# Library Science MCQs: Research & Statistical Methods – Quiz-5

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### LIS MCQs about Research & Statistical Methods

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201. The non-sampling errors can be controlled to some extent by:
A. Post-testing
B. Pre-testing
C. Mid-testing
D. Final testing

202. The author of “Sampling Theory and Methods” is:
A. H.M. Blalock
B. J.P. Guilford
C. G. Kalton
D. M.N. Murthy

203. Conversion of responses into a set of numbers is called:
A. Classification
B. Coding
C. Symbolization
D. Number assigning

204. Listing of opinion-oriented questions in a questionnaire is known as:
A. Close ended
B. Mid ended
C. Open-ended
D. Last ended

205. The variable which can take selected values of the variable is known as:
A. Continuous
B. Nominal
C. Ordinal
D. Discrete

206. The purpose of data analysis is to condense a large volume of data into meaningful:
A. Results
B. Conclusions
C. Values
D. Summary

207. The difference between the upper and lower limits of a class is known as:
A. Class limit
B. Class width
C. Classmark

208. Mode is the value of the variable having a maximum:
A. Frequency
B. Occurrence
C. Appearance
D. Repetition

209. The values of the variables which split the series into a number of parts are known as:
A. Range
B. Quantities
C. Measures
D. Series

210. If the attributes are present or absent together in the data the association is called:
A. Negative
B. Independent
C. Positive
D. Dependent

211. The average relationship between /among the variables is known as:
A. Digression
B. Aggression
C. Regression
D. Deviation

212. A set of values of a variable or characteristic arranged chronologically is known as:
A. Cyclic Series
B. Chronological
C. Time Series
D. Data Series

213. A smooth long-term movement indicating the overall tendency of data is known as:
A. Secular trend
B. Seasonal trend
C. Cyclical trend
D. Random trend

214. The characteristic under the study of a population is called:
A. Sample
B. Parameter
C. Attribute
D. Quality

215. The t-test is applied when the sample series is:
A. Small
B. Big
C. Enormous
D. Voluminous

216. Paired t-test is applied when observations are made from the same group at:
A. One-time point
B. Two-time points
C. Multiple time points
D. Several time points

217. The author of “Analysis of Nominal Data” is:
A. D.K. Hildebrand
B. C. W. Ostron
C. H.T. Reynolds
D. P. Stephen

218. The proofreading of data to catch and correct errors is known as:
A. Data Editing
B. Data cleaning
C. Data scanning
D. Data correcting

219. The software ‘WordStar’ is meant for:
A. D.T.P
C. Word processing
D. Presentation of graphics

220. The Software “Epi Info” is meant for:
A. Statistical analysis
B. Text layout
C. Database programming
D. Data collection

221. “Microsoft” is an application software exclusively meant for:
A. Bibliographic analysis
B. Scientific analysis
C. Technical analysis
D. Statistical analysis

222. SPID a statistical package was developed by:
A. Bell Labs
B. Aptech Systems
C. S.C. Mole Software
D. Mac Quarie University

223. Bar Chart, Pie Charts, and Histograms are examples of:
A. Graphic representation
B. Table representation
C. Textual representation
D. Statistical representation

224. If the information is presented in a circle and is partitioned into various segments to represent the magnitude of the variable it is known as:
A. Table
B. Pie chart
C. Histogram
D. Bar chart

225. In graphs the horizontal axis is called:
A. X-axis
B. Y-axis
C. Z-axis
D. W-axis

226. Word processors are computer-based writing packages that help in:
A. Collection data
B. Tabulation of data
C. Writing the thesis
D. Editing the text

227. The author of “Writing a Thesis: a guide to long essays and Dissertations” is:
A. M. Meyer
B. J.G. Baldi
C. G. Watson
D. P. Cryer

228. Scientometrics deal with evaluation factors like progress levels of development, relevance, and policy:
A. Economics
B. Science
C. Information
D. Documentation

229. The frequency of publication of authors was studied in 1926 by:
B. Zipf
C. A. Lokta
D. F.W. Lancaster

230. An analyzing reference in a document is known as:
A. Reference analysis
B. Citation analysis
C. Document Analysis
D. Bibliographic analysis

231. The author “Citation Indexing: its theory and application” is:
A. Leo Egg he
B. E. Garfield
C. B.C. Brookes
D. B.K. Ferranti

232. The relation of two documents by virtue of their joint decent, from the third, is known as:
A. Document compiling
B. Bibliographic compiling
C. Reference compiling
D. Citation compiling

233. A source for bibliometric study such as a book, author, etc. is known as:
A. Element
B. Variable
C. Characteristic
D. Attribute

234. LIS Research has made a formal beginning after the Williamson report 1923 in:
A. U.K
B. USA
D. France

235. “The place of research m library science” by Williamson was published in 1931 in the journal:
A. Library quantity
B. Library trends
C. Library Journal
D. ALA bulletin

236. The first Ph.D. degree in LIS was awarded in 1930 in the USA by:
A. Columbia University
B. University of Chicago
C. University of California
D. Michigan University

237. Council on Library Resources, USA was established in 1956 primarily to support: L.I. S:
A. Education
B. Research
C. Curriculum
D. Staff development

238. OSTI was established in the UK in 1965 to support LIS:
A. Education
B. Curriculum
C. Infrastructure
D. Research

239. The first LIS school in UK was established in 1919 at the university of:
A. London
B. Glasgow
C. Leeds
D. Sheffield

240. The variable which can take any value in the range of the two variables is known as:
A. Nominal variable
B. Discrete variable
C. Continuous variable
D. Qualitative analysis

241. Systematic activity directed toward the discovery and the development of an organized body of knowledge is known as:
A. Research
B. Investigation
C. Observation
D. Experimentation

242. The research in which the application of known theories and knowledge to test and validate the operational fields or population is known as:
A. Fundamental
B. Empirical
C. Applied
D. Action

243. The framework of activities that the researcher wishes to accomplish under the banner of a particular research study is known as:
A. Vision
B. Structure
C. Plan
D. Strategy

244. A catalogue of various phases and facts relating to the formulation of research efforts is known as:
A. Problem
B. Design
C. Formulation
D. Skimming

245. The records of any public or private institution which are judged worth permanent preservation for reference is known as:
A. Public records
B. Rare documents
C. Incunabula
D. Archives

246. A statement capable of being tested and thereby verified or rejected is known as:
A. Hypothesis
B. Proposition
C. Assumption
D. Generalization

247. The hypothesis that typically states the existence, size, form, or distribution of some variable is known as:
A. Working
B. Explanatory
C. Descriptive
D. Rational

248. The research methods which investigate a past event and attempt to analyze it in the present situation are known as:
A. Experimental
B. Observational
C. Survey
D. Historical

249. To assess the performance of various indexing languages and classification schemes which of the following research method is more relevant:
A. Historical
B. Experimental
C. Survey
D. Case study

250. The method of investigation is to collect information on a phenomenon through observation interviews and questionnaires known as:
A. Survey
B. Experimental
C. Historical
D. Case Study

So, these are the MCQs 201-250 for Library Research & Statistical Methods.

MCQs of Library Research & Statistical Methods

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