Delhi University MPhil and PhD Entrance Test 2019 Solved Library Science Questions with Explanations (31-40)

Delhi University MPhil and PhD Entrance Test 2019 Solved Library Science Questions with Explanations (31-40)

31. If the size of the study population is very small, the following sampling method will give better results.

Answer: (D) Purposive

32. If the information is presented in a circle and it is partitioned into variable segments to represent the magnitude of the variable is known as:

Answer: (B) Pie chart
Notes: A pie chart (circle chart) is a circular statistical graphic, which is divided into slices to illustrate numerical proportion.

33. In 'Seven Faces of Information Literacy', which face discusses information literacy experienced as controlling information?

Answer: (D) Fourth Face
Notes: 'The Information Control Experience' is the fourth face of this model.

34. In 'Big6' information literacy model, which skill discusses the critical thinking of appropriate product for bibliographic citations?

Answer: (B) Synthesis
Notes: Synthesis requires students to organize all the collected information in order to make a decision, create a product, or formulate an answer so that it should be finally presented.

35. Zero based Budgeting was introduced by __.

Answer: (B) Peter Pyhrr
Notes: : Zero Based Budgeting ZBB was developed by Peter A. Pyhrr in 1970.

36. To understand the IT based tools relevant to the work of today’s researcher is known as:

Answer: (C) Research Literacy
Notes: Research Literacy is defined as '
the ability to understand and use information technology tools to carry out research including discipline- related software'.

37. ‘Google’ the most famous search engine was developed in:

Answer: (B) 1997
Notes: Google search engine was originally developed by Larry Page and Sergey Brin of Stanford University. It was first launched in 2007. However the company Google Inc. (now Google LLC) was founded in September 1998.

38. Zipf’s law basically deals with __.

Answer: (B) Frequency of occurrence of words
Notes: Zipf's law is an empirical law formulated using mathematical statistics. The law is named after the linguist George Kingsley Zipf, who first proposed it in 1935.

39. In SCONUL model, which pillar discusses on the skills to understand organization of data?

Answer: (D) Gather
Notes: Seven pillars of Information literacy as defined by SCONUL society are: Identify, Scope, Plan, Gather, Evaluate, Manage, and Present.

40. NASSDOC is associated with __.

Answer: (D) Indian Council of Social Science Research
Notes: National Social Science Documentation Centre (NASSDOC), was established in 1969 as a Division of the ICSSR (Indian Council of Social Science Research).

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