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Library Classification Multiple Choice Questions

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1. Fresh book bills should tally with
(a) Requisition list
(b) Ordered list
(c) Already procured list
(d) Proposed list

2. What should be pasted on the first page after the book cover?
(a) Date label
(b) Book pocket
(c) Ownership slip
(d) Accession label

3. Issuing of books by a two card system is called
(a) Two card charging system
(b) Browne charging system
(c) Gaylord charging system
(d) Dick-man Book charging system

4. ‘Reader’s Ticket, Book Ticket’ method of charging was devised by
(a) Nina E. Browne
(b) Gaylord
(c) S.R. Ranganathan
(d) Dickman

5. Which section of a library is responsible for shelving of books?
(a) Circulation
(b) Acquisition
(c) Technical
(d) Reference

6. For overdue books, what type of letter is to be issued?
(a) Renewal notice
(b) Reminder
(c) Re-issue notice
(d) Suspension

7. Bespoken books are
(a) Issued books
(b) Returned books
(c) Renewed books
(d) Reserved books

8. The first job involved in preparing books for binding is
(a) To collate them
(b) Cutting the swelling at the centre
(c) Refolding of sheets of books
(d) Guarding the folds of damaged leaves

9. Why is it felt necessary to replace some of the lost library books?
(a) The library holding will remain intact
(b) No gap is created in the usual library service
(c) No one will be aware of the incident
(d) Authorities usually want to replace

10. For which purpose is shelf List Cards used?
(a) Charging
(b) Discharging
(c) Stock verification
(d) Reservation

Library Science MCQS

11. What is the name of a stock verification method, where only few sections which are mostly in use are checked thoroughly?
(a) Random stock verification
(b) Sample stock verification
(c) Section stock verification
(d) Partial stock verification

12. Who/what are the greatest enemy of books?
(a) Cockroaches
(b) Human beings
(c) White ants
(d) Moisture

13. Which kind of binding should be provided for heavily used periodicals?
(a) Cotton cloth
(b) Linen buckram
(c) Transparent plastic
(d) Leather

14. Which is a human process and flows from experience, observation, interaction and reading?
(a) Findings
(b) Information
(c) Datum
(d) Diffusion of information

15. Ideas, theories, hypotheses about relationships which exist among the variables in the area of a problem is called which type of information?
(a) Procedural information
(b) Empirical information
(c) Conceptual information
(d) Stimulatory information

16. How many parameters of information have been recognised?
(a) Four
(b) Five
(c) Six
(d) Seven

17. The swelling sea of recorded knowledge has generated a high powered flood of
(a) Literature
(b) Libraries
(c) Institutions
(d) Private libraries

18. For a reader/listener, which is related to ‘News’?
(a) Data
(b) Information
(c) Knowledge
(d) Database

19. In which source of information do you find unfiltered original ideas?
(a) Primary
(b) Secondary
(c) Tertiary
(d) Informal

20. Whose aim is not to impart information about a specific subject, but to enable one to develop proper understanding of the subject?
(a) Reviews
(b) Abstracting Periodicals
(c) monographs
(d) Text book

LIS Quiz Unit Wise Test

21. Which usually contain data in the form of tables?
(a) Handbooks
(b) Reviews
(c) Manuals
(d) Indexing periodicals

22. Books which are designed to be consulted or referred to from time to time for a specific piece of information are categorised as
(a) Periodicals
(b) Reference books
(c) Documented books
(d) Abstracts

23. Which is the alternative name of dictionaries?
(a) Idioms
(b) Phrases
(c) Glossary
(d) Index

24. Which covers information of the previous year, as well as considerable amount of retrospective materials?
(a) Almanac
(b) Yearbook
(c) Handbook
(d) Gazeteer

25. Which is a geographical dictionary of places arranged alphabetically?
(a) Map & Atlas
(b) Guide book
(c) Almanac
(d) Gazeteer

26. Which is a compendium of current information for the previous year?
(a) Amanac
(b) Year book
(c) Manual
(d) Dictionary

27. What type of encyclopaedia is ‘Encyclopaedia Britannica’?
(a) General
(b) Specialised
(c) Subject
(d) National

28. What is the full form of ‘INIS’?
(a) International Nascent Information System
(b) International Nuclear Information System
(c) Institute of National Information System
(d) Institute of Nascent Information System
29. What is the other name for Book ends?
(a) Book cover
(b) Book support
(c) Bookworm
(d) Book jacket

30. What is the other name for Circulation department of a library?
(a) Loan department
(b) Janitor
(c) Property counters
(d) Technical

Important Questions for Library and Information Science

31. Which of the following system is introduced by Ralph R Shaw in a library?
(a) Display
(b) Book card
(c) Photo-charging
(d) Circulation

32. Who inaugurated Delhi Public Library in 1951?
(a) Mahatma Gandhi
(b) Lord Curzon
(c) Rajendra Prasad
(d) Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru

33. Which of the following is known as ‘Trinity of library?’
(a) Books, readers and staff
(b) Books, readers and computers
(c) Readers, Staff and Furniture
(d) Books, staff and building

34. A combination of Collection number, Classification number and Book number is called:
(a) Call number
(b) Notation
(c) Accession number
(d) Collation

35. Shelf list facilitates:
(a) Circulation
(b) Cataloguing
(c) Stock verification
(d) Accessioning

36. Which of the following is an acronym?
(b) UNO
(d) OCLC

37. ISBN consists of:
(a) 12 digits
(b) 15 digits
(c) 9 digits
(d) 13 digits

38. INSDOC has been merged with NISCOM and is now known as:

39. Which is headquarters for IFLA?
(a) London
(b) New Delhi
(c) New York
(d) The Hague

40. Handling of information in the sense of production is called:
(a) Information explosion
(b) Information marketing
(c) Information Retrieval
(d) Information Seeking Behaviour

41. Informal communication among knowledgeable person is known as:
(a) Invisible college
(b) SDI
(c) CCF
(d) None of these

42. RRRLF was formed in the year:
(a) 1972
(b) 1975
(c) 1950
(d) 1982

43. Resource sharing is a part of:
(a) Circulation
(b) Library cooperation
(c) Shelving
(d) Outsourcing

44. The Librarian Day is celebrated on:
(a) 12 August
(b) 22 August
(c) 2 November
(d) 22 March

45. Fumigation is in the Library section of:
(a) Cataloguing
(b) Reference
(c) Accession
(d) Maintenance

46. Browne system belongs to:
(a) Circulation section
(b) Periodical section
(c) Automation
(d) Networking

47. Grey Literature means:
(a) Trade documents
(b) Unpublished documents
(c) Novel
(d) Reference sources

48. The headquarters of IASLIC is:
(a) New Delhi
(b) Agra
(c) London
(d) Kolkata

49. ‘Fair use’ is a term most relevant to:
(a) IPR
(b) Copyrights
(c) Library Cooperation
(d) User education

50. Which organisation has introduced the concept of ‘sister libraries’ for children and young adult reading?
(c) IFLA
(d) UGC