Wednesday, October 5, 2016

CBSE UGC NET August 2016 LIS Paper 3 (61-75)

LIS QUIZ SERIES

1. Assertion (A) : A larger chunk of public libraries in India today are in a state of chaos due to lack of adequate government patronage.
Reason (R) : Enactment of rigorous Public Library Law alone can save the Public Libraries from going down the drain and can vitalize and energise to ensure their sustenance.

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

2. Assertion (A) : An illiterate does not have an insatiable desire to know or to acquire information as he is intellectually underdeveloped.
Reason (R) : Illiteracy does not bar an illiterate to generate curiosity to know or to become intelligent, as intellectual requires the use of mind, but not emotions or instinct.

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

3. Assertion (A) : Digitization of documents is the most viable method for long-term preservation.
Reason (R) : Digital preservation ensures the accessibility and usability of documents forever.

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

4. Assertion (A) : An open access publishing embargo is a period during which the access to articles is not allowed to the users assuming that immediate open access will hamper their business interest.
Reason (R) : Publishers assume that the users from subscribing institutions won’t visit their journal site.

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

5. Assertion (A) : Over the past few years, the usage of bound volumes of Journals in Libraries has decreased considerably.
Reason (R) : Availability of electronic journals in large number has led to such decrease.

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

6. Assertion (A) : The approach of the Relative Index of DDC, is an alternate to the approach of the Schedules.
Reason (R) : Relative Index does not bring at one place all the related aspects of a subject scattered in the schedules, since its an alphabetical index to the classification (not to page numbers).

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

7. Assertion (A) : RDA is not a ‘content’ standard. Reason (R) : RDA data are being used as the basis for a meta data element set.
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.

8. Assertion (A) : Quality is not measured by confirmation to specifications, but by meeting users’ requirements.
Reason (R) : The fulfilment of users’ requirements depends upon the professional attitude of the staff.

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.

9. Assertion (A) : SDI services are no more in demand by users after growth of internet usage and emergence of W3
Reason (R) : Contemporary analogous systems for SDI services such as alerts, current awareness tools or trackers (eg. RSS feed, TOC alerts, etc) often lead to relevant information needed by users.

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

10. Assertion (A) : Controlled vocabularies are not being used in the traditional way for organising libraries.
Reason (R) : The use of controlled vocabularies is now being extended through social book marking and tagging of images.

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.

11. Assertion (A) : Citation Indexing is a unique and innovative tool for navigating the research literature.
Reason (R) : Researcher has to depend only on citation indexes for literature search.

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.

12. Assertion (A) : Library Standards are essential for interaction and collaboration among libraries.
Reason (R) : Z39.50 Protocol virtually has reduced the efforts of both classifier and the cataloguer and hereby made the use of standards vulnerable.

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

13. Assertion (A) : In Indian scenario, a larger chunk of Librarians can hardly handle IT related matters, either due to lack of proper infrastructure or adequate training.
Reason (R) : Taking third party help in managing the software through ‘cloud computing’ platform has become inevitable.

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.

14. Assertion (A) : In the online catalogue, there is a pressing need to limit the number of characters used to describe a resource.
Reason (R) : Abbreviations were not important in the era of card catalogue.

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.

15. Assertion (A) : When the work is not protected by copyright, plagiarism may occur.
Reason (R) : Plagiarism is the wrongful appropriation of another author’s language, thoughts, ideas or expressions and the representation of them as one’s own.

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.

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