Library & Information Science Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Library & Information Science Quiz Set 33

Questions
1 The main reason for the erosion of the knowledge hegemony of the medieval church was
1 the printing press
2 world wide web
3 the libraries
4 action of a few

Answer: the printing press
2 One of the important factors that helped to usher in the age of enlightenment was
1 world wide web
2 monopoly of information
3 spread of literacy
4 control of libraries

Answer: spread of literacy
3 The diversity of perspective is increased by
1 knowledge hegemony
2 digital technology
3 control of book production
4 participatory culture

Answer: participatory culture
4 Name the characteristics of information in which the more information we have, the more we use, the more it becomes useful.
1 Synergetic Characteristics
2 Diffusive Characteristics
3 Compressible Characteristics
4 Shareable Characteristics

Answer: Synergetic Characteristics
5 MIS provides all sorts of information required for :
1 Management of Organisation
2 Preparation of Budget
3 Administration
4 Decision making

Answer: Decision making
6 Identify the correct sequence of elements of communication :
1 Channel-Decoder-Destination-Encoder-Message-Source
2 Decoder-Channel-Destination-Message- Source-Encoder
3 Source-Encoder-Message-Channel-Decoder-Destination
4 Encoder-Decoder-Source-Message-Channel-Destination

Answer: Source-Encoder-Message-Channel-Decoder-Destination
7 Who has recommended the establishment of district, taluka, town and village libraries ?
1 S.R. Ranganathan
2 Velaga Venkatappayya
3 Fyzee Report
4 Library Advisory Committee

Answer: Fyzee Report
8 From which year the Encyclopaedia Britannica ceased its print version ?
1 2009
2 2010
3 2011
4 2012

Answer: 2012
9 ‘Indian Citation Index’ (ICI) is developed by
1 Informatics India
2 Veeru’s technologies
3 DELNET
4 Knowledge Foundation

Answer: Knowledge Foundation
10 The class index entries which are derived from the class number of a document are based upon :
1 Unsought links
2 Missing links
3 False links
4 Sought links

Answer: Sought links
11 Which of the following does not belong to the set of canons for the characteristics ?
1 Canon of Differentiation
2 Canon of Ascertainability
3 Canon of Currency
4 Canon of Relevance

Answer: Canon of Currency
12 Semouv Lubutzsky and Mary Piggot are associated with which of the following ?
1 Classification
2 Cataloguing
3 Indexing
4 Management

Answer: Cataloguing
13 Who advocated the seven basic statistical tools for quality control ?
1 Joseph Juran
2 Phillip Crosby
3 Kauro Ishikawa
4 C.A. Cutter

Answer: Kauro Ishikawa
14 LOCKSS (Lots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe) project was launched by :
1 Mellon Foundation
2 Stanford University
3 University of California
4 OCLC

Answer: Stanford University
15 KOHA is written in which of the following language ?
1 C, C++
2 Java
3 Karel++
4 Pearl

Answer: Karel++

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