Library & Information Science Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Library & Information Science Quiz Set 1

Questions
1 What is the name of the committee responsible for Indian standards related to libraries ?
1 TC 46
2 MSD 5
3 BIS - LIB
4 Z 39

Answer: MSD 5
2 ‘World Book and Copyright Day’ is celebrated on :
1 22ND August
2 23RD April
3 23RD March
4 20TH March

Answer: 23RD April
3 “To make at least one in every household e-literate” is thrust area of policy (# 7) included in :
1 National Knowledge Commission, 2005
2 National Policy on Information Technology, 2012
3 National Education Policy, 1992
4 National Policy on Library and Information Systems, 1986

Answer: National Policy on Information Technology, 2012
4 Identify which one of the Five Laws of Library Science that Ranganathan remarked as ‘trivial truism’ in his writing “Library Science and Scientific Method”.
1 First Law
2 Second Law (
3 Third Law
4 Fifth Law

Answer: First Law
5 ‘Wikipedia’ owned by the non-profit “Wikipedia Foundation” was launched on January 15, 2001 by :
1 Jimmy Wells and Larry Sanger
2 Jimmy Wells and Vincent J. Aceto
3 Larry Sanger and W. Kathy
4 William A. Ford and W. Kathy

Answer: Jimmy Wells and Larry Sanger
6 ‘Anukriti’ is a :
1 Bibliographic India Website
2 Indexing India Website
3 Translating India Website
4 Abstracting India Website

Answer: Translating India Website
7 Ezproxy is a product of :
1 UTLAS
2 RLIN
3 OCLC
4 Library of Congress

Answer: OCLC
8 Which of the following is not a classical model of information retrieval ?
1 Boolean
2 Cluster
3 Probabilistic
4 Vector-space

Answer: Cluster
9 Who criticized the concept of main entry as ‘a relic of outdated technology’ ?
1 Michael Gorman
2 Robert L. Maxwell
3 Pat Oddy
4 Tom Delsey

Answer: Michael Gorman
10 Identify the odd one out :
1 Reference entry
2 Centred entry
3 Analytical entry
4 Added entry

Answer: Centred entry
11 ‘Path-Goal Theory of Leader Effectiveness’ is developed by :
1 Douglas McGregor
2 William Ouchi
3 Robert House
4 Abraham Maslow

Answer: Robert House
12 ‘Ambra’ an innovative open source plateform (for publishing open access resource articles) is developed by :
1 OCLC
2 DOAJ
3 PLOS
4 WDL

Answer: PLOS
13 The term ‘Weblog’ was coined by :
1 E. Williams
2 Jack Dorsey
3 Jorn Barger
4 Peter Merholz

Answer: Jorn Barger
14 Which of the following is not file hosting service ?
1 One Drive
2 Google Drive
3 Live Drive
4 Xbox Live

Answer: Xbox Live
15 VuFind is the tool used for :
1 Library Automation
2 Digital Library System
3 Library Resource Discovery System
4 Institutional Repository

Answer: Library Resource Discovery System

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