Patna High Court

  Questions & Model Answers of the

Examination held for recruitment to the post of Librarian  on 22/09/2019

 

 



1. Who is the 'Father of Library and Information Science" in India?

  1. Ramesh Ranganathan
  2. Ranganath
  3. Ranganath Mishra
  4. S.R. Ranganathan


2. Which of the following is the National Library of India?

  1. Public Library, Alipore, Kolkata.
  2. Delhi Public Library. 
  3. Raja Ram Mohan Roy Library Foundation.
  4. Documentation, Research and Training Centre.

 



3. Which of the following does not form part of 4 broad categories/types of libraries?

  1. Academic Library
  2. General Library  
  3. Public Library
  4. Special Library

 


4. What is a Virtual Library?

  1. Place that stores, process and transfers via digital devices and networks.
  2. Library that does not exist in real life and consists of material organized in virtual space using computer networks.
  3. Library based on collection of eresources in-house.
  4. Library synonymous to digital library.


5. S.R. Ranganathan formulated how many laws of Library Science?

  1. 7
  2. 9
  3. 4
  4. 5


6. Which among the following is the first law of library science?

  1. Save time of the user
  2. Library is a growing organism
  3. Books are for use
  4. Every book its reader.


7. Which of the following is a primary documentary source of information?

  1. Patents
  2. Reference books
  3. Bibliographies
  4. Guides to literature

 

8. What is a simple book?

  1. When each chapter of book is written by different authors and subject is or is not dealt continuously
  2. When book provides answers to brief facts, statistical information, background information or directs you to additional information source
  3. If treatment of subject is continuous and written by one or more than one authors
  4. None of the above

 9. ALMANAC is

  1. Reference book
  2. Similar to yearbook
  3. Based on statistical data from government sources
  4. All of the above

10. Which of the following classification systems are commonly used in Indian libraries?

  1. (a) Universal Decimal Classification
  2. (b) Dewey Decimal Classification
  3. (c) Colon Classification Scheme
  4. (d) Both (b) & (c)

11. What is the full form of OPAC?

  1. Open public access classification
  2. Operating public arranging cards
  3. Online public access catalogue
  4. Organizing processing arranging collection

 

 12. Library is visualized as a trinity of

  1. Readers, staff, books
  2. Building, readers, books
  3. Books, technology, staff
  4. All of the above

 13. Three main types of indexing languages are

  1. Free indexing language
  2. Natural indexing language
  3. Controlled indexing language
  4. All of the above

14. Types of indexes do not include

  1. Author index
  2. Title index
  3. Subject index
  4. Catalogue index

15. International Library Day is celebrated on

  1. 8th August
  2. 8th July
  3. 8th September
  4. 8th October

16. Arrange the steps in classifying documents in sequential orders

a.Expressive title

b. Kernel title

c. Analyzed title

d. Transformed title

  1. (a), (b), (c) and (d)
  2. (d), (a), (b) and (c)
  3. (b), (c), (d) and (a)
  4. (c), (d), (a) and (b)

 

17. Full form of FAIFE (IFLA) is

  1. Free access of internet for free enterprise
  2. Freedom of access to information and freedom of expression
  3. Full access to internet free enlisting
  4. Free analysis of internet fed eresources

 18. Who developed the “Indian Citation Index” ICI :

  1. University of Delhi
  2. DRTC, Banglore
  3. Knowledge Foundation
  4. LARRDIS

19. What type of bibliography is ‘Indian National Bibliography’?

  1. Textual
  2. Analytical
  3. Descriptive
  4. Enumerative

20. Which department of Government of India deals with public libraries?

  1. Department of tourism
  2. Department of education
  3. Department of culture
  4. Department of law & justice

21. What kind of arrangement is following in LISA?

  1. Geographical
  2. Sequential
  3. Classified
  4. Alphabetical

22. Which of the following is the permanent record of a library?

  1. Catalogue
  2. Shelf list
  3. Stock register
  4. Accession register

23. Khuda Baksh Oriental Public Library is situated at?

  1. Kolkata
  2. Bhuvaneshwar
  3. Lucknow
  4. Patna

24. Dictionary is placed in which part of library?

  1. Research section
  2. Reference section
  3. Literature section
  4. Arts section

 

25. Canon of book number is colon classification consists of how many elements?

  1. 10
  2. 9
  3. 8
  4. 7

26. What does ‘discharge of books’ mean?

  1. Distribution of books
  2. Return of books
  3. Hiring of books
  4. Collecting of books

27. Main source of information for cataloguing a conventional document is its:

  1. Title page
  2. Index page
  3. Contents page
  4. None of the above

28. Exhaustive list of books by an author is

  1. Title bibliography
  2. Author index
  3. Author catalogue
  4. Author bibliography

29. National Book week, 2019 will be celebrated from?

  1. November 1st – November 6th
  2. November 7th – November 13th
  3. November 14th – November 20th
  4. November 21st – November 27th

 

30. ‘Routing’ is used for

  1. Weeding of book
  2. Maintenance of periodicals
  3. Selection of books
  4. Acquisition of book

 

31. Which law of library science emphasizes the user time saving concept:

  1. 4th
  2. 3rd
  3. 2nd
  4. 1st

32. Which of the following is not a document?

  1. Book
  2. Atlas
  3. Dictionary
  4. Inscription

33. Indian National Bibliography is used for

  1. Indexing
  2. Cataloguing
  3. Classification
  4. Selection of books

 

34. What does NPAC stand for:

  1. National process of accessing cards
  2. National programme for acquisition of codes
  3. National programme for acquisition and cataloguing
  4. National performance assessment of companies

35. NPAC is an example of

  1. Pre natal catalogue
  2. Union catalogue
  3. Cooperative catalogue
  4. Shared catalogue

36. Gazetteer is a source of

  1. Literary information
  2. Medical information
  3. Scientific information
  4. Geographical information

 37. Which of the following is a book selection tool?

  1. Book sellers catalogue
  2. Bibliographies
  3. Publishers catalogue
  4. All of the above

38. Library is a

  1. Social agency
  2. Technical agency
  3. Educational agency
  4. Economic agency

39. What does academic library consists?

  1. University
  2. School
  3. College
  4. All of the above

 40. Stock verification of books means?

  1. Counting books
  2. Physical verification of books
  3. Replacement of books
  4. Buying of books

41. Which among the following is a controlling factor in selection of books in the libraries?

  1. Programs
  2. Decision making
  3. Budget
  4. Business

42. What is zero based budget?

  1. Expenditure based budgeting
  2. Facility based budgeting
  3. Budgeting afresh
  4. Budgeting based on allocation

 

43. A word book is called

  1. Bibliography
  2. Press
  3. Dictionary
  4. Periodical

44. A good librarian should be

  1. Well qualified
  2. Good administrator
  3. Service oriented
  4. All of the above

 45. How many steps are involved in POPSI indexing system?

  1. 10 steps
  2. 8 steps
  3. 7 steps
  4. 9 steps

 46. Which binding increases the durability of the books?

  1. Paper binding
  2. Cloth binding
  3. Spiral binding
  4. Leather binding

47.The foundation of librarianship is

  1. Indexing
  2. Referencing
  3. Classification
  4. Cataloguing

48. Which of the following are examples of indexing systems

  1. POPSI
  2. PRECIS
  3. Chain Procedure
  4. All of the above

49. Browne system in the library is used for

  1. Reference of books
  2. Selection of books
  3. Numbering of books
  4. Circulation of books among users

50. Which of the following is an “Extension” service?

  • Story hour
  • Reading to illiterate
  • Library talk
  • All of the above

 

51. Book selection is based on

  1. Book size
  2. Book content
  3. Book price
  4. Book reviews

52. Loccit means

  1. Page cited
  2. Work cited
  3. Place cited
  4. Number cited

 53. Librarian day in India is celebrated on

  1. 12th August
  2. 12th September
  3. 8th July
  4. 8th October

54. Which of the following is covered in resource sharing?

  1. Sharing services
  2. Sharing materials
  3. Sharing functions
  4. All of the above

55. Ranganathan’s cannons of classification as grouped into 3 planes of work are:

  1. Number, symbol and word
  2. Idea, verbal and notational
  3. Computer, network, database
  4. Number, idea and verbal

56. Intellectual Property Rights cover

  1. Copyright
  2. Patent
  3. Trademarks
  4. All of the above

57. Information regarding scale and projection can be found in

  1. Dictionaries
  2. Directories
  3. References
  4. Geographical sources

 

58. ‘Half life” in Information Science relates to

  1. Degree of growth
  2. Degree of deviance
  3. Rate of retardation
  4. Rate of obsolescence

 

59. As per the Indian copyright law, copyright in literary work is granted ______ years after death of the author:

  1. 50 years
  2. 55 years
  3. 60 years
  4. 65 years

60. National Library of India was accorded special status of institution of national importance under which Article and Schedule of the Union list

  1. Article 64, 7th Schedule
  2. Article 62, 6th Schedule
  3. Article 62, 7th Schedule
  4. Article 64, 6th Schedule

61. The number pad can be made to act as a directional arrow with the:

  1. Arrow lock
  2. Num lock
  3. Caps lock
  4. Shift

62. With cut or copy, information gets placed in the:

  1. RAM
  2. Mother board
  3. Clipboard
  4. None of the above

63. The largest unit of storage among the following is:

  1. GB
  2. KB
  3. MB
  4. TB

64. Borders of a shape can be removed / hidden by selecting:

  1. No Line
  2. No Outline
  3. White Line
  4. No Border

65.  A closed shape may be filled with color and pattern through:

  1. Shape
  2. Word Art
  3. Fill Style
  4. Fill Out

66. Which tool can be opted for a synonym word in a document?

  1. Auto text
  2. Replace
  3. Thesaurus
  4. Restore

67. The intersection area of a row and a column in a spreadsheet is called a:

  1. Box
  2. Cell
  3. Value
  4. None of the above

68. In MS Excel, a row may be inserted by pressing the ‘+’ key together with the:

  1. Tab key
  2. Control key
  3. Alt key
  4. Shift key

 69. A grid with labeled columns and rows in MS Excel is called a

  1. Dialog box
  2. Worksheet
  3. Clipboard
  4. Toolbar

70. Each MS Excel file is called a workbook because:

  1. It can contain text and data
  2. It can be modified
  3. It can contain many sheets including worksheets and chart sheets
  4. It takes hard work to create one

 

71. Who is the father of Computer?

  1. Allen Turing
  2. Charles Babbage
  3. Simur Cray
  4. Augusta Adaming

 

72. Which of the following controls the process of interaction between the user and the operating system?

  1. User interface
  2. Language translator
  3. Platform
  4. Screen saver

73. The first computers were programmed using

  1. assembly language
  2. machine language
  3. source code
  4. object code

 

74...........is a combination of hardware and software that facilitates the sharing of information between computing devices.

  1. network
  2. peripheral
  3. expansion board
  4. digital device

75. Coded entries which are used to gain access to a computer system are called

  1. Entry codes
  2. Passwords
  3. Security commands
  4. Code words

 

76. You organize files by storing them in

  1. archives
  2. folders
  3. indexes
  4. lists

 

77. What type of resource is most likely to be a shared common resource in a computer Network?

  1. Printers
  2. Speakers
  3. Floppy disk drives
  4. Keyboards

78. Which device is required for the Internet connection?

  1. Joystick
  2. Modem
  3. CD Drive
  4. NIC Card

 

79. CD-ROM stands for

  1. Compactable Read Only Memory
  2. Compact Data Read Only Memory
  3. Compactable Disk Read Only Memory
  4. Compact Disk Read Only Memory

 

80. ALU is

  1. Arithmetic Logic Unit
  2. Array Logic Unit
  3. Application Logic Unit
  4. None of above

 

81. VGA is

  1. Video Graphics Array
  2. Visual Graphics Array
  3. Volatile Graphics Array
  4. Video Graphics Adapter

 

82.The capacity of 3.5 inch floppy disk is

  1. 1.40 MB
  2. 1.44 GB
  3. 1.40 GB
  4. 1.44 M

 

83. WAN stands for

  1. Wap Area Network
  2. Wide Area Network
  3. Wide Array Net
  4. Wireless Area Network

84. MICR stands for

  1. Magnetic Ink Character Recognition
  2. Magnetic Ink Code Reader
  3. Magnetic Ink Cases Reader
  4. None

 

85. Which of the following is a part of the Central Processing Unit?

  1. Printer
  2. Key board
  3. Mouse
  4. Arithmetic & Logic unit

86. CAD stands for

  1. Computer aided design
  2. Computer algorithm for design
  3. Computer application in design
  4. Computer analogue design

87. Junk e-mail is also called

  1. spam
  2. spoof
  3. sniffer script
  4. spool

88. Hackers?

  1. all have the same motive
  2. break into other people computers
  3. may legally break into computers as long as they do not do any damage
  4. are people who are allergic to computers

89. What type of computers are client computers (most of the time) in a client-server system?

  1. Mainframe
  2. Mini-computer
  3. Microcomputer
  4. PDA

 

90. A computer cannot boot if it does not have the

  1. Compiler
  2. Loader
  3. Operating System
  4. Assembler 

91. The amount of vertical space between lines of text in a document is called

  1. double-space
  2. line spacing
  3. single space
  4. vertical spacing

92. Example of non-numeric data is

  1. Employee address
  2. Examination score
  3. Bank balance
  4. All of these

93. ..................... Is the appearance of typed characters?

  1. Size
  2. Format
  3. Point
  4. Colour

94. When a file is saved for the first time

  1. a copy is automatically printed
  2. it must be given a name to identify it
  3. it does not need a name
  4. it only needs a name if it is not going to be printed

 

95. ............... represents raw facts, where-as................. is data made meaningful.

  1. Information, reporting
  2. Data, information
  3. Information, bits
  4. Records, bytes

96. What characteristic of read-only memory (ROM) makes it useful?

  1. ROM information can be easily updated.
  2. Data in ROM is nonvolatile, that is, it remains there even without electrical power.
  3. ROM provides very large amounts of inexpensive data storage.
  4. ROM chips are easily swapped between different brands of computers.

 

97. What do you call the programs that are used to find out possible faults and their causes?

  1. operating system extensions
  2. cookies diagnostic software
  3. boot
  4. diskettes 

98. Which programming languages are classified as low level languages?

  1. BASIC, COBOL, Fortran
  2. Prolog
  3. C, C++
  4. Assembly languages

 

99. Which of the following is not anti-virus software?

  1. NAV
  2. F-Prot
  3. Oracle
  4. McAfee

100. What does DMA stand for?

  1. Distinct Memory Access
  2. Direct Memory Access
  3. Direct Module Access
  4. Direct Memory Allocation

 

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