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Apophenia: Quiz


Question 1: The conspiracy-obsessed superhero The Question is accused of suffering from apophenia in "Double Date,"[2] an episode of the animated TV series ________.
Static ShockBatman BeyondJustice League UnlimitedBatman: The Brave and the Bold

Question 2: Apophenia is often used as an explanation of paranormal and religious claims, and can also explain a belief in ________[citation needed].
PseudoscienceScientific methodRelationship between religion and scienceFringe science

Question 3: Apophenia is the experience of seeing patterns or connections in ________ or meaningless data.
ProbabilityInformation theoryHardware random number generatorRandomness

Question 4: Trilogy by Robert Shea and Robert Anton Wilson, and the films Conspiracy Theory, ________'s π, A Beautiful Mind, The Number 23 and The Nines).
The Wrestler (2008 film)Requiem for a DreamDarren AronofskyThe Fountain

Question 5: In ________, apophenia would be classed as a Type I error (false positive, false alarm, caused by an excess in sensitivity).
Regression analysisMathematical statisticsProbabilityStatistics

Question 6: The term was coined in ________ by Klaus Conrad,[1] who defined it as the "unmotivated seeing of connections" accompanied by a "specific experience of an abnormal meaningfulness".

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