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In psychometrics an absurdity test is any test which a subject has to identify elements in a verbal orpictorial stimulus which are wrong or illogical[1].

So for example they must identify that a numeral is missing from a clockface or that people in a modern car are dressed in old fashioned clothes.

Such questions are sometimes included in intelligence tests.

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  1. Coleman,A F (2006). Oxford Dictionary of Psychology, 2nd ed. Oxford:OUP.

Psychometrics:Test design

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