MCQs of Library Science: Information Sources (Quiz 01)

MCQs Library Science about Information Sources. This is quiz 01 of the Information Sources in Library Science. You’ll find these questions about Library Science in MCQ format. If you are a student of Library and Information Management Sciences, then the Information Sources & Services of Library Science are so important to understand. So we have arranged these MCQs of Library Science for understanding its Information Sources.

LIS MCQs of Information Sources – Quiz 01

The following are the MCQs of Library Science about Information Sources Quiz 01:

1. Where can we find all the latest papers published in Library Science?
A. Dictionary
B. Yearbook
C. .Trade Catalogue
D. Indexing/abstracting serials
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2. Which is not a broad category of reference sources?
A. Primary
B. Dictionary
C. Secondary
D. Tertiary
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3. When IFLA announced “Universal Bibliographic Control” as one of its core programs?
A. 1972
B. 197.3
C. 1974
D. 1975
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4. The Pakistan National Bibliography has been bringing out by the National Library since:
A. 1954
B. 1955
C. 1956
D. 1957
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5. Which is not a type of bibliographies?
A. Analytical
B. Descriptive
C. Historical
D. Prescriptive
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6. The word “index” is derived from the word ___ indicate meaning to point out or to show.
A. Greek
B. French
C. Latin
D. German
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7. Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) first published in:
A. 1970
B. 1971
C. 1972
D. 1973
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8. Glossary is a:
A. Dictionary of words of a language gives Meaning in another language
B. phrases with brief explanations
C. list of terms and explanations of specialized or technical nature
D. None of the above
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9. __ was the first person to use “thesaurus” for the English dictionary in 1852.
A. Robert A. Dutch
B. Peter Mark Roget
C. MC Arthur
D. Henry George Liddell
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10. Anagram is a:
A. Word that is opposite in meaning to another
B. Word formed from the initial letters of a group of words
C. Words or phrase made by rearranging the letter of another word or phrase
D. Smallest meaningful unit into which a word can be divided.
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11. Subject encyclopedias are also known as:
A. Cyclopedias
B. Circle of knowledge
C. Encyclopedia
D. Modern encyclopedias
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12. In 77 AD, who produced the first encyclopedia named “Historia Naturalis”?
A. Aristotle
B. Pliny
C. Plato
D. Terentius Varro
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13. Paul Scalich used the word “encyclopedia” for the first time in his work:
A. Encyclopedias Seu Orbits Methodical
B. Encyclopedia Septem Tomis Distincta
C. Encyclopedia du xviii Siecle
D. Encyclopedia Britannica
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14. The first edition of Encyclopedia Britannica appeared in Edinburgh a___ and stopped print version in ___
A. 1766-2000
B. 1767-2004
C. 1768-2012
D. 1769-2013
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15. Propaedia in the “New Encyclopedia Britannica” denotes:
A. outline of knowledge
B. brief information
C. knowledge in depth
D. All of the above
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16. Which is not a checkpoint for evaluating encyclopedias?
A. Authority
B. Scope and purpose
C. Treatment
D. Year of publication
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17. Rules and regulation for government servants can be located from:
A. General handbooks
B. Statistical handbooks
C. Official handbooks
D. Historical handbooks
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18. Tables present ___ data in ___ form:
A. Numerical, tabular
B. Textual, tabular
C. Articles, a research report
D. All the above
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19. Keesing’s Record of World Events is a/ an
A. Directory
B. News digest
C. Handbook
D. Index to newspapers
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20. Which is not a Pakistani publication providing standards information?
A. BIS Handbook
B. Annual Book of ASTM Standards
C. Standards Monthly Addition
D. Taba’een-ul-Qalaam
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21. Index Medicos published by:
A. Pakistani National Library of Medicine
B. United States National Library of Medicine (NLM)
c. American Library Association
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22. The Science Citation Index (SCI) is made available online through the _____ database.
A. Web of Science
B. Web of Knowledge
C. Web of Social Science
D. Proust
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23. Who publishes Current Contents?
A. Institute for Scientific Information
B. Thomson Reuters
C. Thomson Scientific
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24. Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory was published in 1932 and also now supplied on-line as:
A. Ulrichsnet
B. Ulrichslink
C. Ulrichsonline
D. Ulrichsweb
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25. A gazette gives information on:
A. Geography locations
B. History of places
C. Official announcements and notice
D. Old records
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26. Which following types of publications are excluded in the Indian National Bibliography?
A. Keys and Guides to Textbooks
B. Musical scores
C. Periodicals and Newspapers
D. All the above
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27. Fodor’s Guide is an example of:
A. Handbook
B. Travel guide
C. Gazetteer
D. Atlas
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28. National Science Abstracts In Pakistan are ___ abstracting journals:
A. Monthly
B. Semi-monthly
C. Weekly
D. By-annual
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29. The Guinness Book of World Records Is comes under the category of:
A. General handbooks
B. General directories
C. Professional directories
D. Official handbooks
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30. Sears List of Subject Headings published by:
C. H W Wilson
D. Elsevier
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31. _____ one when one wants to know all the information published on a specific subject area or topic.
A. Everyday approach
B. Exhaustive approach
C. Current approach
D. None of the above
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32. Reference services are:
A. On-demand services
B. Anticipatory services
C. On-demand services generally but at times can be anticipatory
D. None of the above
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33. Who defined Reference service is, “the process of establishing right contact between the right reader and the right book at the right time in the right personal way”?
A. William A Katz
B. S R Ranganathan
C. Margaret Hutchins
D. Louis shores
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34. Fact-finding service is also known as:
A. Long Range Reference Service
B. Short Range Reference Service
C. Documentation Service
D. Current Awareness service
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35. What is/are the important factors between Long-range and short-range reference services?
A. The time involved
B. The materials. used
C. The nature of the information sought
D. All the above
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36. The book “Introduction to Reference Work” published in 1944 written by:
A. Margaret Hutchins >
B. S. R. Ranganathan
C. Prof. Ibrahim
D. William A Katz
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37. What are the methods of user education?
A. Direct method
B. Indirect method
C. Combination of direct and indirect methods
D. All the above
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38. Which is an indirect method of user education?
A. Publicity
B. Conducted tour
C. Informal meetings
D. Orientation lectures
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39. Which is not a documentation service?
A. Current awareness service
B. Selective Dissemination of Information
C. Reprographic service
D. Document delivery
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40. Which is not an example of a Current Awareness Service?
A. An indexing bulletin
B. A reading list
C. Current contents
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