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Multiple Choice questions on Information Sources-Dictionaries

LIS QUIZ SERIES
1.The word `dictionary' is derived from the medieval _____ word `dictionarium
Greek
Latin
German
French

2.Which is not a alternate name of Dictionary
a) Glossary
b) Lexicon
c) Thesaurus
d) Vocabulary

Vocabulary
Thesaurus
Glossary
None of the above

3.The word `glossary' originates from the ____ word 'glossarium' meaning 'a collection of words peculiar to a field of knowledge'.
Greek
Latin
German
French

4.Lexicon is derived from a _______ word `Lexicon', meaning 'dictionary'
Greek
Latin
German
French

5.The term `thesaurus' also has its origin in _______. It means a storehouse or treasury or a repository
Greek
Latin
German
French

6.Who was the first person to use `thesaurus' for English dictionary in 1852
Prince Marco Ruggiero
Pierre Marek Rodger
Peres Markes Rodgier
Peter Mark Roget

7.The name `vocabulary' originates from a medieval ____ word `vocabularium'
Greek
Latin
German
French

8.Match the following
I.Glossary 1.a dictionary of words of a language
II.Lexicon 2.explains the technical terms of a particular dialect or subject
III.Thesaurus 3.explains and defines words and phrases belonging to a single work of author
IV.Vocabulary 4.valuable source of synonyms and antonyms

4,3,2,1
3,4,1,2
2,1,4,3
1,3,4,2

9.What is knows as the study of the origin and meaning of words
Lexicology
Anthropology
Etymology
None of the above

10.Dictionaries for Translation are either .
Single
bilingual
multilingual
All the above

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