Library & Information Science Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Library & Information Science Quiz Set 39

Questions
1 Assertion (A) : Mail survey, a data collection technique in which questionnaires are mailed to potential respondents, who in then fill and return at their convenience become obsolete.

Reason (R) : Survey-Monkey, the free online survey tool has totally replaced the traditional Mail survey.

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: Both (A) and (R) are false
2 Assertion (A) : Case situations are seldom comparable and as such the information gathered in case studies is often not comparable.

Reason (R) : The subject under case study are usually described in terms of the characteristics exhibited by the subject/case itself.

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) : Intellectual Property Rights facilitate free flow of information.

Reason (R) : Effective free flow of information is the pre-requisite for knowledge society.

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) : Indexing and abstracting services fulfil the 4th Law of Library Science.

Reason (R) : These services serve as the substitute to the primary journals.

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 true, but (R) is false.
5 Assertion (A) : All classification schemes adopt ‘phase relations’.

Reason (R) : Subject formation by loose assemblage leads to complex subjects and isolates.

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) : RSS (Rich Site Summary) is considered as an alternate to the SDI Service.

Reason (R) : RSS Feeds enable us to syndicate data automatically.

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.
7 Assertion (A) : Majority of academic libraries in India are lagging behind in switching over as technology-oriented service institutions.

Reason (R) : The apex academic bodies and library Associations have not taken the lead role to devise standards and policies.

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.
8 63. Assertion (A) : Social networking tools are very effective for marketing of Library products and services.

Reason (R) : They help to reach out the patrons anywhere and at any time.

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) : There is no need fo libraries to invest on reference collection.

Reason (R) : Web is a treasure of all types of information that can replace reference desk.

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 false.
10 Assertion (A) : UGC has devised performance indicators for the promotion of faculty and librarians.

Reason (R) : Performance Appraisal is an important tool for merit rating.

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) : All unabridged dictionaries provide word meaning, antonyms, synonyms and places, etc.

Reason (R) : All dictionaries provide information on antonyms and homonym, etc.

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: (A) is true, but (R) is false
12 Assertion (A) : Information Literacy is a technique and skill known by the information literate for utilizing the wide range of information sources and tools.

Reason (R) : It discourages the use of libraries and information centres and makes the patron independent in identifying, locating and using information sources without depending upon an intermediary.

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) : Inverse document frequency is the logarithm of the reciprocal of the number of documents in a collection that contains a given term.

Reason (R) : Inverse document frequency measure is computed from term frequency and inverse document frequency.

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.
14 Assertion (A) : Netiquette mandates that you do your best to act within the laws of cyberspace and society.

Reason (R) : Failing to respect others privacy and impolite way of communication in considered breach of Netiquette.

Code :
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 How do Peter Mere Latham differentiate calls of ‘Science’ (in Medicine) from that of the ‘practice’ (of medicine) ?
1 The calls of science are upon one’s leisure and choice, where as the calls of practice are of daily emergence.
2 ‘Medicine’ is a non exotic mixture of certainty, while practice of medicine is an infrequent phenomenon.
3 Science is not a study of the natural world, where as practice is based on facts learned through a formal study.
4 Science is not a method of reconciling practical ends with scientific laws, where as ‘practice’ do not allow repeated exercise to make one proficient.

Answer: The calls of science are upon one’s leisure and choice, where as the calls of practice are of daily emergence.

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