Hillary Rodham Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) speak during the CNN Democratic presidential debate on Oct. 13 in Las Vegas. (AP/John Locher)

Bernie Sanders describes himself as a "democratic socialist," and he's giving a speech Thursday afternoon on what those two words mean. Does the phrase "democratic socialist" describe you, too? Take this quiz to find out.

Below is a list of statements. Tell us how much you agree with each of them. When you've selected a response to all nine statements, we'll tell you whether your views match up with democratic socialism.

There is no established definition of democratic socialism, but we've done our best to choose a few positions that are representative of the debate. You can read more about the political ideology here.

1

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The government should guarantee Americans a basic level of government support so they can feed and house their families, and live a basic life, without excess financial anxiety. 

I strongly agree.
I somewhat agree.
I don't have an opinion.
I somewhat disagree.
I strongly disagree.

2

(Bradly C. Bower/AP)

The government should guarantee everyone a certain level of income after they turn 65, no matter how much money they've earned during their careers.

I strongly agree.
I somewhat agree.
I don't have an opinion.
I somewhat disagree.
I strongly disagree.

3

(AP/The Knoxville News Sentinel, Paul Efird)

The government should help families pay for preschool and child care for their toddlers.

I strongly agree.
I somewhat agree.
I don't have an opinion.
I somewhat disagree.
I strongly disagree.

4

(AP Photo/The Sentinel, Dennis R.J. Geppert)

Students attending college or university should pay their own way. 

I strongly agree.
I somewhat agree.
I don't have an opinion.
I somewhat disagree.
I strongly disagree.

5

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Medicare is a system that works well to provide health insurance to senior citizens. It should be expanded to include all Americans, regardless of how old they are or how much money they make.

I strongly agree.
I somewhat agree.
I don't have an opinion.
I somewhat disagree.
I strongly disagree.

6

(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

The real problem with the U.S. economy is that excessive regulation and bureaucracy makes it hard to get anything done.

I strongly agree.
I somewhat agree.
I don't have an opinion.
I somewhat disagree.
I strongly disagree.

7

REUTERS/Mike Blake

In addition to offering money orders, the Post Office should cash paychecks so that people don't have to rely on predatory payday lenders.

I strongly agree.
I somewhat agree.
I don't have an opinion.
I somewhat disagree.
I strongly disagree.

8

(AP Photo/Richard Drew)

The real problem with the U.S. economy is that billionaires are allowed to manipulate it for unfair gain. 

I strongly agree.
I somewhat agree.
I don't have an opinion.
I somewhat disagree.
I strongly disagree.

9

(Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post)

If our young people can't get jobs, the government should find work for them to do and pay them to do it.

I strongly agree.
I somewhat agree.
I don't have an opinion.
I somewhat disagree.
I strongly disagree.

10

(AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)

The rich, and maybe the middle class as well, should pay more in taxes to help pay for government benefits for everyone. 

I strongly agree.
I somewhat agree.
I don't have an opinion.
I somewhat disagree.
I strongly disagree.