UGC-NET June 2020 Solved Questions with Explanations (61-70)

UGC-NET June 2020 Solved Questions with Explanations (61-70)

61.   Arrange the following Public Libraries Acts according to their years of enactment in ascending order:

      a)    Kerala

      b)    Andhra Pradesh                 

      c)    Bihar

      d)    Mizoram


         A.   b, a, d, c

         B.   b, c, d, a

         C.   c, a, b, d

         D.   a, b, d, c


Answer: A

Notes: Andhra Pradesh (1960); Kerala (1989); Mizoram (1993); Bihar (2008)


62. Which one of the following is NOT part of Administrative metadata?

A.   Acquisition information

B.   File characteristics

C.   Relationship data

D.   Use information


Answer: C (Relationship data)

Notes: Administrative metadata is information to help manage a resource, like resource type, permissions, and when and how it was created.

63.  Match the following:

      a)     Bradford’s Law                             (i) Number of Journals/Journal citations

      b)     Lotka’s Law                                  (ii) Occurrence of words

      c)     Zipf’s Law                                     (iii) Author productivity

      d)     Garfild’s Law of Concentration    (iv) Law of scattering


         A.     (a)-(iv), (b)-iii), (c)-(ii), (d)-(i)

         B.     (a)-(ii), (b)-(iv), (c)-(i), (d)-(iii)

         C.     (a)-(iii), (b)-(i), (c)-(iv), (d)-(ii)

         D.     (a)-(i), (b)-(iii), (c)-(iv), (d)-(ii)


Answer: A


64.   Which of the following are formal experimental designs?

      a)    Randomized block design             

      b)    Latin Square Design

      c)    Before and after without control design

      d)    Factorial design


         A.   (a) and (b) only

         B.   (a), (b) and (d) only    

         C.   (a), (c) and (d) only

         D.   (b) and (d) only


Answer: B

Notes: Formal experimental designs are: (i) Completely Randomized design (ii) Randomized Block design (iii) Latin Square design, and (iv)Factorial design

65.   From the following, identify the non-parametric tests of hypothesis:  

      a)    Chi-square test                   

      b)    F-test 

      c)    Signed Rank test

      d)    Rank Sum test


         A.   (a) and (b) only

         B.   (b) and (c) only    

         C.   (c) and (d) only

         D.   (a) and (c) only


Answer: C&D

Notes: Non-Parametric tests are used when the researcher has no idea about the population parameter,  neither he can make any assumptions about the population. Chi-square test, Wilcoxon signed-rank test, Rank sum test/Mann–Whitney Rank sum test are examples of Non-parametric tests

66. OCLC released WorldCat on Blu-ray disc in which year?

A.   2008

B.   2009

C.   2010

D.   2011


Answer: A (2008)


67. A link in chain indexing system which does NOT represent a subject with a definite name, but represents a connecting symbol or a digit indicating any relation is known as:

A.   False link

B.   Missing link

C.   Sought link

D.   Unsought link


Answer: A (False link)


68.   Which of the following are proprietary file formats?  

      a)    MrSID                    

      b)    GIF

      c)    RAR

      d)    TIFF


         A.   (a) and (b) only

         B.   (b) and (c) only    

         C.   (c) and (d) only

         D.   (a) and (c) only


Answer: D

Notes: RAR (short for Roshan Archive) is a proprietary archive file format developed by Russian software engineer Eugene Roshal that supports data compression, error recovery and file spanning. Multiresolution Seamless Image Database (MrSID) is a closed, proprietary format for storing images originally developed at the US Government's Los Alamos National Laboratory.

69.   Quality of a digital file is affected by __.

      a)    Dynamic range                   

      b)    Data architecture

      c)    Resolution

      d)    Data integration


         A.   (a) and (c) only

         B.   (b) and (c) only    

         C.   (c) and (d) only

         D.   (a) and (b) only


Answer: A


70.   Identify the components of the ‘PLUS’ model of information literacy from the following:  

      a)    People                    

      b)    Location

      c)    Use

      d)    Search


         A.   (a) and (b) only

         B.   (b) and (c) only    

         C.   (c) and (d) only

         D.   (a) and (c) only


Answer: B

Notes: The PLUS model of Information Literacy was developed by James Herring in 1996. This model incorporates basic elements of information literacy skills: (a) Purpose (b)Location (c) Use, and (d) Self-Evaluation

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