Statistics & Research MethodsFactor Analysis (CBSENET (UGC) Psychology (PaperII & PaperIII)): Questions 14  18 of 24
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Question number: 14
» Statistics & Research Methods » Factor Analysis
Appeared in Year: 2014
Question
What would be the degrees of freedom for the secondorder interaction effect in a 3 x 3 x 2 factorial design? (December)
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  18 

b.  2 

c.  9 

d.  4 

Question number: 15
» Statistics & Research Methods » Factor Analysis
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The statistical technique of ________ determines the degree of correlation between performances on various tasks to determine the extent to which they reflect particular underlying characteristics.
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  intelligence testing 

b.  predictive validity 

c.  intelligent quotient 

d.  factor analysis 

Question number: 16
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Which is most useful in determining whether different items on a test are measuring the same thing?
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Covalidation. 

b.  Test tryout. 

c.  Crossvalidation. 

d.  Factor analysis. 

Question number: 17
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Appeared in Year: 2014
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A study employed two groups, matched on intelligence, each group with 30 subjects. Each subject was required to learn a list of CVC trigrams and the number of trials required to learn the list was the dependent variable. What would be the degrees of freedom if a suitable t test is used to evaluate the mean difference? (December)
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  60 

b.  58 

c.  30 

d.  29 

Question number: 18
» Statistics & Research Methods » Factor Analysis
Appeared in Year: 2014
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The 30 X 30 correlation matrix, representing the correlation among the thirty facet of the NEOPI3 were factor analyzed by three methods: (December)
1. Principal components method
2. Maximum likelihood method
3. Principal axes method and the five factors were extracted in each case.
Usually the variance explained by the factor solution would be in the following ascending order.
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  3, 2, 1 

b.  1, 3, 2 

c.  2, 1, 3 

d.  2, 3, 1 
