Library & Information Science Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Library & Information Science Quiz Set 12

Questions
1 Assertion (A) : The copyright system, born and bred for print technology, faces a technological revolution in its environment.

Reason (R) : The old print technology’s broadcast model of one to many communication is replaced with many to many global connectivity.

1 (A) is true, but (R) is false.
2 (A) is false, but (R) is true.
3 Both (A) and (R) are false.
4 Both (A) and (R) are true.

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are true.
2 Assertion (A) : Avoidance of difficult reference questions are usually an outcome of momentary panic in the face of a seemingly impenetrable question.

Reason (R) : Reference never adhere to few helpful tips such as developing handy-referral systems, both with in and outside the reference area, and fail to establish a context for the questions to counter such panic attack.

Code :
1 Both (A) and (R) are false.
2 Both (A) and (R) are true.
3 (A) is false but (R) is true
4 (A) is true but (R) is false.

Answer: (A) is true but (R) is false.
3 Assertion (A) : In collection development, pamphlets do not require frequent review like books and journals.

Reason (R) : Pamphlet’s information value is likely to be short lived, their physical format is usually flimsy and subject to rapid deterioration.

Code :
1 (A) is true, but (R) is false.
2 (A) is false, but (R) is true.
3 Both (A) and (R) are true.
4 Both (A) and (R) are false.

Answer: (A) is true, but (R) is false. .
4 Assertion (A) : The content-based indexing techniques enable identification of wanted persons in photographs of crowds.

Reason (R) : The content-based indexing system uses all sorts of characteristics of the image to guess what it is about.

Code :
1 Both (A) and (R) are true.
2 Both (A) and (R) are false.
3 (A) is false, but (R) is true.
4 (R) is true, but (A) is false.

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are true.
5 Assertion (A) : In Gold Open Access, costs are not transferred to authors.

Reason (R) : Gold Open Access journals publish peer-reviewed articles without paid subscription barriers for their readers.

Code :
1 (A) is true, but (R) is false.
2 Both (A) and (R) are true
3 (A) is false, but (R) is true.
4 Both (R) and (A) are false.

Answer: (A) is false, but (R) is true.
6 Assertion (A) : In recent years, QR codes have become ubiquitous and may replace the use of bar codes.

Reason (R) : QR is a two - dimensional code with large capacity for storage. These codes hold information both horizontally and vertically and can be scanned by users with their smart phones at ease.

Code :
1 Both (A) and (R) are true.
2 Both (A) and (R) are false.
3 (A) is false, but (R) is true.
4 (A) is true, but (R) is false.

Answer: (A) is false, but (R) is true.
7 Assertion (A) : Librarians usually prefer to provide access to e-content for the users via a proxy server, allowing authorized library users to access content from outside the physical confines of a library.

Reason (R) : Proxy-server access is possible without IP-address recognition.

Code :
1 Both (A) and (R) are true.
2 Both (A) and (R) are false.
3 (A) is true but (R) is false.
4 (A) is false but (R) is true. .

Answer: (A) is true but (R) is false.
8 Assertion (A) : ‘Web Assembly’, a standard that enables applications to run securely in browsers (without the use of Plug-ins) is a people-friendly application in using Web.

Reason (R) : A web language transforms the way people use their devices and the web making applications are more accessible to people at ease all over the globe.

Code :
1 Both (A) and (R) are true.
2 (A) is false but (R) is true.
3 Both (A) and (R) are false.
4 (A) is true but (R) is false.

Answer: (A) is false but (R) is true.
9 Assertion (A) : Grounded Theory methods in Qualitative research start from same set of assumptions as traditional Quantitative research design.

Reason (R) : The inductive nature of these Grounded Theory methods allows the key issues emerge rather than force them into pre conceived categories.

Code
1 (A) is true, but (R) is false.
2 Both (A) and (R) are true.
3 (A) is false, but (R) is true.
4 Both (A) and (R) are false.

Answer: (A) is false, but (R) is true.
10 Assertion (A) : The fundamental need of a hypothesis is to guide sound research.

Reason (R) : Without hypothesis, research is focused and do not become a random empirical wandering.

Code :
1 (A) is true, but (R) is false.
2 Both (A) and (R) are true.
3 (A) is false, but (R) is true.
4 Both (A) and (R) are false.

Answer: (A) is true, but (R) is false.
11 Assertion (A) : Traditional Knowledge Resource Classification(TKRC) is an innovative structured classification system useful for the systematic arrangement, dissemination and retrieval of all subjects.

Reason (R) : It is structured, based on International Patent Classification.

Code :
1 (A) is true, and (R) is false
2 Both (A) and (R) are true
3 (A) is false and (R) is true
4 Both (A) and (R) are false

Answer: (A) is false and (R) is true
12 Identify the resource sharing and document delivery principles as given by IFLA.

(a) Each country should accept responsibility for providing access to its own publications to any other country.

(b) Supplying libraries should accept requests submitted in hardcopy only.

(c) From the moment a library dispatches an item to a requesting library until it returns the supplying library is responsible for any loss or damage incurred.

(d) Each country should aim to develop an efficient national resource sharing system.

Code :
1 (a) and (b) are correct.
2 (b) and (c) are correct.
3 (a) and (d) are correct.
4 (b) and (d) are correct.

Answer: (a) and (d) are correct.
13 Number of working days of National Library of India in a year (1) (2) (3) (4)
1 350 days
2 360 days
3 362 days
4 365 days

Answer: 362 days
14 Lotka’s law deals with
1 Frequency of occurrence of words in a text.
2 Productivity of authors in terms of scientific papers.
3 Scattering of articles over different journals.
4 Growth of articles in journals.

Answer: Productivity of authors in terms of scientific papers.
15 The large volumes of high velocity, complex and variable data are termed as
1 Big data
2 Linked data
3 Semantic data
4 Ontology-based data

Answer: Big data

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