Library & Information Science Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Library & Information Science Quiz Set 22

Questions
1 Faceted Application of Subject Terminology (FAST) is developed by
1 British Library
2 IFLA
3 OCLC
4 UNESCO

Answer: OCLC
2 Identify the MARC Tag used for variable fields containing data related to subject access to the documents.
1 6 XX
2 5 XX
3 2 XX
4 7 XX

Answer: 6 XX
3 ‘Entropy’ is a measure of
1 Degree of relevance of Information
2 Degree of Uncertainty in Information
3 Quantity of relevant Information
4 Degree of relationship of Information

Answer: Degree of Uncertainty in Information
4 The fundamental equation of Information Science has been put forwared by
1 Michel Buckland
2 Robert Brooks
3 Marc Porat
4 Wersig Gernot

Answer: Robert Brooks
5 ‘Million Book Project’ was initiated by
1 Pittsburgh University, U.S.A.
2 Michigan University, U.S.A.
3 MIT, U.S.A.
4 Carnegie Mellon University, U.S.A.

Answer: Carnegie Mellon University, U.S.A.
6 If “selected poems of Harivansh Rai Bachchan” have been translated by Yogesh Sharma and Introduction has been given by A.K. Anand, the main entry according to AACR II Revised edition will be made under :
1 Yogesh Sharma
2 A.K. Anand
3 Selected Poems of Harivansh Rai Bachchan
4 Harivansh Rai Bachchan

Answer: Harivansh Rai Bachchan
7 The ‘Influence of city folk on rural folk’ is an example of
1 Loose Assemblage Kind-I
2 Loose Assemblage Kind-II
3 Loose Assemblage Kind-III
4 Lamination

Answer: Loose Assemblage Kind-III
8 “Truncation” is used for
1 Bibliographic Control
2 Search Formulation
3 MARC Format
4 Database Creation

Answer: Search Formulation
9 In the context of management, which of the following statement is not correct ?
1 Maslow’s need analysis is useful for understanding motivation of employees.
2 Theory ‘Z’ is the contribution of Chinese style of management.
3 Money is the most powerful motivating agent.
4 Mission of an organisation is essentially abstract

Answer: Theory ‘Z’ is the contribution of Chinese style of management.
10 Who developed the concept of Business Process Management (BPM) ?
1 Michael Porter
2 F.W. Taylor
3 H. Smith
4 D.A. Wren

Answer: Michael Porter
11 Green Stone-3, multilingual, multiplatform and highly configurable digital software is written in
1 JAVA
2 C++
3 COBOL
4 BASIC

Answer: JAVA
12 Which of the following is an example of Microblogging ?
1 Word Press
2 Blog spot
3 Live Journal
4 Twitter

Answer: Twitter
13 ‘Instagram’ was acquired by Facebook in the year
1 2008
2 2010
3 2012
4 2014

Answer: 2012
14 Kwzweil Data Entry Machine (KDEM) is meant
1 to produce texts for visually impaired.
2 to design digital project for all.
3 to retrieve information for all.
4 to design information product for all.

Answer: to produce texts for visually impaired.
15 Lotka’s law of scientific productivity is expressed by the equation : Y = C/Xn Here Y represents :
1 Frequency of authors writing only one paper.
2 The year of publication
3 The number of articles
4 Frequency of authors making X contribution

Answer: Frequency of authors making X contribution

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