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1. DRTC was established in the year 1962
2. Dr. S. R. Ranganathan's autobiography is titled as A Librarian looks back
3. One place theory is associated with J. D. Brown
4. Management is an example of Distillation (mode of formation of subject)
5. Dr. S. R. Ranganathan was honoured with the title National research
professor in the year 1965.
6. Charles Ammi Cutter brought out Dictionary catalogue in the year 1876.
7. Dr. S. R. Ranganathan initially had a post graduate degree in Mathematics
8. OSI model has Seven layers.
9. Gandhiana is a result of Clustering (mode of formation of subject)
10. RRRLF was formed in the year 1972
Quiz 2
11. Edition 23 of DDC was published in the year 2011.
12. You can find a reference to Library hand in Classified Catalogue Code
(book written by Dr. S. R. Ranganathan).
14 Institute of Scientific Information was established by Eugene Garfield
Dr. S. R. Ranganathan was awarded . Padma Shri in the year 1957.
POPSI was devised by G. Bhattacharya
DOI stands for Digital Object Identifier
ILA was formed in the year 1933
The sectoral centre NICDAP of NISSAT is in Lucknow
Bibliography of bibliographies is a Tertiary source of information.
eGyanKosh is associated with IGNOU (institution)

Quiz -3
1.A.National Library Week is observed in India every year in the month of
B.ILA was found by Dr.Ranganathan
C.The Hague is the head quarter for IFLA
a)A only Correct b) B only correct c) A&B are correct d) All are correct
2) A.Issac Collijin was the first president of IFLA
B."Tree of porphyry" is formed as a result of Polychotonomy
a)A only Correct b) B only correct c) A&B are correct d) None is correct
3)Who designated Dr.Ranganathan as "father of library science" ?
a)Jawaharlal Nehru b)Sir Radhakrishnan
c)Rajendra Prasad d)Sir.Maurice Gwoyer
4)A.Sokteo is called as Dewey of Japan
B.Benjamin A Custor was the editor of AARC II
a)A only Correct b) B only correct c) A&B are correct d) None is correct
5)A.Borden introduced Open Access System in India
B.The concept of "anamolous state of knowledge " was proposed by
a)A only Correct b) B only correct c) A&B are correct d) None is correct
6)How many national library in Italy ?
a)4 b)8 c)12 d)16
7)A.The concept "Technological Gate Keepers" was first proposed by Allen
B.UNISIST is a collobaritive product of UNESCO and IFLA
a)A only Correct b) B only correct c) A&B are correct d) None is correct
8)A.UGC was founded in 1953
B.UNESCO was founded in 1951
a)A only Correct b) B only correct c) A&B are correct d) None is correct
9)Information Technological year was adopted in
a)1980 b)1982 c)1983 d)1984
10)A.India Office Library is situated in New Delhi
B."Library is the heart of an institution" said by S.R.Ranganathan
a)A only Correct b) B only correct c) A&B are correct d) None is correct

1. Information is …
(A) Raw data
(B) Raw knowledge
(C) Input data
(D) Organized data
2) ‘Fair use’ is a term most relevant to :
(A) Intellectual Property Rights
(B) Books borrowed for home reading
(C) Copy right
(D) Use of reference books
3) WIPO stands for :
(A) World Information and Patents Organisation
(B) World Intellectual Property Organisation
(C) World International Property Organisation
(D) World Information Protection Organisation
4) Handling of Information in the sense of production is called :
(A) Information Marketing
(B) Information Industry
(C) Information Production
(D) Information Revolution
5) BERN CONVENTION (1886) is concerned with :
(A) Translations
(B) Copyright
(C) Patent
(D) Standards
6) Informal communication among knowledgeable person is known as :
(A) Invisible College
(B) Information Gatekeeper
(C) Communication Gatekeeper
(D) Knowledge Management
7) The invisible web refers to-
(A) the internet, since we cannot see it
(B) that part of the internet, which is hidden from the search engines
(C) the telecommunication signals which are not seen
(D) the failure in accessing the web pages

8) Who was the chairman of National Library Committee of India.
(A) B.S. Jha
(B) K.P. Sinha
(C) S. Mudaliar
(D) C.D. Deshmukh
Answer: (A)
9)Which organisation applied Library and Information Policy in India at national
10) Where is the head quarter of Patent Information System in India.
(A) Pune
(B) Mumbai
(C) Nagpur
(D) Delhi
11)The act enacted in India in 1856 on Intellectual Property Right was based on
(A) American Patent Law 1810
(B) British Patent Law 1852
(C) The Patent Bill
(D) The Design Act of 1911
12) Whether intellectual property can be sold.
(A) No
(B) Sale is possible
(C) Yes
(D) None of these
1. Operational approach is an Integrated approach.
2. The model public library established in India with the UNESCO
assistance was Delhi Public Library
3. Facts on File is a weekly digest of World Events
4. The theory X and theory Y was conceived by D.Mc Gregor
5. PGI is framed out of merging UNISIST and NATIS
6. Tree of porphyry is a systematic representation of Diachotomy
7. 7th edition of CC was published in the year 1987
8. Empty digit means A digit with ordinal value and without semantic value
9. The core idea of subject is represented by Personality
10. Method of residue is useful to find out Personality

11. Enumerative classification means classification scheme providing
readymade number for all subjects of past , present and anticipated
12. Principle of osmosis concerned with Re-classification
13. Analytico synthetic classification means Freely faceted
14. Wall picture Principle helps in Facet sequence
15. Who invented the Retroactive ordinal notation E J Coates
16. Card form cataloguing was originated by France
17. British Museum first introduced the printed catalogue
18. Canon of recall value is the another name of canon of sought headings
19. Panizzi code was first published in the year 1841
20. Books of unknown or doubtful authorship is known as Apocryphal books
21. Objective of DP Raychoudhwary Committee is to improve Academic
22. Mudaliar commission is related with School library
23. Kabat Committee is related with Metropolitan area
24. University Education Commission chairman (1948-1949) was S.
25. Perry committee in UK reports on University libraries
26. Hawnt committee deals with the public library service in north Ireland
27. The word “Library “originates from the Latin word Liber
28. A small book is technically called Biblot
29. Carnegie medal is awarded to an author of an outstanding book for
30. A publication whose title page is missing is technically
called Anepigraphon
31. The INFLIBNET centre which provides a platform for research students
to deposit their Ph. D. theses and make it availableto the entire
scholarly community through open access is Shodhganga
32. Session layer of OSI establishes, manages and ends connections
between applications and manages the interaction between end
33. Sinology is a result of Clustering (mode of formation of subject)
34. The headquarters of IASLIC is in Kolkata

35. UNESCO's database of book translations is called Index
36. If two works cite a common work in its bibliography then it is known as
Bibliographic coupling
37. Archie created by Alan Emtage is called the grandfather of all search
38. Albert Humphrey developed SWOT analysis.
39. The agency of United Nations having its headquarters at Geneva, hich
is dedicated for the use of intellectual property as a means of
stimulating innovation and creativity is World Intellectual Property
Organization (WIPO)
40. Dr. S. R. Ranganathan was conferred the title Rao Sahib in 1935 for his
contribution in the field of Librarianship.
41. Flow Chart used In :
a.system analysis b.Computing c.Information retrieval d.Programming
42. What is Sco-Zenix ?
a.Database b.System software c.Digital library software d.Multiuser
operating Systems
43. What is ''Lipi" ?
a.Word Processor b.Spreadsheet c.Presentation software d.Statistical
44. What Type of Trabsmission in Cell phones ?
a.Fiber optics b.TCP/IP c.Infrared b.Microwave .
45. What is DPI ?
a.Digital programme b.Disc per in charge c.Disc per inch d.Department
46. Another name of Floppy disc is :
a.Magnetic tap b.Maganetic disc c.Cassette tap d.Diskette
47. OS-2 operating systems is designed by:
a.ET&T b.AT&T c.IBM d.Microsoft Co.
48. What is NAN ?
a. New area network b. Neighborhood area network c.North area
network d.None of these
49. What is IRC ?
a.Internet reconnect b.Internet refrence chart c.Internet relay chat
d.Internet rechating

50. What is ESS?
a.E-State services b.E-Serial Systema c.E-State Softawre Services
d.Electronic spread sheet.
51. Hypothesis is a :
a.Law b.Postulate c.Theory d.Speculation
52. Providing latest information to research scholars and others on their
research work is through:
a.CAS b.Classification c.Both A &B d.None of these
53. MEDLINE on CD-ROM is published by:
a.UMI b.Silverplatter c.Cambridge d.NLM (USA)
54. The concept “Term Truncation” is used in
a. Thesaurus construction
b. Subject Heading list
c. Search formulation
d. Citation analysis
55. In research paper, to refer to the immediate previous reference the
following term is used :
a.Op cit b.ibid c.Ioc cit d.None of thje above
56. ”Half line” of information implies:
a. Information is useful only that halt the time
b . As information ages , it is useless
c. The life of information is reduced
d. Dead information in not used.
57. In research paper to refer to an earlier but not immediately preceding
reference, to the following term is used:
a.Op cit b.ibid c.Ioc cit d.None of the above
8. What is Delphi method?
a. It is a programming language b.It is a method of research
b. It is a software d. It is used for cost-benefit analysis
57. Arrange the following steps in research in the sequence of their occurrence
(I) Report writing

(II) Research design
(III) Collection of data
(IV) Analysis of data
Codes :
b. (III), (IV), (II), (I)
c. (I), (III), (IV), (II)
c.(II), (III), (IV), (I)
d.(IV), (II), (III), (I)
58. The spiral of scientific method involves the following steps in correct
sequence :
(I) Zenith
(II) Ascendant
(III) Nadir
(IV) Descendant
Codes :
a. (I), (III), (II), (IV)
b. (II), (III), (I), (IV)
c .(III), (II), (I), (IV)
d. (I), (IV), (III), (II)
Research libraries and information retrival system (RLIN) situated
at Scand ford, California in the year 1978.
2. Scientific and Industrial Research Network (SIRNET) project was
lanched by NISCAIR in the year 1989.
3. LYCOS is Search Engine.
4. LOCAS means Local Catalogue Service.
5. CPM (Critical Path Method) techniques is developed by DUPONT.
6. CHECKMAT software is made for serial control in a library.
7. DELMS (Defence library management system) project was lanched by
8. CARIS ( Current Agricultural Research Information System) project
is started by AGRIS.

9. Star Network is a type of computer network needs maximum networking cable.
10. ADONIS (Article Delivery Over Network Information System) is a
first electronic document delivery system.
1. SQL Structured Query Language
2.DBMS Database management system
3.Oracle is a
i). database software
ii) data manipulation software
iii) RDBMS software
iv) none of the above
4.ALU is capable of
i) performing calculations
ii) monitoring system
iii) controlling operation
iv) storage of data
5. PASCAL is language used in
i) business
ii) commercial
iii) graphics
iv) research
6. Artificial intelligence is
i) Natural Brain
ii) Brain without capabilities of thinking
iii) understanding more than human brain
iv) Computer Program
7. Expert system is
i) computer program
ii) computer expert
iii)knowledge expert
iv) user interface

8. Computer performs calculations
i) accurately
ii) inaccurately
iii)1 million decimals
iv) 2 decimals
9.DOS is a
i) document operation system
ii)disk operation system
iii) deserted operation system
iv) dual operation system
10. Neural network is a
i) program
ii) picture
iii) voice
d) none of the above
1. Opaque paper is
a. Ultra-white paper
b.Ultra-white thin paper
c.Transparent paper
d.Non-Transparent paper
2). The Journal published in UK is
a. Library Quarterly
d. Herald of Library Science
3. The best is the enemy of good
a. Drury

4. DESIDOC documentation center for
a.Indigeneous Knowledge
b.Defence Science
c.Rural Development
d. Khadi & village industries
5.Mean, median and mode are
a. Measures of deviation
b.Way of sampling
c. Measures of central tendency
d.None of the above
1. VERONICA is called the grandmother of search engines.
2. Institute of Information Scientists(IIS) and Library Association
UK (LA) merged in 2002 to form CILIP
3. The term Gazette is associated with official/governmental
documents and the term gazetteer is basically a geographical information
4. Words with same spelling and pronunciation but different
meaning are called Homonyms(same name) [Eg. Mercury(planet),
5. A classification and subject index, for cataloguing and
arranging the books and pamphlets of a library written by
Melvil Dewey in 1876 is the First edition of DDC.
6. Words with different spelling and meaning but with identical
pronunciation are called Homophones(same sound)(Eg. Birth, Berth).
7. The full form of DOAJ is Directory of Open Access Journals
8. UDC was first published between 1904-1907 in French (language).
9. Dr. S. R. Ranganathan was awarded honorary D. Litt. by University of
Delhi(1948) and University of Pittsburgh(1964).
10. Anesthesiology is a result of Distillation (mode of formation of subject).

1. Berne Convention adopted in the year
2.FID was dissolved in the year
3. ZBB was developed by
a. R.D.Stuart
b. S.R.Ranganathan
c. Peter A.Pyhrr
d. C.V. Good
4. PERT was developed by
a.The Navy's Special Projects Office
b.Booz-Allen Hamelton
c.Both (A) and (B)
d.None of the above
5.The 12 rules for relational database were given by
a.Larry Page
b.Linus Tolward
c.J. Bill Gates
d.Edgar F. Codd
1.The Science Citation Index began publication in 1961
2.The impact factor was devised by Eugine Garfield
3. The first automated citation indexing was done by CiteSeer in 1997
4.Eugine Garfield was the founder of the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI),
which was located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
5.The h-index was suggested by Jorge E. Hirsch

6.The Institute for Scientific Information (ISI), now part of Thomson Reuters.
7.In a given year, the impact factor of a journal is the average number of citations
received per paper published in that journal during the two preceding years
8.The ISI Web of Knowledge indexes more than 11,000 science and social
science journals.
9.The g-index is an index for quantifying scientific productivity based on
publication record
10.The g-index was suggested in 200 6 by Leo Egghe
1.Information science emerged in the____________________
a.19th century
b.20th century
c.18th century
d.15th century
2.WHO invented a punched card system to control operations of the cloth
weaving loom in France?
a. Joseph Marie Jacquard
b.Melvil Dewey
d.Benjamin Franklin
3.Punched card system invented in
4.Charles Babbage developed ANALYTICAL ENGINE IN
5.WHO & WHEN sent the first public telegraph message
a.Samuel Morse, 1844
b.Richard Hoe,1843
c.Charles Babbage, 1830
d.Bill Gates, 2000

6.Boolean Algebra used in
a.Information Retrieval
d.Information Security
7.Paul otlet and Henri La Fontaine founded
a.International Institute of Bibliography (IIB)
b.International Institute of Mathematics
c.Indian Institute of Management
d.Internation Institute of Library science
8.Otlet designed the Universal Decimal Classification, based on
9.When Library Science Abstracts Changed its name to Library and Information
Science Abstracts ?
10.NewgenLib is integrated library management system
b.Operating system
c.Classification tool
d.Online database

The concept of systems and specials can be found in ________________
The alphabet T in SWOT analysis stands for __________
A. Treats
B. Threats
C. Types
D. Theories
JSTOR was founded in the year __________
A. 1993
B. 1995
C. 1996
D. 1997
Conference proceedings is a ____________ source of information
A. Primary
B. Secondary
C. Tertiary
D. Reference
Astrophysics is a result of ________ (mode of formation of subject).
A. Lamination
B. Fission
C. Fusion
D. Distillation

CODEN was designed by _________
A. Charles Ammi Cutter
B. Charles Bishop
C. Charles Dickens
D. Charles Babbage
Edtion 22 of DDC has ______tables(volume 1)
A. Five
B. Six
C. Seven
D. Eight
Canon for array of classes is one of the canons of ____ plane
A. Idea
B. Verbal
C. Notational
D. Simple
Edition six of CC has ______ parts
A. One
B. Two
C. Three
D. Four
The final digit of ISBN is called _______ digit
A. Empty
B. Final
C. Check
D. Group

How many digits in ISBN
A. 13 digits
B. 12 digits
C. 8 digits
D. 9 digits
How many digits in ISSN
A. 12 digits
B. 10 digits
C. 8 digits
D. 13 digits
On which year ISBN change 10 digit to 13 digit ?
A. FEB 2008
B. JAN 2007
C. JAN 2008
D. FEB 2007
What is the Abbreviation of EAN
A. European Article number
B. International Article number
C. English Article number
D. Indian Article number
Who is responsible to providing ISBN in india
What is the book product code in ISBN
A. 978
B. 977
C. 979
D. 988
Which country introduce standard number first
Where is ISBN nodal office in India
A. Delhi
B. Mumabai
C. Nagpur
D. Kolkata
Who is responsible to providing ISSN in india
How Many parts in ISBN 13 digit number
A. 3 part
B. 4 part
C. 2 part
D. 5 part
ALA Esablished............1876
LA Founded in.............1877
ASLIB Founded ..........1924
FID dissolved in...........2002
CILIP started in............2002
SAARC established.....1985
SLA started..................1909
IASLIC founded in.......1955

DDC was published as a thesis in
A. 1876
B. 1873
C. 1874
D. 1875
First edition of DDC annoymously (unknown author) was published 44 pages in
A. 1873
B. 1874
C. 1876
D. 1875
DDC Second edition was published in
A. 1876
B. 1874
C. 1883
D. 1877
20th edition of DDC published in
A. 1989
B. 1979
C. 1969
D. 1980
Melvil dewey date of birth
A. 10 DEC1851
B. 11DEC1851
C. 09DEC1851
D. 12DEC1851
22nd edition DDC published in
A. 2002

B. 2003
C. 2004
D. 2005
23nd edition DDC published in
A. 2010
B. 2011
C. 2012
D. 2009
Bibliographics classification by H.E.Bliss was published
A. 1935
B. 1934
C. 1936
D. 1938
International classfication by F.Rider was published
A. 1961
B. 1971
C. 1981
D. 1991
What is Call number for biography in DDC 22nd Edition
A. 920
B. 320
C. 820
D. 910
International Who’s who was published.........Annually
The term “lexicon” is derived from............Greek
Research report published from NASA was comes under which
“Trade Journals” was comes under which source............Primary

Guides to the Literature is..........Secondary
“India : a reference annual” was published in......1953
“IAEA” stands for.....International Atomic Energy Agency
International Encyclopaedia of Social Science was published
from..............New york
The Guinness book of world records was......Hand book
Gazetteers bring information relating to....finding list of places
1. Which University Library starts first Library automation project in India?-
Hyderabad University
2.Dublin core metadata initiative which is based on-XML
3.Free software federation was founded by- Richard Stallman
4.Who developed e-granthalaya library automation software-NIC
5.Joomla is-Mgt.system for publishing content on WWW
6.GSDL was support by-UNESCO
7.UGC-Infonet e-journal consortium was launched on-28th Dec-2003
8.Organizational domain .int represents- International institution
9.FORSA it is a forum for-Astronomy & Astro Physics
10.Chairman for INDEST consortium -Prof N.Balakrishnan
Copy tracker is software which is used for ?
A. To detect plagiarism in text document (Correct Answer)
B. To retrieve documents related to search
C. To identify the source of information
D. To create reference
The term “Librametry” was coined by ?
A. Dr.S.R.Ranganathan
B. Paul Otlet

C. Henry la Fontaine
D. Camaron
Intercept interviewing research is widely used in ?
A. Medical Science
B. Engineering
C. Tourism
D. Science
Multiple choice questionnaire comes under ?
A. Open ended
B. Closed ended
C. Both A &B
D. None of the above
H A denotes ?
A. Null hypothesis
B. Additional hypothesis
C. Alternative hypothesis
D. Active hypothesis
The difference between the maximum and minimum value of a series is known
A. Range
Which one of the curves is more peaked than the normal curve?
A. Mesokurtic
B. Playkurtic
C. Lepokurtic
D. None of these

Scatter diagram is ?
A. Statistical test
B. Linear test
C. Curve linear test
D. A graph showing x & y values
DF means ?
A. Degrees of Freedom
B. Degrees of frequency
C. Degrees of factor analysis
D. Degrees of formal distribution
Choice Correct
A. Librametry 1948
B. Bibliometry 1969
C. Scientometry 1977

D. Infometry 1979

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