# ISSB Absurdity Test Sample Questions

• The word absurd means “obviously unreasonable or false: ridiculous”.
• In the “absurdity test” generally, a statement is given which is absurd. The candidates are desired to trace that absurdity.

### How to Deal

Evaluate every variable given in the question. Consider whole situation. Evaluate the practicability of the situation.

### Example

Trace the absurdity in the following statements:

1. The smoke of the electric engine running at a speed of 60 miles per hour was trailing in the opposite direction.
2. A horse fell down when it was running at a speed of 160 miles per hour.

### Question 1 variables

• The variables or factors in question 1 are: smoke, electric engine, speed of the engine, trailing smoke in opposit direction.

### Question 2 variables

• Considerable factors in question 2 are Horse, Fell down, running, speed 160 mph. Answer:

After evaluating and relating logically all factors in each question you can easily find that

1. Electric train does not have any smoke
2. A horse can not run at a speed of 160 miles per hour