MCQs on Library Science - 5

1. ‘Web of Science’ covers

(A) Sciences
(B) Social Sciences
(C) Arts of Humanities
(D) All the above

2. Which of the following associations have sponsored the Text Encoding Initiatives (TEI) ?

(i) ACL
(ii) ACRL
(iii) ALLC
(iv) ACH

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

3. “World directory of sources of Patents” is published by

(A) Bowker-Saur, U.S.A.
(C) Patent Information System, India
(D) Derwent, London

4. Which of the following are the core content of ISI web of knowledge?

(i) Current Contents
(ii) ISI proceedings
(iii) Derwent Information Index

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

 5. What does encrypting a file mean ?

(A) Set the read only property
(B) Hiding the file
(C) Set a password
(D) Scrambling the contents

6. Assertion (A) : Present decade has accepted E-journals as channels of fast communication.
Reason (R) : E-publications have added enormous quantity of literature but affected the quality of research.

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

7. Which of the following identifies user by a login permission to a licensed site.

(A) Authorization
(B) Authentication
(C) Digital signature
(D) All of the above

8. Arrange the following according to their year of first publication :

(i) Bliss Classification
(ii) Dewey Decimal Classification
(iii) Library of Congress Classification
(iv) Universal Decimal Classification.

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

9. Papyras was used as a writing material by

(A) Summarians
(B) Italians
(C) Egyptians
(D) Assyrians

10. Arrange the following according to their year of origin :

(i) Indian National Bibliography
(ii) British National Bibliography
(iii) Cumulative Book Index
(iv) Books in Print

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

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