Library & Information Science Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Library & Information Science Quiz Set 13

1 Sony unveiled the first Blu-ray Disc (BD) prototypes in
1 September 1982
2 August 1985
3 October 2000
4 November 2005

Answer: October 2000
2 ISO 26324 : 2012 is a standard for
1 RFID in Libraries
3 Dublin Core
4 Inter Library Transaction

Answer: DOI
3 ISO 2108 standard is related to :
1 International Standard Serial Number
2 International Standard Book Number
3 International Technical Report Number
4 International Standard for Patents Number

Answer: International Standard Book Number
4 The Browne charging system does not include
1 Reader’s ticket
2 Book card
3 Date slip
4 Transaction slip

Answer: Transaction slip
5 In CC ‘1’ is used for Unity, God, World, First in evolution etc. as a
1 Seminal mnemonic
2 Schedule mnemonic
3 Alphabetical mnemonic
4 Syntactical mnemonic

Answer: Seminal mnemonic
6 Identify the mode of formation of the subject ‘Agriculture of Corn’ :
1 Agglomeration
2 Denudation
3 Fusion
4 Lamination

Answer: Lamination
7 The number of successive characteristics forming the basis of its derivation from the Universe of Knowledge is known as :
1 Order of an array
2 Order of a class
3 Open array
4 Collateral array

Answer: Order of a class
8 What is the third part of colon classification ?
1 Schedules
2 Rules
3 Classic and sacred books
4 Index

Answer: Classic and sacred books
9 Subject entry which refers from the name of a class to its class number is known as
1 Class Index Entry
2 Consolidated Entry
3 Cross Reference Entry
4 Subject Analytical Entry

Answer: Class Index Entry
10 The license for accessing the’Europa World of Learning Online’ is available through
1 Routledge – (Taylor and Francis)
2 SpringerOpen
3 Sage Publications
4 Elsevier

Answer: Routledge – (Taylor and Francis)
11 What is periodicity of ‘Annals of Library and Information Studies’ published by NISCAIR, India ?
1 Monthly
2 Bi-monthly
3 Quarterly
4 Bi-annual

Answer: Quarterly
12 ‘Facet publishing’ is a division of
1 American Library Association
2 Canadian Library Association
3 Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals
4 International Federation of Library Associations

Answer: Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals
13 Who differentiated information and knowledge in the following way ? “Information is piecemeal, fragmented, particular; whereas knowledge is structural, coherent and universal”
1 B.C. Brooks and N.J. Belkin
2 S.G. Faibisoff and D.P. Ely
3 F. Machlup and U. Mansfield
4 J.H. Shera

Answer: F. Machlup and U. Mansfield
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 Which of the following key terms of references assigned to National Knowledge Commission (NKC) constituted in June 2005 under the Chairmanship of Sam Pitroda for preparing a blue print to reform knowledge-related institutions and their infrastructure ?

(a) Build Excellence in Education System and increase India’s competitive advantage in the field of knowledge.

(b) Establishment of one “Knowledge Pool” (KP) in each state capital and to check the drop-out rate of school going children in a acquiring knowledge.

(c) Promote creation of knowledge in S & T Labs and improve management of institutions engaged in IPR activities.

(d) Promote knowledge applications in Agriculture and Industry and use of knowledge capabilities in making Government effective, transparent, and accountable.

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

Answer: (a), (c) and (d) are correct.

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