Library & Information Science Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Library & Information Science Quiz Set 19

Questions
1 Right to Information Act, in India came into force
1 15th June,2005
2 22nd June, 2005
3 12th October, 2005
4 5th February, 2006

Answer: 12th October, 2005
2 Who developed the theory of ‘information supply and indexing’ based on five axiomsdefinability, order, sufficient degree of order, predictability and Fidelity ?
1 Robert Fugmann
2 William Cooper
3 Eugene Garfield
4 Calvin Mooers

Answer: Robert Fugmann
3 Action for Development through Libraries Programme (ALP) is an initiative of
1 IFLA
2 UNESCO
3 LA (UK)
4 ALA

Answer: IFLA
4 The first edition of ‘Imperial Gazetteer of India’ was published in
1 1981
2 1881
3 1909
4 1925

Answer: 1881
5 Inference Engine is a part of
1 Management Information System
2 Decision Support System
3 Expert System
4 Technology Management System

Answer: Expert System
6 The sampling procedure, where the researcher collects data on the few members of the target population, then asks those individuals for information to locate other members of that population whom they know, is known as
1 Quota sampling
2 Snowball sampling
3 Random sampling
4 Stratified sampling

Answer: Snowball sampling
7 Identify the ‘FOUR USER TASKS’ with authority data as defined by the Franar working group (FRAD-6)
1 Find, identify, select, obtain.
2 Find, identify, contextualize, justify.
3 Select, record, classify, analyse.
4 Justify, identify, select, classify.

Answer: Find, identify, contextualize, justify.
8 Who adopted ‘one place’ theory in library classification ?
1 H.E. Bliss
2 S.R. Ranganathan
3 Melvil Dewey
4 J.D. Brown

Answer: J.D. Brown
9 In which edition “Auxiliary table for area” was introduced ?
1 DDC 14th edition
2 DDC 15th edition
3 DDC 16th edition
4 DDC 17th edition

Answer: DDC 17th edition
10 When was Sears List of Subject Headings (SLSH) first edition published ?
1 1903
2 1897
3 1923
4 1933

Answer: 1923
11 ‘Esprit de Corps’ concept in management is related to
1 Stability of Tenure
2 Co-operation
3 Co-ordination
4 Team spirit

Answer: Team spirit
12 A Router is supposed to
1 Receive a signal and transmits it at high level.
2 Help you interface with other network.
3 Essentially translates protocol.
4 Forward data packets between communication networks.

Answer: Forward data packets between communication networks.
13 Who expanded Wyers theory in 1960 by characterizing reference service as –Minimum, Middling and Maximum.
1 F.W. Lancaster
2 S.R. Ranganathan
3 William A. Katz
4 S. Rothestein

Answer: S. Rothestein
14 Scaler chain in the context of Library management-deals with
1 Authority structure
2 Scale of performance of staff
3 Chain for locating rocks (
4 A link in the chain procedure

Answer: Authority structure
15 In 1944 the term ‘Action Research’ was coined by
1 Kurt Lewin
2 Goode and Hatt
3 P.V. Young
4 Busha and Harter

Answer: Kurt Lewin

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