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An anxiety researcher, working in the interaction model of anxiety, wanted to factor analyzes anxiety-producing situations. He had a hunch that anxiety-producing situations would broadly belong to two categories - inter-personal-evaluative and physically-threatening. His tool, assessing situation-specific anxiety, had 14 situations. For each situation, the subject was required to indicate on 11 five-point rating scales as to how he or she would respond in that situation. Thus for each situation scale, the minimum score would be 11 and the maximum score would be 55. The correlation matrix among the 14 situation scales was formed. Two factor analyses were carried out on this correlation matrix. In the first factor analysis, unities were retained in the diagonal spaces of the correlation matrix and the un-rotated factors were extracted. Using Cattell՚s scree plot, three factors were retained for rotation. The rotated factors had - small or moderate inter-factor correlations. In the second factor analysis, appropriate communality estimates were inserted in the diagonal spaces of the correlation matrix and the three factors were rotated using the same rotation method, used in the same factor analysis.

Question 2237 (5 of 5 Based on Passage)

Appeared in Year: 2014

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MCQ▾

In the first factor analysis, while factor analyzing the 14 × 14 correlation matrix, which one of the following four factor extraction method, has probably been used? (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Confirmatory factor analysis method

b.

Principal components method

c.

Maximum likelihood method

d.

Principal axes method

Question 2238

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MCQ▾

Some modern psychodynamic theorists, or neo-Freudians, focused on

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

social motives and relationships that influence our behavior.

b.

human experience, problems, potentials, and ideals.

c.

the whole.

d.

observable behaviors.

Question 2239

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MCQ▾

The first group intelligence test was the ________, developed for use in rating World War I military inductees.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)

b.

American College Test (ACT)

c.

College Qualification Test (CQT)

d.

Army Alpha Test (AAT)

Question 2240

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MCQ▾

The major problem with using hypnosis in police work is

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

that there is little evidence that information gathered by hypnosis has ever helped solve a police case.

b.

vicarious inhibition.

c.

a person՚s ability to be hypnotized.

d.

the occurrence of false memories.

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