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Unit Test 3 - Information Sources - Answer key

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

2.Which is not a broad category of reference sources
3.When IFLA announced "Universal Bibliographic Control" as one of its core programmes?
4.The Indian National Bibliography is being brought out by the National Library since
5. Which is not a type of bibliographies?
6.The word `index' is derived from ______ word `indicare' meaning `to point out' or `to show'
7. Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) first published in
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
 M.C. 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…
 Circle of knowledge
 Modern encyclopaedias
12. In 77 A.D. who produced the first encyclopaedia 'Historia Naturalis'?
 Terentius Varro
13.Paul Scalich used the word 'encyclopaedia' for the first time in his work
 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_____
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
 Scope and purpose
 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
 News digest
 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
22.The Science Citation Index (SCI) is made available online through the_______database
 Web of Science
 Web of Knowledge
 Web of Social Science
23. Who publishes 'Current Contents'
 Institute for Scientific Information
 Thomson Reuters
 Thomson Scientific
24. Ulrich's Periodicals Directory was published since 1932 and also now supplied on-line as
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
 Travel guide
29.Indian Science Abstracts is a _______ abstracting journal
30.The Guinness Book of World Records is comes under category of
 General handbooks
 General directories
 Professional directories
 Official handbooks
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