# Library Science MCQs: Research & Statistical Methods – Quiz-1

LIS MCQs for Research & Statistical Methods. Here you will find the Library Science MCQs about Research & Statistical Methods. This is Quiz-1 of the Research & Statistical Methods MCQ series. If you are a student of Library and Information Management Sciences (LIMS) then these MCQs of Library Research & Statistical Methods are very important for you. In these MCQs, the Library Research & Statistical Methods are discussed.

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### LIS MCQs about Research & Statistical Methods

Find below the MCQs of Library Research & Statistical Methods:

1. In a research article or report to refer to an immediate preceding reference, which of the following is used:
A. Op. cit.
B. Ibid
C. Loc. Cit.
D. As above

2. References and additional bibliography are important items in:
A. Pursuing research
B. Identifying a research problem
C. Analysis of data
D. Writing a research report

3. For conducting bibliographical research, the most important sources of information is:
A. Primary
B. Secondary
C. Tertiary
D. None of these

4. Who is the following adopt the elementary type of case study?
A. Anthropologist
B. Psychiatrist
C. Historian
D. Economist

5. To study the behavior of the child which one of the following methods is adopted by the researcher?
A. Survey
B. Observational
C. Case Study
D. Experimental

6. In which of the following clinical and biographical types of studies are carried out:
A. Case Study
B. Historical
C. Development Works
D. Observation

7. Which of the following is not a type of research?
A. Survey
B. Content Analysis
C. Applied
D. Historical

8. Prolegomena to library classification by Ranganathan is an example of:
A. Applied research
B. Historical research
C. Experimental research
D. Pure research

9. The research which gives the same result every place is known as:
A. Priori
B. Fundamental
C. Empirical
D. Basic

10. Which of the following is the “odd” one in the group?
A. Applied
B. Historical
C. Pure
D. Survival

11. In the following which one is not a characteristic of good research?
A. Never changing
B. Systematic
C. Rigorous
D. Continuous

12. Which of the following interprets known facts in the new light?
A. Data interpreter
B. Scientific method
C. Research
D. Hypothesis

13. Ranganathan propounded basic laws of library science based on:
A. Survey Research
B. Applied Research
C. Observation Research
D. Fundamental Research

14. Current Research in Library and Information Science (CRLIS) is being published by:
A. LA
B. ILA
C. ALA
D. IASLIC

15. The questions whose answers are already quoted to be chosen is called:
A. Closed-ended
B. Open-ended
C. Pre coded
D. Post coded

16. Questionnaire method is a tool for:
A. Interpretation of data
B. Collection of data
C. Analysis of data
D. Measuring data

17. For the development of US research Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI) was established in 1965 in:
A. USA
B. Pakistan
C. Australia
D. UK

18. Identify the right sequence:
A. Theory, Law, Hypothesis, Axiom
B. Axiom, Hypothesis, Law, Theory
C. Law, Hypothesis, Theory, Axiom
D. None of these

19. Who has identified fifteen steps for creditable research?
A. W.C. Schlutor
B. W.S. Monroe
C. F.L. Whitney
D. C. V. Good

20. In which type of research hypothesis is occasionally used:
A. Applied
B. Experimental
C. Historical
D. Observational

21. If the size of the Sample is very small which sampling methods give better results:
A. Purposive
B. Stratified
C. Random
D. Census

22. To study the literacy rate in A.P which Sampling method is most suitable:
A. Mixed
B. Random
C. Census
D. Stratified

23. To study a vast population in a metropolitan and to study a particular phenomenon which sampling methods is most suitable:
A. Census
B. Systematic
C. Stratified
D. Purposive

24. To select a certain number of students from a whole class to study a particular phenomenon is known as:
A. Random sampling
B. Purposive sampling
C. Stratified sampling
D. Select sampling

25. To refer to an earlier but not an immediately preceding reference which of the following is used:
A. Ibid
B. Loc. cit.
C. Op. Cit.
D. Referred to above

26. In an empirical study of the impact of closed access on the user community the type of variable ‘closed access’ is:
A. Independent
B. Dependent
C. Supportive
D. Intervening

27. If a questionnaire is sent to every tenth member of the list it is known as:
A. Stratified sampling
B. Random Sampling
C. Partial sampling
D. Free sampling

28. ‘Open ended’ questions m a questionnaire open for:
A. Discussion
B. Conclusion
C. Interpretation

29. Research in LIS made a formal beginning in the USA in 1923 after the publication of:
A. Melvil Dewey Report
B. J. Cotton Dana Report
C. Williamson Report
D. L. Comovesky Report

30. Through which type of research fundamental laws can be formulated:
A. Applied research
B. Developmental research
C. Pure research
D. Basic research

31. The laws of ‘Statistical regularity’ and ‘inertia’ are related to:
A. Laws of osmosis
B. Laws of sampling
C. Laws of scattering
D. Laws of symmetry

32. In research hypothesis is:
A. Conclusion
B. Finding
C. Tentative assumption
D. Result

33. In which of the following methods of research, observation is not used:
A. Case study
B. Historical
C. Experimental
D. Survey

34. Observation method is used to collect:
A. Data
B. Information
C. Knowledge
D. Wisdom

35. To find· out solutions to problems faced by society the research carried out is known as:
A. Fundamental
B. Quantitative
C. Applied
D. A priory

36. In the research endeavor Interview is used as a:
A. Tool
B. Method
C. Technique
D. Process

37. Which of the following is a research tool?
A. Chart
B. Questionnaire
C. Graph
D. Table

38. Eugene Garfield is primarily associated with:
A. Coordinate Indexing
B. PRECIS
C. Citation Indexing
D. POPSI

39. F.W. Lancaster is primarily associated with:
A. Citation analysis
B. Documentation
C. Information services
D. Information retrieval

40. Canfield research project is a/an:
A. Survey research
B. Historical research
C. Experimental research
D. Observation research

41. The person who conducted the Canfield research study. is:
A. B.C. Vickery
B. D.W. Langridge
C. B.F. Kyle
D. C.W. Cleverdon

42. Canfield research studies and carried out to study:
A. Catalogue
B. Classification
C. Indexing
D. Abstracting

43. Causal relationship between variables is identified in which type of research:
A. Historical
B. Experimental
C. Survey
D. Case study

44. Experimental research 1s generally oriented towards:
A. Past
B. Present
C. Future
D. Past and present

45. In the Historical method of research data is collected primarily from:
A. Tertiary resources
B. Questionnaire
C. Primary and secondary sources
D. Case studies

46. Which method of research is suitable to study a large population scattered geographically:
A. Observation
B. Experimental
C. Historical
D. Survey

47. Which of the following is oriented toward present research?
A. Observation research
B. Experimental research
C. Survey research
D. Case study research

48. DISISS stands for:
A. Demographic Information System and Service
B. Design of Information Service in Social Sciences
C. Depth Information Service m Sciences
D. Distributed Information System in Social Studies

49. INFROSS is an example of:
A. Cast study method
B. Observation research
C. Survey research
D. Experimentation

50. Historical method of research is related to the study of:
A. Past
B. Future
C. Present
D. All times

So, these are the MCQs 01-50 for Library Research & Statistical Methods.

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