Tuesday, August 13, 2013


1. UNISIST is a
(A) Software
(B) A Programme
(C) Welfare association
(D) A committee
Answer: (B)
2. Where did Dr. S. R. Ranganathan put forth his five laws of library science?
(A) Meenakshi college, Annamalainagar
(B) Hindu College, New Delhi
(C) City College, Bangalore
(D) Christ College, Bangalore
Answer: (A)
3. When did ILA became the member of IFLA?
(A) 1952
(B) 1955
(C) 1957
(D) 1965
Answer: (C)
4. In which year Aslib was acquired by MCB group, the holding company for
emerald group publishing?
(A) 2003
(B) 2005
(C) 2009
(D) 2010
Answer: (D)
5. Which association`s tagline is “managing information”?
(B) Aslib
(D) LC
Answer: (B)
6. Which association`s tagline is “connecting people and information”?
Answer: (A)
7. When was the International institute of Documentation established?
(A) 1931
(B) 1934
(C) 1940
(D) 1945
Answer: (A)
8. Which organization has introduced the concept of “Sister libraries” for
children`s and young adults reading?
(C) LC
(D) LA
Answer: (B)
9. In which year the ISBN allocation office in India shifted from Kolkatta to
(A) 2009
(B) 2010
(C) 2011
(D) 2012
Answer: (C)
10. Which two organizations jointly publish survey on digitization and
Answer: (A)
11. Who said that “Librarianship is not a profession”?
(A) Madden, Moon, Moore, Mc Pheron
(B) Goode, Rossi, Shaffer, Gullis
(C) Dewey, Rundey, Reeves, Aishen
(D) Ranganathan, Dewey, Cutter
Answer: (A)
12. Which organization was joined with Library Association to form CILIP in
(A) Institute of Bibliography
(B) Institute of Information Scientists
(C) Institute of Documentation
(D) Institute of Librarianship
Answer: (B)
13.In which year International institute of Documentation changed to
International federation of Documentation?
(A) 1931
(B) 1937
(C) 1945
(D) 1948
Answer: (B)
14.In which year headquarter of FID was shifted from Brussels to The Hague?
(A) 1925
(B) 1928
(C) 1930
(D) 1934
Answer: (D)
15. When was the curriculam development committee on LIS instituted?
(A) 1988-89
(B) 1990-93
(C) 1994-97
(D) 1999-02
Answer: (B)
16. Who published the journal International classification?
Answer: (C)
17. Which association in India awards teachers in LIS?
Answer: (A)
18. Where is the headquarter of SLA?
(A) New York
(B) Lagos
(C) Shimla
(D) New Delhi
Answer: (A)
19.Which law of library Science relates to the growth of libraries
(A) Forth law
(B) First law
(C) Second law
(D) Fifth law
Answer: (D)
20. UAP stands for what of the following
(A) United Academy of publication
(B) Universal Association of Publishers
(C) Universal Availability of Publications.
(D) Universal Association of Publishers
Answer: (C)
21. Resource sharing is a part of
(A) Library cooperation
(B)Library Administration
(C)Library Management
(D)Library Cataloging
Answer: (A)
22. When was the Amercian Library Assoication established
(A) 1876
(B) 1872
(C) 1875
(D) 1880
Answer: (A)
23. Which term was coined by Dr.S.R.Ranganathan for mobile libraries
(A) Moving Library
(B) Library on Wheels
(C) Library Machine
(D) All of above
24. The Librarian Day celebrated on
(A) 15th Sep
(B) 24th Nov
(C) 11th Dec
(D) 12th Aug
Answer: (D)
25. Forms of Extension service
(A) Library Websites
(B) Library Orientation
(C) Book fair and Exhibition
(D) All
Answer: (D)
26. The first library school was started by
(A) Melvin Dewey
(B) Charles Williamson
(C) John Macfarlane
(D) William Allenson Borden
27. Encyclopedia of library and Information Science is published by :
(A) H. W. Wilson
(B) R. R. Bowker
(C) Marcel Dekker
(D) Andrew Deutsch
Answer: (C) Marcel Dekker
28. The secondary source of information comprised of:
(A) Text books and research monographs.
(B) Subject periodicals and encycyclopaedias
(C) Indexing and Abstracting periodicals
(D) Bibliography and patents
Answer:(C) Indexing and Abstracting periodicals
29. Who categorized information source into conventional, non conventional,
neo conventional and micro documents :
(A) Ranganthan
(B) Bradford
(C) Grogan
(D) Henson
Answer: (A) Ranganthan
30. Article published in research journal are…
(A) Reference sources
(B) Secondary sources
(C) Primary sources
(D) Tertiary sources
Answer: (C)
31. What is the Thesaurus?
(A) A collection of selected terminology
(B) Synonymous terms
(C) List of words
(D) All of the above
Answer: (D)
32. What is a Patent
(A) An agreement to the Government
(B) Document of the library
(C) An agreement between the inventor and the Government
(D) An agreement between library and Publisher
Answer: (C)
33. World of learning is a what source of information
(A) Primary source
(B) Documentary source
(C) Secondary source
(D) Tertiary source
Answer: (C)
34. Indian books in Print are published from
(A) Tamil nadu
(B) Chennai
(C) Bombay
(D) New Delhi
Answer: (D)
36. What is e-prints ?
(A) A catalogue
(B) A journal
(C) A repository Software
(D) An encyclopeadia
Answer: (C)
37. What two is a Library Management Software for small libraries?
(A) Library Solution and Follet
(B) Follet and MSN
(C) MSN and Tar
(D) LYCOS and Live Search
Answer: (A)
38. What is APS ?
(A) A Search Engine?
(B) A Full-text e-resourse
(C) Bibliographic database
(D) Library Management Software
Answer: (B)
39. Which one is Library and Information Science Journal name?
(A) Reference Reviews incorporating ASLIB Book Guide
(B) Reference Reviews incorporating ASLIB Book journals
(C) Reference Reviews incorporating ASLIB Book Review
(D) Reference Reviews incorporating ASLIB E-Book
Answer: (A)
40. "Shodhganga" is a national level repository of:
(A) E-Books
(B) E-Journals
(C) E-Theses
(D) Journal Articles
Answer: (C)
41. Questionnaire is a :
(A) Research method
(B) Measurement Technique
(C) Tool for data collection
(D) All the above
Answer: (C)
42. Mean, Median and Mode are :
(A) Measures of deviation
(B) Sampling Techniques
(C) Measures of control tendency
(D) None of the above
Answer: (D)
43. ‘Cranfield Studies’ are an example of :
(A) Survey Research
(B) Experimental Research
(C) Historical Research
(D) Case Study
Answer: (B)
44. Research is
(A) Searching again and again
(B) Finding solution to any problem
(C) Working in a scientific way to search for truth of any problem
(D) None of the above
Answer: (C)
45. Which of the following is the first step in starting the research process?
(A) Searching sources of information to locate problem.
(B) Survey of related literature
(C) Identification of problem
(D) Searching for solutions to the problem
Answer: (C)
46. A common test in research demands much priority on
(A) Reliability
(B) Useability
(C) Objectivity
(D) All of the above
Answer: (D)
47. Action research means
(A) A longitudinal research
(B) An applied research
(C) A research initiated to solve an immediate problem
(D) A research with socioeconomic objective
Answer: (C)
48. A reasoning where we start with certain particular statements and conclude
with a universal statement is called
(A) Deductive Reasoning
(B) Inductive Reasoning
(C) Abnormal Reasoning
(D) Transcendental Reasoning
Answer: (B)
49. Research is conducted to
I. Generate new knowledge
II. Not to develop a theory
III. Obtain research degree
IV. Reinterpret existing knowledge Which of the above are correct?
(A) I, III & II
(B) III, II & IV
(C) II, I & III
(D) I, III & IV
Answer: (D)

50. Which of the following variables cannot be expressed in quantitative terms?
(A) Socio-economic Status
(B) Marital Status
(C) Numerical Aptitude
(D) Professional Attitude
Answer: (C)
51. The essential qualities of a researcher are
(A) Spirit of free enquiry
(B) Reliance on observation and evidence
(C) Systematization or theorizing of knowledge
(D) All the above
Answer: (D)
52. In the process of conducting research ‘Formulation of Hypothesis” is
followed by
(A) Statement of Objectives
(B) Analysis of Data
(C) Selection of Research Tools
(D) Collection of Data
Answer: (C)
53. A research paper is a brief report of research work based on
(A) Primary Data only
(B) Secondary Data only
(C) Both Primary and Secondary Data
(D) None of the above
Answer: (C)
54. One of the following is not an open source software :
(A) D’space
(B) Windows
(C) Green-stone
(D) Linux
Answer: (B) Windows
55. When RRRLF was established?
(A) 1970
(B) 1971
(C) 1972
(D) 1974
Answer: (C)
56. Cumulative book index is published from
(A) India
(C) Canada
(D) Thailand
Answer: (B)
57. Statesman year book is published from
(A) London
(B) New york
(C) Calcutta
(D) Chicago
Answer: (A) (MacMillan , Annual)
58. Word of learning is Published by
(A) Asian events
(B) Keesing’s
(C) Europa publication
(D) Harper & Row
Answer: (C) ( London)
59. Who is the editor of “Library Herald”
(A) Krishan Kumar
(B) C. K. Sharma
(C) S. R. Ranganathan
(D) F.Monbray Volte
Answer: (A)
60. Who was Published the monthly Journal “The Library World’
(A) Krishan kumar
(B) J. D. Brown
(C) H. W. Wilson
(D) K. Navlavi
Answer: (B)
61. Facts of File is weekly digest of
(A) Indian events
(B) American events
(C) World events
(D) England events
Answer: (C)
62. Who is the first editor of “Modern Librarian”?
(A) F.Monbrary Volte
(B) Dr. S. R. Ranganathan
(C) J. D. Brown
(D) Krishan Kumar
Answer: (A)
63. Indian national Bibliographical first appeared in
(A) 1947
(B) 1957
(C) 1967
(D) 1937
Answer: (B)
64. Who is the author of “Dictionary of anonymous and pseudonymous
(A) S. Halkett & J. Laing
(B) Robert Proctor
(C) Ralph De sols
(D) Hanuman Sastri
Answer: (A)
65. Compton year book contains
(A) Political events
(B) Cultural events
(C) Outstanding events
(D) Economic events
Answer: (C)
66.Online Europa year book has a coverage since
(A) 1965
(B) 1975
(C) 1984
(D) 1985
Answer: (D)
67. Which of the following is a multi-subject gateway?
(A) Renardus
(B) Humbul
(C) Sapling
(D) EdWEb
Answer: (A)
68. Which of the following is a specialized information organization online tool?
(A) Mamma
(B) Dogpile
(C) Vivisimo
(D) Entireweb
Answer: (C)
69. Research periodicals are which category of sources?
(A) Primary
(B) Secondary
(C) Tertiary
(D) Non documentary.
Answer: (A)
70. Reference sources are those
(A) Which are large in size?
(B) Which are read at home easily?
(C) Which used to obtain particular information?
(D) Which are costly?
Answer: (C)
71. Who is the publisher of Encyclopedia of Library and information science?
(A) Boweker
(B) H.W.Wilson company
(C) M.Dekker
(D) H.W.Wilson
Answer: (C)
72.Retrospective search service is a type of
(A) Referral service
(B) Responsive service
(C ) CAS
Answer: (B)
73. Which part of new encyclopedia Britannica is useful for ready references?
(A) Macropaedia
(B) Propaedia
(C ) Micropaedia
(D) Premedia
Answer: (B)
74. Year book are also known as
(A) Hand book
(B) annual
(C ) Directory
(D) Dictionary
Answer: (B)
75. What is India: A reference annual?
(A) Year Book
(B) Almonac
(C ) Gide book
(D) Hand book
Answer: (A)
76. What is Trade bibliography?
(A) List of Author Bibliography
(B) List of Special Bibliography
(C ) List of books in print or for sale compiled by a publisher
(D) List of books of trade Library
Answer: (C)
77. What are the suitable reference sources to know about the information of a
particular place?
(A) Directory
(B) Gazetteer
(C) Encyclopedia
(D) Year book
Answer: (B)
78. What is the suitable reference sources to find out the list of historical
monuments of Delhi?
(A) Atlas
(B) Gazetteer
(C) Guide book
(D) Globe
Answer: (C)
79. What do you call a collection of maps, tables, charts, etc.?
(A) Globe
(B) Gazetteer
(C) Atlas
(D) Map
Answer: (C)
80. How many volumes Micropaedia of new Encyclopedia Britannica is
(A) 2
(B) 10
(C) 19
(D) 12
Answer: (B)
81. Encyclopedia Americana consists of
(A) 20 Volumes
(B) 25 Volumes
(C) 28 Volumes
(D) 30 Volumes
Answer: (D)
82. Which of the following are not the secondary sources?
(A) Encyclopedia
(B) Digest
(C) Thesis
(D) Text book
Answer: (C)
83. What is the publication frequency of books in print?
(A) Monthly
(B) Weekly
(C) Annually
(D) Quarterly
Answer: (C)
84. What is National bibliography?
(A) List of books of National Library
(B) List of books published in a particular Nation
(C) List of books written by National government
(D) List of books on a nation
Answer: (B)
85. What is world of learning?
(A) Directory
(B) Encyclopedia
(C) Dictionary
(D) Year book
Answer: (A)
86. What is the frequency of I.N.B.?
(A) Quarterly
(B) Monthly
(C) Weekly
(D) Annual
Answer: (B)
87. ‘ Facts on File’ is a
(A) Weekly list
(B) Fortnightly
(C) Monthly
(D) Quarterly
Answer: (A)
88. The term “Information Service” is an improvised name …
(A) Administration
(B) Documentation
(C) Bibliography
(D) Reference service
Answer: (D)
89. Which terms was coined by S.R. Ranganathan for mobile libraries
(A) Moving library
(B) Library on wheels
(C) Library machine
(D) All of the above
Answer: (B)
90. Reading centre, story hours, exhibition and reading to literature are form of
(A) Extension service
(B) Service of Public library
(C) Both
(D) None
Answer: (A)
91. Who Invented the Dictionary Catalogue?
(A) Dr. S. R. Ranganathan
(B) C. A. Cutter
(C) D. B. Krishna Rao
(D) K. N. Raj
Answer: (B)
92. What is another name of Added entries?
(A) Main entry
(B) Cross reference entry
(C) Secondary entries
(D) Subject entry
Answer: (C)
93. When was SLSH published?
(A) 1903
(B) 1897
(C) 1923
(D) 1933
Answer: (C)
94. When was MARC project completed?
(A) 1987
(B) 1967
(C) 1947
(D) 1968
Answer: (B)
95. Who defined notation as shorthand sign
(A) Dr. S. R. Ranganathan
(B) Benjamin A. Custer
(C) Immanuel Kant
(D) E. C. Richardson
Answer : (D)
96. In which year DDC 23rd edition was published
(A) 2000
(B) 2011
(C) 2003
(D) 2010
Answer: (B)
97. The word classification comes from the Latin word
(A) Classis
(B) Classes
(C) Clauses
(D) Fiction
Answer: (A)
98. The first edition of DDC published in
(A) 1875
(B) 1876
(C) 1874
(D) 1896
Answer: (B)
99. The first edition of UDC published in
(A) 1904
(B) 1901
(C) 1905
(D) 1894
Answer: (C)
100. Who is the publishers of Sear’s list of subject headings
(A) Dr. S. R. Ranganathan
(B) Brown
(C) H. W. Wilson
(D) C. A. Cutter

Answer: (C)

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