Library & Information Science Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Library & Information Science Quiz Set 35

Questions
1 Assertion (A) : Pre Coordinate systems are basically one - place systems.

Reason (R) : Pre Coordinate systems avoid the need for the citation or significance order.

Codes : w3
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) : If the library is to be automated, system analysis is not needed.

Reason (R) : System analysis identifies the flow of work.

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) : Web-OPAC is a computerized library catalogue available to the readers online.

Reason (R) : It can be searched by the users within the four walls of the library only.

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) : Structured Query Language (SQL) is a query language used for accessing and modifying information in a database.

Reason (R) : SQL allows precise specification of the value for attributes of terms to be retrieved.

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: Both (A) and (R) are true.
5 Assertion (A) : LOCKSS is a peer to peer preservation system based on the existence of multiple low cost persistent caches of e - Journals, contents hosted at, different institutions licensed to “own” such content.

Reason (R) : Participating institutions cooperate through Membership in the LOCKSS Alliance, which is a collaborative network based on the Commercial software model.

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 true, but (R) is false.
6 Assertion (A) : The Central ideas guiding Qualitative research are same as those in Quntitative research.

Reason (R) : An essential feature of Qualitative research is the recognition and analysis of different perspectives.

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 h-index of a scientist is 10, if 10 of his/her papers have at least 10 citations each.

Reason (R) : h-index is the only measure to assess a researcher’s output.

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) : One-way ANOVA is a technique used to compare means of three or more samples.

Reason (R) : The two group case can be covered by a t-test.

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: Both (A) and (R) are true
9 Assertion (A) : While taking ‘dumb’ page image and producing ‘smart’ e-text that is added to collection of a digital library, Optical Character Recognition (OCR) does not need any manual intervention.

Reason (R) : Optical Character Recognition (OCR) process is entirely automatic.

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
10 Assertion (A) : RSS feeds automatically allow to view breaking news content from any number of web sites in single interface.

Reason (R) : RSS feeds are not helpful to offer user alert services.

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.
11 Assertion (A) : Word of mouth is one of the promotion techniques which does not require any money to be spent if used for the promotion if LIS products and services.

Reason (R) : Word of mouth technique is hardly used in libraries.

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) : Marketing segmentation helps libraries in achieving their goals and objectives as it is easy to decide which type of library service is needed by which type of user.

Reason (R) : Libraries do not do segmentation of their users to apply marketing strategy in promoting LIS products and services.

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) : The value of information depends on its age and the time it is sold.

Reason (R): Newer information tends to have more value.

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.
14 Assertion (A) : Library legislation is not a pre-requisite for providing free library service.

Reason (R) : There are states/union territories that are advanced in public library services without library legislation.

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) : Data stored in bibliographic database comprise inputs of bibliographic details of a document for identification, storage and retrieval purpose.

Reason (R) : Most of the bibliographic databases consist of indexing and abstracting series.

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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