survey conducted among 10,013 adults from January to March 2014. It identifies eight groups – from ones that strongly ideological, politically engaged and overwhelmingly partisan, to ones that are less partisan and less predictable. The Political Typology quiz shows is an online quiz that allows you to see where you fit into this political spectrum. Any information collected in any version of the Political Typology quiz will be anonymous and not personally identifiable; Pew Research protects our website users’ privacy. Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world. The center conducts public opinion polling, demographic studies, media content analysis, and other empirical social science research. Pew Research does not take positions on any of the issues it covers or on policy debates.

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