Library & Information Science Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Library & Information Science Quiz Set 24

Questions
1 Arrange the following according to their year of establishment :

(a) Khuda Bakhsh Library, Patna.

(b) Theosophical Society Library, Madras.

(c) Geological Survey of India Library.

(d) Archaeological Survey of India Library.

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

Answer: (a), (c), (d), (b)
2 Arrange the following according to their year of foundation :

(a) China Academic Library and Information System (CALIS)

(b) Australian Academic & Research Library Network (AARLN)

(c) Research Libraries Group (RLG)

(d) Online Computer Library Centre (OCLC)

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

Answer: (d), (c), (a), (b)
3 Arrange the following in the order of their emergence :

(a) Integrated circuit

(b) Transistor

(c) Vacuum Tube

(d) Chip

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

Answer: (c), (b), (a), (d)
4 Arrange the following institutions according to the year of joining of Dr. S.R. Ranganathan :

(a) Banaras Hindu University

(b) Documentation Research Training Centre ISI, Bangalore.

(c) Madras University, Library.

(d) University of Delhi.

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

Answer: (c), (a), (d), (b)
5 Arrange the following Library Legislations according to their year of enactment :

(a) Goa Public Libraries Act

(b) Maharashtra Public Libraries Act

(c) Manipur Public Libraries Act

(d) West Bengal Public Libraries Act

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

Answer: (b), (d), (c) and (a)
6 Arrange the following according to their year of occurrence :

(a) International Study Conference on Classification, Dorking.

(b) International Study Conference on Classification Research, Bombay.

(c) International Study Conference on Classification Research, Elsinore.

(d) Royal Society Scientific Information Conference, London.

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

Answer: (d), (a), (c), (b)
7 Arrange the following according to their year of establishment.

(a) National Achieves of India (formerly Imperial Records Department), Delhi

(b) National Mission for Manuscripts, Delhi.

(c) National Film Archives of India (A Unit of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting) Pune.

(d) National Achieves of India (Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Papers at PMO), Delhi.

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

Answer: (a), (c), (b), (d)
8 Arrange the following indicator digits/connecting symbols used in Colon Classification (6th edition) according to their descending order :

(a) . (dot)

(b) ‘ (inverted comma)

(c) : (colon)

(d) ; (semi-colon)

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

Answer: (d), (c), (a) and (b)
9 Identify the correct sequence of the Abraham Maslow’s hierarchy of needs :

(a) Esteem

(b) Belonging

(c) Safety

(d) Physiological

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

Answer: (d), (c), (b) and (a)
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 According to S.R. Ranganathan the steps in classifying documents include the following analysis of the title. Arrange the steps in the sequential order :

(a) Expressive title

(b) Kernel title

(c) Analysed title

(d) Transformed title

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

Answer: (a), (b), (c) and (d)
12 Arrange the following units of computer memory in an ascending order : (a) Zettabyte (b) Exabyte (c) Yottabyte (d) Petabyte Codes :
1 (a), (b), (d) and (c)
2 (b), (c), (a) and (d)
3 (d), (b), (a) and (c)
4 (c), (a), (b) and (d)

Answer: (d), (b), (a) and (c)
13 Arrange in sequence the following steps involved in testing a hypothesis according to C.R. Kothari.

(a) Selecting random sample and computing appropriate value

(b) Calculating and comparing the probability

(c) Selecting significant level

(d) Making formal statement

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

Answer: (d), (c), (a) and (b)
14 Arrange the following Acts according to the year of their respective enactments :

(a) Digital Millennium Copyright Act

(b) Right to Information Act (India)

(c) Information Technology Act (India)

(d) Indian Copyright Act

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

Answer: (d), (a), (c) and (b)
15 Arrange in sequence the following repository libraries according to their year of establishment :

(a) Connemera Public Library, Chennai

(b) Delhi Public Library, Delhi

(c) Asiatic Society Library, Mumbai

(d) Central Reference Library, Kolkata

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

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

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