Library & Information Science Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Library & Information Science Quiz Set 27

Questions
1 Assertion (A) : LIS professionals are ultimately bestowed with the responsibility of building the image of the profession.

Reason (R) : The measure of the image is the service they render and not their financial gains.

Codes :
1 (A) is true, but (R) is false.
2 (A) is false, but (R) is true.
3 Both (A) and (R) are false.
4 Both (A) and (R) are true.

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are true.
2 Assertion (A) : Five Laws of Library Science are the normative principles that are capable of countering any problem faced by the Librarians.

Reason (R) : Normative principles are not only considered to be the correct way of doing something, but also determines norms or standards in day-today library practice.

Codes :
1 Both (A) and (R) are false.
2 Both (A) and (R) are true.
3 (A) is false but (R) is true
4 (A) is true but (R) is false.

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are true.
3 Assertion (A) : A recent feature that have been incorporated to Integrated Library Management Software is self-checking or self-issue of books option in the circulation module using RFID technology.

Reason (R) : Application of RFID technology is economically viable and suitable to all types of libraries.

Codes :
1 (A) is true, but (R) is false.
2 (A) is false, but (R) is true.
3 Both (A) and (R) are true.
4 Both (A) and (R) are false.

Answer: (A) is true, but (R) is false.
4 Assertion (A) : POP is the main internet standard for electronic mail transmission.

Reason (R) : The Post Office Protocol (POP) is a protocol used by local e-mail clients to retrieve e-mail from a remote server over TCP/IP connection.

1 Both (A) and (R) are true.
2 Both (A) and (R) are false.
3 (A) is false, but (R) is true.
4 (A) is true, but (R) is false.

Answer: (A) is true, but (R) is false.
5 Assertion (A) : Institutional Repositories (IRs) no more remain an inaccessible resource for the contemporary researchers as they not only open up their scholarly output to the entire world, but also maximized their visibility and impact of these outputs.

Reason (R) : Repositories adhere to an internationally agreed set of technical standards by which they pose the metadata of each item and their contents on the Web and as such are interoperable.

Codes :
1 (A) is true, but (R) is false.
2 Both (A) and (R) are true
3 (A) is false, but (R) is true.
4 Both (R) and (A) are false.

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are true
6 Assertion (A) : An example for an array of geographical divisions can be Asia, India, Bihar, Patna.

Reason (R) : An Array is a series of coordinate sub -divisions which are obtained by dividing a class or division according to a single characteristics.

Codes :
1 Both (A) and (R) are true.
2 Both (A) and (R) are false.
3 (A) is false, but (R) is true.
4 (A) is true, but (R) is false.

Answer: (A) is false, but (R) is true.
7 Assertion (A) : The approach of the Relative Index of DDC, is an alternate to the approach of the Schedules.

Reason (R) : Relative Index does not bring at one place all the related aspects of a subject scattered in the schedules, since its an alphabetical index to the classification (not to page numbers).

Codes :
1 Both (A) and (R) are true.
2 Both (A) and (R) are false.
3 (A) is true but (R) is false.
4 (A) is false but (R) is true. .

Answer: (A) is true but (R) is false.
8 Assertion (A) : RDA is not a ‘content’ standard.

Reason (R) : RDA data are being used as the basis for a meta data element set.

Codes :
1 Both (A) and (R) are true.
2 (A) is false but (R) is true.
3 Both (A) and (R) are false.
4 (A) is true but (R) is false.

Answer: (A) is false but (R) is true.
9 Assertion (A) : Quality is not measured by confirmation to specifications, but by meeting users’ requirements.

Reason (R) : The fulfilment of users’ requirements depends upon the professional attitude of the staff.

Codes :
1 (A) is true, but (R) is false.
2 Both (A) and (R) are true.
3 (A) is false, but (R) is true.
4 Both (A) and (R) are false.

Answer: (A) is true, but (R) is false.
10 Assertion (A) : SDI services are no more in demand by users after growth of internet usage and emergence of W3

Reason (R) : Contemporary analogous systems for SDI services such as alerts, current awareness tools or trackers (eg. RSS feed, TOC alerts, etc) often lead to relevant information needed by users.

Codes :
1 (A) is true, but (R) is false.
2 Both (A) and (R) are true.
3 (A) is false, but (R) is true.
4 Both (A) and (R) are false.

Answer: (A) is false, but (R) is true.
11 Assertion (A) : Controlled vocabularies are not being used in the traditional way for organising libraries.

Reason (R) : The use of controlled vocabularies is now being extended through social book marking and tagging of images.

Codes :
1 (A) is true, and (R) is false
2 Both (A) and (R) are true
3 (A) is false and (R) is true
4 Both (A) and (R) are false

Answer: (A) is false and (R) is true
12 Assertion (A) : Citation Indexing is a unique and innovative tool for navigating the research literature.

Reason (R) : Researcher has to depend only on citation indexes for literature search.

Codes :
1 (A) is true, but (R) is false.
2 Both (A) and (R) are true.
3 (A) is false, but (R) is true.
4 Both (A) and (R) are false.

Answer: (A) is true, but (R) is false.
13 Assertion (A) : Library Standards are essential for interaction and collaboration among libraries.

Reason (R) : Z39.50 Protocol virtually has reduced the efforts of both classifier and the cataloguer and hereby made the use of standards vulnerable.

Codes :
1 (A) is true, but (R) is false.
2 (A) is false, but (R) is true.
3 Both (A) and (R) are true.
4 Both (A) and (R) are false.

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are true.
14 Assertion (A) : Netiquette mandates that you do your best to act within the laws of cyberspace and society.

Reason (R) : Failing to respect others privacy and impolite way of communication in considered breach of Netiquette.

Code :
1 Both (A) and (R) are false.
2 Both (A) and (R) are true.
3 (A) is true, but (R) is false.
4 (A) is false, but (R) is true.

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are true.
15 Assertion (A) : In Indian scenario, a larger chunk of Librarians can hardly handle IT related matters, either due to lack of proper infrastructure or adequate training.

Reason (R) : Taking third party help in managing the software through ‘cloud computing’ platform has become inevitable.

Codes :
1 Both (A) and (R) are true.
2 Both (A) and (R) are false.
3 (A) is true, but (R) is false.
4 (A) is false, but (R) is true.

Answer: (A) is true, but (R) is false.

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