Tuesday, October 22, 2013


LIS QUIZ SERIES To attend Preparation Test series

1. The distinct characteristic(s) of digital objects are

Physical Medium
Logical process
Conceptual recognition and transaction
All the above

2. ‘Who’s who in India’, an irregular publication is published by

Business Press, Bombay
Sterling, New Delhi
Tradesman -& Men Asia, Delhi
Sahitya Samsad, Calcutta

3.Which department of the Government of India deals with Public Libraries?

Department of Archaeology
Department of Culture
Department of Primary Education
Department of Science and Technology

4.Information on Prime Minister of Bangladesh can be found in

International Who’s who
Who’s Who in Bangladesh
Current Biography
Statesman’s Yearbook

5. ‘Eradication of "Malaria in India 1990-l999’ - a report can be categorized under

Trend Report
Review Report
State of the Art Report
Research Report

6. Which is not a reprographic service?

Micro Copying
Blue Printing
Paper Printing
Thermo Copying

7. ERIC is sponsored by

US National Health Institute
Health and Rehabilitation Services Division, ALA
US Department of Education,
Health Science Information Centre, USA

8. In the library hierarchy which level of management is responsible for execution of policies?

Middle level
Operational level
Top level
Lower level

9. METS stands for

Machine Encoded Transmission System
Metadata Encoded for Textual Sources
Machine Encoded Textual Standard
Metadata Encoding Transmission Standard

10. Sector Device is an extension of

Gap Device
Empty Device
Octave Device
Group Notation Device

11. “Control, Disease, Malaria, Brain” indicates that it is

Raw Title
Expressive Title
Kernel Title
Transformed Title

12. A graphical representation using symbols to represent operations, data, flow, etc. is

Logical Chart
Flow Chart
System Flow Chart
Network Chart

13.The 12 rules for relational database were given by

E.F. Codd
Charles Babbage
James Weyer
Tim Berners Lee

14.A technique displaying graphic information on screen, pixel by pixel with bits held in main memory is

Bit handling
Bit mapping
Bit pattern
Bit matrix

15. ZOTERO is a

Content Management System
Reference Management System
Serials Management System
Bibliographic Reference Management System

16. A network in which the host computer controls different nodes which further control other nodes, is known as

Star Network
Ring Network
Hierarchical Network
Multipoint Network

17. Impact factor is devised by

Eugene Garfield
Alan Pritchard
David Hume
Louis Brandeis

18. A skilful method of providing means, mechanism and structural elements to streamline organizational work is known as

Role Analysis
Strategic Planning
Work Culture
Autonomous Planning

19. Financial allocation made to a library for purchase of furniture and equipments usually comes under the budget head

Recurring grant
Non-recurring grant
Annual grant

20. Historical Government records related to an organization are maintained in
(i) Archives
(ii) Museums
(iii) Repositories
(iv)Government libraries

(i) and (ii) are correct.
(ii) and (iii) are correct.
(i) and (iii) are correct.
(ii) and (iv) are correct.

21. Major elements of a profession are
(i) Philosophy.
(ii) Body of knowledge
(iii) Publicity
(iv) Status

(i), (ii), (iv) are correct.
(i), (ii), (iii) are correct.
(ii), (iii), (iv) are correct.
(i), (iii), (iv) are correct.

22. Which of the following states don’t have library legislation?
(i) Haryana
(ii) Delhi
(iii) J & K
(iv) Manipur

(i) and (ii) are correct.
(ii) and (iii) are correct.
(i) and (iv) are correct.
(ii) and (iii) are correct.

23.Which of the following principles are associated with library building planning
(i) Principle of Uniformity
(ii) Principle of Comfortability
(iii) Principle of Simplicity
(iv) Principle of Continuity

(i), (ii) and (iii) are correct.
(ii), (iii) and (iv) are correct.
(i),(ii) and (iv) are correct.
(iii), (iv) and (i) are correct.

24.ETD 'database in India is maintained by
(i) Shodhgangotri
(ii) Vidyanidhi
(iii) Shodhganga
(iv) INDEST-AICTE consortium

(i) and (iii) are correct.
(ii), (iii) and (iv) are correct.
(ii) and (iii) are correct.
(iii) and (iv) are correct.

25. Vocabulary in a database is controlled by
(i) Thesaurus files
(ii) Dictionary files
(iii) Standard files
(iv) Authority files

(i) and (ii) are correct.
(iii) and (iv) are correct.
(i) and (iii) are correct.
(i) and (iv) are correct.

26. Limitations of Bibliometrics is/are.
(i) Analyzing research and development trends
(ii) Describing text, not necessarily meaning and context
(iii) Identifying the active areas of research
(iv) Citation bias

(ii) and (iv) are correct.
(i) and (iii) are correct.
(i), (ii) and (iv) are correct.
(ii) and (iii) are correct.

27. Identify the technique(s) to collect the data regarding the number of persons visited the periodical section of the library at different hours of the day.
(i) Questionnaire
(ii) Interview
(iii) Observation
(iv) Library records

(i) and (ii) are correct.
(ii) and (iii) are correct.
(iii) and (iv) are correct
(ii) and (iv) are correct.

28. Which of the following are prohibited under copyright?
(i) Downloading a document, printing multiple copies
(ii) Placing a copyright protected document on web-server
(iii) Downloading a document and save it in folder
(iv) Downloading a document with license to use and E-mailing it.

(i), (iii) and (iv) are correct.
(i), (ii) and (iii) are correct.
(iii), (iv) and (ii) are correct.
(i), (ii) and (iv) are correct.

29. The professional ethics help to __.
(i) Get the right direction
(ii) Enhance image
(iii) Get more salaries
(iv) Resolve day to day issues

(ii) and (iii) are correct.
(i) and (iv) are correct.
(i) and (ii) are correct.
(ii) and (iv) are correct.

30. Match the following
List I List II
a. Systematic Bibliography i. List of macro/micro ideas of articles
b. Analytical or Critical Bibliography ii. Physical nature of books
c. Historical Bibliography iii. Listing of items with minimum details
d. Documentary Bibliography iv. Concerned with art of writing, printing and binding

i, iv,iii, ii
ii, i,iv,iii
iii, ii, iv,i
ii, iv, iii,i

31. Match the following queries with their appropriate category of reference source :
List I List II
a. Enrolment of students in a university i. Yearbook
b. Weather of Denmark ii. Statistical source
c. No. of foreigners visited World Book Fair in 2011 iii. Directory
d. No. of hospitals in China iv. Geographical Source

iv iii i ii
i iii ii iv
ii iv i iii
iii iv i ii

32. Match the following :
List I List II
a. 1st Law of Library Science i. Real time access
b. 2nd Law of Library Science ii. Search engine & subject gateways
c. 3rd Law of Library Science iii. Web access to resources
d. 4th Law of Library Science iv. Open access initiative

iii iv ii i
iv i ii iii
i iii ii iv
ii iv i iii

33.Match the following :
List I List II
a. Douglas McGregor i. Scientific Management School
b. Abraham Maslow ii. Theory of Authority Structure
c. F.W. Taylor iii. Self Actualisation Needs
d. Max Weber iv. Theory X and Theory Y

iv iii i ii
ii iii i iv
iii iv ii i
i iv ii iii

34.Match the following DDC numbers :
List I List II
a. Education i. 770
b. Medicine ii. 370
c. Photography iii. 610
d. Astronomy iv. 520

iii i iv ii
ii iii i iv
i iv iii ii
iv ii i iii

35. Match the following :
List I List II
a. Key to a given collection i. Abstract
b. Key to literary sources on a subject ii. Index
c. Representation of subject concept iii. Catalogue
d. Condensation of a document iv. Bibliography

iii iv ii i
ii iii iv i
i ii iii iv
iv i ii iii

36. Match the following :
List I List II
a. Unity of command i. Specialization
b. Unity of direction ii. Strength in unity
c. Esprit de corps iii. Orders from only one person
d. Division of work iv. One boss, one plan

iv iii ii i
ii iv iii i
iii iv ii i
i iv iii ii

37. Give in sequence, the following in order of their origin:
i. National Library
ii. Calcutta Public Library
iii. Imperial Library Act
iv. Imperial Library

ii, iii, iv, i
i, ii, iii, iv
iii, i, iv, ii
ii, iv, iii, i

38. Arrange- the following according to year of publication
i. Colon Classification
ii. Prolegomena to Classification
iii. Five Laws of Library Science
iv. Classified Catalogue Code

iii, iv, i, ii
iii, i, iv, ii
i, ii, iv, iii

39. Assertion (A): Digitization has proved to be possible for every format and medium held by library.
Reason (R): All libraries' are making their text and visual collections digitized.

(A) is true, but (R) is false.
(A) is false, but (R) is true.
Both (A) and (R) are true.
Both (A) and (R) are false.

40. Assertion (A): In spite of political, economic and technological support, the growth of Public Library System is lopsided.
Reason (R): The public libraries are totally depending on cess/tax amounts.

Both (A) and (R) are true.
Both (A) and (R) are false.
(A) is true, but (R) is false.
(A) is false, but (R) is true.

41. Assertion (A) ‘: ‘Pay and Use’ concept has not been accepted in libraries of India.
Reason (R): Library staffs do not possess the essential skills required for product development and promotion.

Both (A) and (R) are true.
(A) is true but (R) are false.
(R) is true, but (A) is false.
Both (A) and (R) are false.

42. Assertion (A) : Library Science profession in India enjoys the status at par with medical, legal and management professions.
Reason (R): S.R. Ranganathan’s contributions and teachings for V Indian librarianship secured a status to the profession.

(A) is true, but (R) is false.
(A) is false, but (R) is true.
Both (A) and (R) are true.
Both (A) and (R) are false.

43.Assertion (A): In conducting research, Social Sciences are not considered at par with natural sciences.
Reason (R): Research in Social Sciences can’t be performed so rigorously as can be in Natural Sciences

Both (A) and (R) are true.
Both (A) and (R) are false.
(A) is true, but (R) is false.
(A) is false, but (R) is true.

44.Assertion (A): Research starts in mind first and then in laboratories.
Reason (R): Systematically conducted research leads to generalization.

(A) is true, but (R) is false.
(A) is false, but (R) is true.
Both (A) and (R) are true
Both (A) and (R) are false.

45. Assertion (A): Systematic and efficient use of statistical tools -in research helps in precise interpretation of research results.
Reason (R): Statistical tools cannot give specific' explanations of the data

Both (A) and (R) are true.
(A) is true and (R) is false.
Both (A) and (R) are false.
(A) is false and (R) is true.

46. People are assigned into specific organization or groups in -------approach.

Top-down approach
Down-top approach
Top-bottom system approach
Down-top system approach

47. The basic feature(s) of social software is/are :

Social interaction
Personal interaction
Enjoying social software
(A) and (C) are correct

48. Authors of social media enjoy _______ of contents.

Self created contents
Contents from magazines
Contents from many formats
Contents from many languages

49. The reason/s attributed to the popularity of social networking is/are:

Masses have started using internet.
All have free access to internet.
All are technology literates.
Stimulation of on-line communities over the traditional communities

50. The social software tools allow.

Easy participation
Quick networking
Consumer networking
Both (A) & (B)


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