Multiple Choice Type Questions and Answers 151-200

These questions and answers are compiled by: Amit Kumar Singh, Anupama Chetia, B. Asadullah, Badan Barman, Ghante Pradipkumar, Iliyas Kakandikar, Kankana Baishya, Krishna Roshan, Kusum Saini, Mayank Yuvaraj, Mayank Yuvaraj, N. Muthukumaran, Naheem K. T., Neena M G, O. P. Saini, Pusparaj Naik, R. Raman Nair, Rajashekar M Patil, S. Chellapandian, Sambhunath Sahoo, Sampada D., Shradha Shukla, Srikanta Sahu, Vaibhavi Thacker.

Physical condition of the books should be property maintained. This is known as

(A) Collation.

(B) Conservation

(C) Shelf-arrangement

(D) Organization

Answer: (B)


 ________ is an important record of books, which shows the position of any book on the shelves.

(A) Bay Guide

(B) Authority File

(C) Accession List.

(D) Shelf. .List

Answer: (D)


Three great achievements in U.S.A. were noticed i.e. enunciation of DDC classification scheme, formation of American Library Association and the publication of 1st Journal of the librarianship in the year

(A) 1857

(B) 1859

(C) 1876

(D) 1901.

Answer: (C)


Books lost from the library are known through ________

(A) Stock verification

(B) Charging and discharging

(C) Shelf list

(D) Accession Register

Answer: (A)


LA is the Library Association of

(A) Manipur

(B) Andhra Pradesh

(C) Great Britain

(D) Canada.

Answer: (C)


Of the following libraries in India, which one is the oldest library?

(A) Asiatic Society Library, Bombay

(B) Connemara Public Library, Madras

(C) Delhi Public Library, Delhi

(D) National Library of India, Calcutta.

Answer: (D)


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




(D) UGC.

Answer: (B)


User education may be provided in four interrelated areas which are

(A) User's awareness, user studies, library orientation, bibliographic instruction

(B) User's awareness, library orientation, inter-profiling, bibliographic instruction

(C) Aptitude test of the users, use of cataloguing, inter-profiling, user's awareness

(D) Bibliographic instruction, library orientation, computer literacy, user's awareness.

Answer: (A)


'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.

Answer: (B)


Generally a reference service of a library in the conventional form is processed through the stages which are

(A) Preparation, service, assimilation

(B) Indexing, orientation, delivery of the query's reply

(C) Orientation, user's study, photocopy supplied

(D) Preparation, orientation, delivery of the query's reply.

Answer: (A)


________ is a process of helping employees in an organization to acquire new skills and competence on a continuing basis

(A) Total Quality Management

(B) Management Information System

(C) Financial Resources Development

(D) Human Resources Development.

Answer: (A)


PR stands for

(A) Indian Press Registration

(B) Intellectual Property Right

(C) International Property Right

(D) Indian Property Regulations.

Answer: (B)


On which of the following technologies semantic web is not based?


(B) Ontologies

(C) Cloud seeding


Answer: (C)


The concept of Artificial Intelligence (AI) belongs to ____________________

(A) Second Generation Computers

(B) Third Generation Computers

(C) Fourth Generation Computers

(D) Fifth Generation Computers

Answer: (D)


Computer memory is measured in ____________________

(A) Bytes

(B) Kilobytes

(C) Megabytes

(D) All of the above

Answer: (D)


What are three types of basic languages used in computer programming?

(A) Zero, low and high levels



(D) Machine, Assembly and high level lannguages

Answer: (D)


When CD-ROM was prepared and made?

(A) 1985

(B) 1982

(C) 1980

(D) 1977

Answer: (A)


In how many ways switching system can be established?

(A) Two

(B) Three

(C) Five

(D) Seven

Answer: (B)


Which type of switching system is telephone network?

(A) Circuit switching

(B) Packet switching

(C) Message switching

(D) None of the above

Answer: (A)


Which of the following software is useful for word processing?



(C) WordStar


Answer: (C)


NICNET and INDONET are the networks of which category?




(D) IN

Answer: (C)


What is a bug?

(A) Computer Virus

(B) Error in Computer Configuration

(C) Error in a Programme

(D) None of these

Answer: (C)


Which is not a programming language?





Answer: (D)


ISO-9960 is related with?

(A) Standard for encoding data on CD-ROM

(B) Standard for Computer Hardware

(C) Standard for Information Processing

(D) Standard for Networking

Answer: (A)


ASCII has how many codes?

(A) 256

(B) 526

(C) 265

(D) 254

Answer: (A)


Raw, unevaluated, unprocessed and unorganized facts is known as:

(A) Data

(B) Information

(C) Knowledge

(D) Wisdom

Answer: (A)


Information retrieval is fastest from

(A) Floppy Disk

(B) Magnetic Tape

(C) Hard Disk

(D) None of the above

Answer: (C)


An University providing Open Access to Sanskrit dissertations through Internet

(A) Jawaharlal Nehru University

(B) Delhi University

(C) Mahatma Gandhi University

(D) University of Madras

Answer: (B)


In which of the following the term “Truncation” is used

(A) Budgeting

(B) Search Formulation

(C) Coordination

(D) Classified bibliography

Answer: (B)


The CD alphabets in CDS/ISIS stands for

(A) Computerized Documentation

(B) Condensed Disk

(C) Confirmed Disc

(D) Compact Disc

Answer: (A)


Electronic telecommunications system joining millions of computers together.

(A) E-mail

(B) Internet

(C) US Mail


Answer: (B)


Following is not a social bookmarking site:

(A) Digg

(B) Delicious

(C) Sqidoo

(D) Facebook

Answer: (C)


Following is not a network protocol:




(D) Z39.50

Answer: (D)


LOCKOSS (Software) is an international community initiative by:

(A) MIT Libraries

(B) Stanford University

(C) University of Waikato

(D) University of Southampton

Answer: (B)


Identify the odd one from the following:

(A) Koha


(C) SLIM++


Answer: (A)


Following is not a Web 2.0 tool:

(A) Blog

(B) Facebook


(D) RSS feeds

Answer: (C)


Following is an example of microblogging:

(A) Wordpress

(B) Blogspot

(C) Livejournal

(D) Twitter

Answer: (D)


Now-a-days how many types of Protocol are used ?

(A) 5

(B) 4

(C) 3

(D) 2

Answer: (D)


Which type of protocol is used by interface for public data network (PDN)?

(A) X.25

(B) X.12

(C) X.13

(D) X.20

Answer: (A)


In Which five year plan the INFLIBNET was established

(A) Fourth five year plan

(B) Fifth five year plan

(C) Sixth five year plan

(D) Seventh five year plan

Answer: (D)


Resource sharing is a part of …

(A) Library cooperation

(B) Library administration

(C) Library management

(D) Library cataloguing

Answer: (A)


Which one is a full text e-Resource?



(C) Science finder scholar


Answer: (D)


Which one is E-Bibliographic database?

(A) Nature

(B) Blackwell


(D) Springer

Answer: (C)


Virtua accommodates Different version of the MARC Standard?




(D) SWEMARC/All of above

Answer: (D)


Which is the journal of Library and Information Science?

(A) Abacus

(B) Acta numerica

(C) Interlending and Document supply

(D) All of above

Answer: (C)


The Electronic Library is......................

(A) A Magazine

(B) A Journal Name

(C) A LIbrary

(D) An Encyclopeadia

Answer: (B)


Which two is a Library Management Software for small libraries?

(A) Library Solution and Follet

(B) Follet and MSN

(C) MSN and Tar

(D) LYCOS and Live Search

Answer: (A)


What is APS?

(A) A Search Engine?

(B) A Full-text e-resource

(C) Bibliographic database

(D) Library Management Software

Answer: (B)


Which one is Library and Information Science Journal name?

(A) Reference Reviews incorporating ASLIB Book Guide

(B) Reference Reviews incorporating ASLIB Book journals

(C) Reference Reviews incorporating ASLIB Book Review

(D) Reference Reviews incorporating ASLIB E-Book

Answer: (A)


Questionnaire is a :

(A) Research method

(B) Measurement Technique

(C) Tool for data collection

(D) All the above

Answer: (C)