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test

noun analysis, audit, check, checkup, effort, examination, experience, experiment, exploration, inquest, inquiry, inquisition, inspection, interrogation, observation, questioning, quiz, research, scrutiny, search, study, survey, trial, try, tryout
Associated concepts: blood test, clear and present danger test, compelling state interest test, prudent man test, right from wrong test, substantial evidence test
See also: attempt, canon, check, criterion, endeavor, experiment, indagation, inquiry, poll, question, research, survey, trial, try, venture

TEST. Something by which to ascertain the truth respecting another thing. 7 Penn. St. Rep. 428; 6 Whart. 284. Vide Religious Test.

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The Rorschach Inkblot test is one of the richest performance-based techniques for examination of personality characteristics in various clinical and research settings (Camera, Nathan andamp; Puente, 2000).
The Rorschach Inkblot test, fortune tellers, and cold reading.
AS PART OF THIS YEAR'S PRESIDENTIAL HEALTH EXAMINATION, A RORSCHACH INKBLOT TEST WAS ADMINISTERED TO CHECK THE GENERAL MENTAL CAPABILITIES, ARTICULATION, AND PERSONALITY OF GEORGE W.
According to Irwin, the movie is a philosopher's inkblot test [where] one can find Marxism, feminism, Buddhism, postmodernism.
First, the authors reveal that many tests on which psychologists routinely rely, including the Rorschach Inkblot Test, the Thematic Apperception Test, and the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, are not supported by empirical research.
Most still rely on the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory or Rorschach Inkblot Test, time-honored personality assessment tools with little relevance to offender risk prediction or treatment, while ignoring offender-specific tools, such as Level of Service Inventory Psychopathy Checklist, which provide far more relevant and valid data.
Consider the ease with which people see life forms in the smudgy blots of a Rorschach inkblot test and name and talk to cars, computers, and other valued possessions.
Even the Rorshach Inkblot Test, a projective technique, has been found to be culturally biased (Kaplan, Rickers-Ovsiankina, & Joseph, 1956).
Another untitled ink-on-paper piece, of the same dimensions, is reminiscent of an inkblot test.