Library And Information Science Net Examination Mock Test No. 2

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Library And Information Science Net Examination Mock Test No. 2 - Quiz

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  • 1. 

    Which one of the following library is recently changed to  super speciality paediatric hospital.

    • A.

      Anna Central Library

    • B.

      Connemara Public Library

    • C.

      Anna Centenary Library

    • D.

      None of the Above

    Correct Answer
    C. Anna Centenary Library
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Anna Centenary Library. The library has recently been changed to a super speciality paediatric hospital.

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  • 2. 

    Which is the first library in the world

    • A.

      Library of Congress

    • B.

      Taxila

    • C.

      Library of Alexandria

    • D.

      British Museum library

    Correct Answer
    C. Library of Alexandria
    Explanation
    The Library of Alexandria is considered the first library in the world because it was established in the 3rd century BC in Alexandria, Egypt. It was a center of knowledge and learning, housing a vast collection of scrolls and manuscripts from different cultures and disciplines. The library played a crucial role in the preservation and dissemination of knowledge, attracting scholars from all over the ancient world. Its destruction in the 3rd century AD marked a significant loss of historical and intellectual treasures.

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  • 3. 

    "GRANTHALAYA" Library software developed by

    • A.

      NIIT

    • B.

      NIC

    • C.

      KIIKM

    • D.

      NISCAIR

    Correct Answer
    D. NISCAIR
    Explanation
    The correct answer is NISCAIR. NISCAIR stands for National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources. They are known for developing the "GRANTHALAYA" library software.

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  • 4. 

    Which one of the following is the grandfather of all search engines

    • A.

      HotBot

    • B.

      Archie

    • C.

      Veronica

    • D.

      Alta vista

    Correct Answer
    B. Archie
    Explanation
    Archie is considered the grandfather of all search engines because it was the first search engine ever developed. Created in 1990 by Alan Emtage, Archie was a simple tool that indexed files on FTP servers, allowing users to search for specific file names. While it was not a web search engine like the ones we use today, Archie laid the foundation for future search engines by introducing the concept of indexing and searching for information on the internet.

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  • 5. 

                          Which one of the following is the mother of search engines

    • A.

      Dogpile

    • B.

      WebCrawler

    • C.

      Bing

    • D.

      Veronica

    Correct Answer
    D. Veronica
    Explanation
    Veronica is considered the mother of search engines because it was the first search engine ever created. Developed in 1992 by the University of Nevada, Veronica was a search engine that indexed the file names of Gopher servers, which were an early form of internet protocol used for organizing and retrieving information. Veronica allowed users to search for specific files or information within the Gopher network, making it the first tool of its kind and laying the foundation for future search engines.

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  • 6. 

    In mass communication, selective perception is dependent on the receiver’s

    • A.

      Competence

    • B.

      Pre-disposition

    • C.

      Receptivity

    • D.

      Ethnicity

    Correct Answer
    C. Receptivity
    Explanation
    Selective perception in mass communication refers to the tendency of individuals to interpret and perceive information in a way that aligns with their pre-existing beliefs, values, and attitudes. Receptivity, in this context, refers to the willingness and openness of the receiver to accept and understand the message being communicated. It implies that individuals who are more receptive are more likely to be influenced by the media and have their perceptions shaped by the messages they receive. Therefore, receptivity is the most suitable option among the given choices to explain selective perception in mass communication.

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  • 7. 

    The first Open University in India was set up in the State of

    • A.

      Andhra Pradesh

    • B.

      Delhi

    • C.

      Himachal Pradesh

    • D.

      Tamil Nadu

    Correct Answer
    A. Andhra Pradesh
    Explanation
    The first Open University in India was set up in Andhra Pradesh.

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  • 8. 

    . Which one of the following does not come under the methods of data classification ?

    • A.

      Qualitative

    • B.

      Normative

    • C.

      Spatial

    • D.

      Quantitative

    Correct Answer
    C. Spatial
    Explanation
    Spatial is the correct answer because it refers to the arrangement or distribution of data in physical space, rather than a method of classifying data. Qualitative, normative, and quantitative are all methods of data classification that involve categorizing or organizing data based on different criteria such as quality, value judgments, or numerical values.

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  • 9. 

    The study of the quantitative aspects of the construction and use of information resources, structures and technologies on the Web drawing on bibliometric and informetric approaches is Called

    • A.

      Informetrics

    • B.

      Cybermetrics

    • C.

      Webometrics

    • D.

      Bibliometrics

    Correct Answer
    C. Webometrics
    Explanation
    Webometrics is the correct answer because it refers to the study of the quantitative aspects of the construction and use of information resources, structures, and technologies on the Web. This field draws on bibliometric and informetric approaches to analyze and measure various aspects of the web, such as web content, web links, and web usage. It focuses on understanding the size, growth, and impact of the web, as well as the patterns and trends within it.

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  • 10. 

    The term webometrics was first coined by

    • A.

      Björneborn and Ingwersen

    • B.

      Reips and Matzat

    • C.

      Mike Thelwall

    • D.

      Almind and Ingwersen

    Correct Answer
    D. Almind and Ingwersen
    Explanation
    The term webometrics was first coined by Almind and Ingwersen.

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  • 11. 

    The first purely English alphabetical dictionary in the world

    • A.

      A Table Alphabeticall

    • B.

      A Dictionary of the English Language

    • C.

      A Compendious Dictionary of the English Language.

    • D.

      Oxford English Dictionary

    Correct Answer
    A. A Table Alphabeticall
    Explanation
    A Table Alphabeticall is considered the first purely English alphabetical dictionary in the world. This dictionary was published in 1604 by Robert Cawdrey and contained around 2,500 words. It aimed to help English speakers understand and use words correctly. The other options mentioned, such as "A Dictionary of the English Language" and "A Compendious Dictionary of the English Language," were published later and by different authors. The Oxford English Dictionary, although comprehensive and widely used, was not the first purely English alphabetical dictionary.

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  • 12. 

    Which one of the following is an on-line Digital Library

    • A.

      DSpace

    • B.

      Flipkart

    • C.

      Ebay

    • D.

      Ebrary

    Correct Answer
    D. Ebrary
    Explanation
    ebrary is an online digital library because it is a platform that provides access to a wide range of digital books, journals, and other resources. Users can access these resources through the internet, making it an online library. DSpace, flipkart, and ebay are not digital libraries as they are not primarily focused on providing access to digital books and resources.

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  • 13. 

    "KrishiPrabha" is a

    • A.

      Consortium for Indian Agricultural Information

    • B.

      Online database for Agricultural Information

    • C.

      Indian Agricultural Doctoral Dissertation Repository

    • D.

      A Journal

    Correct Answer
    C. Indian Agricultural Doctoral Dissertation Repository
    Explanation
    "KrishiPrabha" is an Indian Agricultural Doctoral Dissertation Repository. This means that it is a platform or database that collects and stores doctoral dissertations related to agriculture in India. It serves as a repository for these research works, making them accessible to researchers, scholars, and anyone interested in agricultural studies.

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  • 14. 

    Consortium of e-resources in Agriculture (CeRA) is developed by

    • A.

      IARI

    • B.

      ICAR

    • C.

      AROI

    • D.

      ICCR

    Correct Answer
    B. ICAR
    Explanation
    The correct answer is ICAR. ICAR stands for the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, which is responsible for the development of the Consortium of e-resources in Agriculture (CeRA). CeRA is an initiative that aims to provide access to a wide range of agricultural research resources and databases to researchers and professionals in the field of agriculture. ICAR plays a crucial role in developing and maintaining this consortium to promote research and knowledge dissemination in the agricultural sector.

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  • 15. 

    who invented ebooks?

    • A.

      Michael Hart

    • B.

      Andries van Dam

    • C.

      Doug Engelbart

    • D.

      Robert Stein

    Correct Answer
    A. Michael Hart
    Explanation
    Michael Hart is credited with inventing ebooks. He founded Project Gutenberg in 1971, which was the first digital library and made books available electronically. Hart's vision was to make literature accessible to everyone, and he started by typing the United States Declaration of Independence into a computer. This marked the beginning of ebooks and the digitization of literature. Hart's contribution revolutionized the way books are distributed and accessed, leading to the widespread availability of ebooks that we have today.

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  • 16. 

    Whch one of the first e-book?

    • A.

      DynaText

    • B.

      Afternoon,

    • C.

      A story

    • D.

      Index Thomisticus

    Correct Answer
    D. Index Thomisticus
    Explanation
    Index Thomisticus is the correct answer because it was one of the first e-books ever created. Developed by Roberto Busa in the 1940s, Index Thomisticus was a digital database of the works of Thomas Aquinas. It marked a significant milestone in the history of e-books as it demonstrated the potential of using computers to store and access large amounts of text electronically. This pioneering project paved the way for the development of e-books as we know them today.

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  • 17. 

    ___________is the oldest and prominent knowlwdge organisation(KO) tools

    • A.

      Cataloguing

    • B.

      Indexing

    • C.

      Numbering

    • D.

      Classification

    Correct Answer
    D. Classification
    Explanation
    Classification is the correct answer because it is a knowledge organization tool that has been used for centuries to organize and categorize information. It involves grouping similar items together based on their characteristics or attributes, making it easier to locate and retrieve information. Classification systems such as the Dewey Decimal System and Library of Congress Classification are widely used in libraries and other knowledge organizations to organize books, documents, and other resources.

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  • 18. 

    The World's first e-book Library introduced by

    • A.

      British Library

    • B.

      Taiwan's international airport

    • C.

      Library of congress

    • D.

      Abu Dhabi International Centre for Organisational Excellence

    Correct Answer
    B. Taiwan's international airport
    Explanation
    The e-library, based in Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, has four hundred titles in its collection, available in English or Chinese, and in ePub or Zinio formats, which can be read in the airport, but not taken away or downloaded onto the user's own device.

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  • 19. 

    MySQL is written in _________ language

    • A.

      C, C++

    • B.

      Java

    • C.

      JavaScript

    • D.

      C#

    Correct Answer
    A. C, C++
    Explanation
    MySQL is written in C and C++ language. C and C++ are both widely used programming languages for developing system-level software and applications. MySQL, being a popular relational database management system, is designed and implemented using these languages for their efficiency, performance, and low-level control over system resources. C and C++ provide the necessary tools and features to optimize the database engine, handle memory management, and ensure high-speed data processing. Therefore, MySQL's core functionality and underlying architecture are primarily based on C and C++.

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  • 20. 

    KOHA is written in __________ language

    • A.

      C,C++

    • B.

      Java

    • C.

      Perl

    • D.

      Karel++

    Correct Answer
    C. Perl
    Explanation
    KOHA is an open-source Integrated Library System (ILS) used by libraries worldwide. It is primarily written in Perl, a high-level programming language known for its flexibility and powerful text-processing capabilities. Perl is well-suited for developing web applications, making it a suitable choice for KOHA's development. Additionally, Perl's extensive library of modules and its support for regular expressions make it an efficient language for handling the complex data management and manipulation tasks required by a library system like KOHA.

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