Thursday, May 23, 2013

LIS Objective Type Questions with Answers


1.      ‘Fair use’ is a term most relevant to……………
Copy right
2.      Handling of Information in the sense of production is called:………..
Information Industry
3.      Informal communication among knowledgeable person is known as:…………
Invisible College
4.      The invisible web refers to…………
that part of the internet, which is hidden from the search engines  
5.      Who was the chairman of National Library Committee of India?
B.S. Jha 
6.      Which organization applied Library and Information Policy in India at national level?
RRRLF  
7.      Where is the head quarter of Patent Information System in India?
Nagpur 
8.      The act enacted in India in 1856 on Intellectual Property Right was based on………..
British Patent Law 1852  
9.      The term communication came from which language?
Latin
10.  Who is the profounder of the term information transfer?
Bissman 
11.  To which country the credit is given to coin the term information society?
Japan
12.  Now a days what is a most important vital resource for societal development of a country?
Information
13.  What is the unit of information?           
Bit 
14.  Who is the Father of a computer?
Charles Babbage
15.  When was Dr.S. R. Ranganathan was appointed as a National research professor of Library science
1962
16.  Which Indian University first started M.Lib.Sc. & M.Phil courses?
University of Delhi
17.  Which Commission recommended 6.5% to 10% of the total college budget for development of Libraries?
Kothari committee
18.  Where did Dr. S. R. Ranganathan put forth his five laws of library science?
Meenakshi college, Annamalainagar
19.  When did ILA became the member of IFLA?
1957
20.  In which year ASLIB was acquired by MCB group, the holding company for emerald group publishing?
2010
21.  Which association`s tagline is “managing information”?
ASLIB
22.  Which association`s tagline is “connecting people and information”?
SLA
23.  When was the International institute of Documentation established?
1931
24.  Which organization has introduced the concept of “Sister libraries” for children`s and young adults reading?
IFLA
25.  In which year the ISBN allocation office in India shifted from Kolkatta to Delhi? 
2011
26.  Which two organizations jointly publish survey on digitization and preservation?
IFLA + UNESCO
27.  Who said that “Librarianship is not a profession”?
Madden, Moon, Moore, Mc Pheron
28.  Which organization was joined with Library Association to form CILIP in 2002?
Institute of Information Scientists.
29.  In which year International institute of Documentation changed to International federation of Documentation?
1937
30.  In which year headquarter of FID was shifted from Brussels to The Hague?
1934
31.  Who gave the sixth law of library science “Every reader his/her freedom”?
James R. Rettig
32.  Where was the first library noticed in India?
Sravasti, Gonda, UP
33.  When was the curriculum development committee on LIS instituted?
1990-93

34.  Who published the journal International classification?
ISKO (International Society for Knowledge organization 1989 )
35.  Which association in India awards teachers in LIS?
IATLIS
36.  Where is the headquarter of SLA?
New York
37.  Which law of library Science relates to the growth of libraries?
Fifth law
38.  Library Technology Report is a publication of…………..
ALA
39.  Encyclopedia of library and Information Science is published by:…………..
Marcel Dekker
40.  The secondary source of information comprised of:…………
Indexing and Abstracting periodicals
41.  Who categorized information source into conventional, non conventional, neo conventional and micro documents:
Ranganthan
42.  What is the Thesaurus?
·         A collection of selected terminology
·         Synonymous terms
·         List of words
43.  What is a Patent?
An agreement between the inventor and the Government
44.  World of learning is a what source of information…………..
Secondary source
45.  Indian books in Print are published from………….
New Delhi
46.  Cumulative book index is published from………….
USA
47.  Statesman year book is published from……………
London (MacMillan, Annual), 1864
48.  Word of learning is published by ……..
Europa publication , London), 1947 (annual)
49.  Who is the editor of “Library Herald”
Krishan Kumar

50.  Who was published the monthly Journal “The Library World’
J. D. Brown
51.  Facts of File is weekly digest of …………..
World events
52.  Who is the first editor of “Modern Librarian”?
F.Monbrary Volte
53.  Indian national Bibliographical first appeared in …………..
1957
54.  Who is the author of “Dictionary of anonymous and pseudonymous literature”
S. Halkett & J. Laing
55.  Compton year book contains ……………..
Outstanding events
56.  Online Europa year book has coverage since…………
1985
57.  Which of the following is a multi-subject gateway?
Renardus
58.  Which of the following is a specialized information organization online tool?
Vivisimo
59.  Reference sources are those………..
Which used to obtain particular information?
60.  Retrospective search service is a type of …………
Responsive service
61.  Which part of new encyclopedia Britannica is useful for ready references?
Propaedia
62.  Year book are also known as ……………
Annual
63.  What is India: A reference annual?
Year Book
64.  What is Trade bibliography?
List of books in print or for sale compiled by a publisher
65.  Who publishes INIS Atom Index?
INIS (Viena)
66.  Which of the following is not the document?
(A)  Manuscript (B) Book (C) Inscription (D) Periodical
67.  Information sources are divided mainly in to following categories?
Documentary and non-documentary
68.  What are non- documentary sources?
Which are in not printed form?
69.  Today which type of information sources is most useful?
Non- Documentary source
70.  Cover to cover translation is treated as ………….
Current awareness services
71.  What are the suitable reference sources to know about the information of a particular place?
(A)  Directory (B) Gazetteer (C) Encyclopedia (D) Year book
72.  What is the suitable reference source to find out the list of historical monuments of Delhi?
Guide book
73.  What do you call a collection of maps, tables, charts, etc.?
Atlas
74.  How many volumes Micropaedia of new Encyclopedia Britannica is published?
12
75.  Encyclopedia Americana consists of………….
30 Volumes
76.  Which of the following are not the secondary sources?
(A)  Encyclopedia (B) Digest (C) Thesis (D) Text book
77.  What is the publication frequency of books in print?
Annually
78.  What is National bibliography?
List of books published in a particular Nation
79.  What is the frequency of I.N.B.?
Monthly
80.  ‘Facts on File’ is a …………….
Weekly list
81.  The term “Information Service” is an improvised name …
Reference service
82.  Abstracting service provides…………
Whole bibliographic description along with abstracts of article
83.  “Reference service is the contact between the right reader and the right book in the right personal way” was stated by…
S R Ranganathan
84.  CAS is defined as ………
A process of dissemination of current information

85.  The person who provides reference service is called …………
Reference Librarian
86.  Questionnaire is a:………….
Tool for data collection
87.  ‘Cranfield Studies’ are an example of:…………….
Experimental Research
88.  Research is……………
Working in a scientific way to search for truth of any problem
89.  First step in starting the research process is……………
Identification of problem
90.  A common test in research demands much priority on……………
·         Reliability
·         Usability
·         Objectivity
91.  Action research means………..
A research initiated to solve an immediate problem
92.  A reasoning where we start with certain particular statements and conclude with a universal statement is called……………..
Inductive Reasoning
93.  Research is conducted to………….
·         Generate new knowledge
·         Obtain research degree
·         Reinterpret existing knowledge
94.  Which of the following variables cannot be expressed in quantitative terms?
(A)  Socio-economic Status (B) Marital Status (C) Numerical Aptitude (D) Professional Attitude
95.  The essential qualities of a researcher are……………
·         Spirit of free enquiry
·         Reliance on observation and evidence
·         Systematization or theorizing of knowledge
96.  In the process of conducting research ‘Formulation of Hypothesis” is followed by……….
Selection of Research Tools
97.  A research paper is a brief report of research work based on………..
Both Primary and Secondary Data
98.  Who Invented the Dictionary Catalogue?
C. A. Cutter
99.  What is another name of Added entries?
Secondary entries
100.    When was MARC project completed?
1967
101.    Who defined notation as shorthand sign?
E. C. Richardson
102.    How many Auxiliary tables are there in DDC 23rd Edition?
6
103.    Phoenix schedules are part of which classification …………….
DDC
104.    Sear’s List of Subject Headings (SLSH) is mainly useful for …………
Small and medium libraries
105.    In which year DDC 23rd edition was published ……………..
2011
106.    The word classification comes from the Latin word ……………..
Classis
107.    MESH is a ………………
Thesaurus
108.    The First edition of DDC Consisted of ………….
44 pages
109.    What are the four entity of FRBR model?
Work, Expression, Manifestation, Item
110.    When was the different typological study towards mode of formation of subjects done?
1950
111.    In which edition “Auxiliary table for area” was first introduced?
DDC 17
112.    What does LED stands for in CC?
Latest Effective Decade
113.    The Dewey Decimal Classification divides human knowledge into …………..
10 basic categories.
114.    Editor in Chief of 19, 20, 21, 22, 23th ed. of DDC?
Benjamin A. Custer         19
John P. Comaromi           20
Winton E. Matthews       21
John S. Mitchell   22
John S. Mitchell   23
115.    Who said the demand and supply theory of books?
Mc Colvin
116.    Theory X and Theory Y is developed by ……………….
Douglas Mc Gregor
117.    Herzberg’s theory deals with……………
Motivation
118.    Who is the father of Scientific Management?
F.W. Taylor
119.    CPM (Critical Path Method) is developed by…………
Dupoint Company
120.    Theory X and Theory Y related to ……………..
Motivation
121.    When Zero Base Budgeting system was first prepared…………..
1970
122.    Posting the right person at the right place is called ________
Recruitment
123.    TQM is a system of continuous improvement employing participative management and centered on needs of the ________
Organization
124.    Financial support given to libraries are of two types - Recurring and ……………..
Endowments
125.    Principle of maximum aggregate benefit is concerned with……………
Library service
126.    …….. takes items of expenditure for libraries as the working data for allocation of funds.
Library budget
127.    A budget which mainly covers items of current revenue and expenditure is called __.
Capital budgeting
128.    The library budget of a university is passed by the?
Executive Council
129.    In fund accounting, _______ fund cannot be used for other purposes.
Recurring
130.    Scrutiny of financial transactions is called……………
Auditing
131.    What are the two parts of the annual report of the library?
Descriptive and Statistical

132.    Who is the pioneer of open access system in British libraries ?
James Duff Brown
133.    When was Browne charging system started?
1895
134.    Who started New York Charging system?
John Cotton Dana
135.    When did electrically operated book charging system introduced first?
1932
136.    When was PERT developed?
1958
137.    Zero based budgets is concerned with …………
Future
138.    Who is the father of Classical School?
Henri Fayol
139.    Another term of PERT is ……………
CPM
140.    POSDCORB is related to …………..
Library administration
141.    Who introduced three card systems?
S. R. Ranganathan
142.    ________ are the storage areas for the various types of documents kept in a library.
Stacks
143.    Study carrels are exclusive areas meant for……………
Researchers
144.    Information Gatekeepers come under ________ sources.
A. documentary B. human C. institutional D. neo-conventional
145.    …………… categorizes documents into three types such as primary, secondary and tertiary.
Grogan
146.    ________ is a legal document and can be used as a source of industrial information.
Specification
147.    In Encyclopaedia Britianica, ___________ acts as an index to macropaedia.
Micropaedia
148.    Payments for the books purchased can be made only after……………..
Accessioning
149.    Books misplaced on the shelves by readers are restored. This work is referred to as .
Shelf rectification
150.    The three card systems introduced by Ranganathan are
·         Register Card
·         Check Card
·         Classified Index Card
151.    Outdated and seldom used books are withdrawn from the library is known as ___________.
Weeding
152.    The objective of library binding is ________of the library materials.
Durability
153.    All part and pages of a volume are correctly sequenced in the first stage of binding process known as?
Collation
154.    Sheets before and after the text of a book is called _________.
End papers
155.    Leather being used as one of the binding materials i.e., _________ is the strongest leather.
Sheep skin
156.    ________ has prescribed certain standards for library binding.
ALA
157.    A skillful method of providing means mechanism and structural elements to streamline organizational work is known as _______
Strategic planning
158.    Posting the right person at the right place is called …………..
Induction
159.    _______ budgeting does not take into account what happened in the past but emphasizes on current activities.
Performance
160.    Getting books back from the users and releasing the borrower’s ticket is known as…………
Discharging
161.    Physical condition of the books should be property maintained. this is known as……….
Conservation
162.    ________ is an important record of books, which shows the position of any book on the shelves.
Shelf List
163.    ________ is a process of helping employees in an organization to acquire new skills and competence on a continuing basis
Total Quality Management
164.    On which of the following technologies semantic web is not based?
(A)       RDF (B) Ontologies (C) Cloud seeding (D) URI
165.    Which generation computers uses integrated circuits(ICs)?
Third
166.    The concept of Artificial Intelligence (AI) belongs to ____________________
Fifth Generation Computers
167.    Computer memory is measured in ____________________
(A)       Bytes (B) Kilobytes (C) Megabytes
168.    The term "Cyberspace" was first used by _________________
William Gibson
169.    The term hypertext was coined by whom?
Ted Nelson
170.    What are three types of basic languages used in computer programming?
Machine, Assembly and high level languages
171.    When CD-ROM was prepared and made?
1985
172.    In how many ways switching system can be established?
Three
173.    Which type of switching system is telephone network?
Circuit switching
174.    Which of the following software is useful for word processing?
WordStar
175.    NICNET and INDONET are the networks of which category?
WAN
176.    Who designed analytical engine?
Charles Babbage
177.    Calculating machine is developed by…………
Pascal
178.    What is a bug?
Error in a Programme
179.    Which is not a programming language?
(A)       FORTRAN (B) BASIC (C) COBOL (D) ASCII
180.    ENIAC stands for?
Electronic Numerical Integrator and Calculator
181.    ISO-9960 is related with?
Standard for encoding data on CD-ROM
182.    ASCII has how many codes?
256
183.    Raw, unevaluated, unprocessed and unorganized facts is known as: …………
Data
184.    Information retrieval is fastest from …………..
Hard Disk
185.    An University providing Open Access to Sanskrit dissertations through Internet
Delhi University
186.    Term “Truncation” is used in………………………..
Search Formulation
187.    UNIX is a…………………………………………...
Multi user operating system
188.    The CD alphabets in CDS/ISIS stands for……………..
Computerized Documentation
189.    LYCOS is a …………..
Search engine
190.    Electronic telecommunications system joining millions of computers together.
Internet
191.    Following is not a social bookmarking site:
(A)       Digg  (B) Delicious  (C) Sqidoo  (D) Facebook
192.    Following is not a network protocol:
(A)       HTTP (B) SMTP (C) TCP/IP (D) Z39.50
193.    LOCKOSS (Software) is an international community initiative by:
Stanford University
194.    Identify the odd one from the following:
(A)       Koha  (B) VTLS  (C) SLIM++  (D) SOUL
195.    Following is not a Web 2.0 tool:
(A)       Blog  (B) Facebook  (C) UGC-INFONET 2.0  (D) RSS feeds
196.    PDA stands for:
Personal Digital Assistance
197.    PLONE is a:
Content Management System
198.    “Pi” is the e-book reading device by:
Infibeam
199.    ___________ is an example of microblogging:
Twitter
200.    Who invented OSI Model in 1982?
ISO (International Organization for Standardization)
201.    Where ISDN was first started in 1990
Singapore
202.    Now-a-days how many types of Protocol are used ?
2
203.    Which type of protocol is used by interface for public data network (PDN) ?
X.25
204.    In Which five year plan the INFLIBNET was established?
7th five year plan (1985-1990)
205.    Which network in India provided the first e-mail service in the country?
ERNET
206.    Who publishes Annals of Library Science and documentation?
INSDOC
207.    What is full text e-Resource?
ACS (American chemical society)
208.    __________is E-Bibliographic database?
ISID
209.    Virtua accommodates Different version of the MARC Standard?
(A)       USMARC (B) UKMARC (C) CANMARC (D) SWEMARC/All of above
210.    _________is the journal of Library and Information Science?
Inter-lending and Document supply
211.    The Electronic Library is......................
A Journal Name
212.    What is e-prints?
A repository Software
213.    What two is a Library Management Software for small libraries?
Library Solution and Follet
214.    What is APS?
A Full-text e-resourse
215.    One of Library and Information Science Journal name is……….
Reference Reviews incorporating ASLIB Book Guide
216.    "Shodhganga" is a national level repository of:
E-Theses
217.    One of the following is not an open source software :
(A)    D’space  (B) Windows  (C) Green-stone  (D) Linux
218.    ”It is a library with little or no physical presence of books, periodicals, reading space or support staff, but are that disseminate selective information directly to distribute library customers, usually electronically”. Said by whom?
Powell
219.    ”A library is a public institution or establishment charged with the care of collection of books, the duty of making them accessible to those who require the use of them and the task of converting every person in its neighborhood into a habitual library goers and reader of books.”Quoted by whom?
Dr S R Ranganathan
220.    Classification of all types of libraries has been made by-
UNESCO
221.    ”Special libraries serve a specialist clientele, located within a single establishment or group and all engaged in working towards one common purpose.” Who said this
R.A stall
222.    Which library first introduced the printed catalog ………..
British Museum
223.    UNISIST is a……….
Programme
224.    Informal self education is possible in what kind of library?
Public Library













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