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West Bengal State Eligibility Test (WB-SET) 2014 LIS Paper 3 (61-75)

1. When economic characteristic is added to the value of information it is termed as:
value of information
cost of information
price of information
economics of information

2. The quotation “where is the wisdom, we lost in knowledge ....” is by
John Keats
M. P. Carter
T. S. Eliot
Marshall McLuhan

3.The phenomena of literature on a subject appearing in periodicals devoted to other disciplines is known as
Both of the above
None of the above

4. Publication of BNB started in the year

5. The Boolean Operator ‘AND’ is
Logical Difference
None of the above

6. Unicode is a standard related with
Character encoding in computer system
Digital library system
Information retrieval system
Library classification

7.Arrange the following international information systems in the chronological order of their establishment
(iii) INIS

(i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
(ii) (i) (iii) (iv)
(iv) (i) (ii) (iii)
(ii) (iv) (iii) (i)

8.Which of the following are not general image file format?
(i) DOC
(ii) MPEG
(iii) MP4
(iv) PNG

(i) and (ii) are correct
(i) and (iii) are correct
(ii) and (iii) are correct
(iii) and (iv) are correct

9.Which of the following are common misconceptions about open source software (OSS)?
(i) There is no support for OSS.
(ii) The legal situation concerning OSS is ambiguous.
(iii) OSS is free.
(iv) OSS is not widespread.

(i) (ii) and (iv)
(ii) (iii) and (iv)
(i) (iii) and (iv)
All of the above

10. Different elements of the ‘marketing mix’ are
(i) Product, Price and Promotion
(ii) Product, Packaging and Promotion
(iii) Product, Place and Promotion
(iv) Product, Customer focus and Price

(i) and (iv) are correct
(ii) and (iii) are correct
(i) and (iii) are correct
(iii) and (iv) are correct

11. A bibliographic record may be searched and identified through access points consisting of
(i) a name
(ii) a term
(iii) a code
(iv) an image

(i) (ii) and (iii)
(ii) (iii) and (iv)
(i) (iii) and (iv)
All of the above

12.Index entries in the inverted format in PRECIS are generated when a term coded by any one of the following role operators or its dependent elements appear in the lead:
(i) Role operator 3
(ii) Role operator 4
(iii) Role operator 5
(iv) Role operator 6

(i), (ii) and (iv) are correct
(i) and (ii) are correct
(ii), (iii) and (iv) are correct
(i) and (iv) are correct

13. Arrange the following indexing systems of Cranfield I experiment in decreasing order of their respective recall performance.
(i) Alphabetical subject catalogue
(ii) Faceted classification scheme
(iii) Universal Decimal Classification
(iv) Uniterm indexing system

(ii) (i) (iv) (iii)
(iv) (i) (iii) (ii)
(i) (iv) (ii) (iii)
(iii) (i) (ii) (iv)

14. A library should base its decision on close versus broad classification on
(i) the size of its collection.
(ii) the type of the library.
(iii) the need of its users.
(iv) the level of its automation.

(i) and (ii)
(i) and (iii)
(i), (ii) and (iv)
(ii), (iii) and (iv)

15.Which of the following statements comprise the philosophy of the ALA?
(i) Library Bill of Rights
(ii) Intellectual freedom statement
(iii) Diversity in collection development
(iv) Freedom to read

(i), (ii) and (iii)
(ii), (iii) and (iv)
(i), (iii) and (iv)
All of the above

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