Questions 1-5 present a series of opinions about social differences in this country. Please indicate whether you agree strongly, agree, disagree, or disagree strongly.

* 1. People should be allowed to accumulate as much wealth as they can even if some make millions while others live in poverty.

* 2. Differences in income in America are too large.

* 3. It is the responsibility of the government to reduce the differences in income between people with high incomes and those with low incomes.

* 4. Differences in social standing between people are acceptable because they basically reflect what people made out of the opportunities they had.

* 5. In the United States there are still great differences between social levels, and what one can achieve in life depends mainly upon one's family background.