I was reviewing a post and suddenly a 2nd post, the answer by Andre Nicholas came up. I made the following comment: "If any polynomial of $n$ degree has more than $n$ zeroes, then it is called an identity."
I just clicked on the "post comment" button. I did not even click the "I'm done" button.

But then this page came up.

My question is: Was my comment so wrong? And that too I was going to upvote the answer after the comment. I didn't even press the "I'm done" button.
Why did this happen? Can anybody help me out?

EDIT: After talking with quid, what I came to know is just what I was expecting. I request the mods to look into this issue and make sure that clicking the "add comment" button doesn't make you fail the test if the post is a good one.

  • $\begingroup$ It was a test-question to see if you review correctly. You failed this test. However, I would not worry much about it except if it happens frequently. There are some oddities in these test-scenarios. I do not think the content of your comment played a role, merely that you commented was the trigger. (That being said, I am not sure what the point of your comment is.) $\endgroup$ – quid Oct 17 '15 at 16:04
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    $\begingroup$ @quid If the content of my comment is not judged, then I don't understand the reason for having such a test. It serves a very stereotypical role of a censor which judges you merely by your action and not by what your action means. $\endgroup$ – SchrodingersCat Oct 17 '15 at 16:08
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    $\begingroup$ The reason for the test is to catch very poor reviewers that will fail the test repeatedly. A good reviewer will still fail some tests due to the test being simplistic, but it is inconsequential and thus a non-issue except if one makes a point of it. $\endgroup$ – quid Oct 17 '15 at 16:15
  • $\begingroup$ @quid Thanks for your information. $\endgroup$ – SchrodingersCat Oct 17 '15 at 16:20
  • $\begingroup$ See also über meta, and several linked questions. FYI, it's nothing moderators can do anything about, it's code, so requires a developer to be involved. $\endgroup$ – Daniel Fischer Oct 18 '15 at 15:25
  • $\begingroup$ @BenMillwood I am more restrained on meta with closing, but it seems really the exact same concern and I voted to close as duplicate. $\endgroup$ – quid Oct 18 '15 at 15:31