Library & Information Science Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Library & Information Science Quiz Set 3

Questions
1 Identify the ways in which the library can benefit from the TQM as stated by Jurow and Barnard :

a. Breaking down interdepartmental barriers.

b. Redefining the beneficiaries of library services as internal customers (staff) and external customers (patrons).

c. More inclined to short-term goals and defiant to changes to suit users needs.

d. Reaching a state of continuous improvement.

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

Answer: (a), (b) and (d) are correct.
2 Identify the cases that require an application for a new ISSN number :

a. Change in the publication’s medium

b. Change in publisher

c. Change in the frequency of publication

d. Change in publication title

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

Answer: (a) and (d) are correct.
3 Identify the key salient traits of Soft data :

(a) human intelligence

(b) certain and definite

(c) opinions and contradictions

(d) no scope for constructive criticisms

Code :
1 (a) and (b) 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 Identify the components of ‘LAMP’ given below :

(a) Linux

(b) Acrobat

(c) MYSQL

(d) Pearl

Code :
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: (a) and (c) are correct.
5 Identify the features of proprietary software :

(a) Continuity and Development

(b) Ease of use

(c) Transparency

(d) Documentation and Support

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

Answer: (a), (b) and (d) are correct.
6 Why a Library Association should have a code of “professional conduct” ?

Prescribes standards of behavior expected for the member

Sets out standards and duties which a professional is expected to observe

Standards can be used as a point of reference while dealing with disciplined procedures against members

Standards help to demean the image of the Association and de-ameliorate funding and ensure better functioning of libraries.

Code :
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), (b) and (c) are correct.
7 Which of the following research methods are used in a study of scattering of periodicals ?

(a) Biobibliometric study

(b) Bibliometric study

(c) Citation analysis study

(d) Altmetric study

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

Answer: (b) and (c) are correct.
8 Information seeking behavior (ISB) essentially refers to and concerned with :

a. De-recognition of some needs perceived by the user.

b. The strategies and actions undertaken to locate discrete knowledge elements.

c. The experiment conducted on usefulness of library collection with reference to a nonpurposive and conscious need of a particular piece of information.

d. Interactive utilization of three basic resources such as people, information and system.

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

Answer: (b), (d) are correct.
9 A virtual library :

a. Presupposes a physical existence.

b. Collection of resources available on one or more computer systems with a single interface or entry point to the collection.

c. Does not provide access to entire content of a (digital) library via internet.

d. Provides user assistance services such as reference, inter library loan, etc.

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

Answer: (a) and (d) are correct.
10 Arrange the following Information Sources according to their first year of Publication :

a. Ulrich’s International Periodical Directory

b. Guide to Indian Periodical Literature

c. Library Literature

d. Indian Science Abstracts

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

Answer: (a), (c), (b), (d)
11 Arrange the following according to the year of their first publication :

a. Bibliotheca Universalis by Konard Gesner

b. Catalogue of Books in the 15TH century by the British Museum

c. The Bibliographic Instructive Rare Books by G.E. Bura

d. Union catalogue of learned periodical Publications in South Asia by S.R. Ranganathan

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

Answer: (a), (c), (b), (d)
12 Arrange the following e-book sites according to the chronological order of their origin :

(a) Project Gutenberg

(b) Open Library

(c) Google Books

(d) DOAB

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

Answer: (a), (c), (b), (d)
13 Arrange the following entities according to FRBR Model :

(a) Item

(b) Expression

(c) Work

(d) Manifestation

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

Answer: (c), (b), (d), (a)
14 Find out the correct sequence of the following forms of Main Class Literature according to Colon Classification (sixth reprint edition) :
1 Poetry, Fiction, Campu, Oration
2 Poetry, Fiction, Oration, Campu
3 Poetry, Oration, Fiction, Campu
4 Fiction, Poetry, Campu, Oration

Answer: Poetry, Fiction, Oration, Campu
15 Which of the following Sections Constitute the parts of main entry according to CCC (Ed.5) ?

(a) Leading Section

(b) Title Section

(c) Format Section

(d) Note Section

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

Answer: (a), (b) and (d) are correct.

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