Library & Information Science Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Library & Information Science Quiz Set 4

Questions
1 Assertion (A) : Plagarism is the wrongful appreciation and stealing and publication of another author’s language, thought, ideas or expressions.

Reason (R) : Plagarism is in itself a crime, and thus constitute copyright infringement.

Code :
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 true.
2 Assertion (A) : The Mendeley is one of the most preferred online reference managers which can store bibliographic records as well as full text documents and help in creating bibliographical references in any popular citation style like APA, MLA, or Chicago style.

Reason (R) : Web-based solutions related to online reference management have become freely available to the global researchers engaged in collaborative research project.

Code :
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) : Dr. Eugene Garfields original invention still continues to serve as a reliable and efficient guide to the sprawling world of research.

Reason (R) : Garfield was not only honored for his work in developing the field of Citation Analysis, but also his subsequent contribution in founding ISI (1960) that developed and launched SCI (1964) consequently led to the development of numerous citation databases of first order including ‘Web of Science’, all of which brought him an idiomatic identity in the research world till the date.

Code :
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) : In technical writing, style manuals and citation standards are essential in structuring and maintaining uniformity of research report.

Reason (R) : The Quality of research can be achieved only by standardising the structure of research report, but not by the content.

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

Answer: (A) is true, but (R) is false.
5 Assertion (A) : Delphi Techniques in Social Science Research do not give weightage to consensus.

Reason (R) : Consensus opinions expressed by the panel of experts is valuable in drawing inferences.

Code :
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 false, but (R) is 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) : In recent times, it is easier to copy, and paste the contents from a digital documents for which people knowingly avoid to credit the sources. Increased access to digital documents has provided a means for increase of plagiarism.

Reason (R) : Software assisted detection tools like ithenticate, turnitin etc. now allow vast collection of online documents to be compared to each other making successful detection of plagiarism.

Code :
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 Assertion (A) : F.W. Lancaster’s cocksure prediction of a paperless society by the end of 20TH century holds no good.

Reason (R) : Transition from print dominance to paperless ascendancy, change from scroll to codex and introduction of movable type were not only the few historical shifts, but were also hugely significant innovations. Inspite of rapid technological changes, the future libraries will still accommodate a very large print collection. However, the propelling vision of an information-driven paperless society, though seems inevitable to avoid space, staff, and cost crunch, may buy more time to become a reality.

Code :
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 false but (R) is true.
9 Assertion (A) : The curriculum of LIS education in India is mostly unsteady as local LIS requirements vary.

Reason (R) : Adoption of UGC model syllabus is not mandatory for the LIS schools in India.

Code :
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 In the agentic socio-cognitive view, “human action” is the product of :
1 A dynamic interplay of personal and situational influences
2 Personal determinants and mechanisms of human functioning
3 Social bespoke and practices
4 Schematic processing of experiences and memory representation

Answer: A dynamic interplay of personal and situational influences
11 Why the second approach to the ‘self system’ is construed by the author as “mechanically reactive agency” ?
1 An external system through which internal influences operate mechanically.
2 An internal system through which external influences operate mechanically on action having no directive influence exerted by the individuals on process
3 An external system through which external influences operate mechanically on action.
4 An external system through which external influences operate in which individuals exert direct influence on the process.

Answer: An internal system through which external influences operate mechanically on action having no directive influence exerted by the individuals on process
12 According to the agentic view of “Personality”, what does the ‘self system’ meant to the author ? a. b. A Repository for implanted structures and a conduit for external influences. c. d.
1 A Repository for implanted structures and a conduit for internal influences.
2 Both (A) and (R) are true.
3 An archive for preserving unusual human instincts.
4 A Pen-stock to restrict the flow of unusual and instant human behaviour.

Answer: (A) is false but (R) is true.
13 Assertion (A) : As is true for an organisation, effective leadership is crucial for success, as poor managerial leadership may mar the organisational goals.

Reason (R) : Patterns of poor managerial leadership create low morale, poor organisational climate, distrust towards supervisors among subordinates, lack of team work and consensus building and shared goals, etc. which are the clear indicators of a wrong person attained a managerial leadership position.

Code :
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 Assertion (A) : Serial crisis led to the formation of library consortia around the world.

Reason (R) : Serial crisis arises due to the situation in which budget of the library for subscription of Journals remains static in spite of rising subscription cost of Journals which in turn affect the collection development policy of the libraries.

Code :
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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