Library and Information Science MCQs, Part 12

The Library of Congress Classification system divides human knowledge into
(A) 20 major classes. (B) 21 major classes. (C) 25 major classes. (D) 30 major classes.

The Head Office of UNESCO located at
(A) Paris, France (B) Netherlands, in The Hague (C) London (D) England

ISBN changed from 10 digits to 13 from
(A) January, 2007 (B) January, 2008 (C) January, 2006 (D) January, 2005

JSTOR is an online system for archiving and accessing academic journals. It is located in
(A) Germany (B) UK (C) USA (D) Budapest

‘Fair use’ is a term most relevant to
(A) Intellectual Property Rights (B) Books borrowed for home reading (C) Copy right (D) Use of reference books

Year book are also known as
(A) Hand book (B) Annual (C) Directory (D) Dictionary

What is Trade bibliography?
(A) List of Author Bibliography (B) List of Special Bibliography (C) List of books in print or
for sale compiled by a publisher (D) List of books of trade Library

What is the meaning of E-Documents?
(A) All Documents other than printed (B) Non-Paper documents (C) In electronic form such as Cassettes, CD-ROMs, etc. (D) Audio visual tools

What are non- documentary sources?
(A) Which are in printed form? (B) Which are in not printed form (C) Which are nor documents (D) None of these

The first law of library science enunciated by Ranganathan is …

A. Library is a growing organism
B. Books are for use
C. Every book its reader
D. Save the time of the reader

Bibliographical information is related to …

A. Details concerning a publication
B. Information about library timings
C. Information about the number of books in a library
D. Details about circulation statistics

Bibliometrics is …

A. Bibliographical control
B. Bibliographical references
C. Indexing
D. Library research

Informetrics is …

A. Mathematical research related to libraries
B. A branch of Computer Science
C. Mathematical Economics
D. The study of Internet

MARC formats are used for …

A. Classification of reading materials
B. Compilation of bibliographies
C. Cataloguing
D. Industrial purposes

(1) Intellectual property means?

A. Books
B. All reading material
C. Intellectual thoughts
D. All of the above

(2) … Law of Library Science stated by S.R. Ranganathan relates to the growth of libraries …

A. Fourth law
If. First law
C. Second law
D. Fifth law

(3) American Library Association was established in …

A. 1876
B. 1872
C. 1875
D. 1880

(4) The term coined by S.R. Ranganathan for mobile libraries was …

A. Moving library
B. Library on wheels
C. Library machine
D. All of the above

(5) Which Library was established under the first two Ptolemies early in the third century BC:

A. Alexandria Library
B. Patriarchal Library
C. Macedonia Library
D. Pergamum Library

(6) Most commonly used script in the world is:

A. Cyrillic
B. Tibetan
C. Hebrew
D. Roman

(7) The first systematic training for Librarians in India was started by:

A. Asa Don Dickinson
B. K.M. Asad-ullah
C. S.R. Ranganathan
D. W.A. Borden

(8) When the Asa Don Dickinson, an American Librarian started Library Science certificate course at university level in the subcontinent in Lahore:

A. 1858
B. 1885
C. 1915
D. 1935

(9) How many branches PLA has?

A. Four
B. Five
C. Six
D. Seven

(10) The British Library is at:

A. Boston
B. Edinburgh
C. London
D. Oxford

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