Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) December 2018 Solved Questions with Explanations (11-20)

Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) December 2018 Solved Questions with Explanations (11-20)

11.      Arrange the following units of storage capacity in increasing order of magnitude?
A.    Megabyte, Kilobyte, Terabyte, Gigabyte
B.     Kilobyte, Terabyte, Gigabyte, Megabyte
C.     Terabyte, Gigabyte, Kilobyte, Megabyte
D.    Kilobyte, Megabyte, Gigabyte, Terabyte

Answer: D (Kilobyte, Megabyte, Gigabyte, Terabyte)

12.      S. R. Ranganathan used the  __ term for mobile library?
A.    Moving Library
B.     Library on Wheals
C.     Library on Mobile
D.    Library Machine

Answer: [Options are wrong]

Notes: Ranganathan used the term ‘Librachine’ for mobile library. He described this term in detail in his book ‘Library Manual’ published in 1954 [The full-text of the book is available on the Internet Archive site for reference.

13.      Which is not the objective of an outreach service of a library?
A.    Service provided by a library outside its usual location
B.     Intended to attract new users
C.     Target group of people in districts of socio-economic deprivation
D.    Intended to attract regular users

Answer: D (Intended to attract regular users)

14.      ‘Facts on File’ is published by __.
A.    H. W. Wilson
B.     R. R. Bowker
C.     Oxford University Press
D.    Facts on File News Service

Answer: D (Facts on File News Service)

Notes: Facts on File is a Weekly world news digest published by Facts on File News Service, New York since 1940.

15.      Part ‘J’ of CCC (Ed. 5) deals with:
A.    Conflict of Authorship
B.     Name of Person
C.     Rendering of names
D.    Class Index Entry

Answer: C (Rendering of names)

16.      The electronic version of Dewey Decimal Classification is known as:
A.    Electronic Dewey
B.     Virtual Dewey
C.     Online Dewey
D.    Web Dewey

Answer: D (Web Dewey)

Notes: First electronic version of DDC (20th ed) issued on CD-ROM in 1993 titled ‘Electronic Dewey’. The electronic version of DDC-21, named ‘Dewey for Windows’ was released simultaneously with print version in 1996 and is a Microsoft Windows or UNIX based LAN compatible system. Current electronic version of DDC is called Web Dewey first published in 2002.

17.      Rajasthan Public Library Act was enacted in __.
A.    2002
B.     2009
C.     2003
D.    2006

Answer: D (2006)

18.      Dewey Decimal Classification is owned by OCLC since:
A.    1978
B.     1988
C.     1998
D.    2008

Answer: B (1988)

19.      CODEN is related with __.
A.    Books
B.     Serials
C.     Reports
D.    Grey Literature

Answer: B (Serials)

Notes: CODEN, designed by Charles Bishop in 1953, is a six character, alphanumeric bibliographic code that provide concise, unique and unambiguous identification of the titles of periodicals and non-serial publications.

20.  Which of the following is not used inter-changeable with user education?
A.    Library instruction
B.     Library orientation
C.     Bibliographic instructions
D.    Library ethics

Answer: D (Library ethics) 

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