MCQs for Library & Information Science

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Library and Information Science MCQ

Question 1 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The computer which have the qualities of other two are called
A
analog computers
B
digital computers
C
hybrid computers
D
super computers
Question 1 Explanation: 
The characteristics of computers that have made them so powerful and universally useful are speed, accuracy, diligence, versatility and storage capacity.
Question 2 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Library Movement in India was started in which year?
A
1900
B
1910
C
1911
D
1915
Question 2 Explanation: 
The first All India Public Library Conference was held at Madras in 1934. With the existence of democratic governments in several provinces beginning in 1937, another phase of the library movement began.
Question 3 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Year book are also known as
A
Hand book
B
Annual
C
Directory
D
Dictionary
Question 3 Explanation: 
A yearbook, also known as an annual, is a type of a book published annually. The term also refers to a book of statistics or facts published annually.
Question 4 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Assertion (A): the encouraging environment of all time, full reading halls with the students in the libraries is diminishing day by day.

Reason (R): All the reading material is easily available and accessible on Internet to all the students.

A
Both (A) and (R) true.
B
Both (A) and (R) are false.
C
(A) is true, but (R) is false.
D
(A) is false, but (R) is true.
Question 5 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Arrange the following according to year of publication:
  1. Colon Classification
  2. Prolegomena to Classification
  3. Five Laws of Library Science
  4. Classified Catalogue Code
A
iii, iv, i, ii
B
iv, ii, i, iii
C
iii, i, iv, ii
D
i, ii, iv, iii
Question 6 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which service demands the creation of a 'user' profile?
A
CAS
B
Information retrieval
C
SDI
D
Reference service
Question 7 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The word ''Hierarchical classification'', is derived from philosopher who is
A
Plato
B
Aristotle
C
Plato and Aristotle
D
No one of these above
Question 7 Explanation: 
According to the history of biological classification, Aristotle, a Greek philosopher classified different animals based on the habitat, characteristics, etc.
Question 8 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Headquarters of IFLA is located in:
A
Paris
B
Washington
C
London
D
The Hague
Question 8 Explanation: 
IFLA has now grown to over 1,700 members in approximately 155 countries. It is headquartered in the Koninklijke Bibliotheek, the National Library of the Netherlands, in The Hague.
Question 9 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What are the four entity of FRBR model?
A
Personality, Matter, Energy, Space
B
Work, Expression, Manifestation, Item
C
Book, Form, Availability, Type
D
Discipline, Entity, Action, Personality
Question 9 Explanation: 
The FRBR model includes four levels of representation: work, expression, manifestation, and item.
Question 10 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following qualities that the notations should have m the words of Dr.S.R.Ranganathan?
A
Unity, Strength, Expression
B
Uniqueness, Brevity, Expressiveness
C
Union, Brief, Exposure
D
Uniform, Bright, Extension
Question 11 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What does PROM stand for?
A
Processing Read Only Memory
B
People Read Only Memory
C
Programmable Read Only Memory
D
Public Read Only Memory
Question 11 Explanation: 
AcronymDefinition
PROMProgrammable Read Only Memory
PROMProtected Methods
PROMProlonged Rupture of Membranes (pregnancy)
PROMPassive Range Of Motion
Question 12 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The mode of displaying graphic informationpixel by pixel with bits in main memory is
A
Bit handling
B
Bit mapping
C
Bit pattern
D
Bit matrix
Question 12 Explanation: 
bitmap, method by which a display space (such as a graphics image file) is defined, including the colour of each of its pixels (or bits).
Question 13 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Dublin core metadata consists of:
A
25 elements
B
8 elements
C
15 elements
D
10 elements
Question 13 Explanation: 
The 15 metadata elements used by Dublin Core are: title (the name given the resource), creator (the person or organization responsible for the content), subject (the topic covered), description (a textual outline of the content), publisher (those responsible for making the resource available), contributor (those who
Question 14 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Informal self education is possible in what kind of library?
A
National Library
B
Public Library
C
Specific Library
D
College Library
Question 14 Explanation: 
Public Library helps in informal self-education.
Question 15 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which one is suitable for protecting the paper?
A
Tanning
B
Lamination
C
Sizing
D
Foxing
Question 15 Explanation: 
Acrylic spray or lacquer spray is a type of spray that can protect your papers from water, i.e., these sprays are waterproof. These are clear sprays, if spread, form a layer of coating on the paper that can protect the paper as well as the writings or drawings in it. The process of spraying is straightforward.27-Apr-2019
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    Question 139: Indian Patent Act, came into force in the year- Anser are wronge
    Pls check details –
    The present Patents Act, 1970 came into force in the year 1972, amending and consolidating the existing law relating to Patents in India. … An invention relating to a product or a process that is new, involving inventive step and capable of industrial application can be patented in India.

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  16. Anonymous

    Sir, many of the questions answers in whole series are wrong..Please rectify them…

  17. Sumayya

    Question 962
    Which library developed OPAC cataloguing system?
    Right answer is Ohio library
    Question 981
    Who was the librarian to become the first President of the ILA?
    Right answer is m o Thomas

  18. Sumayya

    Q71
    Answer is wrong but its explaination 3rd law answer is right

  19. DILIP KATESHIYA

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    KATESHIYA DILIP

  20. DILIP KATESHIYA

    KATESHIYA DILIP
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    KATESHYA DILIP

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