2013 December K SET in Library Science Paper II

Solved paper II of 2013 December Karnataka State Eligibility Test for Lectureship (SET) / State Level Eligibility Test (SLET) / K SET Examination in Library and Information Science conducted by University of Mysore is given below.

1. ‘Incunabula’ are the books printed before

(A) 1500 AD

(B) 1550 AD

(C) 1650 AD

(D) 1660 AD

Answer: (A)


2. The Intellectual Property Right is related to

(A) IT Act of 2000

(B) Censorship

(C) Right to Information Act

(D) Copy Right Act

Answer: (D)


3. The Public Library Manifesto was issued by





Answer: (B)


4. The Books and Newspaper Delivery Act in India was enacted in the year

(A) 1879

(B) 1867

(C) 1905

(D) 1851

Answer: (Wrong question)


5. ‘Word of Learning” is

(A) Directory

(B) A Hand Book

(C) An Encyclopedia

(D) A Tourist Guide

Answer: (A)


6. ‘Biological Abstract’ is an example for

(A) Slanted Abstract

(B) Statistical Abstract

(C) Auto Abstract

(D) Graphic Abstract

Answer: (A)


7. Patents are classified under

(A) Primary source

(B) Secondary source

(C) Tertiary source

(D) None of the above

Answer: (A)


8. Directing the users to other libraries for getting the required document or information is known as

(A) Indexing service

(B) On-line service

(C) Reference service

(D) Referral service

Answer: (D)


9. An ‘Aray’ is a set of

(A) Coordinate classes

(B) Subordinate classes

(C) Main classes

(D) Basic classes

Answer: (A)


10. In pre coordinate indexing the coordination of concepts taken place at the time of

(A) Indexing

(B) Searching and Retrieval

(C) Storage

(D) Document delivery

Answer: (A)


11. The central concept of TQM is

(A) SWAT analysis

(B)Johare’s window

(C) ISO-9002

(D) Quality circles

Answer: (D)


12. A total number of digits in the latest ISBN are

(A) 10

(B) 15

(C) 13

(D) 9

Answer: (C)


13. The main component of Third Generation Computer is

(A) Transistor

(B) Vacuum Tube

(C) Microchip

(D) Integrated circuits

Answer: (D)


14. A protocol that manages data transfer on the internet is





Answer: (D)


15. The acronym ‘DOI’ stands for

(A) Digital Object Items

(B) Digital Object Identifier

(C) Digital Object Isolates

(D) Digital Object Information

Answer: (B)


16. Meslt is a Thesaurus in the filed of

(A) Management

(B) Medicine

(C) Mechanical engineering

(D) Military Engineering

Answer: (Wrong question)


17. The symbol (=) equals within parenthesis in UDC is used for

(A) Language Common Isolate

(B) Racial and Ethnic Groups

(C) Common Auxiliaries of Form

(D) Common Auxiliaries of Time

Answer: (B)


18. The ‘Central Value Distribution’ is known as

(A) Mean

(B) Median

(C) Mode

(D) Measurement

Answer: (Wrong question)


19. Lotka’s law relates to

(A) Scattering of periodicals

(B) Obsolescence of literature

(C) Scientific productivity

(D) Seepage of information

Answer: (C)


20. The convention of INFLIBNET organized to discuss the progress of library automation and library service is known as





Answer: (D)

21. The main objective of Raja Ram Mohan Roy Library Foundation is to promote

(A) School Libraries

(B) College Libraries

(C) Public Libraries

(D) Prison Libraries

Answer: (C)


22. One Gigabyte is equal to

(A) 2000 MB

(B) 1024 MB

(C) 1080 MB

(D) 1006 MB

Answer: (B)


23. The output of INIS is

(A) INIS-Atom Index

(B) INIS-Bibliography

(C) INIS-Vienna

(D) INIS-Abstract

Answer: (A)


24. The ‘Rules of Dictionary Catalogue’ were developed by

(A) C. A. Cutter

(B) C. A. Babbage

(C) J. D. Brown

(D) Anthony Panizzi

Answer: (A)


25. HTML is related to





Answer: (D)


26. The logical operators AND, OR and NOT are devised by

(A) F. W. Laucaster

(B) David Boole

(C) Charles Babbage

(D) George Boole

Answer: (D)


27. URL stands for

(A) Universal Research Locator

(B) Universal Resource Locator

(C) Uniform Resource Locator

(D) Uniform Resource Log.in

Answer: (C)


28. The three display components of PRECIS are

(A) RIN, SIN and Role Operators

(B) Lead, Qualifier and Display

(C) Lead, Qualifier and RIN

(D) Lead, Display and Call Number

Answer: (B)


29. Multiplexer is a data communication

(A) Software

(B) Equipment

(C) Process

(D) Network

Answer: (B)


30. Emerald is a database of

(A) Engineering Literature

(B) Medical Literature

(C) Management Literature

(D) Agriculture Literature

Answer: (C)


31. Assertion (A): Information can be obtained from several sources other than libraries.

Reason (R): The scope of library science is narrower than information science.


(A) (A) is false and (R) is true

(B) (A) is true and (R) is false

(C) Both (A) and (R) are true

(D) Both (A) and (R) are false

Answer: (B)


32. Assertion (A): Abstract is a concise representation of the content of the document similar to that of original.

Reason (R): Abstract is a time saving device.


(A) (A) is true but (R) is false

(B) Both (A) and (R) are false

(C) (R) is true but (R) is false

(D) Both (A) and (R) are true

Answer: (D)


33. Assertion (A): Cataloguing in Publication Program (CIP) is initiated by Library of Congress.

Reason (R): It helps individual libraries in copying down the data.


(A) (A) is false and (R) is true

(B) (A) is true and (R) is false

(C) Both (A) and (R) are true

(D) Both (A) and (R) are false

Answer: (C)


34. Assertion (A): Web has become a hub for all activities of library users.

Reason (R): Web is being used as popular publishing media.


(A) Both (A) and (R) are true, but (A) is not correct explanation.

(B)(A) is true and (R) is false

(C) (A) is false and (R) is true

(D) Both (A) and (R) are false

Answer: (A)


35. Assertion (A): Cost and price are one and the same.

Reason (R): Cost is what it costs to do something, whereas price is a matter of strategic decision.


(A)(A) is false, (R) is true

(B) (A) is true, (R) is false

(C) Both (A) and (R) are true

(D) Both (A) and (R) are false

Answer: (A)


36. Arrange the following networks according to their year of establishment.






(A) (i) (ii) (iv) (iii)

(B) (ii) (i) (iv) (iii)

(C) (ii) (iv) (iii) (i)

(D) (iii) (i) (ii) (iv)

Answer: (Wrong question)


37. Arrange the following catalogue codes in chorological order of its development.

(i) AACR-I

(ii) Rules for Dictionary Catalogue

(iii) CCC

(iv) ALA Code


(A) (iii) (ii) (iv) (i)

(B) (i) (ii) (iv) (iii)

(C) (iv) (i) (iii) (ii)

(D) (iii) (iv) (ii) (i)

Answer: (A)


38. Arrange the following indexing systems according to the year of development.

(i) KWIC

(ii) POPSI

(iii) Uniterm Indexing



(A) (iv) (iii) (i) (ii)

(B) (ii) (i) (iv) (iii)

(C) (ii) (iv) (i) (iii)

(D) (iii) (iv) (ii) (i)

Answer: (Wrong question)


39. Arrange the following work components of WINISIS according to the order of sequence of operation.

(i) FST

(ii) FDT

(iii) Print format

(iv) Workshet


(A) (iv) (i) (ii) (iii)

(B) (i) (iv) (ii) (iii)

(C) (ii) (iv) (iii) (i)

(D) (ii) (i) (iv) (iii)

Answer: (C)


40. Arrange the following professional associations according to the year of establishment.

(i) IFLA

(ii) ASLIB

(iii) ALA

(iv) SLA (USA)


(A)(i) (iii) (ii) (iv)

(B) (iv) (ii) (iii) (i)

(C) (iii) (iv) (i) (ii)

(D) (iii) (iv) (ii) (i)

Answer: (D)

41. Arrange the following abstracting periodicals in order of year of their print publication.

(i) Chemical Abstracts

(ii) Sociological Abstracts

(iii) Physics Abstracts

(iv) Biological Abstracts


(A)(iii) (i) (iv) (ii)

(B) (iv) (ii) (i) (iii)

(C) (ii) (iv) (iii) (i)

(D) (i) (iii) (ii) (iv)

Answer: (A)


42. Arrange the following physical forms of catalogues in order of development.

(i) Sheaf

(ii) Register

(iii) OPAC

(iv) Card


(A) (iv) (i) (ii) (iii)

(B) (ii) (i) (iv) (iii)

(C) (i) (iv) (ii) (iii)

(D) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)

Answer: (B)


43. Arrange the following components of communication in correct sequence of information flow.

(i) Message

(ii) Source

(iii) Medium

(iv) Receiver


(A) (i) (iii) (iv) (ii)

(B) (ii) (iv) (iii) (i)

(C) (ii) (i) (iii) (iv)

(D) (iv) (i) (ii) (iii)

Answer: (C)


44. Match the following

List-I                                                               List-II

(a) Librametry                                                 (i) Dubrov and Karenhas

(b) Bibliometrics                                             (ii) Pritchard

(c) Scientometrics                                           (iii) S. R. Ranganathan

(d) Informetrics                                               (iv) Otto Nache


(a)        (b)        (c)        (d)

(A)       (ii)        (i)         (iii)       (iv)

(B)       (iii)       (ii)        (iv)       (i)

(C)       (iii)       (ii)        (i)         (iv)

(D)       (i)         (iv)       (iii)       (ii)

Answer: (C)


45. Match the following:

List-I                                                               List-II

(a) INB                                                            (i) INSDOC, New Delhi

(b) National Index of Translation                   (ii) ISI Philadelphia

(c) Current Contents                                       (iii) Bowker-Sour, UK

(d) LISA                                                         (iv) National Library Kolkata


(a)        (b)        (c)        (d)

(A)       (iv)       (i)         (iii)       (ii)

(B)       (ii)        (iii)       (iv)       (i)

(C)       (iv)       (i)         (ii)        (iii)

(D)       (i)         (ii)        (iii)       (iv)

Answer: (C)


46. Match the following

List-I                                                               List-II

(a) POSDCORB                                             (i) Mc Greger

(b) Prenatal Cataloguing                                 (ii) Abraham Maslow

(c) X and Y theory                                          (iii) Luther Gullick

(d) Theory of Motivation                                (iv) S. R. Ranganathan


(a)        (b)        (c)        (d)

(A)       (ii)        (iii)       (i)         (iv)

(B)       (iv)       (iii)       (ii)        (i)

(C)       (iii)       (iv)       (i)         (ii)

(D)       (i)         (ii)        (iv)       (iii)

Answer: (C)


47. Match the following:

List-I                                                               List-II

(a) Anthony Penezzi                                       (i) C.C.C.

(b) C. A. Cutter                                               (ii) ALA code

(c) S. R. Ranganathan                                     (iii) British Museum

(d) Seymour Lubetzky                                    (iv) Rules for Dictionary Catalogue


(a)        (b)        (c)        (d)

(A)       (ii)        (iii)       (i)         (iv)

(B)       (iii)       (iv)       (i)         (ii)

(C)       (i)         (ii)        (iii)       (iv)

(D)       (iv)       (i)         (ii)        (iii)

Answer: (B)


48. Match the following:

List-I                                                               List-II

(a) Pen Drive                                                   (i) Browser

(b) Soul                                                           (ii) Search Engine

(c) Net Scope                                                  (iii) Output device

(d) Google                                                       (iv) Library Software


(a)        (b)        (c)        (d)

(A)       (iii)       (iv)       (i)         (ii)

(B)       (iv)       (iii)       (i)         (ii)

(C)       (ii)        (iii)       (i)         (iv)

(D)       (iv)       (ii)        (iii)       (i)

Answer: (A)


49. Match the following:

List-I                                                                                       List-II

(a) Annals of Lib. And Inf. Science                                       (i) ISI

(b) Science Citation index                                                      (ii) University Microfilm International (UMI)

(c) Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science           (iii) NISCAIR (INSDOC)

(d) Dissertation Abstract                                                        (iv) Marcel Dekkar


(a)        (b)        (c)        (d)

(A)       (i)         (ii)        (iii)       (iv)

(B)       (iv)       (iii)       (ii)        (i)

(C)       (iii)       (i)         (iv)       (ii)

(D)       (iv)       (ii)        (i)         (iii)

Answer: (C)


50. Match the following:

List-I                                                   List-II

(a) Mnemonics                                    (i) Measures of central tendency

(b) Initiation to freshmen                    (ii) Economy in cataloguing

(c) Mean, Median and Mode              (iii) Aid to memory

(d) Law of Parcimony                         (iv) User education


(a)        (b)        (c)        (d)

(A)       (iv)       (iii)       (i)         (ii)

(B)       (iii)       (iv)       (i)         (ii)

(C)       (iii)       (i)         (ii)        (iv)

(D)       (i)         (ii)        (iv)       (iii)

Answer: (B)