Library & Information Science Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Library & Information Science Quiz Set 5

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 ?
1 A Repository for implanted structures and a conduit for internal influences.
2 A Repository for implanted structures and a conduit for external influences.
3 An archive for preserving unusual human instincts.
4 A Pen-stock to restrict the flow of unusual and instant human behaviour.

Answer: A Repository for implanted structures and a conduit for external influences.
13 According to the agentic view of “Personality”, what does the ‘self system’ meant to the author ?
1 A Repository for implanted structures and a conduit for internal influences.
2 A Repository for implanted structures and a conduit for external influences.
3 An archive for preserving unusual human instincts.
4 A Pen-stock to restrict the flow of unusual and instant human behaviour.

Answer: A Repository for implanted structures and a conduit for external influences.
14 What does ‘consciousness’ conceptually meant to the author ?
1 A demonstration of physical condition based on situation
2 The very substance of phenomenal and functional mental life
3 The rigid state of mental condition.
4 A Spiritual state of mind

Answer: The very substance of phenomenal and functional mental life
15 How does the author differentiate between “passive undergoing” and “agentic doing” ?
1 Conscious of the experiences one is undergoing and consciously producing given experiences.
2 Conscious of the experiences one is undergoing, but fail to use the given experiences.
3 Conscious of the past experience and their wrongful use irrelevant to need.
4 Unconscious of the experience and their non-intentional use.

Answer: Conscious of the experiences one is undergoing and consciously producing given experiences.

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