Library Science


91. Which of the following is an Integrated Library Management Open Source Software?

(A) Joomla

(B) E-Prints

(C) Koha

(D) Drupal


92. ISBN changed from 10 digits to 13 from …

(A) January, 2007

(B) January, 2008

(C) July, 2007

(D) January, 2005


93. INFLIBNET headquarters is located at …

(A) Ahmedabad

(B) New Delhi

(C) Bangalore

(D) Gandhi Nagar


94. Resource sharing is a part of …

(A) library cooperation

(B) library administration

(C) library management

(D) library cataloguing


95. Statesman Yearbook, an annual publication of Palgrave Macmillan Publishers is published from …

(A) New York

(B) London

(C) Calcutta

(D) Chicago


96. Article published in research journal are …

(A) reference sources

(B) tertiary sources

(C) secondary sources

(D) primary sources


97. A School library inculcates … students and teachers.

(A) saving habits

(B) reading habits

(C) competing habits

(D) writing habits


98. The earlier name of National Library, Calcutta was …

(A) National Information Centre

(B) The Imperial Library

(C) National Public Library

(D) Calcutta Public Library


99. ‘Shodhganga’ is a national level repository of …

(A) E-Books

(B) E-Journals

(C) E-Theses

(D) Journal Articles


100. The brain of any computer system is …


(B) Control Unit

(C) memory



101. What difference does the 5th generation computer have from other generation computers?

(A) technological advancement

(B) scientific code

(C) Object Oriented Programming

(D) all of these


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

(A) collation

(B) conservation

(C) shelf-arrangement

(D) organization


103. Books lost from the library are known through …

(A) Stock verification

(B) Charging and discharging

(C) Shelf list

(D) Accession Register


104. Who was the Chairman of Advisory Committee for Libraries in 1957 of India?

(A) B. S. Jha

(B) K. P. Sinha

(C) S. Mudaliar

(D) C. D. Deshmukh


105. Which of the following is a primary source?

(A) Encyclopedia

(B) Dictionary

(C) Thesis

(D) Text book


106. Who wrote book titled ‘Secret of the Nagas’?

(A) Chetan Bhagat

(B) Amish Tripathi

(C) Preeti Shenoy

(D) Dr A P J Abdul Kalam


107. Which one of the following is different from other members?

(A) Mozilla Firefox

(B) Windows

(C) Linux

(D) Mac


108. TCP/ IP is necessary if one is to connect to the …

(A) phone lines

(B) internet

(C) a server



109. Which national agency in India is assigning ISSN?

(A) Federation of Publishers in India, Delhi

(B) Raja Ram Mohan Roy National Agency, Delhi

(C) National Library, Kolkata

(D) NISCAIR, New Delhi


110. What is Dublin Core?

(A) Content Management Tool

(B) Metadata Standard

(C) E- Library Software

(D) Internet Protocol


111. As per Indian Copyright Law, copyright is granted for …

(A) fifty years after the book is published

(B) fifty years after the death of the author

(C) sixty years after the book is published

(D) sixty years after the death of the author


112. Which of the follwing institution merged with INSDOC and after merger it is known as NISCAIR?


(B) National Science Library

(C) SAARC Documentation Centre



113. Orientation of library users is a kind of …

(A) Reference Service

(B) Referral Service

(C) Selective Dissemination of Information Service

(D) Current Awareness Service


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

(A) Asiatic Society Library, Bombay

(B) National Library of India, Calcutta

(C) Connemara Public Library, Madras

(D) Delhi Public Library, Delhi


115. Following is not a Web 2.0 tool:

(A) blog

(B) wiki


(D) RSS feeds


116. Following is an example of microblogging:

(A) Wordpress

(B) Blogspot

(C) Livejournal

(D) Twitter


117. In Encyclopaedia Britianica, ……………. deals with ready reference.

(A) Micropaedia

(B) Propaedia

(C) Introduction Part

(D) Macropaedia


118. Payments for the books purchased can be made only after …

(A) accessioning

(B) classification

(C) cataloguing

(D) arrangement in the shelve


119. Books misplaced on the shelves by readers are restored by …

(A) shelving

(B) stock verification

(C) shelf rectification

(D) shifting


120. Outdated and seldom used books are withdrawn from the library. This is known as …

(A) shelving

(B) weeding

(C) circulating

(D) guiding


121. Delivery of Books (Public Libraries) and Newspapers Act was enacted in India in …

(A) 1977

(B) 1944

(C) 1954

(C) 1964


122. World Wide Web (WWW) was first designed by whom?

(A) Tim Berner's Lee

(B) F. W. Lancaster

(C) Ted Nelson

(D) Charles Babbage


123. Deleted email can be found in the …

(A) trash folder

(B) inbox folder

(C) starred folder

(D) spam folder


124. Identify the odd one from the followings …


(B) Psychological Abstract

(C) Index Medicus

(D) World of Learning


125. Which of the following state doesn’t have ‘Library Legislation’?

(A) Haryana

(B) Delhi

(C) Uttar Pradesh

(D) Manipur


126. Computers on an internet is identified by …

(A) e-mail address

(B) web address

(C) IP address

(D) all of these


127. Public Library Manifesto, 1994 was developed by …

(A) Delhi Public library





128. Conversion of barcode into electrical signals is done by …

(A) scanners


(C) photo sensors

(D) unicode


129. The term ‘Information Retrieval’ was coined by ...

(A) H. P. Luhn

(B) S. R. Ranganathan

(C) Calvin Moores

(D) Derek Austin


130. Which of the Following is known as ‘Smart Code’?

(A) barcode

(B) unicode

(C) QR Code

(D) none of these


131. Which one is not a Distribution and promotion partners of GreenStone Digital Software?

(A) Greenstone Incorporation Ltd.

(B) Human Info, NGO Belgium


(D) NCSI, Bengaluru


132. Who coined the term ‘Bibliometrics’?

(A) S. R. Ranganathan

(B) H. P. Luhn

(C) Alan Prichard

(D) W. C. B. Sayers


133. Which law is related with ‘Scientific Productivity’?

(A) Bradford's Law

(B) Lotka's Inverse Square Law

(C) Zipf's Law

(D) all of these


134. UBUNTU is a/ an …

(A) operating system

(B) ILMS (Integrated Library Management Software)

(C) web browser

(D) Search engine


135. Who created the first blog?

(A) John William

(B) John Bargar

(C) John Barnade

(D) John Cena


136. In the context of digital libraries, born-digital material means …

(A) scanned documents

(B) downloaded materials

(C) documents created in soft copy

(D) all of these


137. Periodicity of ‘School Science’ journal published by NCERT is …

(A) monthly

(B) quarterly

(C) Half yearly

(D) annually


138. Which one of the following is NOT a library consortia?






139. Which one is digital library of India?

(A) IGNCA Digital Library

(B) TFRI Digital Library

(C) Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore Digital Library

(D) all of these


140. ‘Zero Based Budgeting (ZBB)’ was developed by ….

(A) Peter Phyor

(B) Elton Mayo

(C) Peter F. Drucker

(D) F. W. Taylor


141. What is meant by e-Book?

(A) any book

(B) any book of text

(C) any book available in electronic form

(D) any book of text available on-line


142. Which one is a web browser?

(A) Google Chrome

(B) Mozilla Firefox

(C) Microsoft Edge

(D) all of these


143. Which one is the publication of India Academy of Sciences, Bangalore?

(A) Tera Green

(B) Resonance

(C) Down to Earch

(D) Science Reporter


144. Which one of the following is a free antivirus software?

(A) Kaspersky

(B) Quick Heal

(C) McAfee

(D) Avira


145. Which law of library Science relates to the growth of libraries?

(A) first law

(B) second law

(C) fourth law

(D) fifth law


146. Which of the following is an Institutional Repository Software Package?

(A) DSpace

(B) Evergreen

(C) Koha

(D) NewGenLib


147. What is correct logical sequence of the following?

(A) Information, Knowledge, Data, Wisdom

(B) Data, Information, Wisdom, Knowledge

(C) Data, Information, Knowledge, Wisdom

(D) Information, Data, Wisdom, Knowledge


148. What is a bug?

(A) Computer Virus

(B) Error in Computer Configuration

(C) Error in a Programme

(D) Error in Hardware


149. ‘India : A Reference Annual’ is a/ an

(A) almanac

(B) guide book

(C) handbook

(D) yearbook


150. Which of the following is not a general image file format?