Saturday, August 17, 2013


Objective Type Questions (correct answer in each is the bold and underlined options)
1) Information is a part of …
a) Information Science
b) Scientific achievement
c) Knowledge
d) Communication
2) Information is …
a) Raw data
b) Processed data
c) Input data
d) Organized data
3) What does “Communication of Information” means?
a) Process of transmitting information
b) Process of disseminating information
c) Process of retrieval of information
d) Process of scanning information 4
4) What is Intellectual Property?
a) Books
b) All reading material
c) Intellectual thoughts
d) All of the above
5) The term “Information Service” is an improvised name …
a) Administration
b) Documentation
c) Bibliography
d) Reference service
6) ……….is a process of Information
a) Books
c) Computers
d) None of the above
7) Which law of library Science relates to the growth of libraries…
a) Forth law
b) First law
c) Second law
d) Fifth law
8) Resource sharing is a part of …
a) Library cooperation
b) Library administration
c) Library management
d) Library cataloguing
9) Library technology reports is a publication of …
a) ILA
b) ALA
c) LA
10) When was the American Library Association established?
a) 1876
b) 1872
c) 1875
d) 1880
11) The Five laws of library science are a set of good norms to good practice in…
a) Society 5
b) Libraries
c) Librarianship
d) Library science
12) Reading centre’s, story hours, exhibitions and reading to literature are forms of …
a) Extension service
b) Service of a public library
c) Both
d) None
13) 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
14) What type of information sources is most useful?
a) Reference sources
b) Non documentary sources
c) Documentary sources
d) Both (a) & (b)
15) Which of the following is the primary source of information?
a) Bibliography
b) Encyclopedia
c) Handwritten articles
d) Dictionary
16) What is library literature?
a) Indexing journal
b) List of books of library science
c) Abstracting periodical
d) Directory of sources of library science
17) Abstracting service provides…
a) Abstract of articles
b) Whole bibliographic description of articles
c) Whole bibliographic description along with abstracts of article
d) Whole bibliographic sources
18) What is a database?
a) Printed information sources
b) Non paper information sources
c) Non printed information sources
d) Electronic forms of printed source
19) Article published in research journal are…
a) Reference sources 6
b) Secondary sources
c) Primary sources
d) Tertiary sources
20) Which service demands the creation of a ‘user’ profile?
a) CAS
b) Information retrieval
c) SDI
d) Reference service
21) “Reference service is the contact between the right reader and the right book in the right personal
way” was stated by…
a) D J Fockett
b) S R Ranganathan
c) James I Wyer
d) A.L.A Glossary of library terms
22) What is the essential aspect of information service?
a) Retrieval of information
b) Storage of information
c) Collection of information
d) Communication of information
23) CAS, SDI, Indexing & Abstracting and Literature Searching Service
a) Bibliographical service
b) Reference Service
c) Indexing Service
d) None of the above
24) CAS is defined as
a) A process of dissemination of information
b) A process of information
c) A process of dissemination of current information
d) A simple information service
25) Feedback mechanism is a part of which service?
a) Reprography service
b) CAS
c) Translation service
d) SDI
26) 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 7
27) Which library first introduced the printed catalog
a) British Museum
b) Library of Congress
c) Lelin State
d) Imperial Library
28) Which is the oldest classification scheme in the following…
a) UDC
b) DDC
c) EC
d) CCC
29) MARC was started in the year
a) 1962
b) 1975
c) 1966
d) 1985
30) What is the Thesaurus?
a) A collection of selected terminology
b) Synonymous terms
c) List of words
d) All of the above
31) What is a collection of terms or records in MARC called?
a) System
b) Network
c) Website
d) Database
32) What are the two parts of the annual report of the library
a) Primary and Secondary
b) Analytical and Systematic
c) Upper and Lower
d) Descriptive and Statistical
33) What is the full form of ERNET?
a) Engineering Network
b) Eastern Regional Network
c) Electronic Research Network
d) Education and Research Network
34) Which network in India provided the first e-mail service in the country?
35) A computer that connects one network to another for the purpose of file transfer is known as …
a) Highway
b) Search Engine
c) Gateway
d) Super way
36) What is Bibliometry?
a) Function of Library Network
b) Information Management Service
c) Information Management Tool.
d) Library Service
37) Informal self education is possible in what kind of library?
a) National Library
b) Public Library
c) Specific Library
d) College Library
38) Microchip was invented by …
a) Microsoft
b) IBM
d) Intel
39) 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
40) Sear’s List of Subject Headings (SLSH) is mainly useful for
a) Small and medium libraries
b) Special libraries
c) Academic libraries
d) College libraries
41) The word Library is made of the word
a) Liber
b) Libra
c) Libre
d) Liberae
42) Books for all is the same according to which law of library Science
a) Books are for use 9
b) Every reader and his/her book
c) Every book and its reader
d) Save the time of the reader

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