West Bengal SET 2020 (Library & Information Science) Solved Questions with Explanations (31-40)

West Bengal SET 2020 (Library & Information Science) Solved Questions with Explanations (31-40)

31. Match the following?
(a) DeLCON - (i) Astronomy and Astrophysics
(b) CeRA - (ii) Science and Technology
(c) NKRC - (iii) Agriculture
(d) FORSA - (iv) Biotechnology

Answer: (A)

32. The primary uses of descriptive metadata are:
(a) Discovery
(b) Display
(c) Interoperability
(d) Navigation

Answer: (C)
Notes: The metadata used for describing the documents in library is descriptive metadata. It is used for discovery and identification. It includes elements such as title, abstract, author, and keywords.

33. Identify the key features of 'Boolean Model' of IR from the following:
(a) Provides a framework that is extremely difficult to grasp by common user
(b) Its queries are specified having precise semantics
(c) Its inherent simplicity, neat formalism attracts the users
(d) It does not provide relevance ranking

Answer: (C)

34. Identify from the following, the principal theories as identified by Andrew Osborn in 'The Crisis in Cataloguing':
(a) Legalistic
(b) Perfectionistic
(c) Characteristics
(d) Bibliographic

Answer: (C)
Notes: Andrew Osborn, while criticizing the US edition of Anglo American Cataloguing Rules, through his paper ‘The Crisis in Cataloguing’ published in 1941, identified four principal theories of cataloguing: (i) Legalistic (ii) Perfectionistic (iii) Bibliographic (iv) Pragmatic

35. The AACR2R (1988) used the following tools for reconciliation and standardization of its rules and examples:
(a) The Chicago Manual of Style
(b) Webster's Third New International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged
(c) The ALA/LC Romanization Tables
(d) LC Descriptive Cataloguing Manual Section Z12

Answer: (C)

36. Match the following:
(a) DC. Title - (i) 041
(b) DC. Identifer - (ii) 650
(c) DC. Subject - (iii) 245
(d) DC. Language - (iv) 856

Answer: (D)

37. Match the following (in context of CC 6th ed. [rep.]):
(a) Cold Storage - (i) System Facet
(b) Harvesting - (ii) Foci in [2E]
(c) Sowing - (iii) Foci in [E]
(d) Forestry - (iv) Foci in [2E] cum [3P]

Answer: (D)

38. Match the following:
(a) ETDs - (i) Shodhganga
(b) Images - (ii) CCO
(c) Cultural Objects - (iii) CanCore
(d) Learning Objects - (iv) VRA-Core

Answer: (D)
Notes: Cataloguing Cultural Objects (CCO) - is a manual/guide for describing, documenting, and cataloging cultural works and their images; VRA Core - A Metadata Standard for the Description of Images and Works of Art and Culture. ConCore Learning Object Metadata (LOM) Initiative to search and locate material from online collections of educational resources.

39. Match the following:
(a) Organization of Knowledge and System of Science - (i) A. C. Foskett
(b) Classification: Theoritical and Practical - (ii) H. E. Bliss
(c) Principle of Book Classification - (iii) E. W. Hulme
(d) Subject approach to Information - (iv) E. C. Richardson

Answer: (A)
Notes: Classification, Theoretical and Practical (E. C. Richardson, 1901); Organization of Knowledge and the System of the Sciences (H. E. Bliss, 1929); Principles of Book Classification (E. Wyndham Hulme, 1950); The Subject Approach to Information – A. C. Foskett, 1969).

40. Match the following:
(a) Open eNRICH- (i) Data Format
(b) IPSV - (ii) Metadata
(c) CCF/F - (iii) Software
(d) Seamless UK - (iv) Vocabulary control

Answer: (C)
Notes: SEAMLESS is a e-government metadata standard project funded by the British Library. Open eNRICH: The National Informatics Centre (NIC) of the Government of India, the Open Knowledge Network (OKN), and UNESCO are collaborating in the development of an open source community software tool - Open eNRICH - for the creation and exchange of locally relevant knowledge within and between communities in developing countries. CCF/F: Common Communication Format for Factual Information

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