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UGC NET is a specialized exam conducted for the post-grads aiming for a career in research or teaching. This quiz on LIS for UGC NET is created in MCQ format that will help you revise the core concepts before the exam. The quiz will also gauge your understanding of the topic and provide you with valuable points that will help you ace the exam. Take this test before the actual test. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who is regarded as father of bibliography ?

    • A.

      Paul Otlet

    • B.

      Conrad Gesner

    • C.

      J. C. Brunet

    • D.

      A. C. Fosket.

    Correct Answer
    B. Conrad Gesner
    Explanation
    Conrad Gesner is regarded as the father of bibliography because he was one of the first individuals to systematically compile a comprehensive list of books. He published his work titled "Bibliotheca Universalis" in 1545, which included a catalog of over 1,000 books. This pioneering effort laid the foundation for the development of bibliography as a field of study and established the practice of creating organized lists of books for reference purposes.

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  • 2. 

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

    • A.

      Asiatic Society Library, Bombay

    • B.

      Connemara Public Library, Madras

    • C.

      Delhi Public Library, Delhi

    • D.

      National Library of India, Calcutta.

    Correct Answer
    A. Asiatic Society Library, Bombay
    Explanation
    The Asiatic Society Library in Bombay is the oldest library among the given options. This can be inferred based on the historical significance of the Asiatic Society of Bombay, which was established in 1804. Being one of the oldest learned societies in Asia, it is reasonable to assume that its library would also be one of the oldest in India.

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  • 3. 

    Three great achievements in U.S.A. were noticed i.e. enunciation of DDC classification scheme, formation of American Library Association and the publication of 1 st Journal of the librarianship in the year

    • A.

      1857

    • B.

      1859

    • C.

      1876

    • D.

      1901.

    Correct Answer
    C. 1876
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1876. This is because the question states that three great achievements were noticed, and one of those achievements was the publication of the 1st Journal of the librarianship. Since the question does not provide any other information or context, we can assume that the year mentioned in the answer, 1876, is the correct year for the publication of the journal.

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  • 4. 

    LA is the Library Association of

    • A.

      Manipur

    • B.

      Andhra Pradesh

    • C.

      Great Britain

    • D.

      Canada.

    Correct Answer
    C. Great Britain
    Explanation
    The Library Association (LA) is an organization that represents the library profession and promotes library services. In this context, LA refers to the Library Association of Great Britain, as it is a well-known and established library association with a rich history and influence in the field. It is important to note that LA could potentially refer to library associations in other regions as well, but based on the given options, the most appropriate and widely recognized answer is Great Britain.

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  • 5. 

    There are a few basic factors which may be applied in winning the hearts of the readers. They are

    • A.

      Psychological factor, environmental factor, social factor

    • B.

      self factor, psychological factor, service factor

    • C.

      service factor, philosophical factor, self factor

    • D.

      Technological factor, service factor, self factor.

    Correct Answer
    A. Psychological factor, environmental factor, social factor
    Explanation
    The correct answer is psychological factor, environmental factor, social factor. These factors are important in winning the hearts of readers because they address different aspects of their experience. The psychological factor refers to understanding and appealing to the emotions and thoughts of the readers. The environmental factor considers the context in which the readers are consuming the content, such as their physical surroundings or cultural background. The social factor involves recognizing the social dynamics and influences that can impact the readers' preferences and behaviors. By considering these factors, writers can create content that resonates with and engages their audience.

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  • 6. 

    Generally a reference service of a library in the conventional form is processed through the stages which are

    • A.

      preparation, service, assimilation

    • B.

      Indexing, orientation, delivery of the query's reply

    • C.

      Orientation, user's study, photocopy supplied

    • D.

      preparation, orientation, delivery of the query's reply.

    Correct Answer
    D. preparation, orientation, delivery of the query's reply.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "preparation, orientation, delivery of the query's reply." This is because the reference service of a library typically involves the librarian preparing to assist the user, orienting the user to available resources and services, and finally delivering the reply to the user's query. The stages of indexing, assimilation, user's study, and photocopy supply are not mentioned in the given options and are therefore not part of the conventional form of a reference service.

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  • 7. 

    'Fair use' is the norm for determining the legality of

    • A.

      producing the second edition of a book

    • B.

      Photocopying an entire book

    • C.

      Making available a book to another library on inter-library loan

    • D.

      Prescribing a book as a text book.

    Correct Answer
    B. Photocopying an entire book
    Explanation
    'Fair use' is a legal doctrine that allows limited use of copyrighted material without obtaining permission from the copyright owner. However, photocopying an entire book is generally not considered fair use as it involves reproducing the entire work, which goes beyond the scope of what is considered acceptable under fair use. This action would likely infringe on the copyright holder's exclusive rights to reproduce and distribute their work. Therefore, photocopying an entire book is not considered legal under fair use.

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  • 8. 

    The Chairman of the National Knowledge Commission, Govt. of India, is

    • A.

      D. P. Chattopadhyay

    • B.

      B. P. Barua

    • C.

      R. K. Dasgupta

    • D.

      Dr. Sam Pitroda.

    Correct Answer
    D. Dr. Sam Pitroda.
    Explanation
    Dr. Sam Pitroda is the correct answer because he is the Chairman of the National Knowledge Commission, Govt. of India. The other options, D. P. Chattopadhyay, B. P. Barua, and R. K. Dasgupta, are not mentioned as holding this position.

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  • 9. 

    The book 'Library Administration' was brought out by Ranganathan in

    • A.

      1925

    • B.

      1933

    • C.

      1935

    • D.

      1931

    Correct Answer
    C. 1935
  • 10. 

    The subject of Research Methodology is the outcome of the mode of formation of subject, known as

    • A.

      Loose Assemblage

    • B.

      Fission

    • C.

      Distillation

    • D.

      Cluster.

    Correct Answer
    C. Distillation
    Explanation
    Research Methodology is the systematic study of how research is conducted. The subject of Research Methodology focuses on the process of distilling information and knowledge from various sources to form a coherent and reliable research outcome. Distillation refers to the process of purifying or concentrating a substance by heating it and then cooling the vapor to collect the condensed liquid. In the context of Research Methodology, distillation signifies the process of extracting relevant and valuable information from a vast amount of data and synthesizing it into a meaningful and useful outcome.

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  • 11. 

    Who suggested for Book Order Vigilance Pad ( BOVP ) ?

    • A.

      C. A. Cutte

    • B.

      Melvil Dewey

    • C.

      Michael Gorman

    • D.

      S. R. Ranganathan.

    Correct Answer
    C. Michael Gorman
    Explanation
    Michael Gorman is the suggested person for Book Order Vigilance Pad (BOVP).

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  • 12. 

    ASK ( Approach, Skill, Knowledge ) principle is related to

    • A.

      Classification

    • B.

      management

    • C.

      ICT

    • D.

      Standards.

    Correct Answer
    B. management
    Explanation
    The ASK (Approach, Skill, Knowledge) principle is related to management. This principle emphasizes the importance of having a systematic approach, acquiring the necessary skills, and possessing the relevant knowledge in order to effectively manage a team or organization. It highlights the need for managers to have a strategic approach, the ability to lead and motivate their team, and the knowledge of various management techniques and practices. By applying the ASK principle, managers can enhance their decision-making abilities, improve their communication skills, and achieve better overall management outcomes.

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  • 13. 

    In which year was the International Book Year celebrated by UNESCO ?

    • A.

      1931

    • B.

      1947

    • C.

      1952

    • D.

      1972

    Correct Answer
    D. 1972
    Explanation
    In 1972, UNESCO celebrated the International Book Year. This year was dedicated to promoting books and reading worldwide. It aimed to highlight the importance of books as a means of spreading knowledge, fostering cultural exchange, and promoting education. The International Book Year provided an opportunity to recognize the significance of books in society and to encourage literacy and access to books for all.

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  • 14. 

    Who said 'some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed and some few to be chewed and digested' ?

    • A.

      John Milton

    • B.

      William Jones

    • C.

      Francis Bacon

    • D.

      Benjamin Franklin.

    Correct Answer
    C. Francis Bacon
    Explanation
    Francis Bacon is known for his quote, "some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed and some few to be chewed and digested." This quote suggests that different books should be approached and consumed in different ways. Some books may only need a brief skim or taste, while others require a deeper understanding and digestion. Bacon's quote emphasizes the importance of varying reading approaches depending on the content and purpose of the book.

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  • 15. 

    What is Delphi method ?

    • A.

      It is a programming language

    • B.

      It is a method of research

    • C.

      It is a software

    • D.

      It is used for cost-benefit analysis.

    Correct Answer
    B. It is a method of research
    Explanation
    The Delphi method is a research technique that involves obtaining the opinions and judgments of a group of experts through a series of questionnaires or surveys. It is a systematic and structured approach to gather information and make predictions or decisions based on the collective wisdom of the experts. The method is often used in situations where there is uncertainty or limited information, and it helps to eliminate biases and achieve consensus among the experts.

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  • 16. 

    What is not open source software for library management ?

    • A.

      KOHA

    • B.

      AVANT1

    • C.

      Php my Library

    • D.

      2.39-50.

    Correct Answer
    D. 2.39-50.
    Explanation
    The given options are all related to library management software. KOHA and php my Library are both well-known open-source software options for library management. AVANT1 is not a commonly known software for library management, but it is not specified whether it is open-source or not. On the other hand, 2.39-50 is not a software name, but rather a version number or range, indicating that it is not a software option for library management. Therefore, the correct answer is 2.39-50.

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  • 17. 

    Which record is the hub of the stack in a library ?

    • A.

      Accession registe

    • B.

      Shelf list register

    • C.

      Book catalogue

    • D.

      Staff manual.

    Correct Answer
    A. Accession registe
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Accession register. The accession register is the hub of the stack in a library as it contains detailed information about each book that has been added to the library's collection. It includes the book's title, author, publication date, and other relevant details. This register helps the library staff keep track of the books in their collection and allows them to easily locate and retrieve specific books when needed. The shelf list register and book catalogue are also important tools in a library, but they serve different purposes and are not considered the hub of the stack.

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  • 18. 

    Theory X and Theory Y were formulated by

    • A.

      Douglas Murray McGregor

    • B.

      Peter Drucker

    • C.

      Abraham Maslow

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Douglas Murray McGregor
    Explanation
    Theory X and Theory Y were formulated by Douglas Murray McGregor. McGregor was an American social psychologist who proposed these two contrasting theories of human motivation and management. Theory X assumes that employees are inherently lazy and need to be closely supervised and controlled, while Theory Y assumes that employees are self-motivated and can be trusted to take responsibility for their work. McGregor's theories have had a significant impact on management practices and continue to be influential in understanding employee behavior and motivation in the workplace.

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  • 19. 

    'Kinesis' is related to

    • A.

      Communication

    • B.

      Generation

    • C.

      Storage

    • D.

      Movement

    Correct Answer
    A. Communication
    Explanation
    The term "kinesis" refers to the movement or motion of an organism in response to a stimulus. In the context of the given options, "communication" is the most closely related term to "kinesis" as communication often involves movement or changes in behavior to convey information or messages. Therefore, "communication" is the correct answer.

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  • 20. 

    The 'Five Laws of Library Science' propounded by Dr. S. R. Ranganathan, is which type of research ?

    • A.

      Applied research

    • B.

      Pure research

    • C.

      Basic research

    • D.

      Survey research.

    Correct Answer
    B. Pure research
    Explanation
    The 'Five Laws of Library Science' propounded by Dr. S. R. Ranganathan can be categorized as pure research. Pure research is conducted for the purpose of acquiring knowledge and understanding without any immediate practical application. In this case, Dr. Ranganathan's laws were formulated to provide a theoretical framework for organizing and managing libraries, rather than being directly applied to a specific practical problem or situation.

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