Library & Information Science Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Library & Information Science Quiz Set 8

Questions
1 Assertion (A) : Extending the library’s reach through strategic partnership, collaborative relationship is an important goal for any academic library.

Reason (R) : Partnerships do not allow participating organisations to yield efficiency.

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: (A) is true, but (R) is false
2 Assertion (A) : Science rests itself upon a series of postulates or assumptions which are themselves fundamentally unproved and unprovable.

Reason (R) : One can only assert that these postulates are true, can believe them, but cannot prove them as they deal with the validity of human knowledge.

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) : Implementation of TQM in Libraries is quite challenging.

Reason (R) : Some of the key essentials, like open and cooperative culture and employees responsiveness for customer’s satisfaction, required for successful implementation of TQM, are very much noticed in a library.

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 true, but (R) is false. .
4 Assertion (A) : Web 2.0 has wholly wiped out the digital divide, particularly with regard to individual ability, access to and engagement with technology.

Reason (R) : Use of Web 2.0 in learning and teaching is still in an embryonic state.

Code :
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) : It is not economical to store and read video data from secondary storage devices.

Reason (R) : Video data require enormous disk storage as image compression ratio is high.

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) : It is not economical to store and read video data from secondary storage devices.

Reason (R) : Video data require enormous disk storage as image compression ratio is high.

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) : Participatory action research follows the conventional model of pure research in which members of the communities under study are treated as passive subjects.

Reason (R) : In participatory action research no member of the communities under study participate throughout the research process.

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 false.
10 Assertion (A) : The mean is a measure of dispersion.

Reason (R) : The mean is based on every obervation and is representative of the whole population.

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: (A) is false, but (R) is true.
11 Assertion (A) : Access to e-collection of a library via Login and password recognition is mostly used than access via IP-address.

Reason (R) : Access via IP-address presents a challenge in controlling the distribution of password to non-affiliates.

Code :
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 false
12 Assertion (A) : Interlibrary loan departments in libraries will be affected in positive ways by the development of Massive Digital Libraries.

Reason (R) : Because the increased availability of online resources will considerably reduce the need for sending books through traditional mail resulting in the decrease of the workloads of the inter-library loan departments.

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: (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 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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