Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS) Librarian Exam 2019 Solved Questions with Explanations (76-100)

Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS) Librarian Exam 2019 Solved Questions with Explanations (76-100)

76.  Which of the following has stopped publishing in the print form since 2012?
A.    Keesing’s Contemporary Archives
B.     Europa World Yearbook
C.     New Encyclopedia Britannica
D.    Times of India Directory

Answer: C (New Encyclopedia Britannica)

Notes: Last print edition of Encyclopedia Britannica (15th edition) was published in 2010 in 32 volumes. Later in 2012, it was announced to cease the print version for future.

77.  What do you mean by bulletin board service?
A.    It is closely related to email systems
B.     It is a communication system
C.     It has a single large mail box
D.    All the above

Answer: D (All the above)

Notes: A bulletin board service refers to text-based online communities that users can log into over the Internet using dedicated software. It is a place in cyberspace where you can meet people with similar interests and exchange messages. However, it is not real time service like chat, instead user can login to see the posts, discuss specific topics and share files similar to email.

78.  Who categorized information sources into conventional, non-conventional, neo-conventional and micro documents?
A.    Ranganathan
B.     Grogan
C.     Henson
D.    Bradford

Answer: A (Ranganathan)

79.  The different categories of users of an academic library are:
A.    Faculty members, students and administrative staff
B.     Scientists, research scholars and administrative staff
C.     Scientists, research scholars, and students
D.    Faculty members, research scholars, students and administrative staff

Answer: D

80.  Articles published in research journals are:
A.    Reference sources
B.     Secondary sources
C.     Primary sources
D.    Tertiary sources

Answer: C (Primary sources)

81.  What is third in the trinity of a library along with users and documents?
A.    Building
B.     Librarian
C.     Material
D.    Staff

Answer: D (Staff)

82.  If the author of a book is NOT known, such works are called:
A.    Anonymous
B.     Fictitious writer
C.     Author
D.    Pseudonyms

Answer: A (Anonymous)

83.  How much area of the total space was recommended by Ranganathan to be allotted for each reader in a library building?
A.    27 square feet
B.     25 square feet
C.     20 square feet
D.    30 square feet

Answer: B (25 square feet)

Notes: Dr. Ranganathan recommended 25 square feet (2.33 square meter) space for each reader.

84.  What are the techniques of marketing?
A.    Designing and system designing
B.     Product designing
C.     Organisation analysis, cooperative analysis
D.    Market analysis, user analysis

Answer: D (Market analysis, user analysis)

85.  Who was the first librarian of Imperial Library India?
A.    A. D. Dickinson
B.     W. A. Borden
C.     John Macfarlane
D.    K. M. Asadullah Khan

Answer: C (John Macfarlane)

86.  The part 1 in AACR-2R published in 2002 is divided into how many chapters?
A.    11
B.     10
C.     13
D.    12

Answer: C (13)

Notes: AACR-2 is divided into two parts. Part I (chapters 1-13), titled Description, deals with the rules for bibliographic description. Part II (chapters 21-26), titled Headings, Uniform Titles, and References, deals with the determination and establishment of headings covering the rules for choice and forms of access points.

87.  A combination of 4 bits is termed as:
A.    bit
B.     nibble
C.     byte
D.    word

Answer: B (nibble)

88.  The symbol used to indicate ‘Time facet’ in colon classification is:
B.     :
C.     &

Answer: D ( ’ )

89.  Who developed the information Skills Model?
A.    DRTC
B.     UGC

Answer: D (SCONUL)

Notes: SCONUL (Society of College, National and University Libraries) formerly known as Standing Conference of National and University Libraries (UK) was founded in 1950 and in the year 1999 the SCONUL Working Group on Information Literacy has developed “Information Skills in Higher Education” i.e. known as 'Seven  Pillars  of  Information  Skills  Model'.

90.  The symbol (;) in PMEST is a connecting symbol for __.
A.    Matter
B.     Personality
C.     Energy
D.    Time

Answer: A (Matter)

91.  The first edition of colon classification was published in the year __.
A.    1923
B.     1933
C.     1953
D.    1943

Answer: B (1933)

92. Primary source(s) of information is/are __.
A.   Dictionary
B.   Encyclopedia
C.   Hand written articles
D.   Bibliography

Answer: C (Hand written articles)

93. Data that can be sent in either direction, but NOT simultaneously is called:
A.   Full-duplex communication
B.   Simplex communication
C.   Half-duplex communication
D.   Duplex communication

Answer: C (Half-duplex communication)

Notes: In the half-duplex mode of transmission the communication is two directional but the channel is alternately used by both the connected device. In other words, in a half-duplex system, both parties can communicate with each other, but not simultaneously; the communication is one direction at a time. Example: walkie-talkie.

94. Who classified scientific principles of management with library management?
A.   S. R. Ranganathan
B.   Swaminathan
C.   E J Evans
D.  B. P. Singh

Answer: C (E J Evans)

95. Li-fi stands for __
A.   LED fidelity
B.   Line fidelity
C.   Link fidelity
D.   Light fidelity

Answer: D (Light fidelity)

Notes: Li-Fi (Light Fidelity) is wireless communication technology, which utilizes light to transmit data between devices.

96. The name Prof G. Bhattacharya is associated with __.
A.   Chain indexing
B.   Uniterm indexing

Answer: D (POPSI)

Notes: POPSI Indexing was developed by G. Bhattacharya in 1979 at DRTC.

97. Which of the following networks is used for connecting computers in small geographical areas?
A.   VAN
B.   LAN
C.   WAN
D.   MAN

Answer: B (LAN)

98. The software that enables the users to accomplish their required task is __.
A.   Editors
B.   Operating System
C.   System Software
D.   Application Software

Answer: D (Application Software)

99. IATLIS is a professional association of __.
A.   Teachers in LIS
B.   Scientists of LIS
C.   Students of LIS
D.   None of the above

Answer: A (Teachers in LIS)

Notes: Indian Association of the Teachers of Library and Information Science (IATLIS) was founded in 1969.

100. Walford’s Guide to Reference Material is published by __.
A.   R. R. Bowkar, London
B.   Library Association Publishing, London
C.   Learned Informaiton Ltd., New Jersey
D.   American Library Associaiton, Chicago.

Answer: B (Library Association Publishing, London)

Notes: Walford's Guide to Reference Material first published in 1959 edited by A. J. Walford and published by Library Association (UK).

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