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MCQs on Library Science - 4

1. “Facts on File” can be grouped under

(A) Primary source
(B) Secondary source
(C) Tertiary source
(D) None of the above



2. Match the following:

List – I
List – II
a. Digital Library
i. Collections are stored in electronic media formats and accessible via computers

b. Hybrid Library
ii. Access to electronic information in a variety of remote locations through a local online catalogue or other gateway

c. Virtual Library
iii. Provides services in a mixed mode electronic and paper environment

d. Electronic Library
iv. Collection of electronic resources that provides direct/indirect access to a systematically organised collection of digital objects
Codes :
        a    b    c    d
(A)  iv    iii    ii    i
(B)  i     iii    iv    ii
(C) iii     i     ii    iv
(D) ii     ii     i     iii



3. Assertion (A) : According to the Third Law of Librarianship given by Michael Gorman, we need to use technology intelligently to enhance service.

Reason (R) : Technology is used to solve problems and improve services and achieve cost effectiveness rather than adopted for its own sake.

Codes :
(A) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(B) Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not correct explanation of (A).
(C) Both (A) and (R) are false.
(D) Both (A) and (R) are true.



4. The following is a collaborative network of Reference Librarians

(A) Worldcat
(B) INDEST
(C) Question point
(D) Global scholar



5. Assertion (A) : Majority of University Libraries in India are not fully automated.

Reason (R) : University Libraries in India are meddling with automation of circulation activities.

Codes :
(A) (A) is true but (R) is false.
(B) (A) is false but (R) is true.
(C) Both (A) and (R) are true.
(D) Both (A) and (R) are false.



6. Which of the bibliometric law describes the frequency of publications by author ?

(A) Zipf’s law
(B) Bradford’s law
(C) Lotka’s law
(D) None of the above



7. Which of the following are Trade Bibliographies ?

(i) Books-in-Print
(ii) Indian Books-in-Print
(iii) Indian National Bibliography
(iv) British National Bibliography

Codes :
(A) (i) and (iii) are correct.
(B) (ii) and (iv) are correct.
(C) (i) and (ii) are correct.
(D) (ii) and (iii) are correct.



8. Which of the following are the advantages of RFID technology in libraries ?

(i) Tags can be read inside a case.
(ii) Hundred of tags can be read at a time.
(iii) Cheaper than Barcode
(iv) More security and Privacy

Codes :
(A) (i) and (iii) are correct
(B) (i) and (ii) are correct
(C) (ii) and (iii) are correct
(D) (iii) and (iv) are correct



9. Indian patents on all areas are published in

(A) India : A reference annual
(B) Indian chemical patent index
(C) Gazette of India, Part-III
(D) None of the above



10. Which of the following are called ‘path finders’ to the literature ?

(i) Bibliography
(ii) Catalogue
(iii) Shelf List
(iv) Indices and Abstracts

Codes :
(A) (i) & (ii) are correct
(B) (i), (ii) & (iv) are correct
(C) (i) & (iv) are correct
(D) (ii) & (iii) are correct



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