LIS Quiz 2 ( For Updating Your Knowledge In Library And Information Science )

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  • 1. 

    Who is the father of Classical School

    • A.

      Henri Fayol

    • B.

      Lyndall Urwick

    • C.

      Gulick

    • D.

      Lass well

    Correct Answer
    A. Henri Fayol
    Explanation
    Henri Fayol is considered the father of the Classical School of management. He was a French mining engineer and author who developed a comprehensive theory of management known as the "14 Principles of Management." Fayol's work emphasized the importance of organizational structure, hierarchy, and the division of labor in achieving efficiency and effectiveness in an organization. His ideas laid the foundation for modern management practices and had a significant impact on the development of management theory.

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  • 2. 

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

    • A.

      Charles Babbage

    • B.

      William Babbage

    • C.

      Tim Berner's Lee

    • D.

      Ted Nelson

    Correct Answer
    C. Tim Berner's Lee
    Explanation
    Tim Berner's Lee is the correct answer because he is widely recognized as the inventor of the World Wide Web (WWW). In 1989, he proposed the concept of the WWW while working at CERN, a European research organization. He developed the necessary technologies, such as HTML, HTTP, and the first web browser, to make the WWW accessible to everyone. Tim Berner's Lee's contributions revolutionized the way information is shared and accessed, leading to the rapid growth and development of the internet as we know it today.

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  • 3. 

    The term "Cyberspace" was first used by

    • A.

      Andrew Pollock

    • B.

      John Postal

    • C.

      James watt

    • D.

      William Gibson

    Correct Answer
    D. William Gibson
    Explanation
    William Gibson is the correct answer because he is credited with coining the term "cyberspace" in his novel "Neuromancer" published in 1984. The term refers to a virtual reality space that is accessed through computer networks. Gibson's work popularized the concept of cyberspace and greatly influenced the development of the internet and virtual reality technology.

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  • 4. 

    Which network in India provided the first e-mail service in the country?

    • A.

      INFLIBNET

    • B.

      DELNET

    • C.

      ERNET

    • D.

      JANET

    Correct Answer
    C. ERNET
    Explanation
    ERNET (Education and Research Network) was the first network in India to provide e-mail services in the country. ERNET was established in 1986 with the goal of connecting educational and research institutions across India. It played a crucial role in the development of the internet in the country and was responsible for introducing various internet services, including e-mail, to the Indian academic community. ERNET's pioneering efforts laid the foundation for the growth of internet connectivity and communication in India.

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  • 5. 

     e-prints is a

    • A.

      A Repository Software

    • B.

      Catalogue

    • C.

      Classification

    • D.

      Online INDEX Software

    Correct Answer
    A. A Repository Software
    Explanation
    The given correct answer for this question is "A Repository Software". This suggests that e-prints is a type of software that is used for creating and managing repositories. A repository is a digital collection of research papers, articles, and other scholarly works. Therefore, e-prints software would be specifically designed to support the organization and dissemination of these types of materials.

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  • 6. 

    "Cranfield Studies" are an example of

    • A.

      Survey Research

    • B.

      Experimental Research

    • C.

      Management Research

    • D.

      Historical Research

    Correct Answer
    B. Experimental Research
    Explanation
    The Cranfield Studies are an example of experimental research because they involved the manipulation of variables in a controlled environment to test hypotheses and determine cause and effect relationships. Experimental research allows researchers to establish a causal relationship between variables by systematically varying one factor and observing its effects on another. In the Cranfield Studies, researchers manipulated different factors to study the effects of organizational structure and decision-making processes on performance. This type of research design is commonly used in scientific and social science disciplines to gather empirical evidence and draw conclusions about cause and effect relationships.

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  • 7. 

    A reasoning where we start with certain particular statements and conclude with a universal statement is called

    • A.

      Inductive Reasoning

    • B.

      Deductive Reasoning

    • C.

      Transcendental Reasoning

    • D.

      Professional Reasoning

    Correct Answer
    A. Inductive Reasoning
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Inductive Reasoning. Inductive reasoning is a type of reasoning where specific observations or examples are used to make general conclusions or predictions. It involves moving from the particular to the general, using evidence and patterns to form a hypothesis or theory. This is different from deductive reasoning, which starts with general principles and uses them to make specific conclusions. Transcendental reasoning and professional reasoning are not commonly used terms in the context of reasoning methods.

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  • 8. 

    Which one of the following is not an open source software

    • A.

      D space

    • B.

      Green-stone

    • C.

      Linux

    • D.

      Windows7

    Correct Answer
    D. Windows7
    Explanation
    Windows7 is not an open source software because it is a proprietary operating system developed by Microsoft. Open source software refers to software that is freely available, can be modified, and its source code can be accessed and distributed by anyone. D space, Green-stone, and Linux are all examples of open source software.

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  • 9. 

    Who provides the ISBN?

    • A.

      RRRLF

    • B.

      INSDOC

    • C.

      UNESCO Agency in India

    • D.

      LC

    Correct Answer
    A. RRRLF
    Explanation
    RRRLF stands for Raja Rammohun Roy Library Foundation, which is an autonomous organization under the Ministry of Culture, Government of India. It is responsible for providing the International Standard Book Number (ISBN) in India. The ISBN is a unique identifier assigned to each edition and variation of a book, allowing for easy identification and tracking of books in the publishing industry. Therefore, RRRLF is the correct answer for the entity that provides the ISBN.

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  • 10. 

    Action research refers to

    • A.

      A longitudinal research

    • B.

      A socioeconomic research

    • C.

      An applied research

    • D.

      A research initiated to solve an immediate problem

    Correct Answer
    D. A research initiated to solve an immediate problem
    Explanation
    Action research refers to a type of research that is initiated to solve an immediate problem. It involves a systematic process of planning, implementing, and evaluating actions to bring about change and improvement in a specific context. Unlike other forms of research, action research focuses on practical solutions and is often conducted in real-world settings. It is characterized by its participatory nature, involving collaboration between researchers and practitioners to address issues and improve practices. The goal of action research is to generate knowledge that can be applied to solve problems and bring about positive change in a specific situation.

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