MCQs of Library Science: History & Development (Quiz 02)

MCQs of History & Development of Library Science during different periods of time. This is quiz 02 of history & development Library Science. You’ll find questions about Library Science in MCQ format. If you are a student of Library and Information Management Sciences, then the history and development of Library Science are so important to you.

LIS MCQs of History & Development – Quiz 02

The following are the MCQs of Library Science about History & Development:

41. The first newspaper in the French language was printed in:
A. France in 1700
B. Austria in 1600
C. Amsterdam in 1620
D. Germany in 1720
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42. In Washington, Rubel invented the first offset printing press in:

A. 1923
B. 1903
C. 1889
D. 1800
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43. The movement towards social library was started in the USA by:

A. Ross William
B. Steve Henry
C. Benjamin Franklin
D. Abraham Lincoln
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44. The University of Gottingen in Germany was the first in the world, which introduced library science course at the university level in:
A. 1915
B. 1901
C. 1886
D. 1858
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45. The first training school for librarians was started at Baroda (India) in:
A. 1899
B. 1889
c. 1910
D. 1911
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46. When Asa Don Dickinson, an American librarian started a Library Science certificate course at the university level in the Subcontinent in Lahore?
A. 1885
B. 1935
C. 1858
D. 1915
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47. AI-Azhar University in Egypt was founded in 970-972 as a:
A. Mosque
B. Madrasa
C. Jamia
D. Library
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48. The first LIS school in UK was established in 1919 at the university of:
A. Bristol
B. London
C. Leeds
D. Manchester
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49. Research in LIS has made a formal beginning in the USA in 1923 after the publication of:
A. Melvil Dewey report
B. Sir Anthony Pannizz report
C. A.F Riddley report
D. Williamson report
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50. The first PhD degree in LIS was awarded in 1930 in the USA by:

A. Ohio University
B. University of Philadelphia
C. University of Chicago
D. Columbia University
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51. The oldest and the largest Library Association in the world is:

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52. American Library Association(ALA) was established .in the year:
A. 1979
B. 1876
C. 1872
D. 1870
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53. The International Federation of Library Association (IFLA) and Institutions was founded in:
A. London 1921
B. Paris 1931
C. Scotland 1927
D. Hague 1937
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54. IFLA headquarter is situated in:
A. Scotland
B. Netherlands
C. Ireland
D. Poland
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55. IFLA Regional Office of Asia and Oceania is placed in:
A. Beijing
B. New Delhi
C. Seoul
D. Singapore
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56. The numbers of IFLA member countries are:
A. 150
B. 125
c. 100
D. 75
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57. IFLA has three pillars:
A. Community, Students, Members
B. Students, Academicians, Profession
C. Society, Members, Profession
D. Students, Society, Teachers
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58. IFLA has three language centers, the languages are:
A. French, English, German
B. English, French, Russian
C. Arabic, English, French
D. Arabic, French, Russian
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59. What is the frequency of the IFLA Journal?
A. Weekly
B. Quarterly
C. Annually
D. Monthly
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60. To promote education and research of its clientele is an important objective of:
A. University libraries
B. Digital Libraries
C. Special Libraries
D. Public Libraries
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61. Pakistan Library Association (PLA) was established in:
A. 1959
B. 1957
C. 1955
b. 1949
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62. How many branches PLA has?
A. Five
B. Six
C. Seven
D. Eight
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63. The PLA keeps on changing and rotating from one province to the other after every:
A. Four years
8. Three years
C. Two years
D. One year
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64. Which publications PLA is publishing?
A. Journals & Books
B. Journals & Newspapers
C. Newspapers & Newsletters
D. Journals & Booklets
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65. PLA Golden Jubilee Conference was held at:
A. Islamabad, 2007
8. Lahore, 2007
C. Peshawar, 2007
D. Karachi, 2007
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66. Library Association (UK) is one of the largest publishers of library and information science publication which publishes over:
A. 400 titles
B. 300 titles
C. 200 titles
D. 100 titles
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67. LA, UK’s leading professional body for Librarians and Information Managers was established in:
A. 1890
8. 1877
C. 1889
D. 1870
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68. Special Libraries Association (SLA) was founded in:
A. 1919
B. 1909
c. 1890
D. 1889
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69. SLA was founded in the US state of:
A. Ohio
B. N. Dakota
C. Maryland
D. New York
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70. SLA is representing worldwide countries over:
A. 80
B. 40
C. 60
D. 20
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71. The Library of Congress was established by an Act of Congress in:

A. 1938
B. 1880
C. 1889
D. 1897
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72. Which library has three buildings in Capitol Hill?
A. Chicago Library
B. National Library New York
C. British Library
D. Library of Congress
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73. The India Office Records are the documentary archives of:

A. Pre-1856 Govt. of London
B. Pre 1900 Govt. of London
C. Pre 1856 Govt. of India
D. Pre 1947 Govt. of India
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74. The central focus of the India Office Records is in the territories now included in:
A. India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka
B. India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh
C. India, Pakistan, Burma, and Bangladesh
D. India, Pakistan, Nepal, and Bangladesh
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75. The mission of the Library of Congress New Delhi Office is to identify, acquire, and catalog materials from the countries of South Asia:
A. Pakistan, Bangladesh, Burma, and Nepal
B. Bangladesh, Burma, Nepal, and Sri Lanka
C. Pakistan, Burma, Nepal, and Sri Lanka
D. India, Pakistan, Nepal, and Bangladesh
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76. When and where the International Federation for Information and Documentation (FID) was established?
A. 1899, in Chicago
B. 1889, in Washington DC
C. 1895, in Brussels
D. 1890, in New York
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77. Based on the nature of clientele, recognized as:
A. Public, Blind, Prisoners
B. Child, Youth, Old age
C. Child, Professional, Special
D. Public, Academic, Special
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78. British Library is regarded as:
A. Special Library
B. National Library
C. Academic Library
D. Archive Library
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79. British Museum Act was passed in the year:
A. 1901
8. 1857
C. 1798
D. 1759
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80. The British Library Act came into being in the year:
A. 1972
B. 1932
C. 1961
D. 1901
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