UGC-NET December 2019 Solved Questions with Explanations (11-20)

UGC-NET December 2019 Solved Questions with Explanations (11-20)

11.   Which of the following are not the publications of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting?
        a)    Economic and Political Weekly                 
        b)    University News                
        c)    Yojana        
        d)    Vigyan Pragati
         A.    (a), (c) and (d) are correct
         B.     (a), (b) and (c) are correct    
         C.     (a), (b) and (d) are correct
         D.     (b), (c) and (d) are correct

Answer: C

Notes: ‘Yojana’ is a monthly journal published by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, GOI since 1957. However, Economic and Political Weekly is a publication of Sameeksha Trust, Mumbai, published as Weekly since 1949. University News is a weekly publication (since 1929) of Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi.

12.   Match the following types of questions with corresponding explanations:
      a)      Ranking item questions                 (i) When the language of questions is such that is
may be interpreted in more than one way
      b)      Ambiguous questions                   (ii) When answer to a question has be preconceived
and classified in to possible groups
      c)      Dichotomous questions                 (iii) Questions are given to record the preference of
the respondent
      d)      Structural questions                      (iv) When reply to a question is given in form of
one of the two alternatives
         A.    (a)-(iii), (b)-(i), (c)-(iv), (d)-(ii) 
         B.     (a)-(iv), (b)-(i), (c)-(iii), (d)-(ii)    
         C.     (a)-(ii), (b)-(i), (c)-(iv), (d)-(iii)
         D.     (a)-(i), (b)-iii), (c)-(iv), (d)-(ii)

Answer: A

13.  What is ‘Epilogue’ in a thesis?
 A.   First chapter
 B.   Final chapter
 C.   Title Page
 D.  Appendix

Answer: B (Final Chapter)

Notes: Epilogue (Greek word ‘Epilogos’ meaning ‘Conclusion’) is a piece of writing at the end of a work of literature, usually used to bring closure to the work.

14.  ‘Index Indiana’ is __.
 A.   An index to Indian language periodical literature
 B.   An index to library science literature only
 C.   An index to English language literature
 D.  An index to Reference material

Answer: A (An Index to Indian language periodical literature)

Notes: Index Indiana is an authoritative record of periodical literature appearing in the Indian Language periodicals. The first issue of the Index Indiana appeared as quarterly in 1977 and since 1981 it is also being cumulated annually.

15.  Under RRRLF Financial Assistance Matching scheme, assistance is shared on matching basis between RRRLF and developed States as per the given ratio:
 A.   70:30
 B.   60:40
 C.   90:10
 D.  50:50

Answer: D (50:50)

Notes: RRRLF provides Financial Assistance to public libraries under Matching and Non-Matching Schemes. Under RRRLF Financial Assistance Matching Scheme, assistance is shared on matching basis between RRRLF and different states/Union Territories Administration, as follows: Developed States – 50:50; Developing states – 60:40; and North-Easter States – 90:10.

16.  Which of the following devices is used to connect different network segments and manage the traffic between them?
 A.   Switch
 B.   Gateway
 C.   Bridge
 D.  Repeater

Answer: C (Bridge)

Notes: Bridge devices work at the data link layer of the Open System Interconnect (OSI) model, connecting two different network segments together and providing communication between them. Repeater regenerates data and used to increase the length of network whereas bridge is used for traffic filtering.... i.e. for dividing a larger network into multiple segments.

17.  Bibframe 2.0 organises bibliographic information into three core levels of abstraction. Choose the correct answer from the options given below:
 A.   Work, Instance, Item
 B.   Work, Item, Agents
 C.   Work, Agents, Events
 D.   Events, Instance, Subjects

Answer: A (Work, Instance, Item)

Notes: BIBFRAME 2.0 organizes bibliographic information into three core levels of abstraction: Work, Instance, and Item.

18.   Arrange the following according to their increasing storage capacity:
       a)    Exabyte                  
       b)    Zettabyte   
       c)    Petabyte
       d)    Yottabyte
         A.    (a), (b) (c) and (d)
         B.     (c), (a), (b) and (d)
         C.     (c), (a), (d) and (b)
         D.     (d), (c), (a) and (b)

Answer: B

Notes: Nibble (4 bits) – Byte (8 bits) – Kilobyte (1024 bytes, 103) – Megabyte (1024 KB, 106) – Gigabyte (1024 MB, 109) – Terabyte (1024 GB, 1012) – Petabyte (1024 TB, 1015) – Exabyte (1024 PB, 1018) – Zettabyte (1024 EB, 1021) – Yottabyte (1024 ZB, 1024)

19.   Match the following:
       a)     Fundamentals of Reference Service          (i) A. J. Walford
       b)     Introduction to Reference Works              (ii) S. R. Ranganathan
       c)     Reference Service                                      (iii) F. N. Cheney and W. J. Williams
       d)     Guide to Reference Books                        (iv)William A. Katz
         A.     (a)-(iv), (b)-iii), (c)-(i), (d)-(ii)
         B.     (a)-(iv), (b)-(i), (c)-(iii), (d)-(ii)    
         C.     (a)-(ii), (b)-(iv), (c)-(i), (d)-(iii)
         D.     (a)-(iii), (b)-(iv), (c)-(ii), (d)-(i)

Answer: D

Notes: Guide to Reference Materials (A. J. Walford, 1959); Introduction to reference works (William A. Katz, 1969); Fundamental Reference Sources (F. N. Cheney and W. J. Williams, 2nd ed. 1980); Reference Service (S. R. Ranganathan, 1940)

20.  Which digital library software was developed at Cornell University?
B.   E-Prints
D.  D-Space

Answer: A (FEDORA)

Notes: FEDORA (Flexible Extensible Digital Object Repository Architecture) Repository open source software was originally designed and developed by researchers at Cornell University and the first version was released in May 2003.

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  1. Very Good information sir thanks

  2. Sir, Please recheck question no. 19 and related notes for NTA UGC-NET 2019