## Multiple choice questions

Varimax rotation should be used when:

1. You believe that the underlying factors will be correlated.
2. You believe that the underlying factors are non-orthogonal.
3. You believe that the underlying factors are independent.
4. Kaiser’s criterion is met.

#### Answer: You believe that the underlying factors are independent

A Cronbach’s alpha value of .85 for a questionnaire means that:

1. The questionnaire is valid.
2. The questionnaire has good reliability.
3. The questionnaire has too few items.
4. The questionnaire would produce different scores if used on the same people at two different points in time.

#### Answer: The questionnaire has good reliability

Kaiser criterion for retaining factors is:

1. Retain any factor with an eigenvalue greater than 1.
2. Retain any factor with an eigenvalue greater than 0.3.
3. Retain factors before the point of inflexion on a scree plot.
4. Retain factors with communalities greater than 0.7.

#### Answer: Retain any factor with an eigenvalue greater than 1

Which of these is a form of oblique rotation?

1. Equamax
2. Quartimax
3. Varimax
4. Promax