Information Sources, Systems and Services (UNIT-III&IV) Practice Set-8

UGC-NET LIS MCQs Practice Set: National Eligibility Test (NET) of UGC or State Eligibility Test (SET) has become compulsory to get employment in Universities and Colleges in India. In order to help aspiring professionals to appear for UGC-NET exam, I have started uploading a series of PRACTICE SET of Library and Information Science Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) based on the new UGC /NTA–NET Syllabus from June 2019 onward.

UGC-NET exams are getting tougher with the time and require to study thoroughly and practice new and tough set of objective questions. It is hoped that the PRACTICE SET will serve a useful purpose and help a large number of LIS professionals to qualify NET/SLET and other competitive examinations in order to get better job opportunities and become a qualified library professionals.

Information Sources, Systems and Services (UNIT-III&IV) Practice Set-8

1. Which of the following are NOT ranking parameters used in NIRF?

Answer: (C) Social and Cultural Activities
Notes:The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) uses five broad parameters for ranking purposes, such as, “Teaching, Learning and Resources,” “Research and Professional Practices,” “Graduation Outcomes,” “Outreach and Inclusivity,” and “Perception”.

2. First NIRF Ranking was released on __.

Answer: (B) 4th April 2016
Notes: The first NIRF Ranking was released on 4th April 2016.

3. A service which directs a user to an appropriate source of information or data required, is known as __.

Answer: (B) Referral
Notes: Referral service is a type of reference service in which an information seeker is directed to an agency or expert outside the library wherefrom the information may be obtained.

4. Excluding overall category, NIRF Rankings will now be given in how many categories?

Answer: (C) 10
Notes: India Rankings introduces a new Category "Research Institutions" from 2021. Excluding overall category, NIRF Rankings will now be given in 10 other categories from 2021. These are: Universities, Colleges, Engineering, Management, Architecture, Law, Medial, Pharmacy, Dental and Research Institutions.

5. Which new category was added in Indian Ranking 2020?

Answer: (B) Dental
Notes: In NIRF Ranking 2020, the category 'DENTAL' was added, while the category 'Research Institutions' is added for 2021 NIRF Ranking.

6. Which among the following institutions is responsible for preparing and maintaining 'UGC-CARE List of Quality Journals'?

Answer: (B) Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU), Pune
Notes: Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU), Pune is responsible for analysis & maintenance of UGC-CARE List. INFLIBNET is working as supporting agency

7. How frequently UGC-CARE List is updated?

Answer: (B) Quarterly

8. The UGC-CARE List of Journals is classified using __.

Answer: (C) All Science Journal Classification
Notes: All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) Scheme is a journal classification scheme developed by Elsevier for use in Scopus database.

9. Which of the following new category is added for 2021 NIRF Ranking?

Answer: (B) Research institutions

10. SPACENET is a communication network of __.

Answer: (D) ISRO
Notes: SPACENET is a communication Network of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) using Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) network.

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