Even with all the wars going on around the world, it's hard to overlook the Civil War on American soil -- the headbanging battle between liberals and conservatives. Which side should you be on? Take this quiz to find out.

Even with all the wars going on around the world, it's hard to overlook the Civil War on American soil -- the headbanging battle between liberals and conservatives.

Which side should you be on?

Take this quiz to find out. Answer the questions carefully. Some are true or false; others multiple choice.

Potential conservatives, quit complaining; suspected liberals, tell you inner child to stop sniffling.

Begin now:

1. You prefer tests that are:

a) True or false
b) Multiple choice

2. Rush Limbaugh is:

a) The Big Cheese
b) Three-day-old Brie

3. You think Barack Obama is:

a) President of the United States
b) Comment censored

4. Brad Pitt has an OK campaign platform:

a) True
b) False

5. At a health care town hall meeting, you would expect:

a) Big Pharma lobbyists to give free drug samples
b) Doctors present to heal the sick
c) A band to play at halftime
d) More fun to be had at a roller derby

6. Your favorite automobile is:

a) A Jaguar, no more than 12 mpg
b) Yet to be built, 250 mpg

7. Global warming only affects polar bears:

a) True
b) False

8. Sarah Palin is America's best hope, other than nirvana:

a) True
b) False

9. Which of the following most represents “culture” in your town?

a) Football
b) All that pertains to the arts and other forms of expression representing collective intellectual achievement

10. Your favorite source of news is:

a) FOX
b) "Saturday Night Live"
c) Wall Street Journal
d) NPR

11. Excessive eating of fried food makes Southerners more:

a) Conservative
b) Liberal
c) Fat

12. Marriage:

a) Is an economic institution
b) contributes to obesity
c) leads to conservatism
d) increases life spans

13. The banking bailout was:

a) Bush’s fault
b) A Cheney plot
c) Obama’s idea
d) What difference does it make?

14. Who was the best president?

a) George Bush
b) Jimmy Carter

15. Of the following musical groups, you like which two best?

a) The Black Keys and Green Day
b) Herman’s Hermits and Hootie and the Blowfish

16. Jazz is history; listening to talk radio more intellectual:

a) True
b) False

17. You prefer which type of dog:

a) Pedigree
b) Mutt

18. The party with the most ______ will triumph:

a) Numbers
b) Truth

19. Cigarette smoking is:

a) Good for business
b) Bad for health

20. In a fantasy presidential election, you would vote for?

a) Bruce Springsteen
b) Toby Keith

You can pass for a liberal if you answer at least 12 of the following: 1b, 2b, 3a, 4a, 5d, 6b, 7b, 8b, 9b, 10d, 11c, 14b, 15a, 16b, 17b, 18b, 19b, 20a.

You are probably a conservative if you did not finish this quiz, or if you answered at least 12 of the following: 1a, 2a, 3b, 4b, 5b, 6a, 7a, 8a, 9a, 10a, 11b, 12a, 14a, 15b, 16a, 17a, 18a, 19a, 20b.

Wade McIntyre writes for the Weekly Citizen in Gonzales, La.