Library & Information Science Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Library & Information Science Quiz Set 29

Questions
1 Assertion (A) : Impact factor is the only method for evaluating the performance of an individual researcher.

Reason (R) : Impact factor helps Libraries in their Journal subscription.

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: (A) is false, but (R) is true.
2 Assertion (A) : All public libraries in India are maintained from cess.

Reason (R) : UNESCO Manifesto recommended that public libraries should be “maintained wholly from public funds”.

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: (A) is false but (R) is true
3 Assertion (A) : FRBR is very important development towards global sharing of information.

Reason (R) : FRBR outlines the relationship between many different interpretations or expressions.

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.
4 Assertion (A) : Most Information Retrieval (IR) systems that used qualitative research techniques explored information seeking and retrieval behaviour of users.

Reason (R) : The qualitative research methods help to explore human behaviour.

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: Both (A) and (R) are true.
5 Assertion (A) : AACR - 2 instructs that no information should be added to catalogue from other than the title page.

Reason (R) : The main source of cataloguing information is the “Title Page” and the “Verso of the title page”.

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: (A) is false but (R) is true.
6 S.M.C.R Communication model was developed by :
1 David K Berlo
2 Harold Lasswell
3 W.Schramm
4 Charles Osgood

Answer: David K Berlo
7 Who suggested the ‘Seven Lamps of Conduct’ as must for library professional ?
1 Joint Council of Library Association in India (JOCLAI)
2 Indian Library Association
3 S.R. Ranganathan
4 R.L. Mettal

Answer: R.L. Mettal
8 DARE, which is a UNESCO database, provides information for :
1 Social Sciences
2 Applied Sciences
3 Law
4 Pure Sciences

Answer: Social Sciences
9 Which type of information need can be satisfied with Review and State - of - the - Art Reports ? Codes :
1 Everyday
2 Exhaustive
3 Current
4 Catching up

Answer: Catching up
10 The Principle which states that if the facet B in a subject will not be operative without the concept behind A is conceded then B should follow A is known as :
1 Principle of later in time
2 Principle of gradual evolution
3 Principle of bottom upwards
4 Wall - picture principle

Answer: Wall - picture principle
11 The principle which states ‘that between two or more possible alternatives bearing on a particular phenomenon the one leading to overall economy is to be preferred’ is known as :
1 Law of symmetry
2 Law of Parsimony
3 Law of Osmosis
4 Law of Impartiality

Answer: Law of Parsimony
12 The records associated with genealogy file might reasonably be arranged in a :
1 Clustered files
2 Tree - structured files
3 Hashed files
4 Indexed files

Answer: Tree - structured files
13 What is the purpose of cookies ?
1 Identify Users on the server
2 Act as buffer store
3 Connects database
4 Develops dynamic webpages

Answer: Identify Users on the server
14 “Rank x frequency = constant” formula describes the essence of :
1 Impact factor
2 Zipf’s Law
3 Fuzzy query
4 Lotka Law

Answer: Zipf’s Law
15 Name the Indian Librarian who was honored with the title of ‘Khan Bahadur’ in 1935 by the British Government ?
1 S.R. Ranganathan
2 B.S. Kesavan
3 K. M. Asadullah
4 K. Issac

Answer: K. M. Asadullah

View All Library & Information Science Practice Test Sets