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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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If you're ever faced with taking an inkblot test, your best bet is to decline it, especially if your life, liberty, or nuts are on the line in a court of law or shrink's office.
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.