UGC-NET solved papers-PAPER-II-2018-July-Library and information Science


PAPER-II (Library and Information Science) 2018



UGC NET 2018 (July -Date 08/07/2018)-PAPER-2


1.What is the meaning of the term “Information Iceberg”?

(1) 1/3 Non-Visible and 2/3 Visible
(2) 1/3 Visible and 2/3 Non-Visible
(3) 1/4 Non-Visible and 3/4 Visible
(4) 1/4 Visible and 3/4 Non-Visibl

2.What is the name of the committee responsible for Indian standards related to libraries?

(1) TC 46
(2) MSD 5
(3) BIS – LIB
(4) Z 39

3.‘World Book and Copyright Day’ is celebrated on:

(1) 22nd August

(2) 23rd April

(3) 23rd March

(4) 20th March

4.“To make at least one in every household e-literate” is thrust area of policy (# 7) included in:

(1) National Knowledge Commission, 2005

(2) National Policy on Information Technology, 2012

(3) National Education Policy, 1992

(4) National Policy on Library and Information Systems, 1986

5.Identify which one of the Five Laws of Library Science that Ranganathan remarked as ‘trivial truism’ in his writing “Library Science and Scientific Method”.

(1) First Law

(2) Second Law

(3) Third Law

(4) Fifth Law

6.‘Wikipedia’ owned by the non-profit “Wikipedia Foundation” was launched on January 15, 2001 by :

(1) Jimmy Wells and Larry Sanger

(2) Jimmy Wells and Vincent J. Aceto

(3) Larry Sanger and W. Kathy

(4) William A. Ford and W. Kathy

7.‘Anukriti’ is a :

(1) Bibliographic India Website

(2) Indexing India Website

(3) Translating India Website

(4) Abstracting India Website

8.Ezproxy is a product of:


(2) OCLC

(3) RLIN

(4) Library of Congress

9.Which of the following is not a classical model of information retrieval ?

(1) Boolean

(2) Cluster

(3) Probabilistic

(4) Vector-space

10.Who criticized the concept of main entry as ‘a relic of outdated technology’ ?

(1) Michael Gorman

(2) Robert L. Maxwell

(3) Pat Oddy

(4) Tom Delsey

11.Identify the odd one out :

(1) Reference entry

(2) Centred entry

(3) Analytical entry

(4) Added entry

12.‘Path-Goal Theory of Leader Effectiveness’ is developed by :

(1) Douglas McGregor

(2) William Ouchi

(3) Robert House

(4) Abraham Maslow

13.‘Ambra’ an innovative open source plateform (for publishing open access resource articles) is developed by :

(1) OCLC

(2) DOAJ

(3) PLOS

(4) WDL

14.The term ‘Weblog’ was coined by :

(1) E. Williams

(2) Jack Dorsey

(3) Jorn Barger

(4) Peter Merholz

15.Which of the following is not file hosting service ?

(1) One Drive

(2) Google Drive

(3) Live Drive

(4) Xbox Live

16.VuFind is the tool used for :

(1) Library Automation

(2) Digital Library System

(3) Library Resource Discovery System

(4) Institutional Repository

17.Which one is the correct ‘Binary number’ for Decimal ‘115’ ?

(1) 1100011

(2) 1010111

(3) 1111111

(4) 1110011

18.Research method based on the consensus opinions of panel of experts and judgements is known as :

(1) Historical method

(2) Case study method

(3) Delphi method

(4) Interview method

19.Aprobability which is not associated with the occurrence of an event is expressed as a number between :

(1) +1 and −1

(2) 1 and < 1

(3) −1 and 0

(4) 0 and 1

20.What is the name of the initiative taken by the UGC to provide a 24×7 online store house of all academic awards issued by different academic institutions all over the country ?

(1) National Mission on Education Through Information and Communication Technology (NMEICT)

(2) National Academic Depository (NAD)

(3) HEI Online Registration Portal

(4) Swayam Prabha

21.Wersig and Neveling gave which of the following approaches for defining information ?

(a) The Action Approach  (b) The Message Approach (c) The Process Approach (d) The Structural Approach

Code :
(1) (a), (b), (c) are correct.
(2) (b), (c), (d) are correct.
(3) (a), (c), (d) are correct.
(4) (a), (b), (d) are correct.

22. Why a Library Association should have a code of “professional conduct” ?
(a) Prescribes standards of behavior expected for the member (b) Sets out standards and duties which a professional is expected to observe
(c) Standards can be used as a point of reference while dealing with disciplined procedures against members (d) Standards help to demean the image of the Association and de-ameliorate funding and ensure better functioning of libraries.
Code :
(1) (a), (b) and (d) are correct. (2) (b), (c) and (d) are correct.
(3) (a), (b) and (c) are correct. (4) (a), (c) and (d) are correct.

23. Which of the following states do not have provision of library cess in their respective Public Library Acts ?

(a) West Bengal (b) Tamil Nadu (c) Kerala (d) Manipur

Code :
(1) (a) and (d) are correct. 
(2) (a), (b) and (c) are correct.
(3) (b) and (c) are correct.
(4) (b) and (d) are correct.

24. National Knowledge Commission (2005) had the following members from the library and Information profession :

(a) P.B. Mangla (b) C.R. Karisiddappa  (c) Kalpana Das Gupta (d) A.R.D. Prasad

Code :
(1) (a), (b), (c) are correct.
(2) (a), (b), (d) are correct.
(3) (a), (c), (d) are correct.
(4) (b), (c), (d) are correct.

25. Which of the following are the features of Classic IR Model ?

(a) documents are represented by index terms  (b) all terms are equally useful  (c) index term cannot be weighted (d) there is an assumption that terms are mutually independent

Code :
(1) (a) and (b) are correct.
(2) (c) and (d) are correct.
(3) (a) and (c) are correct.
(4) (a) and (d) are correct.

26. Vocabulary in a data base is controlled by :
(a) Thesaurus Files (b) Import Files (c) Standard Files (d) Authority Files
Code :
(1) (a) and (b) are correct.
(2) (c) and (d) are correct.
(3) (a) and (d) are correct.
(4) (b) and (c) are correct.

27. Pre-coordinate indexing systems comprise :
(a) NEPHIS (b) SLIC (c) Peek-a-boo (d) Edge – Notched card
Code :
(1) (a) and (b) are correct.
(2) (a) and (d) are correct.
(3) (b) and (c) are correct.
(4) (c) and (d) are correct.

28. Identify the correct statement from the following :

(a) In uniterm indexing system, terms are recorded in numerical file according to the system known as terminal digit posting. (b) Main activities of TREC are devided into Routing and Tracks
(c) Recall and precision tend to vary in searching (d) False drops in post coordinate indexing system cannot be eliminated

Code :
(1) (a) and (b) are correct.
(2) (c) and (d) are correct.
(3) (a) and (c) are correct.
(4) (b) and (d) are correct.

29. What will be the correct filing order of the following documents classified according to Colon classification, (6th reprint edition) ?

(a) 23.44 Academic library system in India (b) 23; 43 : 51.44 Classification of books in academic libraries in India
(c) 23 : 62 Lending services in academic libraries (d) 23n4451, N82 Journal of Academic Libraries (published from New Delhi since 1982)

Code :
(1) (b), (c), (a), (d)
(2) (d), (b), (c), (a)
(3) (b), (c), (d), (a)
(4) (d), (a), (c), (b)

30. According to Ranganathan’s classified catalogue code (5th edition), in which among the following cases the initial article is to be omitted ?
(a) In rendering the name of a conference (b) In rendering the name of a government
(c) In rendering the name of a series (d) In rendering the name of an institution

Code :
(1) (a) and (b) are correct.
(2) (b) and (d) are correct.
(3) (a), (c) and (d) are correct.
(4) (b), (c) and (d) are correct.

31. Which of the following theories are related to motivation of employees :

(a) Theory ‘Z’ of the Japanese style of Management propounded by William Ouchi (b) Theory ‘X’ and Theory ‘Y’ of Douglas McGregar
(c) Max Weber’s Theory of Bureaucratic Management (d) Maslow’s hierarchy of Needs Theory

Code :
(1) (a), (b) and (d) are correct.
(2) (b), (c), (d) are correct.
(3) (a), (b), (c) are correct.
(4) (a), (c), (d) are correct.
32. Identify the ways in which the library can benefit from the TQM as stated by Jurow and Barnard :
(a) Breaking down interdepartmental barriers. (b) Redefining the beneficiaries of library services as internal customers (staff) and external customers (patrons).
(c) More inclined to short-term goals and defiant to changes to suit users needs. (d) Reaching a state of continuous improvement.

Code :
(1) (a), (b) and (c) are correct.
(2) (b), (c) and (d) are correct.
(3) (a), (c) and (d) are correct.
(4) (a), (b) and (d) are correct.

33. Identify the cases that require an application for a new ISSN number :
(a) Change in the publication’s medium (b) Change in publisher
(c) Change in the frequency of publication (d) Change in publication title

Code :
(1) (a) and (b) are correct.
(2) (c) and (d) are correct.
(3) (a) and (d) are correct.
(4) (b) and (c) are correct.

34. Identify the key salient traits of Soft data :
(a) human intelligence (b) certain and definite  (c) opinions and contradictions (d) no scope for constructive criticisms
Code :
(1) (a) and (b) are correct.
(2) (c) and (d) are correct.
(3) (a) and (c) are correct.
(4) (b) and (d) are correct.

35. Identify the components of ‘LAMP’ given below :
(a) Linux (b) Acrobat (c) MYSQL (d) Pearl
Code :
(1) (b) and (c) are correct.
(2) (a) and (c) are correct.
(3) (a) and (d) are correct.
(4) (b) and (d) are correct.

36. Identify the features of proprietary software :
(a) Continuity and Development (b) Ease of use (c) Transparency (d) Documentation and Support

Code :
(1) (a), (b) and (d) are correct.
(2) (b), (c) and (d) are correct.
(3) (a), (b) and (c) are correct.
(4) (a), (c) and (d) are correct.

37. Which of the following research methods are used in a study of scattering of periodicals ?
(a) Biobibliometric study (b) Bibliometric study (c) Citation analysis study (d) Altmetric study
Code :
(1) (a) and (d) are correct.
(2) (b) and (c) are correct.
(3) (a) and (c) are correct.
(4) (a), (b) and (c) are correct.

38. Information seeking behavior (ISB) essentially refers to and concerned with :
(a) De-recognition of some needs perceived by the user. (b) The strategies and actions undertaken to locate discrete knowledge elements. (c) The experiment conducted on usefulness of library collection with reference to a nonpurposive and conscious need of a particular piece of information. (d) Interactive utilization of three basic resources such as people, information and system.
Code :
(1) (a) and (b) are correct.
(2) (c) and (d) are correct.
(3) (a) and (c) are correct.
(4) (b) and (d) are correct.

39. A virtual library :
(a) Presupposes a physical existence. (b) Collection of resources available on one or more computer systems with a single interface or entry point to the collection. (c) Does not provide access to entire content of a (digital) library via internet. (d) Provides user assistance services such as reference, inter library loan, etc.
Code :
(1) (a) and (b) are correct.
(2) (b) and (c) are correct.
(3) (b) and (d) are correct.
(4) (a) and (c) are correct.

40. Which of the following are review type services ?
(a) Current Awareness List (b) Trend Reports (c) News clippings (d) State of the Art Report

Code :
(1) (a) and (b) are correct.
(2) (a) and (d) are correct.
(3) (b) and (d) are correct.
(4) (b) and (c) are correct.

41. Match the following Sections of Copyright Act 1957 (India) with their correct explanation :
List – I                                                                                                                                                             List – II
(a) Section 55                                                                                                                                               (i) Offence of infringement of copyright

(b) Section 63                                                                                                                                              (ii) Enhanced penalty on second and subsequent convictions

(c) Section 63 A                                                                                                                                           (iii) Civil remedies for infringement of copyright

(d) Section 64                                                                                                                                              (iv) Power of police to seize infringing copies

Code :
      (a) (b) (c) (d)
(1) (iii) (ii) (i) (iv)
(2) (iii) (i) (ii) (iv)
(3) (ii) (iii) (i) (iv)
(4) (ii) (iv) (iii) (i)

42. Match the following intellectual property rights concepts with their relevant features :
List –                                                                                                                                                                I List – II
(a) Copyright                                                                                                                                            (i) Commercial source indicators and distinctive signs
(b) Patents                                                                                                                                                (ii) A treaty between Government and inventor
(c) Trade Secrets                                                                                                                                     (iii) Economic rights
(d) Trademarks                                                                                                                                       (iv) Information used in operation of a business invaluable to afford the potential economic utility

Code :
      (a) (b) (c) (d)
(1) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
(2) (iii) (ii) (iv) (i)
(3) (iv) (iii) (ii) (i)
(4) (ii) (iv) (i) (iii)

43. Match the President of IFLA with his/her tenure :
List – I                                                                                                                              List – II
(a) Sinikka Sipila                                                                                                           (i) 2015 – 2017

(b) Ellen Tise                                                                                                                 (ii) 2017 – 2019

(c) Donna Scheeder                                                                                                     (iii) 2011 – 2013

(d) Gloria Perez Salmeron                                                                                          (iv) 2013 – 2015

Code :
    (a) (b) (c) (d)
(1) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
(2) (ii) (i) (iv) (iii)
(3) (iii) (iv) (i) (ii)
(4) (iv) (ii) (iii) (i)

44. Match the following :
List –                                                                                                      I List – II
(a) Library Journal                                                                            (i) Reed Business Information
(b) Library Quarterly                                                                        (ii) Emerald Group Publishing Ltd
(c) Library Review                                                                             (iii) John Hopkins University Press
(d) Library Trends                                                                              (iv) University of Chicago Press

    Code :
    (a) (b)   (c)  (d)
(1) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
(2) (iv) (i) (iii) (ii)
(3) (i) (iv) (ii) (iii)
(4) (iv) (iii) (ii) (i)

45. Match the following queries with their appropriate category of reference sources :
List - I                                                   List - II
(a) Enrolment of students in a university                  (i) Year Book
(b) Weather of Denmark                                     (ii) Statistical sources
(c) Number of foreigners visited World Book Fair in 20     (iii) Directory

(d) Number of Hospitals in Singapore (iv) Geographical sources

Code :
     (a)  (b)  (c) (d)
(1) (iv) (iii) (i) (ii)
(2) (i) (iii) (ii) (iv)
(3) (ii) (iv) (i) (iii)
(4) (iii) (iv) (i) (ii)
46. Match the following titles with their class numbers according to CC 6th edition :
List - I                                                               List - II
(a) Small pox                                                         (i) L293 : 46
(b) Fever                                                             (ii) L : 414
(c) Diabetics                                                         (iii) L35 : 4261
(d) Malaria                                                            (iv) L : 4231

Code :
    (a) (b) (c) (d)
(1) (i) (iv) (ii) (iii)
(2) (iv) (ii) (i) (iii)
(3) (ii) (iii) (i) (iv)
(4) (iii) (iv) (i) (ii)

47. Match the following Search Engines with their corresponding subjects/or scientific research discovery information they offer :

List - I                                            List - II
(a) Vadlo                                           (i) Web resources including Twitter and Job Posting
(b) Mamma                                          (ii) Life Science Literature
(c) Athenus                                        (iii) World’s Known Living Languages
(d) Ethnologue                                      (iv) Science and Engineering
Code :
    (a) (b) (c) (d)
(1) (i) (iii) (iv) (ii)
(2) (iii) (iv) (ii) (i)
(3) (ii) (iv) (iii) (i)
(4) (ii) (i) (iv) (iii)

48. Match the following number of Anteriorising common isolates (Applicable before space facet) of colon classification (6th reprint edition) with their correct terms :

List - I                                     List - II
(Number)                                      (Term)
(a) Y1                                      (i) Synopsis
(b) Y3                                                (ii) Case study
(c) Y7                                               (iii) Digest
(d) Y8                                      (iv) Program of instruction

Code :
    (a) (b) (c) (d)
(1) (iv) (i) (ii) (iii)
(2) (iv) (ii) (iii) (i)
(3) (i) (ii) (iv) (iii)
(4) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)

49. Match the following MARC fields with their corresponding descriptions :
List - I                                                  List - II
(a) 020                                                   (i) Electronic Location and Access
(b) 250                                                   (ii) Edition Statement
(c) 440                                                   (iii) Series
(d) 856                                                   (iv) ISBN
Code :
    (a)  (b)  (c)  (d)
(1) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
(2) (iv) (ii) (iii) (i)
(3) (iv) (iii) (ii) (i)
(4) (ii) (i) (iv) (iii)

50. Match the following popular social networking sites with their corresponding founders :
  List - I                                             List - II
(a) Blog                                               (i) Tim Vanderhook and Justin Timberlake
(b) Wikis                                              (ii) Google
(c) Linkedin                                           (iii) Word Cunningham
(d) Myspace                                            (iv) Reid Hoffman and his friends
Code :
    (a)   (b)  (c)  (d)
(1) (ii) (iii) (iv) (i)
(2) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
(3) (iv) (iii) (ii) (i)
(4) (iii) (i) (iv) (ii)

51. Match the following :

List - I List - II
(a) Chester Carlton (i) e - Book
(b) Brewstu Kable (ii) Xerox Copier
(c) Michael S. Hart (iii) NDLTD
(d) Edward Fox (iv) Internet Archive
Code :
     (a)  (b)  (c) (d)
(1) (ii) (iv) (i) (iii)
(2) (iv) (iii) (ii) (i)
(3) (iv) (i) (iii) (ii)
(4) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
52. Match the following domains of application with their corresponding metadata schemes :
List - I          List - II
(a) ETD domain   (i) METS
(b) Image domain (ii) CCO
(c) Cultural objects (iii) ConCore
(d) Learning objects (iv) VRA-Core
Code :
    (a) (b)   (c)  (d)
(1) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
(2) (i) (ii) (iv) (iii)
(3) (iii) (ii) (i) (iv)
(4) (i) (iv) (ii) (iii)