Knowledge Formation, Processing & Organisation (UNIT-V) Practice Set-6

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Knowledge Formation, Processing & Organisation (UNIT-V) Practice Set-6

1. Which indicator digit is used for Space in DDC?

Answer: (B) 09

2. In which edition of DDC, Table 5 (Racial, Ethnic, National Groups) was introduced?

Answer: (C) 18th Edition

3. Dr. S. R. Ranganathan undertook a comparative study of five cataloguing codes in the works of __.

Answer: (C) Headings and Canons
Notes: Heading and Canons: Comparative Study of Five Catalogue Codes written by Ranganathan in 1955.

4. Which of the following canons of array would ensure that no two classes of the array overlap and there are no cross classification?

Answer: (B) Canon of exclusiveness
Notes: Exclusiveness means that an entity should belong to one and only one array; there should be no overlapping of two arrays of the same immediate universe.

5. In which edition of DDC, Table 1 Standard Subdivisions are introduced?

Answer: (B) 2nd Edition
Notes: Melvil Dewey in the second edition of DDC (1885) introduced the concept of “Form Divisions” which was later renamed as 'Standard Subdivisions' in the 17th edition of DDC.

6. The 23rd edition of DDC contains how many tables?

Answer: (B) 6
Notes: 7th Table ‘Persons’ is relocated to Table 1 Standard Subdivision since DDC 22nd edition, making it to total six tables.

7. In PRECIS, interposed operators are represented by __.

Answer: (A) Roman smalls

8. Identify the correct sequence of user tasks that are supported by the structure of FRBR:

Answer: (A) Find, Identify, Select, Obtain

9. Dewey Decimal Classification Scheme frequently denotes a division or section as 'others' to divide a set of coordinate classes. Identify the Canon that such a division attempts to satisfy:

Answer: (B) Canon of Exhaustiveness
Notes: According to this Canon, classes in an array of classes, and the ranked isolates in an array of ranked isolates should be totally exhaustive of their respective common immediate universes. Any new entity added to the original universe should be assigned in the process of classification to the immediate universe under consideration and should be assigned to any of the existing classes or to a newly formed class, as the case may be, in the array under consideration.

10. Gap device helps in __.

Answer: (C)
Notes: Gap Device is a device used for maintaining hospitality in Array and Chain. It is used for Extrapolation and Interpolation in Array and Extrapolation in Chain.

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