Library & Information Science Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Library & Information Science Quiz Set 2

Questions
1 Which one is the correct ‘Binary number’ for Decimal ‘115’ ?
1 1100011
2 1010111
3 1111111
4 1110011

Answer: 1110011
2 Research method based on the consensus opinions of panel of experts and judgements is known as :
1 Historical method
2 Case study method
3 Delphi method
4 Interview method

Answer: Delphi method
3 A probability which is not associated with the occurrence of an event is expressed as a number between :
1 +1 and −1
2 1 and < 1
3 −1 and 0
4 0 and 1

Answer: 0 and 1
4 What is the name of the initiative taken by the UGC to provide a 24×7 online store house of all academic awards issued by different academic institutions all over the country ?
1 National Mission on Education Through Information and Communication Technology (NMEICT)
2 National Academic Depository (NAD)(
3 HEI Online Registration Portal
4 Swayam Prabha

Answer: National Academic Depository (NAD)
5 Wersig and Neveling gave which of the following approaches for defining information ? (

a) The Action Approach

(b) The Message Approach

(c) The Process Approach

(d) The Structural Approach

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

Answer: (b), (c), (d) are correct.
6 Why a Library Association should have a code of “professional conduct” ?

Prescribes standards of behavior expected for the member

Sets out standards and duties which a professional is expected to observe

Standards can be used as a point of reference while dealing with disciplined procedures against members

Standards help to demean the image of the Association and de-ameliorate funding and ensure better functioning of libraries.

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

Answer: (a), (b) and (c) are correct.
7 Which of the following states do not have provision of library cess in their respective Public Library Acts ?

(a) West Bengal

(b) Tamil Nadu

(c) Kerala

(d) Manipur

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

Answer: (a) and (d) are correct.
8 National Knowledge Commission (2005) had the following members from the library and Information profession :

(a) P.B. Mangla

(b) C.R. Karisiddappa

(c) Kalpana Das Gupta

(d) A.R.D. Prasad

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

Answer: (a), (c), (d) are correct.
9 Which of the following are the features of Classic IR Model ?

a. documents are represented by index terms

b. all terms are equally useful

c. index term cannot be weighted

d. there is an assumption that terms are mutually independent

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

Answer: (a) and (d) are correct.
10 Vocabulary in a data base is controlled by :

a. Thesaurus Files

b. Import Files

c. Standard Files

d. Authority Files

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

Answer: (a) and (d) are correct.
11 Pre-coordinate indexing systems comprise :

(a) NEPHIS

(b) SLIC

(c) Peek-a-boo

(d) Edge - Notched card

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

Answer: (a) and (b) are correct
12 Identify the correct statement from the following :

a. In uniterm indexing system, terms are recorded in numerical file according to the system known as terminal digit posting.

b. Main activities of TREC are devided into Routing and Tracks

c. Recall and precision tend to vary in searching

d. False drops in post coordinate indexing system cannot be eliminated

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

Answer: (a) and (c) are correct.
13 What will be the correct filing order of the following documents classified according to Colon classification, (6TH reprint edition) ?

a. 23.44 Academic library system in India

b. 23; 43 : 51.44 Classification of books in academic libraries in India

c. 23 : 62 Lending services in academic libraries

d. 23n4451, N82 Journal of Academic Libraries (published from New Delhi since 1982)

1 (b), (c), (a), (d)
2 (d), (b), (c), (a)
3 (b), (c), (d), (a)
4 (d), (a), (c), (b)

Answer: (d), (a), (c), (b)
14 According to Ranganathan’s classified catalogue code (5TH edition), in which among the following cases the initial article is to be omitted ?

a. In rendering the name of a conference

b. In rendering the name of a government

c. In rendering the name of a series

d. In rendering the name of an institution

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

Answer: (a), (c) and (d) are correct.
15 Which of the following theories are related to motivation of employees :

a. Theory ‘Z’ of the Japanese style of Management propounded by William Ouchi

b. Theory ‘X’ and Theory ‘Y’ of Douglas McGregar

c. Max Weber’s Theory of Bureaucratic Management

d. Maslow’s hierarchy of Needs Theory

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

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

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