Thursday, April 17, 2014

UNIT TEST 3: INFORMATION SOURCES

LIS QUIZ SERIES

1. Where can we find all latest papers published in Library Science?
Dictionary
Yearbook
Trade Catalogue
Indexing/Abstracting serials

2. Which is not a broad category of reference sources
Primary
Dictionary
Secondary
Tertiary

3.When IFLA announced "Universal Bibliographic Control" as one of its core programmes?
Codes :
1972
1973
1974
1975

4.The Indian National Bibliography is being brought out by the National Library since
1954
1955
1956
1957

5. Which is not a type of bibliographies?
Analytical
Descriptive
Historical
Prescriptive

6. The word `index' is derived from ______ word `indicare' meaning `to point out' or `to show'
Greek
French
Latin
German

7. Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) first published in
1970
1971
1972
1973

8. Glossary is a
dictionary of words of a language giving meaning in another language
phrases with brief explanations
list of terms and explanations of specialized or technical nature
None of the above

9. _____ was the first person to use `thesaurus' for English dictionary in 1852
Robert A. Dutch
MC Arthur
Henry George Liddell
Peter Mark Roget

10. Anagram is a
Word that is opposite in meaning to another.
Word formed from the initial letters of a group of words
Words or phrase made by rearranging the letter of another word or phrase
Smallest meaningful unit into which a word can be divided

11. Subject encyclopaedias are also known as...
Cyclopaedias
Circle of knowledge
Encyclopaedia
Modern encyclopaedias

12. In 77 AD who produced the first encyclopaedia 'Historia Naturalis'?
Aristotle
Pliny
Plato
Terentius Varro

13.Paul Scalich used the word 'encyclopaedia' for the first time in his work
Codes :
Encyclopaedias Seu Orbits Methodical
Encyclopaedia Septem Tomis Distincta
Encyclopaedie du xviii Siecle
Encyclopaedia Britannica

14.The first edition of `Encyclopaedia Britannica' appeared in Edinburgh in ____and stopped print version in_____
1766-2000
1767-2004
1768-2012
1769-2013

15. Propaedia in The New Encyclopaedia Britannica denotes
gives outline of knowledge
contains brief information
containing knowledge in depth
All the above

16. Which is not a checkpoint for evaluating encyclopaedias are
Authority
Scope and purpose
Treatment
Year of publication

17. Rules and regulation for government servents can be located from
General handbooks
Statistical handbooks
Official handbooks
Historical handbooks

18. Tables present _______data in ______form
Numerical, tabular
Textual, tabular
Articles, research report
All the above

19. Keesing 's Record of World Events is a
Directory
News digest
Handbook
Index to newspapers

20. Which is not a Indian publications providing standards information.
BIS Handbook
Standards Monthly Addition
Manak Doot
Annual Book of ASTM Standards

21. Index Medicus published by
Indian National Library of Medicine
United States National Library of Medicine (NLM)
American Library Association
CILIP

22. The Science Citation Index (SCI) is made available online through the_______database
Web of Science
Web of Knowledge
Web of Social Science
Proquest

23. Who publishes 'Current Contents'
Codes :
Institute for Scientific Information
Thomson Reuters
Thomson Scientific
FID

24. Ulrich's Periodicals Directory was published since 1932 and also now supplied on-line as
Ulrichsnet
Ulrichslink
Ulrichsonline
Ulrichsweb

25. A gazette give information about?
Geography locations
History of places
Official annoucements and notice
Old records

26. From 1969, "India Who's Who" published by
INFA Publications
Ministry of HRD
Ministry of Internal Affairs
National Library of India

27. Which following types of publications are excluded in Indian National Bibliography
Keys and Guides to Textbooks
Musical scores
Periodicals and Newspapers
All the above

28. Fodor's Guide is an example of
Handbook
Travel guide
Gazetteer
Atlas

29. Indian Science Abstracts is a _______ abstracting journal
Monthly
Semi-monthly
Weekly
Bi-annual

30. The Guinness Book of World Records is comes under category of
General handbooks
General directories
Professional directories
Official handbooks