Important MCQS for Test Seris. No.4

  1. Conference proceedings are considered as………………documents.

(A) Conventional

(B) Primary

(C) Secondary

(D) Tertiary

  1. Rules for dictionary catalogue were devised by :

(A) A. Pannizzi

(B) C. C. Jewet

(C) S. Lubetzky

(D) C. A. Cutter

  1. RSS feed is a tool of :

(A) Graphic design

(B) Web 1.0

(C)Web 2.0

(D) Architecture

  1. An appropriate source to find out descriptive information is……………. .

(A) Bibliography

(B) Directory

(C) Encyclopedia

(D) Dictionary

  1. Glossary is a :

(A) List of technical words with definitions

(B) List of words in a language

(C) List of thematically arranged words

(D) Alphabetical index to passages of work

  1. One of the following search engine is exclusively meant for scientific information :

(A) Google

(B) Yahoo


(D) Altavista

Who among the following honoured with ‘Nobel Prize’ for his substantial contribution in

Documentation ?

(A) S. C. Bradford

(B) Loosjes

(C) Eric De Grolier

(D) Henri La Fontaine

  1. GUI stands for :

(A) Graphic User Interface

(B) Graphic User Interaction

(C) Graphic Utility Interface

(D) Great Union of India

  1. Shelf list facilitates……………. .

(A) Classification

(B) Weeding out

(C) Stock verification

(D) Documentation

  1. Questionnaire is a :

(A) Research method

(B) Measurement technique

(C) Tool for data collection

(D) Data analysis technique

  1. “Controlled Group” is a term used in………….. .

(A) Survey research

(B) Historical research

(C) Experimental research

(D) Descriptive research

  1. IFLA took up the “Universal Availability of Publication” program in the year…………… .

(A) 1973

(B) 1976

(C) 1972

(D) 1970

  1. International Information System on Research in Documentation (ISORID) was

established by :





  1. What is the relationship between ISBD and cataloguing codes ?

(A) They are not related at all

(B) Cataloguing codes will include bibliographic description

(C) ISBD includes cataloguing rules

(D) ISBD can replace cataloguing rules

  1. Tagging in web 2.0 application is called :

(A) Taxonomy

(B) Folksonomy

(C) Syndication

(D) Directory

  1. “Fair use” is a term most relevant to :

(A) Intellectual Property Right

(B) Books borrowed for home reading

(C) Copyright

(D) Use of reference books

  1. The oldest and the largest Library Association in the world is…………. .


(B) LA



  1. Which of the following is not covered under Intellectual Property Rights ?

(A) Copyrights

(B) Patents

(C) Trade Marks

(D) Thesaurus

  1. Ontology is…………….. .

(A) An Indexing Method

(B) Classification of Internet based documents

(C) Cataloguing of Internet based documents

(D) Documentation service

  1. Mozilla is……………. .

(A) An operating system

(B) Library software

(C) A web browser

(D) A search engine

  1. A. B. Maslow is related to

(A) Theory X and Theory Y

(B) Hierarchy of human needs

(C) 14 principles

(D) Hygienic factors.

  1. Information may be categorised into

(A) logical, analytical and statistical

(B) statistical, descriptive and analytical

(C) analytical, statistical and systematic

(D) systematic, analytical and descriptive.

  1. IIA founded in U.S.A. in 1968 stands for

(A) Integrated Industry Association

(B) Information Industry Association

(C) Integrated Illiteracy eradication Association

(D) Institute of Information Association.

  1. BSO in classification stands for

(A) Basic Subject of Organisation

(B) Broad Subject Ordering

(C) Bibliography of Subject Ordering

(D) Bibliographic Subject Organisation.

  1. The concept of Selective Dissemination of Information ( SDI ) was introduced by

(A) Kaiser

(B) Luhn of IBM

(C) S. R. Ranganathan

(D) Derek Austin.

  1. The book ‘Library Administration’ was brought out by Ranganathan in

(A) 1925

(B) 1933

(C) 1931

(D) 1935.

  1. ‘Fair use’ is the norm for determining the legality of

(A) producing the second edition of a book

(B) photocopying an entire book

(C) making available a book to another library on inter-library loan

(D) prescribing a book as a text book.

  1. The marketing concepts in Library Service include

(A) analysis, planning, implementation and control

(B) advertising, planning, analysis and control

(C) distribution, control, analysis, implementation

(D) indexing, planning, control and implementation.

  1. The first centre to use computer in the library and information activities in India is




(D) UGC.

  1. LA is the Library Association of

(A) Manipur

(B) Andhra Pradesh

(C) Great Britain

(Dl Canada.

  1. Who is regarded as father of bibliography ?

(A) Paul Otlet

(B) Conrad Gesner

(C) J. C. Brunet

(D) A. C. Fosket.

  1. ISBN changed from 10 digits to 13 from

(A) January, 2007

(B) January, 2008

(C) January, 2006

(D) January, 2005

  1. Linux is an example of

(A) Application software

(B) System software

(C) Library software

(D) All of the above

  1. UNIMARC was developed under the umbrella of




(D) None of the above

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