According to this, the antonym would be Malus. But is there a more widely used term?

Consider an exam where you've got a "Bonus question", so solving it correctly gives you an extra point. Would it be called a "Malus question": solving it incorrectly deducts a point (as opposed to giving no points)? Or is there a better way to describe that?

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Interesting concept, "Penalty Avoidance Question".

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