Wednesday, October 28, 2015

CBSE UGC NET June 2015 Library and Information Science Paper II (41-50)

LIS QUIZ SERIES

1. Assertion(A): While using OPAC user need to have some understanding of inverted files and search strategies Reason(B): Online catalogues place the responsibility for a search strategy on the user
(A) is true, but (R) is false
(A) is false, but (R) is true
Both (A) and (R) are false
Both (A) and (R) are true

2. Assertion(A):Median is simply the middle value when the data have been arranged in an ascending or descending order Reason(B): Median refers to the middle value in distribution
(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

3.Assertion(A):Open access publication model involves zero cost Reason(B):Open access increases the visiblity of the publication, as they are available to the users for free access
Both (A) and (R) are true
(A) is true, but (R) is false
(A) is false, but (R) is true
Both (A) and (R) are false

4.Assertion(A):Questionnaire is often used in surveys as the primary data collection tool Reason(B): Questionnaires prevent personal contact with respondents
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

5. Assertion(A):When the data is skewed, the arithmetic mean calculated is misleading Reason(B): Even when the data is skewed, the arithmetic mean gives some valuable information bu needs to be interpreted in right manner
(A) is true, but (R) is false
Both (A) and (R) are true
Both (A) and (R) are false
(A) is false, but (R) is true


Read the passage given below and answer the questions based on your understanding of the passage (Question nos. 46-50)

In British Columbia (B.C.) there are no public libraries on reserve, and the libraries that do exist on reserve are generally small, underfunded band council collections, and band school libraries. In Ontario, the provincial government contributes to the development of public libraries in First Nations Communities. However in 2001-2002, only 52 of 141 First Nation libraries in Ontario received operating grants, and because the operating grants are based on population size many small communities are underfunded. Among First Nations Communities, libraries are not always a priority when there are pressing needs in the areas of rights and title claims, infrastructure, education, and health. A First Nations library worker explains: "We need all our money to fund our land claims. If we don't have land, we don't have community. If we don't have community, we don't need a library".
The Library Services for Saskatchewan's Aboriginal Peoples Committee is composed of Aboriginal and public sector representatives who meet six times a year to advise on the implementation of the recommendations.
Public libraries in urban centers tend not to differentiate between Aboriginal people and the general population. As a consequence urban Aboriginal peoples are often not well served. There are exceptions, such as the Albert Library branch of the Regina Public Library and the Spadina branch of the Toronto Public that work.
6. Which of the following reflects the position of libraries in British Columbia
There are no libraries on reserve
Public libraries on reserve are under funded
Band shool libraries exist on reserve
There are 141 First Nationas libraries

7. In Ontario in 2001-2002:
Only 52 first Nationas libraries existed
Only 141 first nations libraries received operating grants
Many small communitites are underfunded
Majority of First Nations libraries receied operating grants

8. Among First Nationas Communities
libraries are always priority
sometimes rights and title claims are pressing needs
there are no pressing needs for education and health
they need a library even when they do not have land

9. Which of the following is true about public libraries in urban centers
Public libraries in urban centres tend to differentiate between aborginal people and the general population
Urban aborginal people are often well served by public library
The Albert library branch of the Rijina public library does not work closely with local urban aborginal communitites
Spadina Branch of the Toronto Public library works closely with local aborginal communities

10. Which of the following is not true about the library services for saskatchewan's Aborginal Peoples Committee?
It has aborginal representatives
It has public sector representatives
They meet once a year
They advise on the implementaiton of the recommendation

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