Library & Information Science Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Library & Information Science Quiz Set 34

Questions
1 Assertion (A) : Computers are tools that can help to create more Knowledge.

Reason (R) :Knowledge is mechanical hence developed in computers.

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 true, but (R) is false
2 Assertion (A) : Users need to have training in accessing to a large number of E- journals through consortia.

Reason (R) : Most of the users are not aware of using Web - resources.

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) : There is no need for distinct geographical sources like Gazetteers, maps, atlas, etc.

Reason (R) : Some of the general reference sources like encyclopaedias, yearbooks, almanacs also include geographical information.

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 false, but (R) is true.
4 Assertion (A) : Boolean Logic allows a user to logically relate multiple concepts together to define what information is needed.

Reason (R) : If the operators (AND, OR, NOT) are interpreted in their normal interpretation, they act too restrictive or too general.

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

Answer: (A) is false, but (R) is true.
5 Assertion (A) : Median is simply the middle value when the data have been arranged in an ascending or descending order.

Reason (R) : Median refers to the middle value in a distribution.

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) : In social research, a high proportion of refusals to answer a research always occurs solely due to inadequate interview instructions or poor interview training.

Reason (R) : Within the questionnaire or interview, even a substantive number of questions often remain unanswered making difficult for the researcher to state an exact figure and forcing him to restudy the questions carefully as fault might lie upon a poor transition.

Code :
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) : Open access publication model involves zero cost.

Reason (R) :Open access increases the visibility of the publication, as they are available to the users for free access.

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 false but (R) is true.
8 Assertion (A) : Questionnaire is often used in surveys as the primary data collection tool.

Reason (R) :Questionnaires prevent personal contact with respondents.

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 true but (R) is false.
9 Assertion (A) : When the data is skewed, the arithmetic mean calculated is misleading.

Reason (R) :Even when the data is skewed, the arithmetic mean gives some valuable information but needs to be interpreted in right manner.

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: Both (A) and (R) are true.
10 Assertion (A) : There is no difference between knowledge management and Information Management.

Reason (R) : Knowledge and Information are sometimes used synonymously and inter changeably.

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) : Keeping one’s skills and knowledge current is the ethical obligation of a reference librarian.

Reason (R) : It is the responsibility of the reference librarian to satisfy the current information needs of users.

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: Both (A) and (R) are true
12 Assertion (A) : The controlled vocabulary system is more difficult to search than the natural language system.

Reason (R) : A natural language system has the major advantage that it is completely specific.

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.
13 Assertion (A) : The Anomalous State of Knowledge (ASK) model is based on the understanding that, given such an anomaly the user is probably unable to state precisely what is needed to resolve the lack of information.

Reason (R) : The ASK can be used to formulate an appropriate search strategy.

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.
14 Assertion (A) : FRAD defines its users some what more narrowly than FRBR.

Reason (R) : Functional Requirement for Authority Data (FRAD) takes the same entitles found in FRBR and extends them to the authority context.

Codes :
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) : The implication of the Recall Precision curve is that if we try to improve Recall, we can only do so at the expense of precision.

Reason (R) : Recall precision curve represents the average performance of any given system.

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: Both (A) and (R) are true.

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