Library & Information Science Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Library & Information Science Quiz Set 23

Questions
1 Subject Headings’ List and thesauri are examples of
1 Natural indexing languages
2 Free indexing languages
3 Controlled indexing languages
4 Uncontrolled indexing languages

Answer: Controlled indexing languages
2 Identify online storage and searching devices from the following

(a) Sugarsync

(b) Opendrive

(c) Dropbox

(d) Wipersync

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

Answer: (a),(b) and (c) are correct
3 Principle of Filiatory sequence is helpful for technical writing in order to

(a) divide the subject into section and subsections.

(b) write up on a specific subject for specific purpose for specific audience.

c) ensure that the flow of ideas follow filial sequence.

(d) maintain authentic and accurate facts in the text of writing.

1 (a) and (d) 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
4 The study of ‘Epistemology’ deals with

(a) Modes of formation of subjects

(b) Understanding of knowledge

(c) Cataloguing of composite books

(d) Origin and Nature of Knowledge

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

Answer: (b) and (d) are correct
5 Which of the following are related with Library Stack Maintenance :

(a) Dual order

(b) Broken order

(c) Parallel arrangement

(d) Shelf list

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

Answer: (b), (c) and (d) are correct
6 Which of the following names are associated with post-co-ordinate indexing ?

(a) Mortimer Taube

(b) Eugene Garfield

(c) Calvin Mooers

(d) W.E. Batten

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), (c) and (d) are correct
7 Folksonomy is

(a) Collaborative knowledge organisation system.

(b) Term introduced by Thomas Vander Wal.

(c) Based on a pre-determined classificatory order.

(d) Term introduced by Peter Wellers.

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

Answer: (b) and (b) are correct.
8 Identify the documents which were first published in 1876 :

(a) Bibliographic classification.

(b) Dewey Decimal System.

(c) Panizzis Rules for the compilation of the catalogue.

(d) Rules for a Printed Dictionary Catalogue.

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

Answer: (b) and (d) are correct
9 Which of the following are indirect methods of users studies ?

(a) Information gathering habits.

(b) Analysis of library records.

(c) Reading habits.

(d) Citation analysis.

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

Answer: (b) and (d) are correct
10 Identify the correct sequence of stages in Kuhlthau’s Information Search Process.

(a) Formulation

(b) Exploration

(c) Selection

(d) Collection

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

Answer: (c), (b), (a) and (d)
11 Identify the intellectual property related elements in Dublin Core Metadata.

(a) Creator

(b) Coverage

(c) Publisher

(d) Rights

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

Answer: (a),(c) and (d) are correct
12 Identify the approaches to information given by M.J. Voiget :

(a) Current Approach

(b) Catching up Approach

(c) Everyday Approach

(d) Exhaustive Approach

Codes :
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), (c) and (d) are correct
13 Identify the canons for idea plane

(a) Canons for characteristics

(b) Canon of currency

(c) Canons for succession of characteristics

(d) Canon of synonymous

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

Answer: (a) and (c) are correct
14 Sampling error occurs when we take : (a) Repeated samples from the same population. (b) Samples from cross section of population. (c) Samples from myriad population. (d) Samples from discrete group of population. Codes :
1 (a) and (b) are correct.
2 (b) and (c) are correct.
3 (c) and (d) are correct.
4 (a) and (c) are correct.

Answer: (a) and (b) are correct.
15 Identify the key attributes of ephemeral literature from the following :

(a) Any transitory written or printed matter.

(b) Not intended to be retained or preserved.

(c) Carrying high archival value.

(d) Shorter lasting value.

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

Answer: (c), (b), (a), (d)

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