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Question number: 4618

» Methods of Psychology » Psychometric Methods

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Appeared in Year: 2017

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An example of feature analysis is: (November paper 3)

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Choice (4)Response

a.

Meaning of words

b.

Phonics

c.

Words

d.

Context of Words

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Read the following paragraph and answer the five questions that follow:

A personality psychologist wanted to factor analyze the important personality traits. He selected personality scales of 78 important personality traits presumed to cover most of the important characteristics. These scales were administered to a sample of eight hundred and fifty respondents. The intercorrelations among the 78 traits were computed and the correlation matrix was obtained retaining unities in the diagonal spaces of the correlation matrix, unrotated factors were extracted. Cattell’s scree plot favored fifteen factor solution. The fifteen factors together condensed percent of variance. The first factor condensed 18 percent variance. The 15 factors were rotated and the inter-factor correlations were examined. Since some of the inter-factor correlations were substantial, the psychologist decided to carry out the second order factor analysis (November paper 3)

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» Statistics & Research Methods » Factor Analysis

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Out of the following four methods of factor rotation, which method/s has/have most likely, been used in the above study?

(1) Varimax

(2) Quartimax

(3) Promax

(4) Oblimin

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

(1) and (3) only

b.

(2) and (3) only

c.

(1) and (2) only

d.

(3) and (4) only

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Which one of the following method of factor extraction has been, most likely, employed in the above study?

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Choice (4)Response

a.

Principal components method

b.

Principal axis method

c.

Unweighted least square

d.

Maximum likelihood

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What percentage of total variance will be explained by the 15 factors after rotation?

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Choice (4)Response

a.

More than 72 percent

b.

Inadequate data

c.

72 percent

d.

Less than 72 percent

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What percent of variance would be condensed by the second unrotated factor in the above study?

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Choice (4)Response

a.

Less than 18 percent

b.

Inadequate data

c.

More than 18 percent

d.

18 percent

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