Library & Information Science Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Library & Information Science Quiz Set 15

Questions
1 Assertion (A) : There is a connection between the concept of uncertainty and relevance in IR.

Reason (R) : In IR both uncertainty and relevance are totally ruled out as part of query document matching.

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: (A) is true, but (R) is false
2 Assertion (A) : Electronic indexing and abstracting services are not advantageous over print.

Reason (R) : Electronic indexes work on much the same principles as print.

Codes :
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 false but (R) is true
3 Assertion (A) : The efforts of contemporary libraries in using static A-Z lists (as a part of their ERM system) to facilitate access for users who wanted to limit their searches to e-content has failed to yield results.

Reason (R) : Such lists maintained locally are, by necessity, more detailed and elaborate, as increase of titles made the maintenance of such lists more labour intensive and complicated.

Codes :
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) : Libraries contribute to capacity building, which is essential to community development.

Reason (R) : Library programmes and services can influence a person’s desire for lifelong learning, which is an important component of capacity building.

Codes :
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) : A collaborative culture is an important condition for knowledge transfer between individuals.

Reason (R) : Knowledge transfer do not require individuals to come together to interact, exchange, and share ideas and knowledge with one another.

Codes :
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 true, but (R) is false.
6 Assertion (A) : Right to Information Act in India mandates timely response to citizen requests for information sought.

Reason (R) : The basic object of the Right to Information Act is to empower the citizens, promote transparency and accountability.

Codes :
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: Both (A) and (R) are true.
7 One of the six defining characteristics of serious leisure is
1 amateurism
2 requires no expertise
3 pleasure
4 spirit of the community

Answer: spirit of the community
8 One of the three main types of serious leisure is
1 hobbies.
2 sport
3 entertainment
4 art

Answer: hobbies
9 Which is not one of the eight durable benefits of serious leisure ?
1 Self-expression
2 Renewal of self
3 Social interaction
4 Unique ethos

Answer: Unique ethos
10 The word ‘serious’ is the phrase ‘serious leisure’ expresses the idea of
1 gravity
2 anxiety
3 sincerity
4 pleasure sensations

Answer: sincerity
11 A temporary reward comes from
1 casual leisure
2 project-based leisure
3 serious leisure
4 enduring sensations of fulfilment

Answer: project-based leisure
12 Index Indiana, an index to Indian Periodical Literature is being compiled by
1 Central Reference Library, Kolkata
2 National Library of India
3 NISCAIR
4 IASLIC

Answer: Central Reference Library, Kolkata
13 According to OCLC research report ‘Know your community and its needs’ is the rephrasing of which law of Ranganathan ?
1 First Law
2 Second Law
3 Third Law
4 Fourth Law

Answer: Second Law
14 Identify the document which is published by H.W. Wilson.
1 Europa World Yearbook 55th ed. 2014
2 The International Who’s Who 78th ed. 2014
3 Sears list of subject Headings 20th ed. 2010
4 Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory 53rd ed. 2015

Answer: Sears list of subject Headings 20th ed. 2010
15 ‘Open Journal System’ is an example of which of the following open access models ?
1 Green
2 Red
3 Gold
4 Platinum

Answer: Platinum

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