Friday, November 13, 2015

Objective Questions on Encylopedias

LIS QUIZ SERIES

1.The word encyclopedia is derived from ________ word`enkyklios paideia'
Greek
Latin
Spanish
German

2.Subject encyclopedia are also known as
Circle of Knowledge
Cyclopaedias
Encyclopedia
Modern Encylopedias

3.Who produced the first encyclopaedia 'Historia Naturalis'?
Aristotle
Plato
Pliny
Pirre Bayle

4.Who used the word 'encyclopaedia' for the first time in his 'Encyclopaedias Seu Orbits Methodical'?
Pliny
Plato
Pirre Bayle
Paul Scalich

5.The first edition of `Encyclopaedia Britannica' appeared in three volumes in Edinburgh in
1771
1881
1991
1781

6.The first edition of `Encyclopaedia Americana' published in
1729
1829
1929
1689

7.Which of the following are parts of "The New Encyclopaedia Britannica"
a. Propaedia
b. Micropaedia
c. Macropaeida
d. Minipaedia

a, b
a, b, d
a, b, c
a, b, c, d

8.Editor of Encyclopaedia of Library and Information Science is
Fletcher-Janzen
Gyanchand Jain
Nostrand Reinhold
Allen Kent

9.Which of the following is not one of eight check points to judge the value of encyclopaedias are
Publication year
Authority
Arrangement
Limitations

10.The scope of an encyclopaedia depends upon three criteria. Select those?
a. Plan
b. Coverage
c. Selection
d. Style

b, c, d
a, b, c
a, b, d
None of the above

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